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3 Good Ideas for Electrical Work

September 20th, 2021

Let’s face it, you’re not really interested in all of the risks that come with DIY electrical work. From the safety hazards, to the risk of breaking your home’s electrical grid and appliances, it’s just never worth it. But we understand the sentiment that homeowners want to be involved in their home’s energy system, and if you’re open to learn then we’re here to teach!

It’s actually very important that you stay at least somewhat involved in the inner-workings of your home’s electrical system. While you shouldn’t do the repair work yourself, you should at least know some basic terminology and ways to improve your energy grid from a financial and homeowner’s perspective.

So, make sure you contact an electrician in Allen, TX, then continue reading this blog post for some info on how you can stay involved in the process of home electrical repair.

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Drain Cleaning Chemicals DON’T Work

September 6th, 2021

We wanted to be absolutely clear with the title of this blog. The whole world could be divided into two groups of people—those who think chemicals can be used to clean a drain, and those who stay as far away from those kinds of chemicals as possible. And we’re firmly in the second group.

We’d like to highlight a few things that homeowners might not know about these chemicals and what they do. This will range from their ineffectiveness to just how toxic they can be for the ecosystem and your property. Take it from us, your local plumbers in Carrollton, TX, since we see the inside of your pipes after you use those chemicals. We know what they do, we know what they’re made of, and trust us, it’s not pretty!

Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to stay away from chemical drain cleaners. Just call us to have your drain cleaned properly!

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3 Trends in the Energy Industry

August 23rd, 2021

The energy industry is constantly changing. With new technology, new industry standards, and new safety procedures, the price for home electrical work has steadily increased. However, this comes with a few industry trends that we’d like to talk to you about. After all, if you know what’s going on under the hood of the energy industry, then you might be able to plan for the future. Especially for new homeowners and parents with kids, the more you know about the future of electrical work, the more you’ll be able to save on costs down the line.

As your local electricians in Carrollton, TX, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to tell you about the trends that this industry is taking. Everything from energy demands to new energy procedures will be covered, which is how we’ll hopefully guide you towards making the best financial decision for your family.

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When Is It a Good Idea to Replace an Air Conditioner?

August 9th, 2021

This is an interesting question because everyone will tell you a different answer. Your neighbors and friends might tell you never, your kids might tell you right now, and we might give you a more nuanced answer. The bottom line is that you should feel comfortable and good about the decision you’re about to make.

Try not to be stressed out about air conditioning installation in Plano, TX. This should be an exciting opportunity to make some upgrades to your home that could improve your life. A new, high-efficiency air conditioner could be the perfect way to reduce your carbon footprint, lower your energy bill, and make your home feel more comfortable even with record-breaking temperatures.

But first, let’s talk about when the perfect moment might be to consider replacing your air conditioner. Call our team too if you think you’re ready to take the next step!

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3 Ways You Might Be Neglecting Your Plumbing

July 26th, 2021

We understand that your home’s plumbing system might not be the most exciting topic of conversation. Especially if you’ve got many hobbies, family members, and events that can hold your attention, it becomes easy for our plumbing appliances to sink further and further into the background.

For those homeowners who really don’t have the time or interest in thinking about their plumbing, we recommend you sign up for routine maintenance and drain cleaning from professional plumbers on our team. We’re plumbers in Plano, TX who specialize in regular care so homeowners can focus on the important aspects of life.

However, if you’re interested in learning about a few ways you might be neglecting your plumbing system, then we urge you to keep reading. We want homeowners to be more informed about their plumbing appliances. No blog post can replace professional care, but this is a good start!

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Why Homeowners Are Scrambling for AC Services

July 12th, 2021

You might have noticed that the seasonal struggle for AC has been a little more hectic this year. The demand for HVAC systems, especially new installations, has shot up and the supply can’t keep up. Prices are increasing and homeowners are finding that they may need to pay double, or sometimes triple for a new air conditioner.

Do you know what this means? Air conditioning repair in McKinney, TX is more important now than it ever has been. Ensuring your air conditioner lasts just one more year could keep you from paying exorbitant prices for a new system. That’s why we’re taking this blog post to talk about how you can jump the line and get the best services for your system in a year where you really need them.

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A Ceiling Fan Is Absolutely Worth It

June 28th, 2021

When you think of a ceiling fan, you might not think of it as much of a useful appliance when you already have an air conditioning system installed. Unfortunately, many homeowners take their ceiling fans for granted and do not realize how useful this simple and low-tech appliance can be. We are not trying to tell you that a ceiling fan is a substitute for your air conditioner – there is no comparison between the two.

However, that does not mean your ceiling fan is useless. In case you have been wondering whether your ceiling fan is worth it, we will tell you why this can be an amazing appliance to use. And if you need electricians in Carrollton, TX, to handle any air conditioning-related services, you can always contact us.

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5 Things to Consider with AC Repairs

June 1st, 2021

Air conditioning repairs aren’t simple. Well—hold on, they’re simple when you call us. Some professionals, like the ones on our team, understand that many homeowners don’t want to know the intricacies of their air conditioning system. They just want things to get fixed when they’re broken, and to feel cool during the Spring and Summer. We get it!

For homeowners that want to stay a bit disconnected, we recommend signing up for our maintenance program so you can get the most out of your air conditioner. This will alert you to any repair needs and will keep you feeling good about your system’s condition.

For everyone else that wants to be a little more informed about what’s actually going on in their AC when it starts to struggle, this blog post is for you! Let’s talk about five important points to consider when dealing with air conditioning repairs in Plano, TX.

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Your AC Should Not Smell Like This

May 17th, 2021

If your air conditioner is producing some kind of foul odor, we’d like to start this blog post off by telling you that it’s not supposed to do that. This sounds like a problem that should be fixed by a team of professional HVAC technicians. Our team can absolutely get to the bottom of what’s going on inside your AC system and alleviate any foul odors that might be coming from it.

That being said, you’re probably more concerned about why your air conditioner is producing such a strange smell. After all, nobody ever told you that your AC could smell like this, so what the heck is going on?

Don’t worry, we promise that after we explain exactly what’s going on inside your system, it will make sense as to why there’s an odor permeating through your home. And don’t forget to call us for air conditioning repair in Frisco, TX when you’re done reading this blog!

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What’s That Strange Noise?

May 3rd, 2021

Noises are not strange to us, but they can be to a homeowner. When you’re having a night to yourself, enjoying a movie and some popcorn, it can be downright frightening to hear your air conditioner make a strange sound. Especially when it’s a night when you’re alone, or if you’re a little less familiar with AC technology than your spouse or family might be. Don’t worry, there’s no need to panic as long as you’ve got the help of a trusted HVAC professional at your side.

Today, we’re going to talk about some of the more common noises that an air conditioner can make. These almost always signal the need for air conditioning repair in Plano, TX, so don’t think for a second that these sounds or normal, or that you can just go back to forgetting about them. We urge homeowners to call us if they’re experiencing any of the following.

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