G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Archive for October, 2015

Why Choose Whole-House Surge Protection?

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Because we all use so many different gadgets and electronics throughout the day, both for work and when at play, we’ve grown fairly familiar with the concept of surge protection. However, if you really want to protect your electronics, your electrical appliances, and your electrical system in general, you really must look past the small, ineffective power strips that you can pick up at your local office supply store. While these point of use strips may have their uses, whole-house surge protectors in Everett, WA can offer you far more protection and peace of mind. If you are interested in learning more about whole-house surge protection, contact the electrical experts at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric.

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3 Signs That You Need Water Heater Repairs

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Whenever you run your dishwasher, do the laundry, or shower, you are relying upon your water heater to provide you with the hot water needed to get the job done right. With the sizable role that your water heater plays in your day to day life, it should go without saying that you should schedule any necessary water heater repair services in Everett, WA as soon as possible. Before you can do so, of course, you must learn to recognize the warning signs that your system is in trouble to begin with. It may not break down entirely, at least not right away. Continue reading, and contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric with any questions that you may have. 

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Simple Tips for Heating Your Home Effectively

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

When the coldest time of the year really gets underway, you need to be able to heat your home successfully. While it is important that you have a great heater installed in your home with which to do so, there are plenty of ways in which you can go about heating your home in a more effective manner without replacing your old heater. Consider the following tips, and enjoy both efficient and effective heating in Everett, WA. If you have any further questions, or if you’d like to schedule professional heating services with a trained technician, remember to call upon the professionals at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric.

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Why Schedule an Energy Audit?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

While we’d love to tell you that there is a way in which to keep your home comfortable all year long without having to pay to do so, the fact of the matter is that this is simply impossible. Running your heater in the winter and your air conditioner in the summer comes at a cost. If you feel as though that cost is higher than it ought to be, though, our energy efficiency experts can help. Simply contact a member of our staff in order to schedule a professional energy audit in Everett, WA. An energy audit will give the pros on the G & S Heating Cooling & Electric team the information that they need to make your home more efficient. 

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How Can One Spot Faulty Ductwork?

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Many, many homeowners in our area are dependent upon a system of ductwork for distributing both heated and cooled air throughout their homes. Using ductwork to do so can be a greatly successful endeavor, but only if that ductwork is in fine working condition. Too frequently, this is simply not the case. Any number of issues may impede the ability of your ductwork in Everett, WA to do its job as effectively as it should. Because your ductwork is so hidden from view, though, you may think that there is no way in which to ascertain if your air ducts are in trouble. This isn’t true. Consider the following tips, and let G & S Heating Cooling & Electric know if you have any misgivings regarding your air ducts. 

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Will a Solar Water Heater Work Year Round?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Now more than ever, homeowners throughout the country are looking for environmentally friendly and affordable ways in which to go about their daily routines. With the use of a solar water heater in Everett, WA, you can satisfy both of these criteria, without having to sacrifice a great water heating experience in doing so. Solar water heaters have really caught on in the residential sector, and they can benefit homeowners in a number of ways. Even so, some homeowners are hesitant to utilize solar energy in order to heat water for use throughout their homes. A question that we often hear is “will my solar water heater work all year?” The answer is yes. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric if you have any questions or would like to schedule service. 

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3 Ways in Which Ductless Heating May Benefit You

Monday, October 19th, 2015

While Washington may not get the extreme weather that certain other areas of the country do during the winter season, we certainly experience plenty of cold temperatures. That is why you must have a great heating system installed in your home. With all of the quality heaters available for installation in this day and age, there really is no reason to live in discomfort when the temperature outside begins to fall. If you’ve not yet considered using a ductless heating system in Everett, WA, then now is the time to do so. Not only are ductless heaters quite convenient and effective, but such a system may benefit you financially as well. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric to learn more.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth the Investment?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Hot water is used in homes throughout the area for a variety of tasks. When you wash your face in the morning and do the dishes after dinner, you are relying upon your hot water heater to provide you with a reliable, efficient performance. Because we depend upon our water heaters so very much, it only makes sense to take the time necessary for determining what type of water heater best suits our individuals needs. For some homeowners, a tankless water heater in Everett, WA is an obvious choice. For others, though, certain aspects of a tankless water heater may give them pause. Consider the following information, and let us know if you have any questions regarding the water heaters available to you.

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Maintain a Healthful Environment this Winter: Use UV Germicidal Lights

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Nobody ever wants to get sick, but it happens nonetheless. Winter colds are a part of the season, with our immune systems working overtime as the environment surrounding us takes its toll on our body. While hot tea and frequent hand washing may help you to get through the season with minimal trouble, the fact of the matter is they won’t help you to avoid issues related to biological pollutants within your home. UV germicidal lights, however, can help to do just that. If you have considered the installation of UV germicidal lights in Everett, WA, now is the time to act. Anything that you can do to make your home a more healthful place to live is worthwhile. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric today to learn more.

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The Role that Insulation Plays in the Winter Season

Monday, October 12th, 2015

With the impending winter season just around the corner, you’ve hopefully started to get your heater ready for the coldest time of the year. Scheduling routine heating maintenance and ensuring that you have enough fuel on site are a few ways in which to do so. Just remember, though, that there are more factors to consider if you are hoping to enjoy true comfort throughout the winter season, some of which exist outside of your heating system itself. Your insulation in Everett, WA, for instance, plays a major role in the home heating process. If you have any cause for concern regarding the insulation in your home, remember to schedule your insulation services with the trained professionals on our staff. 

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