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May is National Electrical Safety Month, and the Electrical Safety Foundation International recommends you have an electrical inspection of your older home (or one that has aluminum wiring) by a qualified electrician to ensure your home’s safety.


About two-thirds of lightning deaths since 2006 occurred while people were participating in outdoor leisure and sports activities.‚Äč


Today, most families depend on electricity for nearly every activity, so purchasing a standby or backup generator is becoming more common.

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Is your old fridge taking advantage of you?

An inefficient, older second refrigerator may be costing you more than you think.


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