What's the difference between a 16 and a 12 gauge extension cord? What's more energy efficient - a CFL or an incandescent light bulb? And what's the deal with these LED's I've been hearing so much about!? 

If you have questions like these about lighting and wiring - or maybe just need the odd electrical outlet or switch-plate - stop by Modern Hardware. We can answer your questions about energy efficient light bulbs, show you how to repair a damaged extension cord, and keep you up to date on which smoke alarms meet your local code. And if you have a lamp or tool that needs to be fixed bring it down to us and we'll show you how we've been getting it done since '61.