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Aug 7, 2022
Start the cool down – Billings Gazette Triple-digit heat is uncomfortable, if not dangerous. As outdoor temps start to sizzle, ways to stay cool come to the forefront…
June 5, 2022
Light Your Walls – Billings Gazette The trend in modern homes is overhead lighting. It gives the space a clean feel. But it’s also unflattering…
Electrifying Your Home
Apr 10, 2022
Electrifying Your Home – Billings Gazette Change. It’s what we can count on. The world is changing so it’s only logical that our homes will need to change as well…
Lighting your way to wellness
Jan 23, 2022
Lighting your way to wellness – Billings Gazette January means New Year’s resolutions and sales on exercise equipment, it signals the promotion of…
Lights please: Impress holiday guests with lighting features
Nov 7, 2021
Lights please: Impress holiday guests with lighting features – Billings Gazette The holidays are upon us once again, and the first thing…
Keeping your cool: Ways to beat the heat indoors this summer
Aug 8, 2021
Keeping your cool: Ways to beat the heat indoors this summer – Billings Gazette Trying to sleep through a sizzling summer night isn’t easy …
Lighting trends and smart innovations
July 11, 2021
Lighting trends and smart innovations – Billings Gazette Lighting is trending bold and smart. More people are looking …
Light up summertime fun with outdoor fixtures
May 23, 2021
Light up summertime fun with outdoor fixtures – Billings Gazette Warmer weather means swimming pools and Slip ‘N Slides, backyard barbecues and yard parties…
Generators offer protection from power failure
March 28, 2021
Generators offer protection from power failure – Billings Gazette Extreme weather seems more common these days – sustained blasts of arctic air, days of high winds…
Brighten Your Personal Space
Jan 31, 2021
Brighten Your Personal Space – Billings Gazette We all need an escape. So much of the home is about compromise and multi-purposing that it’s…
Light Your Holiday Cheer
Nov 22, 2020
Light Your Holiday Cheer – Billings Gazette The holidays this year may mean smaller get-togethers or remote gatherings, but whether it’s…
Lighting - Making a Swap
Oct 4, 2020
Lighting – Making a Swap – Billings Gazette Lighting is personal. You favor dangly chandeliers and teardrop pendants while the previous…
Staying Cool in the Great Outdoors
July 26, 2020
Staying Cool in the Great Outdoors – Billings Gazette Forced indoors to escape the heat? Sitting inside in the AC does not compare to a seat under the…
Home Sweeter Home
May 24, 2020
Home Sweeter Home – Billings Gazette One thing the last couple of months has taught us is that in the blink of an eye our world…
Basement Lighting Musts
March 25, 2020
Basement Lighting Musts – Billings Gazette Low ceilings and a lack of windows epitomize a basement – a place that’s naturally dark and gloomy…
Recessed Lighting
Jan 19, 2020
Recessed Lighting – Billings Gazette Recessed lighting exists outside the realm of trendiness. It’s not a statement piece but rather hides in the…
Brighten Your Holiday
Dec 1, 2019
Brighten Your Holiday – Billings Gazette The holiday season brings the warm glow of lights into growingly dark days. Putting up these lights…
Highlight Your Best Features
Oct 13, 2019
Highlight Your Best Features – Billings Gazette When we highlight something, we showcase it, pull it from the background and place it in focus.
Calling for a Breeze
July 28th, 2019
Calling for a Breeze – Billings Gazette Even if mother nature doesn’t cooperate, you can start your own breeze with the simple flip of a switch.
Tricks for Brightening a Dark Room
May 22nd, 2019
Tricks for Brightening a Dark Room – Billings Gazette With the arrival of spring comes a readiness for light, bright airy days – escape the long dark days of winter.
Spring into Color
April 3rd, 2019
Spring into Color – Billings Gazette Warm glow, soft white, bright white, daylight, daylight deluxe – the variety of colors of light bulbs on the market…
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…