It’s easy to forget the smoke detectors that are scattered throughout our homes. Occasionally, they loudly remind us of their existence when they beep periodically, letting us know that it’s time to install a new battery. This is a nuisance for many of us, a minor chore maintaining something that we rarely (hopefully never) have…

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Flickering lightbulbs are annoying, yes, but the greatest problem they pose is that they might be dangerous, particularly if they’re the result of a stripped wire. A flickering bulb means that electricity is not flowing consistently throughout the circuit, and this article presents a step-by-step process for checking the various places that something could go…

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The system of wires, cables, transformers, fuses, and outlets that keeps electricity flowing through your home is a complicated beast, and inside is a high potential for danger. When something goes wrong or you’re need it to expand to new areas or fixtures in your house, it takes a great deal of knowledge to make…

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