Tips & Tricks

Signs Your AC is Low on Freon

  One of the most important parts of your air conditioning unit is its refrigerant lines. The refrigerant lines connect the outdoor unit to the evaporator coil, which pumps refrigerant past a blower fan and through your home’s vents. This process produces the wonderfully cooled air that alleviates the discomfort of stuffy summer days, but…

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Why Do I Need a Trane Air Purifier?

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the best way to improve indoor air quality is to get rid of the source of pollutants and ventilate your interior spaces with clean outdoor air. While air purifiers can reduce airborne pollutants, they cannot eliminate them. They also can’t clear the dust, dander and other particles that have…

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When to Call a Professional Electrician

Problems with electricity mean your office or household comes to a standstill. To save on money, you may seek the services of an unlicensed electrician or do the electrical repair yourself to get a sense of accomplishment from a successful repair. Unfortunately, electrical repairs do not count as one of the easy and safe home…

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Reasons to Switch to a Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat or a smart thermostat could be one way to save on your heating and cooling expenses. You could save money in the short term and over the long term. New thermostats give owners precise and easy control over their home climate. Programmable thermostats are easier to install and learn to use than…

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Common HVAC Odors (And What Causes Them)

The HVAC unit in your home is one of the most-used appliances, even though it is easy to forget about unless it isn’t working. Fortunately, it’s pretty good about giving signs when it needs servicing. One of the key things that many homeowners notice is a bad aroma coming from the unit, and this is…

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Benefits of a Whole House Surge Protector

The truth is that power surges occur more frequently than you think. Perhaps you thought that it happens every once in a while, maybe when there’s a lightning storm. Amazingly, for an average home, a power surge actually happens about 20 times a day. Half the time, there’s no outside cause. It’s true that these…

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Are Ungrounded Outlets Safe?

In some of your reading, you’ve likely seen people mention “ungrounded” outlets in homes and buildings. But what makes an ungrounded outlet such a negative? Are they dangerous? Our certified electricians are here with answers to your questions about ungrounded outlets. What Is an Ungrounded Outlet? Ungrounded outlets can be identified by looking at the…

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