Power Tools to Improve Your Services

If you work in the electrical field, there are a number of power tools you will need to perform your services. It’s a good idea to invest in high-grade tools so you can do quality work more efficiently, resulting in savings that you can pass on to your customer. USESI has a variety of power tools that can help you deliver great results, no matter what services you are looking to provide. Hand Power Tools Handheld tools are operated without power or electricity. Here are some essential handheld tools that every electrician should have in their toolbox. Pliers: Pliers are

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Types of CCTV Cameras

A CCTV (closed circuit television) system is used to monitor specific areas for surveillance and security purposes. There are several types of cameras available for these systems. If you are looking to install a CCTV system in your home or business, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the various cameras available to see which is best suited for your application. Here are some of the different kinds of cameras that are available. Types of CCTV Cameras: Dome Cameras: These cameras are installed in a dome shaped housing and are best suited for indoor security and surveillance. Their domed

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Benefits of a CCTV System

CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) is a TV system which monitors specific areas for security and surveillance purposes. The cameras should be placed strategically so that they are best able to capture any suspicious activity. CCTV has many benefits in reducing crime. This article will look at some of those benefits as well as the best products you can invest in for your CCTV system. Benefits of a CCTV System CCTV is used for both residential and commercial properties. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits businesses and homeowners can enjoy through the installation of these camera systems. Monitoring

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Do’s and Don’ts of Cleaning Electronics

How many people think about cleaning electronics? You use them every day, and some devices have even become an integral part of life such as laptops, phones, and headphones. Your homes are squeaky clean, but when was the last time you took a good look at your gadgets and appliances? Just bring your phone closer to the eye and check the display, corners, and crevices. Ew! The truth is even scarier. The electronics have dirt, and they are more ick-infested than the toilet seats in public restrooms! Several studies have found that the household toilet seats have 50 to 300

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The Definition and Types of Electrical Outlets

An electrical outlet works as a bridge between electrical equipment and electricity supply. It’s a device that looks like a socket and is installed in the walls. On some occasions, you may find them in the floor and ceiling too, for powering up setups like neon signs and door openers. There are different types of electrical outlets for various functions. Sometimes, it is possible to convert between the types and adjust the voltages by using adapters. Are Electrical Outlets and Receptacles the Same? These terms are interchangeable and refer to the same device. You may hear the names plugs or

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The Importance of Carbon Monoxide Detectors for Businesses

Carbon monoxide detectors are very useful, but are they necessary in a business setting? Carbon monoxide is a very dangerous gas. It is odorless and colorless and therefore can be very difficult to detect. It can also be very harmful and can lead to brain and lung damage and suffocation due to exposure. Carbon monoxide alarms are required in a residential setting but it may also be a good idea to have them installed in your place of business. Find out when it might be a good idea to have a carbon monoxide detector installed in your place of business.

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Defining the Different Electrical Wiring Colors

Anyone who has looked inside an electrical box should know that various wires have a different electrical wiring color. These colors indicate what each wire is used for and, if you are doing any type of electrical work, you should be familiar with what they mean. Using the wrong color wire can result in a dangerous situation. Read on to find out what you need to know about different electrical wiring color. Different Electrical Wiring Colors Black Wire: It is  ideal for hot wires and switch legs, not as a neutral or ground connection. It also feeds a switch or

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Proper Ways to Recycle Electronics – How to Act Responsibly

How often do you toss up your laptop, TV, and cellphone and buy a new one? Where do these discarded items go? Are there any viable ways to recycle electronics or e-waste? According to EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), Americans trash over 100 million cell phones, 20 million TVs, and more than 41.1 million desktops in an average every year. The United States produced 11.7 million tons of electronic trash in the year 2014 alone. The number is more frightening if you consider the total production of global e-waste. Do you know how much of the global e-waste is recycled each

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Generate Electricity from Waste Toilet Paper – The Benefits and Possibility

Have you ever thought that the used toilet paper may not be a total wastage at all? It’s gross, but your ‘yuck’ will turn into ‘wow’ after knowing that this waste product can generate electricity! It can do us a huge favor by reducing the dependency on fossil fuels. The renewable power generation capacity increased by 9% in 2016 around the world. The discovery of newer sources was also admirable, accounting more than 30% of the total output of renewable energy. The waste toilet paper (WTP) could be a great addition to that array of resources, shooting up the total

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New Electricity Innovation is to Change the Way We Receive Electricity

Do you know the traveling speed of electricity? It’s about 186,000 miles per second! For this reason, it has to be used almost at the same it is generated unless you can store it somewhere. It seems that only batteries can solve this challenge of matching production and the demand for supply. And, you will need big-size batteries for storing electricity produced at power grids and plants. Fortunately, we are not far away from a solution! New electricity innovation can extend the shelf life of electrical power and change the way we get electricity. Many electronics run on batteries these

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