How Electricity Gets To Your Home

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An electrical service panel is the circuit breaker, or fuse box that is in your home. This not only distributes circuits throughout your home, but also has the ability to turn the entire power off! Technology has definitely come a long way since the inception of powering homes, however most people don’t understand how electricity really works. Do you know the process of powering your home with electricity? Let’s take a look at how this works:

The Utility Bill Strikes – Strike Back with Energy Efficiency!

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There are few worse feelings as a homeowner than cracking open an envelope from the utility company and realizing that the bill is a lot higher than you were expecting. We’ve all been there, and it’s a major downer. Fear not, though, because there’s something you can do about it! With a little bit of a can-do attitude and some minor expenses, you can tackle the problem head-on and cut down on your utility costs. Energy efficiency is the name of …

LED Lighting – Make the Switch Before You Flip the Switch!

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“A penny saved is a penny earned.” We all like saving money – we use coupons, opt for membership rewards, and embrace the DIY mentality. But sometimes it’s hard to spot the opportunities to save those precious pennies. One of the best long-term investments you can make both to your house and your wallet is to go green – and that’s why we’re going to talk about what you can do to cut down on your electric bill with LED …

Frugal? – Routine Home Inspections Save Thousands

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Trying to live frugally? You may have put major home repairs and projects on the back burner. But if you’re putting off routine home maintenance, big problems can arise, costing you more money in the long run. Don’t put it off! Like routine maintenance on your car, routine home inspections can warn you of potential problems before they become expensive repairs. By personally tackling small projects around your house, you can stay in tune with your home’s needs. But remember, DIY home maintenance isn’t cost effective, and can …

Electrical Warning Signs – What You Need to Know

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There are a lot of problems around the house, but some to-dos, specifically electrical, are better off left to a professional. Hanging a painting or adding newly refinished furniture to a home are great DIY projects. But other areas, like electrical work and roofing, require a professional’s knowledge and experience. The perfect option is to call HEP Services and let one of our great service technicians assist you. Frequently Tripping Circuit Breaker? Circuit breakers tripping frequently, mild shocks when you touch an …