Don't Let Your Wiring Heat Up: How To Prevent An Electrical Fire

With winter in full swing and holidays gearing up, it's time to start worrying about electrical problems. More specifically, electrical fires. With all the added electricity that's needed over the holidays, it's not unusual for fires to break out. Unfortunately, electrical fires can destroy the holidays and your home. Not only that, but they can also put your family at risk. To help you reduce your risk of electrical fires, here are three safety precautions you should take.

Four Reasons Why You Might Need An Electrical Contractor License Extension

As you begin to learn the electrical contractor trade, you will find that to practice your skills in the field, you will need an electrical contractor license. This is a basic license, or "learner's permit," that will allow you to serve alongside a fully licensed contractor as an apprentice. If at any time you suspend your education or apprenticeship, you will need to apply for an electrical contractor license extension. Here are a few other reasons why you might need an extension:

Understanding Energy Consumption In Tech Households

Do you or the people in your household love electronics? Are powerful computer, big screen televisions, and entertainment systems a part of your lifestyle? Although many devices have prominent Energy Star compliance stickers and massive increases in efficiency over their predecessors in decades past, some of the more high-performance devices still have fairly high electrical demand. Here's an overview of electrical demand in home technology to understand how to control your consumption beyond unplugging everything: