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

Is It too Late in the Season to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

No way. Sure, it’d be great if you already had a reliable air conditioner that cools your home effectively and efficiently at this point, since we’re definitely in the midst of the hottest time of the year. That doesn’t mean that you have to wait for the end of the cooling season to schedule your air conditioning replacement in Everett, WA, though.

If you have any concerns about the condition or operational quality of your home cooling system, please do not hesitate to give us a call. The professionals on our staff are more than happy to answer any questions that you may have. If the time is right for an AC replacement, you can count on us to do the job properly.

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How Often Will I Have to Add Refrigerant to My AC System?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

The question posed in the title of this blog is a trick. You should never have to top off the refrigerant in your home cooling system. Why? Because refrigerant is not consumed in the way that fuels such as gasoline or oil are. Instead, the refrigerant in your system is recycled over and over.

This doesn’t mean that the refrigerant in your system will never get low, of course. It just means that a low refrigerant level is indicative of a problem, and not the result of refrigerant consumption. Read on, and be sure to schedule all of your air conditioning services in Everett, WA with our team.

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Are There Different Types of Smoke Detectors?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

There are a lot of potential safety concerns in any home, as anyone that has ever baby-proofed a home can tell you. Far and away one of the most effective and necessary ways in which to protect yourself in your home is to have quality smoke detectors installed therein. When you have smoke detectors professionally installed in your home, you are ensuring that you have an effective first defense in place against the threat of fires.

There are different types of smoke detectors that you may choose to use. Ultimately, working closely with a professional electrician in Everett, WA is the best way to guarantee that you’ve got what you need to keep your home safe. Call us to do so.

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Don’t Ignore Problems with Your Circuit Breaker Panel

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Whenever you need any type of electrical service in your home, it is important that you schedule service with a professional electrician in Everett, WA. Otherwise, you run the risk of putting your property, and your own safety, in danger. If you notice anything unusual about the condition or operation of your circuit breaker panel, you need to dial our number right away.

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3 Ways to Take Better Control of Your Air Conditioning System

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

When you use a central air conditioning system, you are supposed to be cooling your home with greater convenience and efficiency than you could ever hope to achieve with the use of window units. That is why being underwhelmed with your central air conditioning experience is such a let down. Fortunately for you, the Everett, WA air conditioning professionals are here to help you to take greater control than ever before over the way in which you cool your home with your central AC system.

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What Types of Insulation Are Out There?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Even if you know very little about the construction of homes, you are probably familiar with the notion of insulation. If you want to heat your home efficiently in the winter and cool it affordably in the summer, then you need to have the right amount of insulation installed in the right places throughout that home. Not only must you have the right amount of insulation rated at the appropriate R-value, though; you must also have the right type of insulation in Everett, WA.

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What Issues Can Cause Low Indoor Air Quality?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

It is of the utmost importance that you are able to both heat and cool your home effectively and efficiently throughout the heating and cooling seasons. If you think that this is all that it takes to enjoy a great living environment, though, you’re in for a rude awakening. It is also vitally important that you maintain great indoor air quality in your home all year long.

Doing so may be more difficult than you realize, though. There are a whole lot of issues that can lead to subpar indoor air quality in your home. The good news is that the Everett, WA indoor air quality pros on our staff are here to help. Let us improve your indoor air quality with the appropriate products and services.

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Why Choose Whole-House Surge Protection?

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Electrical storms are a part of life during the summer season. They can be exciting in a way, especially on a muggy night that could use a heavy rain to break the heat. However, lightning strikes can also pose a serious risk to the electrical system that you value so much in your home.

By using a whole-house surge protector in Everett, WA, you can really take your surge protection strategy to the next level. Dial our number today if you want to learn more. The most important fact to remember here is that only trained professionals can safely and successfully handle your electrical services. 

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How Does the Cooling Cycle Actually Work?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We don’t have the most intense summer heat in the country around here, but that doesn’t mean that you can hope to make it through the cooling season comfortably without a good air conditioner in place. If you’re serious about living in the environment that you deserve, a great AC is a must. However, few homeowners really understand how it is that an air conditioner works.

Without getting too technical, we’d like to help you to better understand how your AC cools your home. When you need any air conditioning services in Everett, WA, be sure to give us a call. Your 100% satisfaction is our top priority.

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3 Factors to Consider when Buying a Whole-House Generator

Friday, July 8th, 2016

While there are some self sufficient individuals that may prefer to live completely off the grid, most of us here in Washington enjoy then comfort and convenience that electricity allows for. If you want to ensure that your daily routine does not come grinding to a standstill just because the power goes out in our area, then you are wise to invest in a whole-house generator. You are even wiser to make the decision of which generator to use very carefully. Consider the following tips, and be sure to give us a call with any questions that you have regarding your generator in Everett, WA.

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