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Holiday lighting trends

Lighting Design
Holiday lights

Holiday lighting design trends can vary year after year, but string lights will always be a classic. (Photo Credits)

Most families decorate for the holiday. Some may not decorate as much as the others, but still a décor is a décor, and these all come out during the holiday season.

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By |October 30th, 2018|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Holiday lighting trends

Electricians on light bulbs burning out too soon

Busted Light Bulbs
Light Bulb #2

When light bulbs do not light up. (Photo Credits)

Light bulbs do not come cheap and so when they get busted too early, it can be quite frustrating. Normally light bulbs can be used up until 3,000 lighting hours or more and when it hardly gets maximized, homeowners better check the reason behind it.

Light […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Electrical, Newport Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electricians on light bulbs burning out too soon

Electrician’s take on Plug Adapters

The Dangers of Plug Adapters
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All about using Plug Adapters. (Photo Credits)

Plug adapters may be helpful around the home, but it apparently has a share of its own dangers. Expert electricians advise it could lead to electric shock or even electrocution.

Home improvement website, The Spruce cautioned its readers against using these adapters saying that it […]

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Choosing the right bedside lamp

Lampshades 101
Light and shade

What to keep in mind when buying bedside lamps. (Photo Credits)

Lampshades do not only help illuminate a room, it also accentuates the bed side area, and makes for a nice piece. For those wanting to design their bedroom, or spruce it up with a new bedside lamp, what should they keep in mind […]

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An Electrician’s Take on Smart Electric Meters

What smart meters can do.
Smart Electricity Meter

The pros and cons of smart electric meters. (Photo Credits)

Smart electric meters are digital devices that have taken the place of analog electric meters in some households. Like the traditional meters, smart meters track electrical usage in a property – this time though without the utility person having to visit the […]

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Electrician’s take on different light bulb shapes

Bulb Shapes and Sizes
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Light bulbs come in different shapes and sizes. (Photo Credits)

Light bulbs come in different shapes and sizes. In fact there are even some that may look weird, fun, or even amazing.

The website De-milked came up with a web post on uniquely designed light bulbs. One bulb that they featured are light blubs. […]

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Electrician’s take on light dimmers

Light dimmers 101
I installed that dimmer switch.

Light dimmers can help lower utility costs. (Photo Credits)

Light dimmers can be a good type of upgrade for home lighting fixtures. Apart from allowing the user to adjust the brightness of the light, it also paves the way for more savings in terms of electricity use.

Light Manufacturer Philips shared the many advantages of […]

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Electrician’s advice on bedroom lighting

Room Lights
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Bedroom lights set the mood for rest and relaxation. (Photo Credits)

Lighting design for the bedroom can have a huge impact on rest and relaxation. It can meet needs for illumination at night time, and accentuate the great features of the bedroom and its design.

It is crucial that the right lighting is picked to […]

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Electrician’s Guide on light bulb colors

Colors and harmony
The incandescent light bulb

Different light bulb hues. (Photo Credits)

Every individual has a preference when it comes to lighting design and color, and it is important that these preferences be put into consideration when finalizing the design of the home.

The website EnergyEarth,cin endeavored to explain the color schemes of light bulbs that are commonly used. In their […]

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Electrician’s tips on electrical wiring problems

Electrical wiring 101
Wires

Electrical wiring problems can lead to electrical fires that can put everyone’s safety at risk. (Photo Credits)

Electrical wiring problems usually occur in older homes, or those that are new but are poorly planned and constructed. It is best that these problems are addressed immediately as it can cause electrical fires which have claimed […]

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Electrician’s tips on avoiding home electrical problems

Preventing electrical accidents
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Safety should always be the priority when it comes to electrical use. (Photo Credits)

Home electrical problems may vary from minor to major ones, depending on the severity of the incident. But according to expert electricians, majority of these residential electrical issues can be avoided.

One of the most common advice is to avoid constant […]

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Electrician’s Advice on Greener Electrical Use

Making Eco-friendly Use of  Electrical Fixtures
Master bed ceiling fan

Ceiling fans are an eco-friendlier alternative to cooling a home. (Photo Credits)

A growing number of homeowners are becoming more conscious about their carbon foot print and the ecological impact of their lifestyle. And for this reason some electrical contractors get random consultations on how to have an eco-friendly electrical fixtures […]

By |August 6th, 2018|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Advice on Greener Electrical Use

Electrician’s advice on organizing electrical wires and cables

Wire and cable organization
Wired

It will be a lot safer if cables and wires are properly organized. (Photo Credits)

Organizing cables and electrical wires can be a challenge especially for appliances that are being used on a daily basis. Fortunately there are ways to organize the wires to make the whole home safer and more pleasing […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s advice on organizing electrical wires and cables

Electrician’s safety tips in charging digital devices

Power Charging 101
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Safety measures to keep in mind while charging digital devices. (Photo Credits)

Digital devices lose their meaning when they are out of power, and so most users are heavily reliant on power charging, charging pods, portable chargers and power banks. Charging however should be done with caution because it comes with safety risks.

ConsumerReports.org […]

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Electrician’s advice on dealing with a powerless electrical outlet

What to do when the electrical outlet is not working
Electrical Outlet

Non-working electrical outlets can be an inconvenience. (Photo Credits)

An electrical outlet that is not working can not only be an inconvenience, it may also indicate that there is something that needs to be fixed in the home’s electrical system.

