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Small Home Improvement Projects for the Labor Day Weekend

by Hickerson Brothers on September 1, 2017

Curious to find an activity for Labor Day weekend? We may have some ideas for you! With the extended weekend right around the corner, what better way to spend it than doing some small home improvement projects. Three days give you plenty of time to perform small home improvement projects while still leaving you time to […]

Ways to Declutter Electrical Cords

by Hickerson Brothers on June 2, 2017

As your household increases its use of electronics, it seems that the clutter of cords associated with them tend to pile higher and higher. You are constantly stepping over cords or tangling them together behind entertainment centers. There are cords from your tablets, smartphones, TVs, video game consoles and laptops. It seems that you may […]

Why You Should Hire A Licensed Electrician

by Hickerson Brothers on November 4, 2016

Thanks to the internet, performing simple DIY repairs has never been easier. Homeowners now feel more confident and equipped than ever to tackle projects: new paint color in the living room, bedroom carpet replacement, floor finishing, etc. While none of these seem to pose a danger should something go awry, there are certain repairs homeowners […]

Water Heater Maintenance

by Hickerson Brothers on August 26, 2016

Here’s some interesting information:  Did you know that most of the money you spend on electricity each month goes to heating and cooling?  If you use an electric HVAC and furnace system and an electric water heater, you’re likely to see 50-60% of your monthly bill associated with heating water, freezing food, and maintaining a […]

Structured Media Center

How to Wire a Media Center

by Hickerson Brothers on June 30, 2016

Monday is July 4th, the day we celebrate American Freedom and Independence with food, friends, family, and fireworks!  We hope you plan to have a great Independence Day celebration, but over the long weekend you may need some time to relax as well and for those of you who’ve been planning to upgrade your entertainment […]

Simple Electrical Upgrades

Simple Electrical Upgrades

by Hickerson Brothers on June 2, 2016

Not everything about your home’s electrical system needs to be an incredibly expensive repair or replacement.  A few minor changes and upgrades are helpful, especially if your home is 15 years older or more. Energy-Efficient Lights/New Lights How many people does it take to replace a lightbulb? Quite a lot of people actually.  Fortunately, we’re […]

How to Replace or Repair an Electrical Outlet

Replacing an Electrical Outlet

by Hickerson Brothers on March 25, 2016

The essential electrical outlet (also known as electrical sockets, receptacles, and plugs) is so necessary to modern life that it’s almost impossible to imagine a home being built without them.  While we may someday be able to enjoy wireless charging for all our devices (goodbye trip-hazard cables), that day isn’t here yet and we’re left […]