Advice On Lighting In Your Bedroom

Bedrooms require flexible lighting that is both invigorating in the early morning and then calming at night. Besides having the atmosphere of relaxation, bedrooms need good general lighting in addition to appropriate task lighting for reading, dressing, grooming, and other activities. It is best to create a combination of general and task lighting. And if…




The Benefits Of Having Surge Protection For Your Home

One of the best ways to take care of one’s home is through taking care of one’s appliances, and the best way to take care of one’s appliances is through surge protection. There are many benefits one can get from good management of electric flow in the house. When electricity travels, it has the tendency…




7 Areas That Can Save You Money

It’s not that hard to save money on your electric bill and be environmentally friendly. It only takes a few changes in your household and the end result will be large savings on your electrical bill as well as being good for the environment. Please keep these tips from your Des Moines electrician in mind……




Why Is Copper Used So Much In Making Electrical Wires?

Copper is a well-known chemical element with atomic symbol Cu and atomic number 29. It has a beautiful red-orange metallic luster. In the modern days, this reddish metal is used in various areas like in the construction line as a building material, in roofing and plumbing, in industries as a raw material, as a constituent…




Choosing the Best Lighting for Your Kitchen

Given that you likely spend a great deal of time in the kitchen it is important to make sure that this room has both an appearance and an atmosphere that is welcoming and comfortable to be in, without compromising functionality. The design of your furnishings, cabinetry, countertops, flooring and walls can be accented by selecting…




Back To Basics: What Is A Watt?

Watts are the gauge of just how much electricity a thing makes use of. Watts are also the measure the electrical power service uses to figure out your monthly invoice




How to Check For and Reset a Tripped Breaker

Often, I’ll get a call from a customer (usually in a panic) that the lights in their living room and a couple of bedrooms aren’t working. Or, maybe it’s a room full of outlets that don’t work …..




When Do You Need An Electrical Panel Upgrade?

Your Iowa home is equipped with an electrical service panel that controls the various electrical circuits in the system. If your panel is more than 20 years old




Tips On Effective Landscape Lighting

Having a couple of landscape lighting additions installed in your home will have a great effect on the aesthetic appeal of your house, especially during night time




Total Retrofit? Probably Not. Single Room Automation? Now We’re Talkin’!

A complete retrofit of an existing home to incorporate smart technologies for energy management and home automation can sometimes be overwhelming to Des Moines homeowners, both in terms of cost and complexity. Because the energy and time savings from utilizing such systems can be significant, it is worth looking at lower cost solutions. One option…




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