Are LEDs better?

CHARLOTTE - Should you switch to LED bulbs? Consider the differences between an incandescent and LED bulb, both at 800 lumens (measurement of light...

Risk of Electric Shock – Pools and Hot Tubs

CHARLOTTE - One major safety concern with Pools and Hot Tubs is risk of electric shock or electrocution. Pools use electricity to run equipment...

Aluminum Wiring

CHARLOTTE - Homes built in the 1960s and 1970s may have been wired using single strand aluminum wiring instead of the more common copper....

Hot tub – Plug and Play vs. Hardwiring

CHARLOTTE - Some hot tubs come set up with a cord to plug into an outlet, known as Plug and Play. Plug and play...

Electric Vehicle Chargers

CHARLOTTE - Electric Vehicle Chargers or EV Chargers are presently becoming vastly popular as more electric vehicles are being manufactured for the masses. All...

Smoke Detectors

CHARLOTTE - May is National Electrical Safety Month. Let’s talk about how smoke detectors are a necessary safety device in homes. Smoke Alarms are...

Tamper Resistant Receptacles

CHARLOTTE - May is National Electrical Safety Month. Let’s talk about Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs). Just as the name infers these outlets are made...

Extension Cords

CHARLOTTE - May in National Electrical Safety Month. Let’s talk about extension cords. Extension cords can be a big help in some instances where...

The Danger of Fuse Boxes

CHARLOTTE - Houses built before 1970 may still be using a Fuse Box instead of the modern Electrical Breaker Panel. While fuse boxes and...

Saving Energy For Earth Day

CHARLOTTE - Earth Day is a great time to talk about Saving Energy. You’ve heard Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We know that saving energy can...

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Union Academy’s Volleyball Team Wins State Championship

UNION COUNTY, NC - On November 6, Union Academy's volleyball team won their first 1A State Championship.  This was the first state championship win...

Tri-W Sports Highlights: Weddington and Cuthbertson in Playoff Competition

Two Tri-W teams are left in the running for a shot at the NCHSAA football championship in December, and only one will remain after...

Social Media Manners Matter For Adolescents

CHARLOTTE - Social media is a tool that can offer many benefits for adolescents to be able to connect with peers, but there are...

Careers In The Trades: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Technicians (HVAC)

CHARLOTTE - As we move into our third career trade overview, it has become obvious there are many viable options and alternatives for Americans...

Veteran’s Day Celebration In Waxhaw

WAXHAW, NC - On November 11, at 11;00 am, Waxhaw and the rest of the world observed Veteran's Day.  This annual celebration allows us...