Speck Family Electric company here in Sparta, TN is offering homeowners tips and tricks for your electric needs.

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Speck’s Fall Electrical Safety Tips

As the season begins to change, you’re going to depend on more electrical devices and appliances. To ensure your home and family remain safe, here are our fall electrical safety tips! Sweep up Dry Leaves Falling leaves are one of ...

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Light Bulbs Keep Burning Out? Here’s Why

Got light bulbs that keep burning out? Not only is it frustrating, but it can also indicate a potential fire hazard. To help keep you safe (and sane), here are some causes and solutions to why your light bulbs keep ...

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5 Tips for Safe Outdoor Home Lighting

When it comes to outdoor home lighting, there are some tricks to getting it right. Done properly, and it can both look beautiful and keep your home and family safe. Done improperly, and it can not only be an eyesore ...

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How to Teach Kids About Electrical Safety

Electricity is an amazing tool but can become dangerous when used incorrectly. As adults, we know better than to stick our fingers into an outlet, but curious kids…not so much. At Speck Family Electric, we want to help keep your ...

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Steps Towards Power Outage Preparedness

Power outages are unpredictable. And after recently watching blackouts occur all across the country, being prepared is something we at Speck Family Electric want all our Tennessee homeowners to be. Here are a few steps you can take towards power ...

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6 Questions You May Have About Carbon Monoxide

In case you didn’t know, January is Carbon Monoxide Safety Awareness month. Being aware of this poisonous, colorless, and scentless gas is crucial for the health and safety of you and your family. We’ve got a rundown of the six ...

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Common Holiday Electrical Hazards to Avoid

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time to get those holiday decorations out and go to town decorating! There's lots to be excited about, but don’t get so excited you forget about potential electrical hazards that are ...

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Electrical Upgrade: Which Bulb to Choose?

For lots of folks, lightbulbs are lightbulbs. When one is bust, you go to the store, grab a bulb, and head on home. But taking the time to get to know the differences between lightbulbs can slash your power bill ...

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Football Season Tips for Household Electrical Safety

The leaves are changing and the weather is getting a little chilly, and y’all know what that means: Football season. It’s time to cheer on your alma mater, your favorite NFL team, or fantasy football team in the comfort of ...

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