The Importance of Having Extra Outlets

Place Extra Outlets in a Room Note that, when crafting your home electrical and lighting plan, adding more outlets than you may anticipate using will make life easier and more convenient. For instance, if you find yourself mulling over whether to incorporate four or five outlets in a specific room, opt for five. Having one…

Bedside Lighting Ideas for Your Home Electrical and Lighting Plan

Consider Your Bedside Lighting Options When devising your home electrical and lighting plan, note that you can use different forms of bedside lights to brighten and beautify your room. You can use hanging pendants, which are suspended from the ceiling, evoking an elegant look. Small chandeliers are another option; they are very stylish and can…

Add Ceiling Fans to Your Electrical Plan

Your home electrical and lighting plan should include ceiling fans. Ceiling fans have come a long way in the last 15 years. Nowadays, you can find ceiling fans in any number of high-end homes. Ceiling fans come in a variety of decorative styles. Choose a size or finish that suits your décor scheme. The Practicality…

Short-Term Radon Tests Are Beneficial

The ineffectiveness of short-term radon tests is one of many pervasive radon myths that is simply untrue. You can have two short-term tests performed with only one test over the 4.0pCi/L recommendation to act. One test showing a higher level of radon means that your home has the gas at least some of the time.…

Plan Ahead for Pool Time

There are some things that are best done spontaneously and some that require some thinking ahead. Installing a hot tub or swimming pool outside your home falls into the latter category. In addition to setting aside space in your yard and your budget, be sure to plan ahead when it comes to your home electrical…

Shed Some Light on the Subject

Have you ever walked up to a shelf or opened a cabinet and wished someone would shed some light on which item you should choose … literally? Even with overhead lighting on tabletop lamps, it can sometimes be difficult to see into the recesses of built-in furniture. You always have the option of holding a…

Prepare for Future Features and Outlets

The budget is one of the most critical elements of your house build. As you prepare your home electrical and lighting plan, you should stay within your budget. This doesn’t mean that you can’t prepare for the future, however. How To Plan for the Future If you cannot afford more lighting fixtures, a renovated attic,…

Inspector Marketing: Making the Most of Motion-Activated Lights

Wondering what finishing touches will make your home electrical and lighting plan shine? Consider the magic of motion-activated lights. They can be placed almost anywhere forgetful family members might pass through and leave a light on, like the garage or attic. Just think about it: no more nightly sweeps to make sure every basement and…

How To Have a Well-Lit House With a Limited Budget

Whether you’re entertaining or enjoying a cozy evening on the couch, having a well-lit home can make your space feel especially warm and inviting. Being mindful of your electricity bill, you may be inclined to cut back on your home electrical and lighting plan; however, there are ways to affordably keep your house bright. Consider…

Guidelines for the Placement of Light Switches

Visualize Where To Place Each Switch When deciding where you should place light switches for your home electrical and lighting plan, visualize yourself walking through each space in your house. Doing this will help you pinpoint the most favorable areas in which to install your light switches. For instance, you could imagine yourself strolling down…