Whether you’re running a load of laundry or running your air conditioner on a hot day, it’s easy to take electricity for granted. Nonetheless, we rely on electricity on a near-constant basis and panic when we encounter a sudden power outage. In its simplest form, electricity involves the presence or movement of electrical charges. While […]
When your air conditioner suddenly malfunctions or breaks down, your first thought might be to schedule a repair. In fact, you may refuse to consider a complete system replacement. However, there are some benefits to replacing the system instead of repairing it, especially if the air conditioner is reaching the end of its life expectancy. […]
More and more people are hitting the roads in electric vehicles (EVs) all over the United States. If you’re also ready to purchase an EV of your own, there are a few things you should first know about charging equipment.
Homeowners are constantly looking for ways to better understand their homes, whether to cut electricity costs or to figure out the implications of home renovations to maximize their comfort. Regardless of the reason, it’s a good idea to know how much electricity appliances use in your home and its impact on you and your family.
Ground fault circuit interrupters (or GFCIs) are electrical outlets created with your safety in mind. GCFIs protect you against electrical shocks by shutting off after detecting a ground fault. Today, electrical codes make it mandatory to install GFCI (or GFIs) in places with a water source, including bathrooms and laundry rooms. However, when a GFCI […]
During the chilliest nights of the year, you go to sleep, hoping that your furnace will keep you warm, comfortable, and content until the next morning. However, if you don’t take care of your furnace, you can experience unexpected bumps in the road—including a lack of heat.
If your circuit breaker keeps tripping, it’s easy to get frustrated. After all, what could be causing your power to constantly—and inconveniently—go out?
You’ve probably heard your neighbors and family members raving about them: tankless water heaters. Due to the many benefits of tankless water heaters (also known as on-demand water heaters), many homeowners are making the switch from traditional tank models.
Electrical problems can occur in any home. However, there are undoubtedly several issues that are more prevalent in older homes. Since we rely so heavily on electricity in our daily lives, it’s crucial to be aware of the common electrical problems in older homes so that you can take the proper steps to resolve them.
Is it time to replace your HVAC system’s air filter? If your current air filter is dirty, clogged, or hasn’t been changed in at least three months, you’re most likely due for a replacement. However, if you’re a first-time homeowner or have never bought an air filter, you might not know what to look for. […]