SmartCord Safety Extension Cord

By Robert Robillard

SmartCord Heat-Sensing Safety Cord Every year there are over 50,000 electrical-related fires, and 3,300 of them involved an improperly used extension cord.  People simply put too many items on extension cords, overloading them, which creates excessive heat and creates a spart and starts a fire. The vast majority of residential fire fatalities are due to…

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DEWALT RIght Angle Drill DW120K Review

By Phil Benevides

DeWalt Heavy-Duty 1/2″ Reversible Right Angle Drill Kit By: Phil Benevides Right out of the box you know this drill is the real deal, besides the primary handle and the 5-position side handle, the tool is composed of heavy duty die-cast metal, which houses the gears of the motor. The DEWALT Right Angle Drill DW120K weighs…

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Nail Protection Plate

By Robert Robillard

Protect Plumbing Pipes With a Nail Stopping  Nail Protection Plate A nail protection plate helps prevent nails from piercing pipes and electrical lines after the plaster walls are installed and the finish trim is being applied.   Nail Protection Plates are typically installed over utilities that pass through framing members. Nail protection plates come in all…

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Leviton SmartlockPro AFCI Receptacle

By Robert Robillard

Leviton SmartlockPro AFCI Receptacle

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Leviton Occupancy Sensor and Dimmer

By Robert Robillard

LED and CFL Occupancy Sensor and Dimmer The folks at Leviton have a new passive infrared [PIR] occupancy Sensor and dimmer designed to control current LED, CFL, incandescent and halogen loads. The Leviton occupancy sensor and dimmer device responds to the presence and absence of people in the sensor’s field of view.  Once the switch senses a…

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Leviton R.E.B Recessed Entertainment Box

By Robert Robillard

 Leviton solves Audio visual Install Problems With R.E.B Recessed Entertainment Box It seems that most of our remodels involve some sort of audio visual aspect from wall mounted TV to surround sound speakers in the walls and ceiling.  Recently I got a peek at an innovative product from Leviton called the Leviton R.E.B Recessed Entertainment Box.…

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Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI

By Robert Robillard

Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter receptacles: The folks at Leviton recently released the Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI Self-Test.  This GFCI automatically tests itself every 15 minutes to confirm that protected power is available, providing you and your family peace of mine. The Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI device features a 25%  slimmer profile than traditional GFCI designs. The slim design…

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Electric Radiant Floor Heating

By Robert Robillard

Electric Radiant Heat New England mornings can tempt some of the toughest to roll over, turn off the alarm clock and go back to sleep. Getting out of bed and stepping onto a cold wood or tile floor can send chills up your spine and set the mood for the day. Research is showing that…

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