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Stay Cozy With Energy Efficient Space Heaters

Space Heaters

As winter draws near, so do cold temperatures and increased heating costs, and customers may be looking for ways to keep their homes warm without breaking the bank. Stocking various types and brands of energy-efficient space heaters with built-in safety …

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Boost Sales With a Curated Lightbulb Selection

a display of ceiling lights

An unsung hero in the electrical category, lightbulbs are a necessity in any household. When merchandised well with a good selection of products, this category can be a lucrative part of your electrical department.   At Alper’s True Value Hardware …

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A Bright Idea: Lighting Incentives 

lighting incentives

To encourage consumers to choose energy-efficient lighting products, several states have instituted energy-efficient lighting programs, including rebate, loan and tax-incentive programs. These lighting incentives offer everything from tax breaks and rebates for installing energy-efficient lighting to exchange programs to properly …

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Choose the Right Circuit Breaker

Electrical outlets

Standard circuit breakers used to be the go-to for homes, but these types of circuit breakers typically only protect electrical wiring and equipment, so are rarely used in residential construction now. They have been replaced by ground fault circuit interrupters …

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How Specialty Electrical Products Boost Sales

Rollier's Hardware exterior

As customers pull up to Rollier’s Hardware, they are met with a welcoming glow from the front windows, inviting them in to see what the store offers. The store’s electrical department is located in the front of the store and …

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Promoting National Fire Prevention Week

fire prevention week

Each year in October, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) sponsors National Fire Prevention Week. The week corresponds with the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire and provides resources on fire safety. This year’s event takes place Oct. 3-9.  It …

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5 Must-Have Electrical Tools for DIYers

electrical tools

For your DIY customers who are brave enough to tackle electrical projects, provide them with the basics they’ll need to get the job done with these must-have tools necessary for any DIY electrical project. Access NHPA’s Academy for Retail Development …

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Lamp Repair Services That Shine

lamp repair services

At Rollier’s Hardware, the store is stocked with parts, pieces and wires for customers to perform their own lamp repairs. But if they would rather leave the repairs to the pros, Rollier’s employs two staff members who specialize in lamp …

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