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Kitchen outlets sometimes do not work because of a tripped or broken ground fault circuit interrupter.  Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), also known as a GFI outlets, are required in kitchen and other areas of the house where there is a high likelihood of encountering moisture or water.  G...
01/22/2014
As an electrician in Cos Cob, CT, I depend on my electrical tools for my livelihood.  Having good quality tools and having the right one for the task at hand is of the most important parts of what I do.  I carry a large number of tools and materials with me, but there are a few that every homeown...
01/22/2014
Sometimes it is difficult placing the right house with the right person.  Your client may have very specific criteria, and not many available houses that match the description.  However, for a supervillain, finding the right location to carry out world domination is even harder than the average h...
01/21/2014
It has been an amazing experience to join the Activerain community.  The emphasis here is on the word, “community.”  As a community, we respect each other and help share our knowledge.   What really surprised me was the willingness of the members to reach out to and help a newbie like myself. The...
01/20/2014
USB Outlets are the Coolest Electrical Outlets in Greenwich CT 06830   USB outlets are a new type of electrical receptacle becoming more and more prevalent in Greenwich, CT.  In this continually connected society that we live in, we are constantly using our smart phones. We use our phones as GPS ...
01/20/2014
Google Plus is a social media platform that many people do not know about.  The joke is that only Google employees use it.  It is much newer than Facebook, and has just a small fraction of Facebook’s one billion users.  If so few people use it, why should we put time and effort into building and ...
01/13/2014
Before hiring an electrician in Stamford, CT, there are at least five things to ask about.   Are they Licensed? The first question to ask is if the person doing the work has an electrical license.  In Stamford, CT, an electrical license requires 8,000 hours of on-the-job training, and 720 hours o...
01/12/2014
In Cos Cob, CT and other parts of Fairfield County, CT, a 100 amp electrical service is not enough to keep up with the demand of the average house.  Over the last several decades, the power requirements of homes in the area have significantly increased.  It is said that the average kitchen draws ...
01/11/2014
Why Extension Cords are Dangerous in Riverside, CT   The correct use of an extension cord is in a temporary manner.  For instance, when using a power drill you plug it into an extension cord. Later, when you are done with the drill, you unplug the extension cord.  The cord becomes a problem when ...
01/09/2014
Portable generators are a hot item these days, and safety is a very important element when operating one of these units in Greenwich, CT.   The proper placement of the generator when it is running is critical to safe operation.  The operating instructions for many units state that the portable ge...
01/09/2014
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