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Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas for Dad

 

Jun 16, 2021

If you are trying to find something special for Dad that isn’t socks or a tie, let us give you some out-of-the-box suggestions for gifts that Pop can really use.  Naturally, we have some lights in mind but there are several different gifts you can get for the father-figure in your life. Save Him Some Cash                                                 What better way to say “Thanks, Dad” than to line his pockets with cash&mdas... Read more...

Mother's Day Gift Ideas to Light Up Her Life

 

Apr 27, 2021

 There’s no better way to show her how much you care than creative home-lighting ideas this Mother’s Day. Here are some great creative lighting ideas you might not have thought of as gifts for mom. If your mom loves to read books, a wall light might be the perfect gift for her. Wall-mounted reading lights come in a large assortment of styles and varieties. From long stretch cords to swinging arms, reading lights can be wall mounted or even clip on to your bed post or head board.   A wall mounted reading lamp can be extremely attractive. A beautiful example ... Read more...

Think Spring: Your Electrical Checklist

 

Apr 12, 2021

It’s time to start spring cleaning projects, and while there’s plenty to do, we suggest another area — your home electrical system. After all, when it comes to electricity, some simple preventative maintenance can save you from electrical shock and fire hazards. Here’s some ideas to help you keep your power system as spring fresh as the rest of your home. Kitchen Make sure all countertop appliances are plugged into a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet. If your home doesn’t have GFCI outlets installed near water sources—such as in the bathro... Read more...

What is Directional Boring and When Do I Need it?

 

Mar 22, 2021

Not long ago, the only way to install new piping underground — or even make simple repairs — was to tear apart the ground and ruin the landscape in a time-consuming trench digging process. With the advent of horizontal directional boring, the entire process has been revolutionized. No longer do you have to deal with large crews digging up the ground for weeks or even months to get a single job done. The most common uses of directional drilling is to install pipes, conduits, or cables in areas where traditional open cut construction is difficult to achieve. Directional drill... Read more...