G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Archive for January, 2016

Should I Be Using LED Lights?

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Your indoor and outdoor lighting systems should be designed to meet your specific user preferences. Because of this, nobody can really tell you exactly what kind of lighting system will work best in or around your home. What the professional electricians on the G & S Heating Cooling & Electric team can tell you, though, is that LED lighting is certainly worth your attention. LED lightbulbs have much to offer homeowners, as we’ll discuss further below. Read on to learn more about the many benefits of LED lighting, and remember that we are here to handle any electrical services that you may require.

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Why Is My Home Heating Unevenly?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

There is a lot to love about the winter season, but the fact of the matter is that it is a lot more difficult to love if you are not able to come home to a warm, comfortable home at the end of the day. Unfortunately, some homeowners put up with a subpar performance from their HVAC systems simply because they don’t realize that there is a surmountable problem behind that inadequacy. A very common issue that many face is the development of cold spots throughout their homes. There are many different potential causes of this issue. 

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Is It Time for Water Heater Repairs?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

When it comes to the appliances that you use in your home, the water heater just may be at the top of the list. This isn’t to say that it is necessarily the most important, of course. All of the appliances in your home serve an important purpose. However, your water heater in Everett, WA is certainly one of, if not the, most hardest working of these appliances. From doing the dishes to washing your hands and cleaning your whites in the laundry machine, hot water plays an integral role in your day to day life. It is precisely for this reason that you must schedule any necessary water heater repairs immediately.

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Let Us Upgrade Your Fuse Box for You

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

There was a time when homeowners relied upon fuses in order to complete circuits in their homes, thus allowing their electrical systems to function. These days, the fuse box has largely been supplanted by the more modern circuit breaker panel. Many older homes still have fuse boxes in place, though, with fuses needing to be replaced each time a surge blows one out. If you have a fuse box in your home, why not schedule a fuse box upgrade in Everett, WA? Whether you have a new fuse box installed, or you upgrade to a newer circuit breaker, you can count on the professional electricians here at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric to do the job right. 

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Is There a Way to Tell if My Ductwork Needs Repairs?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Should your heater blow cold air, or your AC fail to come on when you activate it at the thermostat, it is pretty clear that you’ve got a problem on your hands. You must remember too, though, that there are other components in your HVAC system which may be in trouble, but which also may not exhibit such obvious signs of distress. Your ductwork in Everett, WA, for instance, is non-mechanical. It doesn’t need a motor or anything to do its job, so it won’t really break down. It may still require repairs, though, so it helps to know the warning signs that your air ducts are compromised. If you spot them, give G & S Heating Cooling & Electric a call right away.

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Your Water Heater Must Be Appropriately Sized

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

There is a lot to consider if you are thinking about investing in a brand new water heater. There are various makes and models, for instance, with tank, tankless, heat pump, and solar water heaters all bringing something to the table. Aside from choosing precisely what type of water heater that you’ll use in your home, though, you must also be sure that you are investing in a water heater that is of the right size for your home and your hot water needs. If you really want to ensure that you have an appropriately sized water heater in Everett, WA, give us a call. 

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Why Should I Consider Using a Geothermal Heating System?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Winter weather here in Washington is not as intense as it is in, say, Minnesota or Vermont. That being said, though, we certainly have plenty of uncomfortably cold temperatures to contend with, and we really need to be able to heat our homes in an efficient and effective manner. If you are interested in getting such a performance from your own heating system, then you should really consider geothermal heating in Everett, WA. Geothermal systems have a number of great benefits to offer, as you’ll learn more about below. Of course, the only way in which to ensure that your system functions precisely as it ought to is to schedule professional geothermal services. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric to do so.

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How Often Should I Be Testing My Air Ducts?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

There is nothing wrong with using forced air distribution systems in order to spread heated and cooled air throughout one’s home. However, you really must know that your air ducts are in great working condition if you hope to do so in as effective and efficient a manner as you should. That is precisely why it can seriously pay off to have your air ducts tested. After all, it is not as though you can simply examine your ductwork on your own to ascertain what type of condition they are in. If you are ready to schedule professional duct testing in Everett, WA, ours is the number to dial. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric today to work with a duct testing pro.

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Are You Happy with Your Outdoor Lighting System?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

When you are inside of your home, you expect to be able to flip on any given light switch and to have sufficient illumination for the task at hand. For some reason, though, many homeowners seem to think that their outdoor lighting systems in Everett, WA need not be as accommodating. We take issue with this mindset, which is why we offer extensive outdoor lighting services throughout the area. The outdoor lighting system on your property can serve many different functions. One thing is always certain, though: professional outdoor lighting services are necessary. When you are ready to reconsider the design, layout, or functionality of your outdoor lighting system, make G & S Heating Cooling & Electric the company that you call.

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Are Tankless Water Heaters Worth the Investment?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

If you are planning on replacing your water heater any time soon, or if you need to have one installed in a brand new home, then you’ve likely come across the tankless water heater when reviewing your options. There are many reasons to consider the use of a tankless water heater, but the fact of the matter is that they tend to be much more expensive than tank water heaters generally are. For this reason, you may be wondering if it is worth investing in a tankless water heater in Everett, WA. The answer is: maybe. Read the following information and contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric to schedule all of your water heater services. 

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