December 10th, 2018
If you’ve ever wanted the charm of a fireplace but none of the hassle of splitting your own logs, a gas fireplace is the right choice for you. And for those who do own a gas fireplace, you know exactly what we’re talking about.
However, the components in a gas fireplace do need proper maintenance if you want to keep enjoying it. In this post, we’ll go over a few types of gas fireplace problems and their causes.
November 26th, 2018
There’s no appliance in your home that goes from “barely remembered” to “absolutely crucial” as quickly as a whole-house generator does. These generators, also known as standby generators, are installed outside of the home and connected to a fuel source.
Of course, a generator can only help you if it’s working. We can’t imagine anything as frustrating as installing a generator just for the purpose of running it through a disaster and then having it fail to start on the day of said disaster. To make sure it’s ready, we highly urge you to have your routine maintenance performed.
November 12th, 2018
With the coming of a new season, we always suggest that homeowners have their entire HVAC and electrical systems checked over with some routine maintenance. “Maintenance check” are the two magic words that will get an HVAC professional to check your entire home and give you some peace of mind that everything’s in working order.
Of course, we don’t want you to forget anything during this check. We’ve made a list of some of the devices and systems that people sometimes forget to have checked when the new season arrives.
October 29th, 2018
There are several different types of heating options out there, but when you want inexpensive and fast, forced-air heaters are usually your best bet. However, a good forced-air heater will last you about 10 to 15 years—possibly longer. It’s important that you install the right kind from the very beginning.
That’s why we believe you should always talk with a professional of heating in Pearl River, NY about your options. Nothing beats having a professional assess your home, your needs, and to make a recommendation based on their experience. In this post, we’ll go into more depth on two types of forced-air heaters to help you make a decision.
October 15th, 2018
It’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.
October 1st, 2018
A 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.
September 17th, 2018
Sure, 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.
September 3rd, 2018
In 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.
August 20th, 2018
Have 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.
August 6th, 2018
We 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.