Electrifying Your Shed and Other Easy Electrical Projects for BeginnersElectrifying Your Shed and Other Easy Electrical Projects for Beginners


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Electrifying Your Shed and Other Easy Electrical Projects for Beginners

Welcome to my blog. My name is Gerry, and as a farmer, I have always known how to do a range of things including basic electrical work. I recently moved to the city to retire, and I am always helping friends with their various projects. I thought why not help as many people as possible by sharing what I know in the form of a blog? This is my first blog so I hope you like it. I am going to cover a range of easy electrical projects as well as other DIY tips. Get comfortable and start exploring. Thanks for reading!

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Reduce Your Utility Bills With These Air Conditioning Tips
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29 June 2016

Rarely does a homeowner look forward to having to

Various Types of Electrical Outlets You Should Consider For Your Home
7 April 2016

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23 February 2016

Home automation, simply put, is the process of aut

When Should You Call an Electrician?
5 January 2016

Sporadic blown fuses or flickering lights occur in

Reduce Your Utility Bills With These Air Conditioning Tips

Air conditioning systems will provide your home with favourable temperatures both in winter and in summer. However, if your air conditioning unit is not working efficiently or is being affected by other external environmental factors, you may end up with very high utility bills. Here are a few secrets for improving the efficiency of your air conditioning unit and lowering your utility bills. Set Your Air Conditioning Unit A Few Degrees Warmer Read More 

2 Tips for Saving on the Cost and Hassle of Having to Call an Electrician

Rarely does a homeowner look forward to having to call an electrician; even a simple job can sometimes be very expensive, and may mean tearing down walls or otherwise disrupting your home. It is necessary, however, to call in these pros as needed so your home is protected from the risk of an electrical fire and you have the power your home needs. Note a few tips on how to save on the cost and hassle of having to call an electrician to your home. Read More 

Various Types of Electrical Outlets You Should Consider For Your Home

When it comes to electrical outlets, most households have the staple three pronged outlets that are used for all types of devices. Whether you need them for lighting, charging your devices or entertainment. As such, you find that many home opt to have extension cords affixed to these outlets to provide additional ports for their various electronic needs. What these does though is pose the risk of overloading your circuitry. This is because the initial wiring of your home was not built to withstand all the energy requirements that technology demands now. Read More 

Home Automation and the Emergence of “Internet of Things”

Home automation, simply put, is the process of automating all or most of the functions of the home. This could be through Wi-Fi, the Internet and sophisticated technologies that seamlessly integrate the appliances and functions of the house. Other popular terms associated with Home Automation include Smart House, Home Automation, Home Technology and Smart Home Automation. Home automation has gradually caught traction in the recent years with the market estimated to be valued at tens of billions of dollars. Read More 

When Should You Call an Electrician?

Sporadic blown fuses or flickering lights occur in almost every household, but some homeowners understandably don't know the difference between a costly electrical problem and a simple repair, since the signs can be so similar. While older homes can present more challenging problems than newly constructed houses, it is important to understand a few telltale signs of electrical malfunction regardless of where you live. Frequent Blackouts While a circuit tripping when you overload an outlet is understandable, if your home experiences regular blown fuses or complete blackouts, you will need to call a professional electrician. Read More