Happy World Toilet Day!

The UN began World Toilet Day in 2013 to bring awareness and support to the many issues associated with a lack of access to toilets around the world. This year’s theme is wastewater. Even if the waste starts out in a toilet, the path it takes from there is equally as important. Contamination of waterways…

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Electrical Safety Tip #2

Notice anything wrong with this picture? Correct! That wire is completely unprotected! One wrong move with a lawn mover, weed wacker, chainsaw (?!), kids playing with scissors (!!?!), etc and you’re toast, if not the whole neighborhood (again). Bonus points for noticing an additional hazard – the connection with a wire nut and electrical tape.…

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Electrical Safety Tip #1

If your outlet looks like this, it is time to replace it. Yes, it is mildly tragic that you will be getting rid of a piece of plastic and metal that may or may not ever be recycled. On the other hand, it’s far better than burning down the entire neighborhood, which would not be…

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