We’ve all been there: the moment where the house grows dark, and you’re forced to go on the hunt for that elusive circuit breaker to get things back up and running again. It’s a rite of passage for practically every homeowner! But have you ever wondered exactly how a circuit breaker works, and what specifically…

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Aloha! Today, WikiWiki Solar and Electric would like to share the top 5 most common electrical problems that are lurking in your home, along with a few thoughts on how best to address these problems before they grow into a possible emergency for you and your loved ones:  Short Circuits There are some appliances and…

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Emergencies, by definition, are a dangerous situation that require immediate action. Electrical emergencies are no exception, and pose a serious risk to your health and safety. We’d like to share a few strategies and suggestions to help you navigate an electrical emergency should anything happen, and to help you be better equipped to respond in…

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Pets are very important members of our ‘Ohana, filling our hearts with joy at the sight of their antics and being on the receiving end of their affections. Many of us don’t realize that our pets can also become entangled in the electrical cords that are strewn about every modern house, or possibly become injured…

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Welcome back! Today WikiWiki would like to talk a little story about the hidden dangers of electric shocks in the water. Electrical dangers in and around your pool may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering safety, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the American Red Cross have…

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Every year we throw away over 40 million tons of electrical waste per year (and counting!), causing a major strain on the environment and contributing to harmful contaminants being released into the ecosystem. It’s possible to work towards a better outcome when considering what to do with your electrical wiring waste, and today we’d like…

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Office or company culture is quite a buzzword these days in the blogosphere. You’re probably well aware of the need to keep your employees happy and productive, but have you really given this the thought and attention that it deserves? A strong office culture isn’t something that can develop overnight, or as a result of…

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We know it can be tempting to entertain the idea of hiring an unlicensed contractor for your next project under the ‘handyman exception’ law which allows the hiring of a person not licensed as a contractor on smaller projects. After all, who doesn’t go wild at the thought of saving a little money?! However, most…

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All employees deserve to work in a happy, healthy environment. Employers are rightfully concerned with keeping their workers safe and secure in order to maintain the integrity of their workspace, and to promote the health and wellness of all who contribute to a company’s success. Employers would be well advised to take safety in the…

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