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Proper Wiring Is the Mark of a True Electrician

October 15th, 2018

wire-stripping-closeupIt’s not an understatement that proper wiring is one of the most important parts of an electrician’s job. While we’re excited to work on anything from circuit breaker panels to surge protectors, none of those devices will be worth it if their wiring causes more harm than good.

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When Would I Need to Install a New Fireplace?

October 1st, 2018

fireplaceA fireplace is almost as much a part of your home as the room it’s situated in—surely you wouldn’t just remove or replace a fireplace unless you absolutely had to, right? But there are actually several good reasons to install a new fireplace, for any reason from the practical to the aesthetic. In fact, keeping an older fireplace is most likely costing you more money than you realize.

Below are a few situations in which a fireplace replacement would be in your best interest.

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3 Alternatives to the Wood Fuel Fireplace

September 17th, 2018

cat-warming-up-to-fireplaceSure, fireplaces are how people heated their home in the past, but that’s exactly what gives them their charm. For a while, people in the modern age were using fireplaces purely for this aesthetic charm, but when the idea of using fireplaces to conserve energy came around, people found a whole new reason to install them.

As it turns out though, wood fireplaces are old-fashioned; they need real effort to maintain. Luckily, fireplaces now come in other fuel types, each with their own perks and benefits. Fireplace installation in New City, NY is easier than ever before.

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3 Horrible AC Issues Easily Fixed by A New Air Filter

September 3rd, 2018

man-holding-air-filterIn the world of computer repair, there’s a common expression: “Did you try turning the computer on and off?”

It’s sometimes the most simple solution that solves the most difficult problems. Likewise, the world of HVAC has their own expression: “Did you try changing out the air filter?”

Here are a few examples of terrible AC problems that are actually just air filter issues.

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Surge Protectors vs Power Strips

August 20th, 2018

power-stripHave you ever bought a power strip and seen it advertised as a surge protector? For most homeowners, this is the only place they’ve seen a surge protector, and they might assume that these are their best and only options. In reality, these are far from the real thing. True surge protectors are meant to protect your home against any threat of a power surge.

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Beef-Up Your Home’s Electrical Defenses with These Products

August 6th, 2018

technician-inspecting-electrical-wiringWe shouldn’t have to state how important electricity is for any homeowner. Most people are prepared for the occasional power outage that leaves you in the dark for one night, but can you say the same for two nights? Three nights? A week?

Whether it’s about having backup options or just protecting your electronics from getting fried, there are solutions out there for you. Read on to learn about just a few of them.

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3 Cooling Problems That Need Immediate Service  

July 23rd, 2018

air-conditioner-repair-technicianWe don’t want to lecture you, but we have to say this right off the bat.

Every air conditioning problem will benefit from immediate service. Delays in service will only increase the amount of energy used, and that’s not going to look good on your monthly energy bill.

But we do understand that not every time is a good time to call for repairs. Even so, we’d like to highlight at least three problems that really shouldn’t be waited on under any circumstances. If you’re suffering from any of these issues and can’t get repairs from an air conditioning service in Nanuet, NY, then you should at the very least turn off the air conditioner and not use it until the problem is fixed.

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Why Routine AC Maintenance Matters

July 9th, 2018

routine-air-conditioner-maintenanceYou’ve just installed your air conditioning system. Now, you’re being asked to sign up for routine maintenance. It sounds like a pain, right? But consider that an air conditioner is like a car. If you keep up maintenance and service it when needed, it will run smoothly for years and years to come.

When you think about it, most people use their air conditioner more than their car. When framed that way, it’s easier to understand that an air conditioner will need routine maintenance.

We’ve compiled just a few reasons to help explain why routine air conditioning service is the best thing you can do for yourself.

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3 Reasons to Get A Whole House Generator

June 25th, 2018

whole-house-generatorWhen it comes to power outages, there are two types of thinking:

Without a generator, and with a generator.

Without a generator, you have to plan everything around that fact. This puts you and your entire family in “survival mode,” forcing you to stock up on food and clean water, to stockpile blankets for warmth, and to plan everything as if you were camping.

With a whole-house generator, you won’t have to treat your family like soldiers. Aside from a few normal safety measures, you can go on living like everything is normal.

Below are a few more reasons to consider a whole-house generator. If you’re still not sure, call up an electrician in New City to get a professional opinion.

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Watch Out for These Generator Problems!

June 11th, 2018

residential-generatorThere are plenty of good reasons to have a whole-house generator installed on your property. With changing weather patterns, you never know when another winter bomb cyclone will descend upon New York, or when a hurricane will next push inland from the coast.

While short-term power outages are little more than an inconvenience, a lack of power over an extended period can greatly affect your quality of life—or even endanger it.

That’s why you want to watch out for these potential generator problems so you always have power when you need it the most.

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