3 Home Improvement Fails

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At Artisan Electric, we encourage you to make your home a better place. But sometimes we bite off more than we can chew and take on projects that are much more complicated than we expected. Here are a few videos of home improvement projects that go horribly wrong. America’s Funniest Home Videos – Video The classic TV show with its home videos has gone digital with this compilation of home projects that have gone horribly wrong. With everything from electrical … Continue reading

5 Cool Free Apps for Back-to-School

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Back to school can be a fun time, whether you’re a parent or a student. We at Artisan Electric love to talk about technology and cool gadgets that can make your life better. So here are some cool apps on the market now that can help make you or your kid’s life easier this semester. 1. Brainscape IOS/Android Buying flashcards is a thing of the past with this app. Using cognitive psychology, this app allows you to make flashcards and … Continue reading

3 easy hacks for cleaning your home

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Keeping your house clean is essential to ensure that your appliances, furniture and floors last. We at Artisan Electric have found 3 ways that can make cleaning your home easier. Clean your microwave and sponge in 2 minutes Get your sponge wet and put it in the microwave on high for two minutes. The heat will kill the bacteria that gets stuck in the sponge while at the same time attacking the mess in your microwave. Get any stain out … Continue reading

What should be in your car emergency kit

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We at Artisan Electric believe that being safe is essential to living a happy and healthy life. Before you start… Make sure that your car kit is an easy to find place. We recommend keeping it in either the glove compartment or in the back of the car. A Flashlight Yes, cell phones these days include a flashlight, but when a car emergency occurs, you should save your cell phone battery for getting in contact with the right people A … Continue reading

What should be in your home emergency kit

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We at Artisan Electric believe that keeping your home safe is an essential part of being a homeowner. So here are a few ideas of what you should keep in an emergency kit. Before you start… Make sure that your kit is an easy to find place. We recommend keeping it in a dry cabinet in the kitchen. Accidents are more likely to occur there than any other room in the house, so keeping a kit there will help you … Continue reading

Tools every first time home owner should have

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Going from a renter to a homeowner can be a difficult transition. We here at Artisan Electric believe that having the right tools can help your home stay in shape. Whether you’ve just bought your first home, or are looking to beef up your tool box, here are a few tools you should have at home. A Hammer This one is obvious, but it’s still worth mentioning. Whether you’re using it to hang pictures on the wall or assembling some … Continue reading