Once you begin to understand the vast possibilities of home automation scheduling, you can come up with a variety of useful, creative solutions to make your life easier. Is there a west-facing window that lets in too much light? Plug in [...]
Let's start with what the holes in an outlet do. When you look at a normal 120-volt outlet in the United States, there are two vertical slots and then a round hole centered below them. The left slot is slightly larger than the right. The [...]
AFCI offers added protection from potentially hazardous arc-faults resulting from damage in branch circuit wiring as well as extensions to branches such as appliances and cord sets. By detecting hazardous arc-faults and responding by interrupting [...]
Household lights that flicker and even dim periodically can be normal if not annoying, but they can also be dangerous, which is why flickering lights should never be ignored. In most cases, a slight flicker or brief dimming that [...]
State lawmakers last year updated the Florida Building Code to require the use of residential smoke detectors powered by nonremovable, nonreplaceable batteries that last 10 years. The change became effective Jan. 1.
The benefit is residents [...]