Electrical Storm Safety for Central Texas

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Central Texas is known for our fierce electrical storms during the warmer season and can be a problem for commercial and residential properties. Once you see lightning strike in your vicinity, you should immediately head indoors. However, although your home is a safe location, you still need to take several safety precautions until the storm has passed.  We’ve put together a few ways for protecting your home and others from electrical injuries in the event of a severe thunderstorm.

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Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

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It’s that time of the year to outdo the neighbor’s decorations and put up enough lighting around your house to make Clark Griswold blush! Christmas decorations go as far back as the 1600s in Germany with the use of candles and became even more popular in the mid-1900s with the improvement of outdoor cables. But before you start on your merry way be sure to go through these safety tips first. Never plug in anything until you’ve followed these steps!

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The Facts About Warm Weather Power Surges

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Warmer months means living it up outside. But it also brings severe and sometimes unpredictable weather. So with the chances of weather uncertainty and heat, it’s best to be prepared for anything.  It’s true that power surges can happen during any season of the year, but there is a sharp spike in activity during warmer months due to excessive electricity usage and lightning storms.

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You’ll Need an Austin Electrical Professional Before You Install a Walk-In Bathtub

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Homeowners rarely think ahead to the years when mobility will be a challenge. They might get a foretaste of those years when their elderly parents come to live with them. Thoughts take a different direction when homeowners consider chair lifts for the stairs and walk-in bathtubs for their parents. Not only must they contemplate the products, but they need to plan ahead for plumbers and electrical work professionals to install the necessary products. Let’s examine why an electrician would be necessary to install an acrylic walk-in bathtub.

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7 Electrical Tips on Improving Your Home (and Savings!) by Going Green

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Going green means using things that do not impact the Earth in a negative way. What was once just a trend a few decades ago, has become a reality in every part of the world.  Going green can mean many things: recycling, buying organic or locally grown, or even finding alternate means of travel. But when it comes to improving your home, it means less impact, and huge future savings.  Here are some eco-friendly electrical tips on going green.

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