Pros And Cons of LED Lighting

When it comes to lighting your home, you will want to be well informed of the variety of types that can be used to create the atmosphere you desire. LED lights are very versatile because they can bring colored and white lights to any area. Many different light fixture types can benefit from LED lights. Being well informed will allow you to make a better choice for your needs.  It is important to search for Energy Star products because they are of a higher quality and have better standards than any other manufacturing criteria.   Read More...

Updating Your Outdoor Lighting For A Summer Party

It is very common to throw parties outdoors when the weather is so nice and warm. Before you start inviting your friends over though, you notice that your landscaping needs a little more pizzazz. The best way to take your yard from ordinary to extraordinary is to add a little outdoor lighting. The latest lighting trends are easier to achieve than you think too.   Underwater Accents One of the hottest trends right now is adding underwater accent lighting.   Read More...

Don't Be Vulnerable: How To Avoid Electrical House Fires

As a homeowner, there are number of problems to look out for. One of the biggest things is being sure that your home is not vulnerable to an electrical fire. After all, electrical fires are the cause of 20% of fires in Canada. Here's how to prevent these fires from happening in your home: Get Inspections: Too many homeowners fail to receive electrical inspections from a qualified electrician, which is especially dangerous if you live in an older home that is more prone to having bad electrical wiring.   Read More...

Tips on Purchasing a Standby Generator for Your Home

Purchasing a back-up generator is a good idea, especially if your area is prone to power outages and severe storms. However, you need to put some thought into the purchase and make sure that you follow certain steps to maintain the effectiveness and safety of your generator. The following are seven tips you should definitely be aware of as you make a purchase on a generator: Make Sure You Can Get Your Generator Serviced in Your Area   Read More...

Tips For Powering Electrical Landscape Features

Lights and electrical components can help take your landscape design to the next level, but no one wants a lawn criss-crossed by electrical cords. Fortunately, you have options when it comes to using electrical-powered additions in the landscape. Consider Solar Solar is by far the simplest way to add lights and other extras to the yard without worrying about electrical power. Solar lights are the most common solar-powered landscape addition, but you can also purchase solar-powered fountains and pond pumps.   Read More...