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Blogs in May 2015

Why an electric car is perfect for a summer getaway. Picture of a van with a battery on top of it that has a lightning bolt logo on it.

Looking to buy or rent the perfect automobile for your annual summer getaway? You might want to consider going electric. From reducing carbon emissions to improving air quality and limiting noise pollution, electric cars can’t be beat!

A greener alternative
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A square fan with a thunderbolt icon in the center. Not your granny's smoke detector: the latest in home fire safety.

Round. UFO-like. Able to eat through a 9-volt battery in a single month. Annoyingly difficult to disengage when you burn the bacon. A smoke detector is still a smoke detector, right? Not so much. Smoke alarms have come a long way in recent years, so if you’re still using the same kind of smoke...Read more

Looking for a new career with a women in the trades logo at the bottom.

I remember high school like it was yesterday – even though it was 25 years ago. I remember the excitement of seeing what courses you could select as electives when you had the option to choose a couple of courses based on your specific interests. I choose the typical cooking (love), sewing (hate...Read more

Have you been disregarding these common electrical problems around your home? You may be able to fix it yourself!

Common Electrical Problems in Your House: Harmless or Hazardous?

Harmless

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Warm weather and clear skies means it is finally barbeque season once again! May is National Barbeque Month, and we are definitely in the festive spirit. But before you get ready to fire up the grill and bust out the pool rafts, make ...Read more

Looking to jazz up your yard for this season’s summer festivities? A little outdoor lighting can go a long way! From fancy patios to tree-lined country yards, the right outdoor lighting can help you meet an array of needs, including illumination that makes tasks easier, sets the mood, and keeps...Read more

Celebrating the mothers of technology with an icon of a globe, light bulb, and floppy disk.

By: Maddie Ogletree

As we prepare to celebrate all of our mothers’ love, care and contributions to success in our lives this Mother’s Day, Mr. Electric is also paying tribute to the mothers of technology who have made our world what it is today. Without their innovative...Read more