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The Electrical Connection

    Extension Cords

    CHARLOTTE - May in National Electrical Safety Month. Let’s talk about extension cords. Extension cords can be a big help in some instances where...

    The Danger of Fuse Boxes

    CHARLOTTE - Houses built before 1970 may still be using a Fuse Box instead of the modern Electrical Breaker Panel. While fuse boxes and...

    Saving Energy For Earth Day

    CHARLOTTE - Earth Day is a great time to talk about Saving Energy. You’ve heard Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We know that saving energy can...

    Surge Protection

    CHARLOTTE - Although lightning is the most obvious cause of power surges, most people are not aware that the most common cause of surges...

    Spring Check – Outdoor Electrical Safety

    CHARLOTTE - Spring is a good time to get out and inspect your outdoor electrical equipment. To get started, walk around the exterior of...

    So Many Outlets

    CHARLOTTE - Modern technology changes mean that homes may not have adequate or efficient outlets to handle their electrical needs. Your electrical system including...

    Installing A Pool Or Hot Tub This Season?

    CHARLOTTE - In Mecklenburg County, two permits will need to be pulled by the electrician. An electrical permit will allow the inspector to review...

    Electric Shock

    CHARLOTTE - Electrocution in and around the home and businesses happen every day. In comparison to other countries, we in the United States suffer...

    Safer Smoke Detectors

    CHARLOTTE - Smoke detectors are a necessary safety device in homes and public places. So commonplace, that we often do not notice their presence....

    Holiday Lights Safety Tips

    CHARLOTTE - Light up safely over the holidays: Choose the right light for the job. Light strings and other decorations are rated for indoor...

    Featured articles

    Independence Patriots Has 4 Players Selected To All-Conference Team

    MINT HILL, NC - The Independence High School baseball team has had four of it's players selected to the Southwestern Conference 4A All-Conference Team....

    Mending Strides Ranch Invites Veterans, Teachers To “Hang With The Herd”

    MINT HILL, NC - This June, Mending Strides Ranch launched a new program that invites Veterans and Teachers to “Hang with the Herd.” Not therapy...

    Mint Hill American Legion Wins Game 1 of State Playoffs 13-6 Over Hickory

    MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Patriots defeated Hickory 13-6 in the first round of the playoffs recently. The 'Boys of Summer' took...

    Reflections On Getting To Know Your Local Farms

    CHARLOTTE - Over the past three months, I have had the privilege of visiting and chronicling the story of local farms and their owners. ...

    4th Of July Celebrations In Our Area

    MINT HILL, NC - The summer vibe is back and summer 2021 is turning out to be a wonderful time to get out and...