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Safety Tips for Electric Fireplaces and Space Heaters

Space heaters and electric fireplaces are excellent for keeping small spaces warmer. Finding an efficient source for keeping your rooms more comfortable is crucial, and instead of traditional heating elements like a furnace or a fireplace, you could choose to go with an electric fireplace or space heater.

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Potential Hazards of Using an Outdated Electrical System

When it comes to home maintenance, there seems to be a never-ending list of tasks. And often, necessary maintenance tasks that go unseen ultimately get neglected. For example, the electrical wiring within your walls — how often do you think about it, let alone consider updating it? If you own an older home, that’s something you should seriously give more thought to.

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8 Benefits of Having an Electrical Backup System for Your Home

For most homeowners, power outages are highly inconvenient, and for some, they can be downright dangerous. Not only are more and more people working and learning from home these days, but many people also rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment to get them through the day.

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The Steps Involved in Adding an Electrical Outlet

When it comes to making any electrical updates in your home, it is crucial that you find an expert so you know the job is going to be completed correctly. There are several things to consider, such as local building codes and any potential fire hazards, and without the right training and experience and choosing the wrong company could result in a liability.

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How to Babyproof Your Home

Every parent wants their home to be a safe and happy place for their baby to explore. But the truth is a modern home can be a hazardous place for an adventurous toddler. Electricity is an unavoidable element of modern life, and every home is filled with appliances, outlets, and electrical cords that can be dangerous for little ones.

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6 Reasons Your Doorbell is Not Working

If your doorbell has stopped working, Harrison Electric can fix it. We offer electrical repair, installation, and replacement in the Twin Cities metro area.

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Tips for Safely Using Extension Cords

If you don't have enough plug-ins for all your devices, you may be considering using an extension cord or are already utilizing one. These cords are a great option in the right environment, but they can pose unforeseen risks when misused. Harrison Electric wants you to be prepared, so we have gathered some helpful tips for using them in this article.

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What Happens to Your Body During an Electrical Shock?

Electricity is a primary source for most things people enjoy in their day-to-day lives. But if a problem arises with the system for your home, it's imperative that you reach out to local electricians if you are not certified. Having a professional in place removes the potential risk of shock that can happen and leave you unharmed. Understanding how shock affects the human body will give you a better idea of why choosing a professional is the right option, so here's more.

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Electrical Problems That Cause Fires

If you’re not careful, the electrical problems in your home can lead to a fire. Harrison Electric can update your wiring system and keep your house safe.

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8 Simple Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill This Summer

Upgrading the wiring and electrical devices in your home can help make your house more energy efficient and ultimately save you money on your electric bills. Click to learn about simple upgrades you can make to save on your monthly energy bills this summer.

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