May is National Electricity Safety Month

May is Electricity Safety Month

In addition to being a great time for spring cleaning, May is the perfect time to learn about electricity safety. It was designated Nation Electricity Safety Month by ESFI, the Electrical Safety Foundation International, a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace.  Here are some easy ways to…

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Construction Trades Foundation Career Fair

Career Trade Foundation Career Fair

Bausum and Duckett Electric attended the Construction Trade Foundation Career Fair presented by Donohoe Construction. The Construction Trade Foundation’s Career Fair was held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Thomas Edison High School of Technology in Silver Spring, MD.  The Thomas Edison High School of Technology is Montgomery County’s only vocational program that offers training and…

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Portable Generator Safety Tips

Portable Generator Safety

Portable power generators are often the first thing people turn to during a power outage caused by a storm to make sure their home’s important appliances and sump pump have power. Improperly using a generator like this can lead to danger. According to the CPSC’s report, 220 people died from carbon monoxide while using portable…

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Storm Safety Tips

Electricity Storm Safety

Strong storms and natural disasters can create a variety of electrical hazards in and around your house. Hazards can be caused by lightning, wind, or ice storms bringing down branches on power lines or floods around live electricity.  Preparing for a Power Outage Keep a first aid kit handy with a list of your family’s…

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Holiday Lighting Tips

holiday light tips

Once Thanksgiving is done, many of us are in the mood to hang holiday lights to decorate our homes. Whether you’re seeking to have the best display ever – “Christmas Vacation” style or just want to tastefully highlight a few features, we have tips for hanging lights safely and saving money on electricity: Keep away…

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