A Nest Thermostat is a programmable, electronic, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat. This smart thermostat optimizes the heating and cooling of your house to conserve energy and will even go into power-saving mode when it detects you’re not home. Remember when smart houses were a thing of the future?
At EarlyBird Electric, the health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. Since some of the electrical services we provide can be mission-critical, we will continue to remain open 24/7. Hear our segment on MyTalk. We are an essential business open 24/7 for
If your smoke alarm has been around for over 10 years, is overly sensitive, or continues to beep even after the batteries have been changed, it’s time to replace the device. Staying up to date with your smoke alarms is crucial in keeping your home safe. When your smoke detector beeps, that
USB outlets are small and accommodating wall sockets that carry power as well as data. These outlets are universal, making them compatible with smart grids and solar power. USB outlets are sleek and help save space because there’s no need for clunky adapters. Almost everyone has a
An electronic device plugged directly into an outlet is susceptible to serious damage. Protect your gadgets from power strikes and surges by using a surge protector—they’re inexpensive and easy to use. They’re beneficial in the long run, too. Surge protectors help extend the lifespan of your
Christmas lights can be beautiful! They can also be notoriously frustrating. You’ll buy a string of lights, throw them on your tree one year, then put them in a box for a year. During that year, you don’t move them, use them, or even look at them. And yet, when next Christmas rolls around, the
If you live in the Twin Cities, you’re probably already good at preparing for our intense winters. You have snow tires, windshield scrapers, shovels, sidewalk salt, insulated gloves, canned food, extra water--the works. What you may not have, however, is a plan for what to do if your power goes out
If you’ve lived through winter in Minnesota, you already know that cold weather can hurt nearly everything. In fact, you’ve probably been spending the last several weeks preparing for that weather. Winter is just as hard on our utility infrastructures and homes as it can be on us. Unfortunately,