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Is It Time for Electrical Repairs?

September 23rd, 2019

Of all the systems in your home, your electrical system is definitely one of the most important, if not the most important. Without electricity, you wouldn’t be able to turn on your air conditioner, microwave your leftovers, or blow-dry your hair. Of course, you want to make absolutely certain that your electrical system is in good working order.

Problems with your electrical system are definitely a big deal, so it is important to be aware of the signs that suggest something is wrong. So below, we have listed some of these telltale signs for you. Remember to call in your favorite Marysville, WA electricians for help.

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How Owning a Generator Benefits You!

September 9th, 2019

With Hurricane Dorian making headlines, it’s hard not to think about storm safety. Of course, we are located on the opposite side of the country, so a hurricane probably isn’t going to be a threat anytime soon. But even still, have you thought about how you’re going to keep your home nice and warm during a major storm?

During a power outage, you want to be able to keep the heat on, use the lights, and keep your food fresh–and the best way to do that is with a whole-house generator. In fact, there are many benefits of owning a generator, and below, we have outlined them for you. Keep reading to find out more.

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Wait, There are Different Types of Smoke Detectors? Tell Me More!

August 26th, 2019

They’re loud, they’re annoying, but they’re super important! We are talking about smoke detectors. These nifty little devices are by far the most effective and necessary ways in which to protect yourself within your home. When you have your smoke detectors professionally installed, you are ensuring that you and your family are safe against the threat of fire.

However, what many homeowners don’t realize, is that there are many different types of smoke detectors for you to choose from. Ultimately, the best way to choose is by consulting with a professional electrician in Lake Stevens, WA, but in the meantime, you can just keep reading below to find out more!

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Is It Time for Generator Repairs?

August 12th, 2019

residential generatorOwning a generator certainly puts you at an advantage–one big storm can wipe out your power, leaving you without power, light, and heat. But, in order for your generator to do its job properly, it needs to be ready to go on a moment’s notice. That means getting it tested on an annual basis and having it repaired at the first sign of trouble.

There are quite a few signs that suggest it is time to schedule generator repairs, and below, we have listed a few of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and, of course, remember to contact our team when you need electric repair in Shoreline, WA).

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Are You Ready for Zone Control?

July 29th, 2019

question-markYou want your air conditioner to be as efficient as possible, right? Well, wonder if we told you that there is a way to do that! Yes, just by making the right upgrades, you’ll be able to save tons of money on your annual cooling and heating costs. What are we talking about? Why we are talking about zone control of course!

A zone control system allows homeowners to take ultimate control over their HVAC systems, increasing efficiency and lowering monthly spending costs. Don’t believe us? Keep reading below to find out more about how this system works and the benefits of installing one in your home!

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But, How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

July 15th, 2019

geothermal-diagramWhen you hear the word geothermal, you probably think of heat. But did you know that geothermal heat pumps are capable of keeping your home cool all summer long? That’s right! Like all heat pumps, geothermal systems come equipped with a reversing valve, which allows for home heating and cooling! But still, how does this all work?

Many homeowners are confused about how geothermal systems actually work, so below, we’ve explained the science of it all! All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! (And maybe, after you’re done reading, you’ll call us to service your air conditioning in Lake Stevens, WA?)

Okay, now back to what we were talking about:

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Here’s Why We Think You Should Go Ductless This Summer

July 1st, 2019

If you don’t already know what a ductless system is, you are about to! Ductless systems are pretty awesome–they’re efficient, effective, and becoming quite popular for their ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (but more on that later!)

We love ductless systems and think that you should too, which is why we have listed all of the benefits of these systems below! All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! And remember, if you are interested in going ductless this summer, it’s best that you hire a professional for your air conditioning services in Everett, WA. Okay, now back to the blog!

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Is Your Generator Working Properly?

June 17th, 2019

Sure, you may not need to use your generator often, but when you do, you want to be sure that it is going to work properly to keep your home safe and comfortable– that’s why you bought it, right?

Of course, the last thing you need is a faulty generator, especially during an emergency situation. So, for your comfort and peace of mind, we have listed some of the most common signs that suggest it’s time to invest in generator repair services. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Here’s Why You Need Surge Protection

June 3rd, 2019

Chances are, you have plenty of surge protector strips plugged into the outlets around your home. Though they’re helpful little devices, they’re not a permanent solution against powerful electrical surges. Surge protector strips, or power strips, are great for protecting against small surges in your electrical system. However, if you wish to protect all the appliances in your home, you need a whole-house solution.

A whole-house surge protector is a great way to protect your entire home against power surges, and below, we have listed some of the many reasons why homeowners are opting to have one of these systems installed. So, keep reading to find out more!

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Your Most Common AC Repairs Explained

May 20th, 2019

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Unfortunately, things happen, and when something goes wrong with your air conditioner, it can be really annoying. First of all, your home may begin to feel like the Saraha Desert, and secondly, you’ll find that you are paying more and more money just to keep your home ‘kinda’ cool.

A broken air conditioner leave you wondering “WHY ME?“, so below, we have decided to answer that question. There are plenty of reasons why your air conditioner may malfunction, and maybe, we can help you feel better by explaining just how common these issues are.

So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more!

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