Bruno Total Home Performance Blog: Archive for December, 2018

Are You Using Your Ceiling Fan Properly?

Monday, December 31st, 2018

ceiling-fanMany homeowners install ceiling fans with the intention of staying cooler during the summer. And while this is certainly what a ceiling fan is for, not everyone readily understands the way it’s supposed to do that. The most common assumption is that you use them as a substitute for the air conditioner.

In truth, there’s a much better way of using your ceiling fans—and it even works during the winter! Keep reading and we’ll explain.

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Does My Home Need a Sump Pump?

Monday, December 17th, 2018

sump-pumpHomeowners in dryer climates might not even know what a sump pump is, let alone think about needing one. But in areas where rainfall is a seasonal burden, the need for a sump pump makes plenty of sense.

In summary, a sump pump is a device that removes excess water and moisture. It’s installed beneath your home to catch water and pump it into a drain. We’ll go into more detail below to help you find out if this is what your home needs.

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3 Electrical Services to Keep Your Home Safe

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

checklistOur homes’ electrical systems are so ubiquitous, it’s easy to forget they’re there. They just work! Likewise, there are various electrical appliances in our homes we take for granted every day. They just work—until they don’t. Or, they can stop working right when we need them the most.

But as long as you’re having your system maintained regularly, there’s nothing to fear. In particular, here are three electrical services you should have performed to ensure you and your family remain safe.

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