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Light up the island
February 17th, 2019

Light up the island – Billings Gazette

The kitchen draws people – it’s a warm, welcoming space where people can mingle, easily set down a glass of wine…

Pairing Light and New Décor
January 13, 2019

Pairing Light and New Décor – Billings Gazette

A new year often brings new pieces into your home’s décor – a new sofa replaces a worn, tired one, or a new flat screen replaces…

5 lighting considerations when hosting a holiday meal
November 12, 2018

5 lighting considerations when hosting a holiday meal – Billings Gazette

Lighting can create ambiance – a welcoming atmosphere – which is of special…

Ballasts and blackouts
October 1, 2018

Ballasts and blackouts – Billings Gazette

Two occurrences often prompt a call to an electrician – failing ballasts and blackouts. This is…

Beating the heat
August 6, 2018

Beating the heat – Billings Gazette

As summer heats up, we seek out more and more ways to cool down. However, there are a few things we…

Elk Ridge Electric shines the light on forgotten spaces
June 25, 2018

Elk Ridge Electric shines the light on forgotten spaces – Billings Gazette

Whether building new, remodeling old, or simply updating trends of a decade ago, there are certain areas….

Update Your Kitchen Lighting
April 30, 2018

Update Your Kitchen Lighting – Billings Gazette

Kitchen lights are the most used lights in the home. The kitchen is a place where sharp knives get…

Where there’s smoke…
Feb 14, 2018

Where there’s smoke… – Billings Gazette

Winter months are dark and cold, forcing us to use more lights and heaters. Because of that…

Lighting and powering a home gym
Jan 1, 2018

Lighting and powering a home gym – Billings Gazette

Lighting should not be overlooked in a home gym. Lighting helps create energy, enhance mood, support…

Holiday Lighting: Opting for a projector
Nov 13, 2017

Holiday Lighting: Opting for a projector – Billings Gazette

Projectors are becoming more popular for holiday lighting, as it doesn’t take much for climbing a cold…

Lighting Small Spaces
Oct 7, 2017

Lighting Small Spaces – Billings Gazette

Almost every house has some small spaces. And without the right light, these small spaces can feel like…

Outdoor Lighting - Finding your purpose
August 12, 2017

Outdoor Lighting – Finding your purpose – Billings Gazette

When lighting up the outdoors, first consider your purpose. Outdoor dining areas have different lighting…

Light Fixtures - The Art of Spacing
June 3, 2017

Light Fixtures – The Art of Spacing – Billings Gazette

Gone are the days when a simple flush-mounted light is placed in the middle of the room and it’s called…

Surge Protection
April 15, 2017

Surge Protection – Billings Gazette

Surge protection is important, especially if you have a home office or expensive electrical equipment…

Tax Time: Ponder your pennies
February 4, 2017

Tax Time: Ponder your pennies – Billings Gazette

Tax return season is upon us, often spelling the purchase of some bigger ticket items. But before…

Holiday Un-decorating: Taking down the lights
October 22, 2016

Holiday Un-decorating: Taking down the lights – Billings Gazette

It’s one thing no one looks forward to – the take down. It’s fun and exciting to decorate…

Swapping Fixtures
October 22, 2016

Swapping Fixtures – Billings Gazette

Does your current light fixture stand out like a sore thumb? Changing a fixture can be just as powerful as…

Light Up Your Countertops
July 30, 2016

Light Up Your Countertops – Billings Gazette

Under-cabinet lighting is a must-have in any kitchen remodel or new construction project. These lights…

Practical Solar Applications
June 11, 2016

Practical Solar Applications – Billings Gazette

Let’s face it, the upfront costs of going solar can be enormous. And even with all that money spent, the…

Electrical Dedication
April 23, 2016

Electrical Dedication – Billings Gazette

You turn on your hairdryer while the TV’s on and everything shuts down. The breaker has tripped. Homes that are…

Interviewing your Contractor: Communication is key
March 13, 2016

Interviewing your Contractor: Communication is key – Billings Gazette

Your dream project can quickly become a disaster if you’re not on the same page…

Finding the Perfect Bulb for your Fixture
January 23, 2016

Finding the Perfect Bulb for your Fixture – Billings Gazette

Choosing the right light bulb for your fixture is just as important as choosing the fixture itself…

