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GFCI

Ground Fault Circuit Interruption or a GFCI is a protection device for electrical circuits. Most often observed in wet or damp locations such as a kitchen, bathroom, laundry room or outside. Their usage has grown in recent years. The most common...
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Range Tip Guard

Stove/Range Tip Guard is a simple and inexpensive device that attaches behind your range and may save a life. It is a small bracket which allows the legs, or some other part of the range as designed, to slide into a groove in the bracket. Once proper...
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Gas Shut Off Valve

The main Natural Gas Shut Off Valve is a part of the pipes that bring natural gas into our homes, measure the gas usage, and regulate pressure. Not every home has natural gas, but if yours does – it is important to know how to shut off the gas...
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Breakers & Fuses

Breakers and Fuses are overcurrent protection devices for electrical circuits in your home, office, or warehouse, even in cars, electronics and more. Breakers tend to be the modern solution to protect buildings and permanent installations of power, w...
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Main Water Shut Off

Main Water Shut Off Valve could be just about anywhere in or around your home. It is very important to know how to shut off water in case of a plumbing leak flooding your house. There are typically small valves at every water fixture – sinks, t...
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Breaker Main Shut Off

Main Breaker Panel Shut Off is a wonderful thing to know for the safety of your home. While a light switch may disconnect power to a light or several lights – there is still power in the circuit up until the light switch. Theoretically, with po...
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AFCI

AFCI or Arc Fault Circuit Interruption is a protection device for electrical circuits which is designed for use in bedrooms, hallways, living rooms, and just about anywhere not protected by a GFCI inside your home. In fact, there are devices which pr...
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Check Valves

Check valves in plumbing systems are a type of one-way controller. They permit water to travel only in the direction the user intends. There are many kinds of check valves. These valves can be applied to a broad range of applications, but are gene...
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Wire Size

AWG Wire Size and Breaker Size are dependent upon one another. Wires in the USA are generally rated upon the American Wire Gauge (AWG) scale or other variations, including Stranded Wire Gauge (SWG). Wires are rated for the maximum safe load of pow...
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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality – is a subject that is relatively new to building scientists. We used to build a home so that it would stand the test of time, and we were happy enough. Today, we have learned about many factors that affect our health, from t...
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