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When Is It Time for Rewiring?

Determining when it is time to replace the wiring in your home is not easy and may require a thorough assessment to determine. But there are a few clear signs you can spot when your home’s wiring is showing age. As a general rule you should consider getting your wiring professionally inspected if your home is more than 30 years old.

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Aluminum vs. Copper Wire

Many homeowners wonder whether to use copper or aluminum wiring when they remodel or rewire their home. If you are going through the steps to upgrade your home’s electrical wiring it is best to choose the safer and more durable option. Aluminum wiring should be avoided in homes electrical wiring because it is a less stable metal to transfer electricity through.

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Benefits of Motion Sensor Lights

Motion sensor lights are temporary switches that turn lights on when movement is detected within a sensor’s field of view. The light will remain on for a set amount of time following any detected movement and will continue to stay on as movement occurs. Once a period of inactivity has occurred, the motion sensor switch will turn the lights off. Motion sensors are also available with daylight sensors which will prevent lights from turning on if it is daytime.

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What is a Dedicated Circuit?

A dedicated circuit is a circuit that contains a single appliance, with its own circuit breaker. It is separate from the main electrical circuit in your property and cannot have any other appliances connected to it. Dedicated circuits are vital for the safe operation of electrical appliances in your home and workplace and prevent large appliances from affecting other electrical devices.

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