All Wrapped Up
December 5, 2015

All Wrapped Up – Billings Gazette

Along with all those holiday decorations come a slew of extension cords. These cords allow us to decorate…

Lighting Multi-Generational Homes
October 18, 2015

Lighting Multi-Generational Homes – Billings Gazette

It is becoming more and more common for several generations of one family to live together under the same roof…

3 signs your home may need a new electrical panel
August 16, 2015

3 signs your home may need a new electrical panel – Billings Gazette

Today that little gray or painted metal box hiding in your utility room, basement, closet…

Lighting Up Decks and Patios
July 15, 2015

Lighting Up Decks and Patios – Billings Gazette

As the rise in temperature moves entertaining and cooking into the outdoors, proper deck and patio…

Where there could be smoke, there should be an alarm
May 10, 2015

Where there could be smoke, there should be an alarm – Billings Gazette

Smoke alarms save lives. In order to save us, however, they need to be functioning…

Hooking up the Hot Tub
March 22, 2015

Hooking up the Hot Tub – Billings Gazette

Electrical considerations are key to the safe and efficient operation of most hot tubs. There are several…

Love them or hate them, we need them – Bathroom Fans
February 22, 2015

Love them or hate them, we need them – Bathroom Fans – Billings Gazette

The bathroom exhaust fan, lovingly dubbed the “fart fan” by many, is a…

Heating Small Spaces
January 12, 2015

Heating Small Spaces – Billings Gazette

Space heaters can be effective and efficient devices to heat specific areas of your home, saving money by…

efficient-winterizing
October 25, 2014

Efficient Winterizing – Billings Gazette

As we ready to brace ourselves for what sounds to be another bitter winter, it is important to make sure keeping…

exterior-lighting-shine
Sept 28, 2014

Exterior lighting to make your home really shine – Billings Gazette

Exterior lighting is a well-choreographed mix of safety, security and art. Although…

June 29, 2014

The Good and the Bad of Attic Fans – Billings Gazette

The recent hail storm and replacement of everything that is roof-related has many of us having to deal…

June 1, 2014

Plug it in, plug it in – Billings Gazette

The typical plug-in is ever-evolving. Outlets nowadays exist in a wide variety of colors and can meet a greater…

February 27, 2014

“Saving Green by Going Green” – Billings Gazette

As a society we have become more and more conscious of saving resources. Our appliances have become…

Cut the cold with these ice-blasting tips
January 05, 2014

Cut the cold with these ice-blasting tips – Billings Gazette

Icicles and ice dams often cling to the rooflines after a snowy cold snap. These icicles and ice dams pose a danger…

Decorating with Light
November 24, 2013

Decorating with Light – Billings Gazette

It’s that time of year again—out come the holiday decorations and, of course, the lights. Holiday lighting can…

Tips for choosing the right fixture
September 29, 2013

Tips for choosing the right fixture – Billings Gazette

Light fixtures serve two real purposes in your home: they are functional and often an expression of your…

Increase the Wind Chill- Flip on a Fan
August 4, 2013

Increase the Wind Chill- Flip on a Fan – Billings Gazette

As the summer heats up, we begin to look for things that will cool us down — out come the fans. Ceiling fans…

Light It Up: Infusing Warmth Into Dark Rooms
June 16, 2013

Light It Up: Infusing Warmth Into Dark Rooms – Billings Gazette

Most every house has at least one: a dark room. Dark rooms can be frustrating at best, hazardous at worst…

Lighting as a Component of Home Security
March 31, 2013

Lighting as a Component of Home Security – Billings Gazette

Good lighting is said to be one of the biggest deterrents to crime, as criminals do not want to be seen or identified…

Let There Be Light Bulbs
February 10, 2013

Let There Be Light Bulbs – Billings Gazette

Ah, the light bulb; this little beacon of light caused a great deal of fuss even when Edison first introduced it in 1879…

Bright Ideas
December 23, 2012

Bright Ideas – Billings Gazette

Throughout my career as an electrician I have worked to better meet the lighting needs of my older customers…

Electrician Puts Focus on Hard Work-- And Seniors
September 23, 2012

Electrician Puts Focus on Hard Work– And Seniors – Billings Gazette

Sometimes, when the 6-foot-3-inch Jeff Stock climbed out of his tiny 1993 Toyota Corolla at a construction site, he got…