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Category Archives: How To’s

8 Ways To Stay Cool While Saving Money This Summer

Let’s talk about how we’re going to deal with another few months of 85-degree minimum weather without doing serious damage to your electric bill!

  • Posted: July 19, 2018
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Five Ways to Have a Safer Holiday

In honor of today being International Santa’s List Day, we’re here to tell you how you can make it onto our nice list. Yes, we have one and yes, we do check it twice. It’s very official business. Here’s how you can have a safe Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year, Chinese New Year, AND non-denominational holiday party, thus securing a spot on our nice list, which doesn’t really get you …

  • Posted: December 4, 2017
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5 Ways to Beat the Dark This Winter

What can you do to banish the winter blues and enjoy your day past the dreaded 4:30 pm sunset? Use this list as a guide to overcome the darkness.

  • Posted: November 27, 2017
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How to Get Your Home Holiday-Ready in Three Steps

Whether you’re hosting holiday meals for the first time or you’re gearing up for your tenth year in a row of opening up your home, un-clench your fists and relax your shoulders, because here’s your battle plan for updating your home’s lighting before your extended family descends upon your life like a plague of locusts:

  • Posted: November 6, 2017
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DIY Flame Free Jack-O-Lanterns

How do we pyrophobic but holiday-obsessed creatures deal with our Jack-o-Lantern needs on Halloween? Flameless pumpkins, of course! We’ve got creative solutions and a pat on the back for everyone looking to avoid keeping unattended candles on their property this October – read on, smarties.

  • Posted: October 30, 2017
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How to Deal with Mischief Night the 21st Century Way

We have ways for you to get the target off your back and sleep peacefully the night before your horror movie marathon, costume party, bar crawl, spreadsheet bonanza, whatever it is adults find fun on Halloween. Hold on to your hats, because we’re getting ready to ruin every teenager’s night! And really, what’s more fun than that?

  • Posted: October 23, 2017
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How to Understand and Organize Your Electrical Panel

A question: is your electrical panel a mysterious and vaguely threatening entity that you ignore until absolutely necessary? That’s what we thought. How did we know? Because we’ve been noticing a trend among homeowners lately – partial lack of knowledge about their home electrical systems. Whether this trend is due to intimidation, lack of time, or plain disinterest, we’re not okay with it and we’re here to put a stop …

  • Posted: September 18, 2017
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How to Deal with Your Home After a Hurricane

After major storms and hurricanes, a huge concern is damage caused by intense winds and heavy rainfall. When it comes to assessing damage to electrical appliances, gadgets, fallen power lines, etc., your best bet is to stay away, especially if you need to step into floodwater to get to the object in question.

  • Posted: September 13, 2017
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How to Child-Proof Your Home (Electrically!)

If you’ve recently acquired a new addition to your family, you’re likely going through that paranoid, over-protective phase of parenthood that drives you to tie up every cord on every window blind, lock every cabinet, and scour Pinterest for parenting hacks you might have missed when you were doing the same thing the night before. We salute you. We also acknowledge that your insanity isn’t totally baseless. We’re here to …

  • Posted: July 24, 2017
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How to Prepare for Summer Storms and Hurricanes

While we haven’t figured out how to control the weather (yet – we’re working on it), we can help you prepare for the days when rain, thunderstorms, or hurricanes threaten to ruin your plans. Keep an eye on your five-day forecast and bust out your tool kit – here’s everything you need to know to survive these summer storms:

  • Posted: June 19, 2017
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