Home improvement website Family Handyman shared a guide […]

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Best Dessert Bakeshops in Poway

Desserts will always be a craving of anyone with a sweet tooth. After all desserts make people happy. And the good news is when in Poway, California, there are a lot of dessert bakeshops to answer to that craving.

The Swedish Royal Bakery dishes out desserts that are vegan, gluten-free, and sugar free to take out […]

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Best Parks for Picnic in Poway

Going on a Picnic is a great family bonding activity that does not require much spending. Unlike eating out, meals that would have been eaten at home, can be brought to a picnic and enjoyed outdoors.

Parenting website Maman on the Trails published an article citing several reasons why having a picnic is good for children. […]

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Best Asian Restaurants in Poway

Poway is home to various restaurants that serve to satisfy the craving of both locals and visitors. Asian restaurants are no exception.

For instance, Thai restaurants are becoming more and more popular nowadays. Not only because of the Thai Population in the area, but more so because locals have come to appreciate the great flavor and […]

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Wedding Venues in Poway, California

Getting married in the City of Poway can be breath taking with the many excellent venues that will make the occasion all the more memorable.

Wedding wire for instance recommends the Maderas Golf Club along Old Coach Road.  In their review, they mentioned that the Maderas Golf club has venues that can host about 200 to […]

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Montessori Schools in Chula Vista

More and more parents are getting interested in pursuing a Montessori education for their children for its many benefits. In Chula Vista there are Montessori schools that families can choose from.

Montessori Explorer along East J Street is one of the most recommended among local parents. In its official website, the educational institution took pride in […]

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Catholic Churches in Chula Vista

There are several Catholic Churches in Chula Vista for those searching for mass celebrations or wanting to attend church activities.

Saint Rose of Lima is one of the churches Catholics may visit. It is over at H Street. In their official website, they mentioned that their church was founded in 1921.

“Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, […]

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Best Mexican Restaurants in Chula Vista

For those craving for Mexican cuisine, Chula Vista is a great city to explore. It is home to several Mexican restaurants that capture the best Mexican fare.

Casa Don Diego over at Third Avenue is one of the top of mind recommendations for Mexican dining when in Chula Vista. In their official website they mentioned the […]

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What to expect on a visit to the Chula Vista Heritage

Chula Vista and the areas surrounding it are home to several museums that can be explored by both visitors and locals. Even families with young children have several options as to the museums they can visit with their youngsters.

The Chula Vista Heritage Museum leads the list of museums in the area. The museum is inside […]

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Electrician’s tips on installing security lighting

Security Lighting 101
Security camera

Security lights, CCTV and motion sensor help boost security measures in residential and commercial properties. (Photo Credits)

Safety and security will always be a priority in any household, and so installing security lights can be an option to boost safety measures within the property.

The Family Handyman came up with a comprehensive article explaining how […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s tips on installing security lighting

Electrician’s advice on dealing with high electrical bills

Sky-rocketing utility costs

Skyrocketing electrical cost can be stressful. (Photo Credits)

What should a homeowner do when he receives an unexpectedly high electricity bill? Is there anything he can do to prevent the problem from recurring, or could there be an underlying issue in the home’s electrical system?

1st Light Energy tried to explain why a homeowner’s […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Electrical, Newport Beach|Comments Off on Electrician’s advice on dealing with high electrical bills

Electrician’s advice on protecting appliances during power outage

What to do with appliances
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Power outages can ruin appliances. (Photo Credits)

When unexpected power outages take place, homeowners are caught off-guard. More often than not they forget to unplug a certain appliance, or check on other fixtures to ensure their home safety once power is restored. Builders and Contractors   

The website Safe Electricity put up in its […]

By |June 25th, 2018|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s advice on protecting appliances during power outage

Electrician’s take on recessed lighting

Why choose recessed lights
recessed lighting

What are the pros and cons of using recessed lighting? (Photo Credits)

Recessed lighting may not be classified as an ultra-modern or trendy lighting idea, but it is one type of lighting recommended most by electricians. Electrical and lighting experts cite the many advantages it has over other types of lighting.

Home improvement website […]

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Electrician’s tips on outdated home electrical wiring

When to upgrade wirings
Back of Dryer

Home electrical wirings can be outdated, and would need upgrades. (Photo Credits)

Ask any electrician about the risks of not updating home electrical wirings, and he will give you a litany of safety issues that can be avoided with an upgrade.

The concern though among homeowners is that most are not aware of […]

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When to have an electrical upgrade

Safety and Maintenance
Electrical work

When is an electrical upgrade due for a certain household? (Photo Credits)

Electrical upgrades are important to any home who may be demanding more electrical service than before. That means if a home is older, or if there are new appliances that require a huge amount of electricity then electrical upgrades may be necessary. […]

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How to become a commercial electrician

Training and skills
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What does it take to be a commercial electrician? (Photo Credits)

While most property owners are familiar with an electrician, not everyone may know that there is a special training and education required in order for an ordinary electrician to become a commercial electrician.

But what exactly is a commercial electrician?

Study.com came up with a […]

By |May 28th, 2018|Electrical, San Diego, Westminster|Comments Off on How to become a commercial electrician