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Could You Benefit From an Attic Fan This Summer?

March 23rd, 2020

comfortable-womanSpring is officially here! Bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming, and from every home, you can hear the sound of air conditioners whirring. Of course, having to use your air conditioner a bunch, especially during a particularly hot summer, can spell trouble for your comfort, your home, and your budget.

Fortunately, there is something you can do to improve your overall comfort and efficiency! That’s right: installing an attic fan is a great way to maximize your comfort and efficiency, without jeopardizing your budget! In fact, there are plenty of benefits to installing an attic fan, and below, we have outlined some of them for you.

All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more, and of course, remember to call our team when you need electrical services in Everett, WA.

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Signs It’s Time to Call Your Local Electrician

March 9th, 2020

an-incandescent-bulbYour electrical system is pretty much the central nervous system of your entire home–without it, nothing would work! Therefore, it is important that you take care of it and call for repairs at the first sign of trouble.

There are a number of signs that suggest it’s time to call in your local electrician for repairs, and below, we have outlined three of the most common for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call us when you need electrical repair in Everett, WA.

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How to Protect Your Home Against Power Surges

February 24th, 2020

plugImagine what it would be like to have all your electrical appliances, such as your HVAC system, your computer, your washer, your microwave, your refrigerator, and your overhead lights stop working all at once? It wouldn’t be all that fun, would it? But this is what can happen in the even of a power surge.

Power surges pose a real threat to your home’s electrical system, so it is important that you do everything in your power to protect your home against them.

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What’s the Deal with Maintenance Plans?

February 10th, 2020

thumbs-upIf you are a regular on our website, or even a customer of ours, you might have heard us talking about our maintenance program at some point or another, and you might be wondering why.

Signing up for a maintenance program, like ours, is a great way to get the most out of your heating system, whatever it may be. In fact, there are many, many benefits of signing up and below, we have outlined a number of them for you. Please call our offices to find out more details.

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Don’t Forget About Your Furnace’s Air Filter!

January 27th, 2020

Our guess is that you probably haven’t thought much about your furnace since you turned it on. If things seem fine, why worry about it, right? Well, we’re here to tell you that you should be thinking about your furnace, at least a little bit. Keeping your furnace running smoothly depends on YOU remembering to change out its air filter regularly.

Your HVAC system’s air filter plays a huge role in overall efficiency and operation, so it’s important to tend to it. In fact, there are plenty of reasons not to forget to swap out your air filter. Below we have outlined several.

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Be On the Lookout For These Unique Ductless Repairs

January 13th, 2020

If you own a ductless system, consider yourself lucky! Not only are these systems highly efficient and effective, but they also take up very little space and have the ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch! Pretty neat, huh?

But unfortunately, no matter how great your ductless system is, eventually it is going to require repairs. In fact, ductless systems come with their own set of unique repair needs, and below, we have outlined a few of them for you.

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Goldilocks and the Three… Furnaces?

December 30th, 2019

We all know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, but have you heard the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Furnaces? Yeah, we didn’t think so, which is why we are here to tell you all about it.

See, when it comes to your furnace, size really does matter, and below, we’ll explain why. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and as always, remember to schedule your heating services in Everett, WA with us!)

Okay, now back to the story …

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Yes, It Might Be Time for a New Circuit Breaker

December 16th, 2019

thumbs-upWhen components of your electrical system become worn out or obsolete, it is important to make the necessary upgrades in order to keep you, your family, and your home safe.

One component of your electrical system that you definitely should never ignore is the circuit breaker. Over time, circuit breakers begin to wear out, which can be quite problematic in the event of a power surge or other electric anomaly. 

Below we’ve listed some of the tell-tale signs that your circuit breaker needs to be replaced. Pay close attention to them, and if you have reasons to believe you need an electrician in Bothell, WA, get in touch with our team. Our electricians are trained and certified and aim to provide the highest level of service and quality.

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Should You Worry About A Flickering Light?

December 2nd, 2019

Disclaimer: If you flickering lights are the result of a ghostly presence, we don’t really know how to help. But, if you’ve got flickering lights as a result of an electrical issue, we are happy to take a look.

See, there are a number of reasons why one or more of the lights in your home may be flickering, and some of those reasons represent serious electrical problems. However, it is impossible to tell you if its time to worry or not without actually taking a look at your electrical system. But hey, at least we can give you a little insight into some of the possibilities.

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Treat Yourself to a New Thermostat This Holiday Season!

November 18th, 2019

temperature-just-rightWhat goes together better than turkey and stuffing (or, for our vegans, Tofurkey and cranberry sauce)? Hmm … your heater and a brand new thermostat, of course!

Upgrading your thermostat is a great way to keep your home warm and toasty all winter long … without sacrificing efficiency. See, today’s smart thermostats are capable of so much more than just setting a comfortable temperature.

In case you are not yet convinced, we have listed just some of the many benefits of making the switch to a smart thermostat below. Call our team for all things heating in Marysville, WA.)

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