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Must-Have Electrician Skills

Do you want a career as an electrician? Listed below are some must-have electrician skills to be successful.

You’ll spend 4-5 years as an electrician apprentice, so don’t become overwhelmed looking at this list. You will definitely grow in your skillset during your apprenticeship!

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Best Electrician Work Boots

Do your work boots take a beating? I know mine do.

Tough environments need a tough pair of boots. So I'm forever on the prowl for the best electrician work boots for long days on the job.

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What is The National Electrical Code?

If you hang around electricians long enough, especially if you're an apprentice electrician, then you've probably heard about the National Electrical Code (NEC). 

Let's get down to the nitty-gritty of what it is and why electricians learn this code on their way to becoming a licensed electrician.

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Best Gifts for Electricians

Choosing the right gift can be tough. We've compiled our guide of best gifts for electricians to help you in your quest for just the right one.

Our roundup of electrician gift ideas are good for Christmas, Birthday, Father's Day, Mother's Day, Retirement, or just because.

Keep in mind personality and interests. Not everyone appreciates tools of the trade as a gift. On the other hand, tools can be a thoughtful gesture for some since they do wear out and may get lost.

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How Hard Is It To Become An Electrician?

Are you considering career choices and want to know how hard it is to become an electrician? It’s a valid question and we break down the answer to help you make a wise decision.

The good news is that an electrician career has staying power. As long as we are dependent on electricity, there will be a demand for electricians. To put it into perspective, most kitchens today consume more power than an entire home in the 1950’s. We're not shy about using power.

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3-Way Light Switch Basics

Three way light switches can be confusing, right? Watch our video tutorial that explains exactly how a 3-way light switch works. Once you understand the basics it's not that difficult to wire or troubleshoot your own 3-way switch.

Three-way switches allow you to operate a light, or device such as a ceiling fan, from two different locations. That's why a 3-way circuit always involves two 3-way switches.

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