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Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners

It’s no surprise that most homeowners are not experts on electricity and how it actually ‘works’. But you don’t need to be an expert to stay safe. Knowing what to look for will help you do just that, and help you decide when to reach out to an expert for help.

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Be Kind to Your Cords

Why do we tend to treat electrical cords so poorly? We have a few theories, but we won’t attempt to answer this here. Rather, we’ve curated some simple reminders about treating cords properly to help keep your family and home safe.

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2 Ways Extreme Cold Can Increase Fire Risk

Texas winter storms magnified by polar vortex in February 2021 wreaked havoc on the electrical grid. Whisker Labs live video loop of power surges, sags and outages caused by weather and by planned rolling blackouts.

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Ting Update: Why This Smart Home Innovation Makes Sense

Homeowners, home service contractors, and the insurance industry have taken notice. Ting works – and works well. We’re pleased to provide an important update on Ting below, with additional information we hope will be meaningful for you, your family and your home.

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