Fun and safe electricity experiments that you and your kid can do

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Getting kids excited about science can be fun and safe. We here at Artisan Electric are partial to electricity, so here are some fun examples of electricity experiments you can do to teach your kid more about science. Light up the room with some static electricity Most of us come into contact with static electricity when a friend or sibling rubs their socks across a carpet in the winter and pokes us, but did you know you could power a … Continue reading

6 scenarios where you should call an electrician

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By Kate Wilkinson Often times people think that you should only call an electrician when something is wrong, but in reality, there are many different scenarios where you should call an electrician. Something smells like its burning, but there is no flame or sparks are flying We’re starting with the worst case scenario as both of these are signs of a potential electrical fire. These may be early signs of an electrical fire. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, … Continue reading

What Is Home Automation? How Does It Work?

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Home Automation is also known as “domotics” and refers to the complete electronic and automated control of the house and all the features, appliances and activities in the house. An automated home system uses various types of control systems such as the centralized control of alarms and security locks on all doors, gates, windows, lighting, surveillance cameras, appliances and HVAC systems such as air conditioning, ventilation, and heating. Home automation allows you to control the working of your home from … Continue reading

“Best Devices to Make Your Home “Smart”

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Thanks to devices, your home is becoming more and more automatic and less manual with the upgrades in technology. Home automation has become a very popular concept not only because it makes operating things and appliances at home that much easier but also because it can make your home a much safer place to live in. Here are a few of the best smart devices that you can install in your home to make your home “smart” –   Controllers and … Continue reading

5 Injuries You Can Suffer from DIY Electrical Work

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We’ve touched a bit on the subject of Do It Yourself solutions in the past. Mostly making mention here or there of when it is – and isn’t – a good idea. Your safety is always our absolute primary goal. So rather than leave it at a mention, we wanted to take some time to give you some important points. We support all kinds of on-your-own projects. It’s a great way to get a new skill set, or polish one … Continue reading

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10) The most wonderful time of the year Whether you are into as many colored lights and blow up snowmen as possible or simple classic white and candles, getting them to all work together can be a challenge. If yours is like most households you now have a new chore for the holidays– plugging and unplugging your decorations, stepping over extension cords and unplugging noisy timers. Imagine all your decorations coming on at exactly the same time and going off … Continue reading