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How to Install Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting can make your yard both safer at night and more beautiful. We perform many such projects throughout the Raleigh area. However, we also know that many people enjoy the pride and fun of doing these kinds of projects themselves. That’s why we’re taking the time to offer you a step-by-step guide on installing

How to Install Track Lighting

Track lighting is a nice modern light fixture that can spruce up nearly any room, and it’s not that hard to install. In this post we’ll show you how to install track lighting. You’ll need to start with a basic track lighting kit. There are many alternatives to choose from! Next, you’ll need to locate

How to Install a GFCI Outlet

In a previous post we covered how to install an electrical outlet. Today we’re going to show you how to install a GFCI outlet. GFCI stands for “Ground Fault Interrupt Outlet.” This is an outlet that is capable of shutting itself down when it senses the threat of an electric shock. You’ll usually find GFCI

How to Install an Electrical Outlet

There are many reasons why you might want to learn how to install an electrical outlet in your home. Perhaps the outlet is worn out and is no longer functioning properly, or perhaps you simply want to update the outlet. Whatever the reason, this is a relatively easy project to tackle. You’ll need the following

How to Troubleshoot Fluorescent Lights

There’s no denying that there’s a lot to love about fluorescent lights. They’re energy efficient and they last a long time, plus they pack a big visual punch. However, fluorescent bulbs can also be very tricky. That’s why we’ve compiled this list on how to troubleshoot fluorescent lights when they no longer seem to be

How to Install a Bathroom Fan

Bathroom fans help circulate air and remove moisture in the air. We recommend installing a fan in any bathroom that has a tub or shower. Installing, upgrading, or replacing bathroom fans are common projects that we work on. However, some people take pride in DIY projects. Bathroom fans are actually relatively simple, so we wanted

Raleigh Volunteer Programs

As we look ahead to the Christmas season it’s nice to take a moment to think about the Christmas spirit. That’s something that we can carry out throughout the year, though giving and volunteerism tends to drop away when the excitement of the holidays are done. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are

Outdoor Christmas Light Safety Tips

Now that we’ve talked a bit about Christmas tree safety let’s take a moment to talk about outdoor Christmas decorations. There are many safety concerns that you should be aware of when it comes to hanging your lights. Preparing the Area Before you hang any Christmas lights on your roof you should be sure to

Raleigh Woman Invents Personal Protection System

You’ve heard of a home security system. But what about a personal security system? One Raleigh woman has invented one. We wanted to share it because we like to feature local inventors, and because advancements in electronics are endlessly interesting to us. Her device is called the TESS. It’s a small, wearable device. The Raleigh

Christmas Tree Safety

Right about now, people all over the Raleigh-Durham area are starting to put up their Christmas decorations. We’re looking forward to seeing them! But we also want to make sure that everyone is having a safe holiday season. You see, the US Fire Administration reports that 1 in every 3 home Christmas tree fires is

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