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How Long Will Cold Food Last During A Power Outage?

Refrigerator

In the Greater Worcester area and the rest of New England, power outages can happen frequently during a blizzard or thunderstorm. Nobody likes a power outage and your phone can’t get charged, your home gets dark, and cold. The food in your fridge are also endangered to go bad. If it goes bad, consuming the […]

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What to Look for When Hiring a Professional Electrician

When hiring an electrician, there are many qualifications you should look for and you receive the answers by asking the right questions. Many electricians entered the industry by attending a technical school or through an apprenticeship. So here are the questions to ask: Is the electrician licensed and insured? This will protect you in case […]

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Do Surge Protectors Actually Work?

The answer to the question do surge protectors actually work is yes, they can save your electronics from getting fried, exploded, and most importantly your lives. So, how do they actually work? Power surge is also known as transient voltage. It can the result of either a lightning or a malfunction with the electrical equipment […]

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Light Up Your Yard for the Fourth of July

There is nothing better in the summer than being outside, spending time with family, and grilling with friends. The Fourth of July is in a couple weeks and it is smart to start planning ahead. Many people host elaborate celebrations with all sorts of food, drinks, and laughs. That being said, those gatherings will go […]

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Why Two Prongs Outlets Should Be Replaced By Three Prongs

Three Prong Electric Outlets

Why Two Prongs Outlets Should Be Replaced By Three Prongs in the Worcester Area. It is no longer a secret that an outlet should be equipped with three prongs instead of the outdated two prongs. It is extremely dangerous to use a two-prong outlet but some homeowners are still enticed saw off the third prong of […]

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Why You Should Not DIY Your Electrical Work

It is 2017 and do-it-yourself(DIY) has become a common method for people to repair anything that might be old in the house in order to save money. Simple tasks like changing a lightbulb or painting your walls might be easily done by anyone in the house. However, when you have to complete any complex electrical […]

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Stop Making These Common Lighting Mistakes

With the choice of LED bulbs or solar energy, it is no surprise people are getting smarter about their lighting at home. However, there are still many common lighting mistakes people make in their life. So here are some mistakes that you should stop making. Mistake: Use only one source of light  Solution: Instead of […]

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Transforming Your Laundry Room with Additional Lighting

  Happy new year everybody from all of us at Cyr Electric. As we have entered the year of 2017, a new year gives us hope and something new. Home improvements are often a great way to change things without breaking their bank. Some homeowners are already thinking about some of the changes they would […]

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3 Reasons to Replace the Parking Lot Lights with LED Bulbs

  It is crucial to have a bright parking lot in order to guaranteed safety for both your employees and customers. In fact, many parking lot lighting were installed a long time ago and it could still be functioning. However, the lighting may have reduced efficiency and causes a huge surge in utility bills. Increase in Energy […]

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How to Effectively Light Up Your Living Room

  Your living room is probably the most visited space in your house and having the appropriate lighting is very important. You might be reading alone on some days while on other days, you have friends coming over for a party or watching a football game. It is important to have a mix of lighting […]

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