Electrical

DeWalt Flexvolt Joist Drill making holes in framing studs

Electricians Benefit Using Cordless Tools

Cordless power tools are the big thing in every contractor and tradesman’s tool bag. We all love cordless tools because it’s so much more convenient to use a cordless screwdriver in lieu of a standard screwdriver that requires us to twist our hand and wrist 50 times to deal with one screw or a heavy…

Southwire Makes Pulling and Fishing Wire Easy

You never know when you may need to modify the electrical wiring in your home or commercial property. Installing new outlets and putting in new light fixtures, for example, may require the running of additional wires behind the walls. Bringing the electrical system in an old house up to code is another story altogether. Wiring…

klein wire pulling

Wire Pulling Tips

Pulling wire is a big part of being an electrician. So much so that it may seem like a pretty basic process in your day. But you also know that if you don’t take the proper steps during the pull, it can mean lost time, lost patience, and in some cases, wire that needs to…

GENERATOR SAFETY

3 Tips for Generator Safety

Generators Can Be Helpful During Times Of Natural Disaster Disasters of any kind, natural or man made, are exactly that… disastrous and extremely costly. Let’s quickly look at what some of the worst disasters in North America have cost to clean up and fix. Hurricane Katrina 2010 – $145B Northridge Earthquake 1994 – $60B Hurricane…

dustless solutions

OSHA’s Silica Dust Rule

What Is OSHA’s Rule On Silica Dust? OSHA has set September 23, 2017* as the date by which all construction employers must comply with new standards to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica that took effect earlier this year.  Silica dust is encountered on construction sites in construction material such as concrete, brick,…

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