Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrical Contractor
When you're hiring an electrical contractor, there is much you need to know. Branham Electric explores the most important questions to ask.
Measure Electronic Waves: How to Use an Oscilloscope
The basic procedure for testing an electronic circuit with an oscilloscope is to attach the ground connector of the scope’s test lead to a ground point in the circuit, and then touch the tip of the probe to the point in the circuit that you want to test. For example, if you want to verify …
An Answer to a SALT-y Tax Problem You Didn’t Know You Had
The U.S. tax overhaul limited the deduction of state and local taxes. Here’s what that means for your state tax refund.
Cloud security: 10 things you need to know
Is the cloud truly safe? Here's what you need to know about cloud security.
SimpliSafe DIY Security System Investigation Yields Disturbing Results
Prominently marketing itself as the anti-alarm industry solution, DIY home security systems provider SimpliSafe has quickly amassed a large customer base. However, an independent forensic analysis shoots holes in the company’s model, claims and technology.
Idaho man’s pet squirrel goes ‘nuts’ on burglar
MERIDIAN, Idaho — Many homeowners have dogs for protection, but an Idaho man’s unusual pet proved to be just as effective when fending off a burglar. Adam Pearl walked into his home on Tuesday and quickly realized something was wrong, KIVI-TV reports. "I came in the front door and I saw snow prints out in the front driveway going to the back of the house so I thought something was awry because no one usually goes through the yard,” Pearl said.
Planting Time! How to Order From the Garden Catalogs
Catalogs and online sources offer plants as well as seeds. Here’s what to look for before you buy
How to Use a Fire Extinguisher
You may have a broad Tulsa or OKC fire suppression system with the suitable number of fire extinguishers for every area and have consistent fire extinguisher inspections, but would your team know how...
Get power over ethernet and a flush finish with Ring Video Doorbell Elite
With power over ethernet, customizable motion zones and a flush mount, Ring Video Doorbell Elite gives you unrivaled security, convenience and style.
How to choose the best home security system
We went to the home security experts to understand the differences between systems and key features you should consider before installing.