5 Ways to Pet Proof Your Home

Having a pet is an amazing thing. They are there to make us happy, they’re there for us when we’re sad and they are there to make us laugh. But our pets can take quite a toll on the house. We at Artisan Electric want to help make your home a happy place for your furry friend. Whether you own a pet or are about to here are some tips to pet proof your home. 1. Hide your wires Wires … Continue reading

The Three 3’s at Home Part 1: Recycle

When it comes to being sustainable, there are three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle. In each of these blog posts we will be taking one of the R’s and teaching you something that you can do to be more sustainable in the home. The theme that seems to run through this series is think before you toss it in the trash! There are a lot of things that are wasted that can waste your money and resources. Today we will … Continue reading

The Three 3’s at Home Part 1: Reduce

When it comes to being sustainable, there are three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle. In each of these blog posts we will be taking one of the R’s and teaching you something that you can do to be more sustainable in the home. Today we will focus on reducing by teaching you some really easy ways that you can reduce your carbon footprint and save money at the same time! Plastic Water Bottles This is such an easy way to … Continue reading

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

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

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?

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