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  • Do You Trim Trees?

    Do You Trim Trees?

    Being an electrician is much more than just, “fixing electrical stuff”, there may also be the occasional plant that you may have to deal with too. Trees, in particular, can be quite the struggle to deal with as their branches often grow dangerously close to powerlines.

  • A Primer on Home Automation

    A Primer on Home Automation

    There’s a huge range of smart things on the market these days, from smart appliances to smart shades. They all require power, which, in some fundamental way, make them your jurisdiction - some more than others, obviously. But, if a customer tells you they hope to buy the newest smart refrigerator and need a new circuit for it, you will definitely want to make sure you’ve brushed up on what that means.

  • Small Upsells for Electrical Customers

    Small Upsells for Electrical Customers

    The best electricians will never try to convince a customer to buy something they don’t actually need. One way to offer upsells is to offer customers a “good,” “better,” and “best” option. Let them know what you offer, but don’t pressure them into spending more on something they don’t want.

  • Top Safety Items for Electricians in 2020

    Top Safety Items for Electricians in 2020

    One thing the experts know is that an attitude of safety will protect against most of the hazards you will come up against in your day-to-day work. Why even risk a fire or shock if a few simple tools will protect you? Here are our favorite safety tools for 2020 that will help keep you injury-free for years to come.

  • Getting to Know Your Customers: Mastering Small Talk

    Getting to Know Your Customers: Mastering Small Talk

    The way you interact with customers can set you up as a professional or make people feel uneasy. Your customers might not know a circuit breaker from a thermostat, but they will know their opinion of you within minutes of meeting you. The rapport you build with customers is what will make people want to call you back and recommend you to their friends.

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