December 11th, 2017
Winter is coming, and with it will come a new wave of blizzards and inclement weather that will hit the area hard. Our civic electrical grids are usually up to the challenge, but Mother Nature always has the final word, and your home can find itself without power as quickly as it takes a power line to blow over. You should always have preparations for such incidents in mind, including food, warm blankets, and other supplies ready to hold out a few days if necessary.
But the best way to keep your home safe from power outages is a backup generator installed on your property. A good generator will keep you connected no matter what’s happening in the world outside. And with help from your technician, you can ensure that it’s installed the right way. Here are a few tips to guide you in the right direction.
November 27th, 2017
Fall is generally the time when old heating systems are being replaced with new ones, and if your heater is on its last legs, now is the ideal time for getting a new one put in. Not only will a new heater warm your home more efficiently than an old one (saving you money on monthly bills in the process), but you won’t need to worry about sudden breakdowns of similar repair issues during our coming winter: helping you relax and focus on more pressing needs of work and family.
November 13th, 2017
Winter is on its way, and while temperatures in the area are cold enough, it’s going to get a great deal colder before the end of the year. Your heating system has likely already seen a great deal of use already, and if your system has any problems, now is the time to get them addressed. If you detect any problems with your heater — anything out of the ordinary, from strange noises to lowered heating levels — you should turn the system off and call in a repair service.
October 30th, 2017
Rewiring can be a complex operation, especially for older homes with older electrical systems that may require extensive rewiring. Rewiring services make a lot of sense during the fall, before the snows of winter come and the cold weather complicates any rewiring efforts. But you need to make sure you have the right services for the job. The company you call to handle such operations needs to be able to work swiftly and effectively, and keep your confidence during a very important operation with your home. Here are a few things to keep in mind when calling an electrician for rewiring service.
October 16th, 2017
With the possible exception of your plumbing, no household system is as important as your electrical system. Appliances cannot run without it, and a reliable household electrical gride is essential to providing heat, air conditioning, electric lights, refrigeration and connection to the outside world. Electrical systems are designed to last a long time, but problems can befall them just like they do any other system. When they do, you need a professional to make proper repairs. Electrical systems require proper licensing to perform properly, and for good reason. While many homeowners pride themselves on being able to handle household chores themselves, this is one field that should always be left to the experts.
October 2nd, 2017
Electrical systems are a staple of modern life, keeping our homes warm, well-lit and connected with the rest of the world as well as running the numerous appliances that make modern living possible. All of that means a lot of wiring in your home, which usually requires a trained electrician to properly run the wiring.
Electrical power can be dangerous without the right training and experience, and dealing with it always benefits from properly trained professionals. If you need new wiring run in your home – especially now, with winter coming on and electrical power required for heating, generators and other key safety features in your home – then it always pays to trust an established company to do so.
September 18th, 2017
Electrical systems are arguably the most important part of any household. They provide power for lights (both indoor and out), keep vital appliances like your refrigerator and HVAC system running smoothly, and help us stay connected to the world via our televisions, computers and WiFi services. Electricity has become such an accepted part of our lives that most people don’t think much of it. That can change in an instant, however, when the electrical power goes down.
September 4th, 2017
Your electrical system is one of the most important components of your household: providing power not only for appliances like computers, but for your heating and cooling system, your refrigerator, and the lights themselves. Good electrical wiring is built to last a long time, but when problems arise, you need a qualified electrician to sort them out. Electricity is one of the most powerful tools of the modern age, but without proper training and licensing, electrical repairs can become very dangerous. The moment you spot the signs of trouble with your electrical system, don’t attempt to fix it yourself. Turn off power to the affected area and call in a professional to deal with the issue.
August 21st, 2017
Ideally, every air conditioner could get through the summer without running into trouble, allowing you to assess its state in the cooler months of the fall when you don’t need it. But that’s not always possible, especially with an older air conditioner ready to be put out to pasture. Older air conditioners often fail in late summer, having been running for months on end with worn parts and an overall system ready to be put out to pasture. It’s hardly the most ideal time, and you often need to move quickly to get a new system installed lest the stifling temperatures turn your entire home into a broiler.
August 7th, 2017
Summers in Franklin Lakes are staggering, not just for the high temperatures, but for the mugginess that can hit you like a wall. High humidity levels can make your home feel like a swamp, and while air conditioners can deal with it in a crude way, they’re not set up for such endeavors. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, is specifically built to handle the mugginess instead of the temperature, which can reap a number of benefits for your home.