Your commute to work was delayed behind a garbage truck. You have more errands than you can fit into your afternoon. The kids need to get to practice and you’re running late. What do you do? Speed a bit in …Read More.
Imagine walking up the steps to your home and feeling a sharp pain in your foot or in your hand as you grasp the handrail. Looking down, you find a nail sticking out of the step and a sharp tack …Read More.
When a storm strikes and knocks out power to your home, you may be forced to use a generator. But, do you know about a potential danger with the use of generators? It’s called “backfeed” and it can endanger you, …Read More.
James and Patty just moved into their new home. While it’s new to them, it’s an older home with a limited supply of electrical outlets. James wants to plug several electronics into an outlet in the house’s living room. He …Read More.
Malfunction of electric appliances, equipment and wiring is a leading cause of home fires annually. Many electrical fires, however, can be prevented simply by understanding basic electrical principles and following safe practices. “The statistics are staggering and disturbing,” explained Rick …Read More.
Winter weather in Indiana brings more than just snow. With those white flakes come an onslaught of sleet, ice and freezing rain, often leaving Hoosier roadways slick and dangerous. High winds and heavy ice can also take their toll, blowing …Read More.
Shopping for dorm décor, searching for extra-long sheets, and stocking up on Easy Mac are musts for students going off to college for the first time. Another must, which is often overlooked, is being mindful of electrical safety concerns associated …Read More.
When you hold a tiny baby in your arms, it’s difficult to imagine the energy and curiosity that so quickly develop as that baby turns into a toddler. Pushing, pulling, moving, bending … they’re all important activities for a typical …Read More.
A South Central Indiana REMC lineman, James Hugart, rescued an injured person in a tree in Martinsville May 19. The victim, a freelance tree trimmer, was working alone and was severely injured. Pinned by a limb with blood flow cut …Read More.
Indianapolis, Ind. – The Indiana Electric Cooperatives documentary television special ‘Power to the People’ was presented awards on Friday, May 2, at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) “Best in Indiana” awards ceremony. The film’s production team of Diane Willis, …Read More.
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