Is Your Electrical System Compliant?

Posted on: 16 August 2017

People who are planning to buy an older home may be unsure whether the electrical system of that home meets the current electrical code requirements or whether it is outdated. This article discusses three simple ways that you can use to find out whether the electrical system is up to date without involving an expert. The Grounding Conductor Modern homes have a grounding conductor to protect the home and its occupants from electrical hazards such as shocks, which can result from a fault within an electrical system. [Read More]

Zone Heating and Your Fireplace – What Area Homeowners Need to Know

Posted on: 11 August 2017

Staying warm in the winter can be a real struggle. When the snow starts to fall and the winds begin to howl, keeping your home comfortable and cozy could take a back seat to keeping your utility bills low. If you are tired of choosing between a warm home and an affordable heating bill, zone heating just might be the answer. There are many advantages to zone heating, and even more benefits to including your fireplace in the zone heating equation. [Read More]

3 Clear Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Calling for Repair Service

Posted on: 7 August 2017

By regulating indoor temperatures, air conditioners make buildings comfortable to stay in, especially on hot sunny days. But like other types of HVAC equipment, air conditioners may develop problems, which tend to exacerbate if left unattended over time. As a homeowner, it is important that you keep tabs on how your air conditioning equipment is running so you can detect anything that may point out to potential issues early enough.  [Read More]

Ways To Spend Less On Cooling Your Home During the Summer

Posted on: 4 August 2017

During the heat of the summer, keeping a home cool can be a huge cost. The expense to run the air conditioning during the summer often makes up the majority of the typical electricity bill. This means any significant reduction in outlay on cooling can be very valuable. As it turns out, the average homeowner spends considerably more on air conditioning during the summer than they really need to, which means that the opportunity to reap significant savings does exist. [Read More]