Quick AC Tips Before You Call a Service Pro

Some of us depend on central air conditioning so much that at the first time of trouble we’re on the phone asking for help. “Come quick, my AC isn’t working!” Trust us, we get calls like that every day. Not that we’re not grateful, mind you, but many such calls can be avoided – and […]

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Signs That You May Need Duct Sealing

Duct work is one of the three main components of your home air conditioning system. The other two are the outdoor condensing unit and indoor air handler.  The latter two typically share one big thing in common: more often than not, they’re located in the attic. That means, in turn, that you have to out […]

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How You Can Benefit from Whole-House Surge Protection

Just for fun – even though it wouldn’t be – let’s say that a lightning strike or an electrical power surge caused some other way were suddenly to damage or destroy one or more of your home electronic systems – things like your AC or heating system, water heater, computers, etc. If you’re like most […]

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USB Wall Outlets Provide Added Convenience & Less Clutter.

Have you every taken the time to add up all the devices in your home that require USB chargers to keep them running? In today’s higher tech modern household, the list just keeps on growing: Cell phones and Smart Phones Digital cameras iPads and other Tablets e-Readers Gaming devices And more What’s the point? Well, […]

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Home Money-Saving Tips

Do you go through cycles where you spend money one day like it didn’t matter and then a week later start wondering how and where you can cut corners?  It’s all-too-common if you do. But let’s say today is cost-cutting vs. spend wildly day, and you’re looking for a little encouragement and a fresh idea […]

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Is it Time to Upgrade Your Circuit Breaker Panel?

If you still have a fuse box or 100-amp circuit breaker, you might be a candidate for an electrical system upgrade. What’s the logical next step?  A 200-amp circuit breaker panel, one that can provide all the power most families need to run all of their high end electrical systems and electronics. Here are some […]

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What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Freezes Up!

Imagine you’re having an outdoor cookout in the middle of summer, and two things happen simultaneously, both involving ice. First, you run out of ice to serve your guests, so someone has to dash off to purchase more. But as you’re pulling out of your driveway, something catches an eye.  An oddity, if you will.  […]

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Why You Need Whole-House Surge Protection

Power surges and spikes can occur at any time.  In fact, up to 25 small surges a day – resulting from voltage irregularities and motors turning on and off – are common. Over time, the cumulative effect of these daily power surge can damage or ruin today’s more sophisticated electronics, appliances and, worse yet, your […]

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5 Benefits of an Annual AC Inspection

By and large, people hate spending money on insurance, even though insurance comes in many different forms.  The problem with the traditional kind, however – take auto insurance, for example – is that you can’t touch, see or feel it, but it still costs an arm and a leg.  And the only time it does […]

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The Negative Health Effects of New Carpet Odors

“New” can be a wonderful scent. A new car with leather interior, a fresh coat of paint, new wood furniture – there’s nothing quite like it. Then again, some household odors, however new they might be, aren’t nearly as inviting. Take new carpet and carpet padding, for example. That familiar smell can last for weeks […]

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