Play it safe and “do it right the first time.” Contractor and TV host Michael Holmes Jr. is all about planning ahead, from furniture placement to kitchen hardware to how many outlets are in the living room (you can never have enough chargers on hand!). Get inspired by this bright and modern family home, as he points out how he ensured that electrical safety was part of the final design. For instance, he only hires a Licensed Electrical Contractor to do electrical work — it’s the law in Ontario. Find one at before you start any project. Plus, find more tips in our Hot Spots Guide and at

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