How to Wire a Light Bulb Holder

October 24, 2022 | News

Light bulb holders don’t only hold light bulbs in place. They also provide an electrical connection. Depending on the device, a switch may be built into the light socket. Whether it’s referred to as a light socket, bulb holder, lamp fitting, or another name, it may be found in different shapes and sizes. Each bulb […]

DIY Guide to Finding Your Circuit Breaker

March 7, 2022 | News

You’re probably somewhat familiar with your breaker panel. This essential piece of electronics is basically a big switch made up of smaller switches for every circuit in your home. But how do you go about finding a circuit breaker, specifically one that’s connected to a light without shutting each breaker one-by-one? Sure, it’s easy to […]

Why Does My House Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

February 18, 2022 | News

If yousmellrotten eggs, the refrigerator may not be the right place to look. The best thing to do is—evacuate your home or call 911 or the local gas company. Nevertheless, if you find yourself asking the question, “Why does my house smell like rotten eggs?”, we will explain it below. Where Does the Smell Come […]

Brownout vs. Blackout – Know the Difference

February 15, 2022 | News

We’ve all experienced disruptions in electricity. But not all power issues are the same. A spike in demand, extreme weather, a problem with the local power supply, or an electrical issue at home can cause a sudden outage. But sometimes the effects are different. To further clarify, we’ll illustrate the difference between a brownout vs. […]

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

April 22, 2021 | News

At Black Hills Inc. Home Services, we believe in going the distance even when the going gets tough. There are heroes all around us, who have been helping the community during rough times. Have you noticed someone going the extra mile? It could be a store clerk or service professional doing a great job, a […]

Earning Efficiency Honors

July 13, 2015 | News

PSE Awards Select Contractors for Outstanding Work with Customers BELLEVUE, Wash. (June 29, 2015) – Seventeen local contractors have been recognized as Puget Sound Energy’s 2014 Energy Efficiency Leader Award recipients for their outstanding performance in helping residential, commercial and multifamily customers save electricity and natural gas through the replacement of inefficient equipment. “PSE’s trade […]

Happy 4th of July

July 3, 2013 | News

There are few things more “American” than baseball, apple pie and Independence Day. On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Although that started the Revolutionary War where many brave men and women fought for our freedom. Since then, thousands have left their homeland to come to the “land […]

Health Matters: The Quiet Killer | Carbon Monoxide

May 18, 2012 | News

Olympia, WA– CDC-TV presents Health Matters: The Quiet Killer. Each year approx. 20,000 people in the US are hospitalized. Do you know the dangers? It can kill you in minutes. Make sure that your home is properly ventilated by Black Hills Inc. to optimize your safety while at home. Watch this video and stay informed. […]