3 DIY Electrical Fails

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By Kate Wilkinson The Internet has no shortage of average people taking on elaborate Pinterest projects like baking rainbow cakes and creating secret passage doorways, but a quick Google search can provide no shortage of these picture perfect ideas going awry. Today we’re looking at average people who took on DIY electrical projects that range from funny to dangerous. A Fail that Will Blow You Away https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69yswP-MSvQ While remodeling his bathroom, this guy tried to replace a fan with a … Continue reading

Welcome Artisan Electric writer Kate Wilkinson

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Hello! My name is Kate Wilkinson and I am a writer who works with Artisan Electric. Beyond providing you with quality and innovative electrical services, we make it our job to go above and beyond. That’s why I am here to help you all learn more about current innovations that are being made to make your life easier and more cost effective. A lot of that expansion comes from the new technology in your home like smart thermostats that you … Continue reading

Here’s why you should Automate your Home

Your neighbor recently had his house automated and you couldn’t help but wonder what that entailed. Since we’re living in the 21st century, everything is being automated now. You’re used to automatic garage doors, so why not automate your entire home, right? Here are some reasons why that’s a great idea. 1. Most of your home tasks are very repetitive, which can be easily accomplished through automation so you don’t have to get up and do everything yourself. From dimming … Continue reading

LED Lighting for Your House

LED lighting has become a very popular lighting choice in homes these days not just because they add a lot of aesthetic value to your home but help conserve energy too. CFL’s were once the popular choice for energy efficient lighting but now everyone is switching to LED. There are many types, sizes, and voltages of LED lighting available for you to choose from–and depending on the room of your house you should choose the LED light accordingly. Of course, … Continue reading

Living in The Dark? Get an Electrician to Solve your Wiring Woes

You probably know you have electricity or wiring problems when you turn on the light switch but the room is still as dark as pitch. Or the power goes out your neighborhood but only you are still sitting in the dark while others have got their lights back on. Whether you’re moving into a new house or living in a rented one, checking the electrical fittings and wiring will save you a lot of trouble in the future. You don’t … Continue reading

Energy Saving Spring Projects

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Spring is officially here, and that means it is time to get busy (once the snow melts all the way). Looking to save some money? Here are some simple energy saving tips for you to try this spring. Energy Saving Spring Projects HVAC inspection/routine maintenance/tune up/change filter A professional should inspect your HVAC system at least twice a year. An inspector can replace the air filter and inspect your system’s refrigerant lines to help prevent problems before they begin. It is … Continue reading