Whole house surge protectors are designed to divert excess voltage from your home and are a great way to protect your home, says DeJoseph. (Photo courtesy of Tim Donovan)
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Are you protected from power surges? It takes more than a power strip. One highly rated provider explains what it takes to protect your home from power surges.
AFCI circuit breaker panel
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Are arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) worth the cost? Short answer: Absolutely.
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Want to know how to install a ceiling fan remote? Follow these six steps.
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In addition to checking out an electrical company's trade license, experts advise homeowners to verify that the person doing your job received proper training.
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Ever wondered about the purpose of a lightning rod — that pointy pole on some roofs?