We’ve covered a lot about phantom energy in our blogs. Phantom energy, also known as vampire energy, is when appliances consume energy in your home even when they are turned off, but still plugged into an outlet.
But, is phantom energy real? Or, is this some weird conspiracy? ...Read More
Home should be where you feel most comfortable. Home is where you recharge after a long day of work or play. But, you need to feel safe to truly make these things happen.
Enter home security systems.
Below, we’ll explain what a home security system is and the important feat ...Read More
Scrub, scrub, scrub – do your sinks , kettles, and shower heads build up with mineral deposits that are hard to clean up? Hard water is the culprit.
Hard water is water that is high in mineral content, namely calcium and magnesium. 85% of American homes have hard water in thei ...Read More
Accidents happen, and you may have found yourself with wet electronics on hand. Don’t give up, there’s hope! Below are the basic rescue steps to increase survivability of any wet electronics, and then 5 methods to dry your device.
Basic Rescue Steps After Dropping Electronics in ...Read More
We’ve all seen rust before – maybe at the playground, on old pipes, or a metal hammer. But, what exactly is rust? Today, we’ll answer just that! Below, we will cover what causes rust, and if rust is dangerous to metal and humans.
What Causes Rust?
We all know the reddish-brown ...Read More
It’s no surprise that different electrical components have different lifespans. For example, electrolytic capacitors are known for their short shelf life – capping anywhere between 5 to 7 years. Yet, other components can last upwards of 40 years.
Still, all electrical componen ...Read More
Whether we’re in Summer or Fall, your roof protects your home and is important to maintain. The foundation of your roof lies in trusses. Trusses are sets of beams that are connected together by nodes to keep your roof rigid, strong, and sturdy.
These days, trusses are either m ...Read More