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    The Danger of Fuse Boxes

    CHARLOTTE - Houses built before 1970 may still be using a Fuse Box instead of the modern Electrical Breaker Panel. While fuse boxes and...

    Saving Energy For Earth Day

    CHARLOTTE - Earth Day is a great time to talk about Saving Energy. You’ve heard Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We know that saving energy can...

    Surge Protection

    CHARLOTTE - Although lightning is the most obvious cause of power surges, most people are not aware that the most common cause of surges...

    Spring Check – Outdoor Electrical Safety

    CHARLOTTE - Spring is a good time to get out and inspect your outdoor electrical equipment. To get started, walk around the exterior of...

    So Many Outlets

    CHARLOTTE - Modern technology changes mean that homes may not have adequate or efficient outlets to handle their electrical needs. Your electrical system including...

    Installing A Pool Or Hot Tub This Season?

    CHARLOTTE - In Mecklenburg County, two permits will need to be pulled by the electrician. An electrical permit will allow the inspector to review...

    Electric Shock

    CHARLOTTE - Electrocution in and around the home and businesses happen every day. In comparison to other countries, we in the United States suffer...

    Safer Smoke Detectors

    CHARLOTTE - Smoke detectors are a necessary safety device in homes and public places. So commonplace, that we often do not notice their presence....

    Holiday Lights Safety Tips

    CHARLOTTE - Light up safely over the holidays:Choose the right light for the job. Light strings and other decorations are rated for indoor...

    Space Heater Safety

    CHARLOTTE - At this time of year when the weather starts to change, electrical space heaters often get brought out. These small portable heaters...

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    Teens and vaccines: New requirement for N.C. School Students

    CHARLOTTE - Meningitis booster now required for many high school seniors.The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has updated its guidance on the...

    Battery Corrosion for Beginners

    CHARLOTTE - This is a reworking of one of our older articles. For our full back catalog, check out autorepairminthill.com.What is corrosion?Corrosion is battery...

    Bee Stings

    CHARLOTTE - As people spend more time outdoors this summer, it’s a great idea to have some bee sting treatment options on hand. For...

    Rustic Root Home & Decor Now Open In Mint Hill Plaza

    MINT HILL, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

    Adoptable Pet of the Week – Birdie and Bogey

    WAXHAW, NC - The South Charlotte Dog Rescue is pleased to present Birdie and Bogey!  "Introducing Birdie & Bogey!  These sweet little chi's are...

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    Rustic Root Home & Decor Now Open In Mint Hill Plaza

    MINT HILL, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

    Adoptable Pet of the Week – Birdie and Bogey

    WAXHAW, NC - The South Charlotte Dog Rescue is pleased to present Birdie and Bogey!  "Introducing Birdie & Bogey!  These sweet little chi's are...

    Behind The Lines: Captain John Michael Neu

    MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Times is proud to introduce Captain John Michael Neu.The son and grandson of Mint Hill volunteer firefighters,...

    Havilah Dance Company Announces New Instructors

    MATTHEWS, NC - In their tenth anniversary year, Havilah Dance has even more exciting news to celebrate. Although Havilah has always been known as...

    Food Pantry For Mint Hill Area From Troop 3290

    MINT HILL, NC - Girl Scout Troop 3290 in Mint Hill created a food pantry from picking out the material to putting it together...