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How to Clean Your Electrical Outlets Without Killing Yourself

Photo: ungvar (Shutterstock) Most people wouldn’t necessarily think of cleaning an electrical outlet, what with the…

Why You Should Never Make (or Even Buy) a Male-to-Male Extension Cord

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Can You Live 100% Off the Grid in a City or Suburb?

Photo: Simone Hogan (Shutterstock) Modern city life is kind of amazing—we can have burritos biked to…

This Is the Difference Between a Generator and a Backup Battery for Your Home

Photo: Radovan1 (Shutterstock) Power outages can range from being annoying to downright catastrophic, depending on the…

Check If Your New Circuit Breaker Is Part of This Serious Recall

Photo: Vietnam stock photos (Shutterstock) Unless you’ve recently blown a fuse and suddenly found yourself without…

The Difference Between Blackouts and Brownouts

Photo: FranciscoDania (Shutterstock) With temperatures and humidity levels soaring across the country, many people are cranking…