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29 Sep 18
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Electricity demand is on the rise all over the world. Most areas like Tulsa and Oklahoma City have outdated electrical systems that are not capable of withstanding today's electrical appliances and devices demands. There is an alarming rise in the number of fires happening in homes that are caused due to malfunctioning of electronics. Thousands of people continue getting electrocuted yearly at their homes as a result of electrical hazards happe...

18 Sep 18
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Electric fires are one of the most common causes of home damage. Overloaded outlets, faulty wiring, substandard electrical appliances are easy fire starters in any modern home. Unfortunately, home security systems do not protect against all these risks. By following these simple rules and adopting them in your daily routine, you can save yourself a lot of risk of having to deal with an electrical fire in your family's home. With the services of...

12 Sep 18
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With the continuous change of seasons and upcoming holidays in OKC (Oklahoma City), homeowners ought to be careful to consider electrical safety while preparing their houses for the colder months. With a touch of planning, you can easily prevent property damages and injuries from electrical accidents. Here are a few tips to enable you to stay safe this fall, and make your vacation as safe as possible; 1. Apply Space Warmers Appropriately ...

04 Sep 18
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It is very important to take proper precautions when handling electrical devices both at home and at work to prevent fire accidents. Electricity is the most used power source in homes and in industries. You will find electrical appliances, machines and equipment in every office. It's therefore very important to include a professional when installing electricity so that they can ensure you have installed everything right and that proper precauti...

30 Jul 18
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The rapid technological advancement, especially in the communication sector, has led to an increase in obsolete and unusable electronics. It is not uncommon to purchase an electric gadget today and find it unusable in five years or less. Homes and offices are now full of appliances that are no longer in use. To make matters worse, most people don't know how to handle devices that have become waste. Here are ways to recycle or dispose of these ...

21 Jul 18
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Many people wonder whether old wiring can cause fires in their homes. Despite how important electricity has become in running almost every machine in homes and workplaces, few people spare time to think about the associated infrastructure. You take your car for servicing to boost your everyday safety, and the same is expected of your premises’ electrical system. If you are living in an old house, there is a chance that your wiring is...

12 Jul 18
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There are plenty of tools out there used to manage electrical surges and lightning. The average homeowner or small business won’t be able to know what they need to handle electricity issues. At Colburn Electric, we strive to put this knowledge in the mainstream. We believe that lightning arresters are the ideal solution to the problems posed by lightning. Simply put, a lightning arrester is a device that is used to shield insulation and con...

03 Jul 18
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Smoke detectors have kept families safe for decades now. They have helped families and commercial enterprises prepare for the eventuality of fire, saving lives and property in the process. However, these installations can be the most annoying things around the house or business premises, what with their constant beeping. Most of the time, this beeping is the result of malfunction and has nothing to do with smoke. So, what’s with all the in...

28 Jun 18
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Today’s decor makes it easy for a fire to spread through a house. Smoke detectors are crucial in ensuring safety in your home. Smoke is associated with toxic gases such as carbon monoxide that can have lethal effects. Having enough smoke detectors in a house is crucial in controlling related eventualities. How smoke detectors work The two main types of smoke detectors are the optical and the ionization varieties. The optical or photoc...

21 Jun 18
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When it comes to controlling your heating and cooling system, a thermostat comes in handy. A smart thermostat, however, comes with extra features not available in the conventional thermostats. Whereas the old ones use mercury to control temperature, a smart thermostat is extensively automated to enhance the efficiency of a given heating and cooling system. It is also more accurate than the others are. How to install a smart thermostat Alth...

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