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

4 Things You Can Do To Lower Your Electricity Bill Right Now

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We here at Artisan Electric know how important saving money can be for our customers. So we’re here to show you a few simple ways to help you save on on next month’s electricity bill. Make your house air tight Your money is going out the window if your windows are not properly caulked. According to Forbes, just by sealing up your window, your bill could go down by 15 to 30%. You can also save money by making sure … Continue reading

Websites that can teach your kid how to be energy efficient

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If you’re a parent, you know that energy efficiency is something that doesn’t come naturally for kids. You’ve probably found yourself having to close doors behind your kids as winter air blows into your house or remind them to turn off the computer when they are done. We’ve found a few websites that can help you teach your kids how to be energy efficient and save you a few extra dollars on that electricity bill. NASA’s Climate Kids While many … Continue reading