Electrical Basics Blog

Tips on Installing a Ceiling Fan

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tips on Installing a Ceiling Fan

Replace an overhead light fixture with a ceiling fan and you'll lower cooling and heating costs, not to mention improve the look of the room. Typically ceiling fans are available in 36-, 42- and 52-inch diameters and come in an array of designs, styles and colors. They are sold primarily at lighting retailers, home centers and lumber yards. A ceiling fan is often sold with an optional lighting fixture that doubles its use.

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What are Ring & Spade Terminals?

Friday, October 3, 2014
Finding the right Electrical Terminal for Successful Wiring

Find out the difference between Ring Terminals and Spade Terminals. Each have options for insulating and sealing your electrical connections.

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How To Choose Lighting for Your Home

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
How To Choose Lighting for Your Home

An often overlooked part of redecorating and remodeling is proper and creative lighting, and it is one of the most effective and economic improvements you can make. Whether the project is a low budget basement makeover or a major room addition, the time to think about lighting is before you begin. Find out how to choose the best lighting for your home in this article.

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Use Push In Wire Connectors to Save Time and Space

Thursday, September 4, 2014

When thinking about wiring in your home or business there is trust that your electrical wires are in good operational order. This is certainly true if you’ve had your wiring evaluated recently, preferably by a licensed electrician. Not all structures are electrically sound, and since safety is the biggest concern associated with electrical wiring, there are a number of benefits to using push in wire connectors. Benefits of Electrical Basics Push In Wire Connectors over Traditional...

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