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Much like the rock band, AC and DC power have a long an interesting history. Like DVD and Blue Ray (or VHS and Betamax for the older ilk), the two have long been embroiled in a battle for supremacy. Due to their ability to provide power in different ways, however, the two appear to be more...Read more

2018 is rapidly approaching - what’s on your New Year's Resolution list? In addition to all those ‘health and wellness’ resolutions surrounding exercise, diet and weight loss, how about adding a little electrical health and wellness to your vows?

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They blend in to the scenery so well you hardly know they are there. What are they? Utility poles. Do you know the possible dangers when it comes to utility poles? Check out our guide to understanding the dangers when it comes to utility poles. 

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It's cold outside which means many people will be bringing out the electric blanket for added warmth. Though they are great at keeping you warm at night, it is important to remember they are electric. It's safety first when it comes to electricity of any kind. Follow these steps to stay safe...Read more

Snow and ice storms that result in electricity loss are often par for the course of the winter season. Is your generator up to the task? Far from a stow-and-go appliance, generators should be properly maintained and carefully inspected prior to use during a winter outage.

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Are you overlooking outdoor electrical safety in your rush to check holiday lighting projects off your list? Unlike the controlled indoor environment of your home, outdoor outlets and wiring undergo a lot of stress, from power hungry lawn equipment to weather extremes that indoor outlets do not...Read more

It seems every time we read or watch the news, yet another natural disaster has struck the U.S., ranging from floods and fires to superstorms. It goes without saying backup generators have become quite popular as a result, providing power until officials and aid organization can restore effected...Read more

LED light bulbs have gained traction over the years with a lot of homes making the transition to lighting their homes with these newer LED bulbs. LED light bulbs are more affordable now and boast features you’ll have to see to believe. LEDs are efficient and surpass halogens by offering the same...Read more

As the holidays approach and we 'fall back' to darker days, showcase your home in a new light with the latest in outdoor lighting. From safety and security lighting to accent lighting that allows key architectural and landscaping features to shine, step-up your outdoor lighting game with the...Read more

You can't control the weather, but you can control your generator! Be safe this winter when operating your generator. They are handy pieces of equipment to have around, but be sure you are properly operating them. Not sure if you are safely using your generator? Mr. Electric can help. Check out...Read more