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10 Ways You Never Thought Of To Grow Your Electrical Contracting Business

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
10 Ways You Never Thought Of To Grow Your Electrical Contracting Business

It is quite clear that the electrical construction market is currently experiencing the ramifications of the same recession that has plagued businesses in most industries. Still, some electrical contractors are thriving while others are shutting down operations. Here are some tips to grow your electrical business in these tough financial times.

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Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and Value Added Resellers (VAR’s) need an Online Resource

Monday, August 18, 2014

Finding replacement parts for electronic products can be confusing and time consuming for customers. OEM (original equipment manufacturers) are companies that make products for others to repackage and sell as part of a design feature or equipment function. An online electrical supply source can sell OEM and VAR products to customers, without any retail packaging or instruction manuals as a way to support existing products in the marketplace. An OEM replacement product sold online with a...

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How to Replace a Receptacle or Switch

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
How to Replace a Receptacle or Switch

People change switches or duplex (two-socket) receptacles, called devices, for a variety of reasons... to replace a faulty or worn out device, to change to a new color or style device, to upgrade from older two-slot receptacle to grounded/polarized three-slot ones, or upgrade a standard switch or receptacle with, for example, a dimmer, GFCI receptacle, timer or programmable switch. Find out the proper and safe way to replace a receptacle or light switch in this article.

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Calling All Professional Installers

Monday, June 30, 2014

Electrical Basics is an online resource for finding electrical and electronic parts for the installation of many types of products for the home. Calling a professional installer for sophisticated systems such as home security alarms, home theater and entertainment systems and other consumer products makes sense, as it allows a system to be installed correctly, which helps to meet compliance with your warranty.We support professional installers with a variety of electrical and electronic...

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