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Protect Your Home With These Electrical Upgrades

September 10th, 2018

carbon-monoxide-detectorWhen it comes to protecting our homes, there’s no denying that it all depends on our electrical system. We can’t be vigilant 24/7, so it’s no surprise that we need to recruit the help of technology to do some of that job for us—not just to be there when we can’t be, but because some of these things are simply out of our control.

An electrician in Naples, FL can help you get set up with any of these electrical upgrades:

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What Plumbing Services Are Needed for Your Commercial Building?

August 27th, 2018

commercial-plumbing-systemIf you’re the owner of a commercial property, maintaining that property is part of your responsibilities and obligations to your employees and customers. Part of that maintenance comes from ensuring that the plumbing systems are up to date and installed with the proper systems. If you’re not sure what those are for any reason, we’ve provided a few to help you.

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Ductless Air Conditioning: The Easy Fix for Florida Heat

August 13th, 2018

ductless-ac-system-controlled-by-remoteYour classic, central air conditioning consists of one outdoor unit, one indoor unit, and a series of ducts routed through your home. For it to run efficiently—not too powerfully and not too weak—the unit has to be perfectly sized according to a complex load calculation along with many other factors.

But who has time for that? The easiest thing would be to slap an AC unit in each room, run some refrigerant tubes to an outdoor unit, and call it a day.

Okay, that’s simplifying the process just a bit. But that’s basically what a ductless mini-split system is. They’re a foolproof, to-the-point, no-nonsense kind of AC system that will easily relieve you of the summer heat.

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An Honest HVAC Contractor Would Never Do These 3 Things

July 30th, 2018

hvac-salesmanShady contractors have existed since the beginning of time. Luckily, the internet exists to let us immortalize their tactics as a warning to potential HVAC system owners. In this post, we’ve listed three things that an honest and trustworthy HVAC contractor would never do.

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4 Signs of Permanent Water Heater Trouble

July 16th, 2018

inspecting-water-heaterThe water heater is a vital part of the home, supplying hot water to your appliances. It’s required to clean the clothes and the dishes. Showering in ice-cold water is said to have some nice benefits, but it’s certainly not something that most people like to do by choice. If you’re having trouble summoning heated water from your pipes, it’s likely that your water heater is on the way out.

Below, we’ve listed four potential signs of water heater trouble. If you’re experiencing any of them, it could mean that the end of your water heater is in sight.

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3 Plumbing Services to Help Prevent Water Damage

July 2nd, 2018

woman-mopping-flood-waterIn terms of sheer destructive capability, water damage can be just as bad as a full-on house fire. It can cause structural collapse, increased humidity in the home, and encourage the growth of unhealthy molds.

At its best, water damage can take the form of leaks, affecting only spots in your home and not entire sections. On the other hand, flooding—whether due to natural causes or a freak plumbing accident—can ruin your home.

Luckily, modern-day plumbing has a few tricks up its sleeve to prevent against these water damage disasters. If you haven’t taken any of these safety measures yet, it might be time to call a plumber in Naples, FL.

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Common Electrical Problems and How to Avoid Them

June 18th, 2018

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As a homeowner, you’re always trying to determine what’s a real problem versus just an annoyance. Let’s say you have lightbulbs burning out in the same fixture more frequently than you think they should. Is this a serious problem or not? The short answer is: it depends. The longer answer is you may need to consult with a professional electrician to determine the exact cause and the best solution. To that end, we’ll look at three common electrical problems below and how to avoid them.

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Do You Need Repiping? Here’s How to Tell

June 4th, 2018

burst-pipeWater comes out of the faucet when you turn it on, and water goes down the drain like. No problem, right? It’s not quite that simple. While homeowners think of plumbing problems as being apocalyptic in nature—burst pipes, overflowing toilets, multiple clogged drains—there are more subtle signs your plumbing system needs serious attention. Keep an eye out for the problems below so you can call plumbing professionals for the help you’ll need before the situation goes from bad to worse.

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How Electrical Rewiring Can Save You Time and Money

May 21st, 2018

electrical-wiring-strippingThe electrical wiring in your home is one of the most important but overlooked aspects of the home. Most people are happy if their lights turn on and off but give little additional thought to their electrical wiring.

Poor electrical wiring can be annoying and downright dangerous. Electrical fires are one of the most common types of house fires and can be prevented through regular maintenance and care.

Not only can electrical rewiring improve the safety of your home but it can also help save you time and money in the future. Here are a few reasons you may want to consider electrical rewiring in your home.

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Air Conditioning Services Include Ductless Systems

May 7th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioningWhen we think of air conditioning systems, we usually think of traditional centralized models. They generate cool air in a single location, and then blow it into the various rooms in your home through a series of ducts. It’s the most popular type of system because it’s comparatively easy to install and does its job quite efficiently. But it’s not the only type of system out there, and if your home either can’t support a system of ducts, or suffers from problems that never seem to go away, it might be time for something new.

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