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4 Signs That Your Home Needs Rewiring

Monday, January 15th, 2024
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Major wiring problems often occur in older homes where the electrical work has deteriorated over decades or the materials are now outdated and considered to be less safe than the types of wiring electricians use today.

But they can also occur in newer homes for a wide variety of reasons, from shoddy repairs to rodent damage. How can you tell if your home needs electrical rewiring? Here are 4 signs. If you spot them, for your safety, get an electrician to take a look right away.

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3 Advantages of Ductless Heating Over Traditional Heating

Monday, December 4th, 2023
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Ahh, tradition. It can be the best thing there is, especially as holidays are coming up and you may be feeling nostalgic. But there’s a big difference between holiday or family traditions and just taking a traditional approach to something out of habit. This is especially true when it comes to heating your home. 

You may be inclined to keep using the same type of heating system simply because it is familiar. But what if that system isn’t really what would work best for you, your home, or your family? Ductless heating systems might seem new, unusual, or strange. But they have some advantages over traditional home heating systems. Here are three big ones.

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Should I Get a Heat Pump or a Furnace?

Monday, October 23rd, 2023
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As the weather starts to turn chilly, it’s time to figure out how you’re going to stay warm this winter. If your heating system isn’t up to snuff anymore, what are you going to replace it with? Heat pumps and furnaces each have their own benefits. Which is right for you? Take the time to consider some details so you can decide for yourself.

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Don’t Wait! These AC Sounds Warrant Prompt Repairs

Monday, August 28th, 2023
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Air conditioners have limited avenues of communication. They can’t speak to you with words, and there’s no digital read-out that gives details of everything an air conditioner might be struggling with. Often, the first sign of an AC issue is a strange sound. Here’s what to listen for, so you can get it fixed before a small problem becomes a huge one.

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Is a Central AC or Heat Pump Better?

Monday, July 3rd, 2023
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If it’s time to think about replacing your old air conditioner, it might be easy to just choose the same type you’ve had in the past, simply out of familiarity. But you should definitely take the time to consider your options.

You want to do what will work best for you, and the only way to know is to do a little research. One thing to consider is whether you want a central air conditioner or a heat pump. They both offer benefits, so it’s a matter of which meets your needs. Let’s look at some details.

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Are Heat Pumps Suitable for Alabama’s Climate?

Monday, May 22nd, 2023
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A quick bit of research about heat pumps can easily tell you that they’re excellent for providing cooling in any climate. What’s a little harder to determine is just how well they work at providing heating.

If you’re considering getting a heat pump in Alabama, you need to know precisely what to expect from it in our climate. Is it a reasonable choice? Will it provide all the heating you need? Here’s some specific information to help you form your own conclusions.

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What Sets Apart Ductless Mini Splits?

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Making your house a home means making it as much your own as possible. That takes more than just a coat of paint and furniture choices though. How are you going to enjoy the home that you’ve put effort into bringing together if it isn’t comfortable?

We want to help make sure that you can enjoy your home all year long. We know Alabama is full of different kinds of houses, including some that don’t have ductwork. Did you know that you can still enjoy whole-house heating and cooling though?

No matter what kind of home you’re in, you can likely find a good home comfort solution by installing a ductless mini split in Shelby County, AL.

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Start the Year Off With a Great Fireplace

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Have you ever noticed just how much a good fireplace can add to a room? Not only does a fireplace offer you some warmth, but it also serves as a focal point for whatever room it is in. It helps improve comfort and ambiance.

If you are looking at getting a fireplace installed in your home or you need a different fireplace service in Shelby County, AL, our team will be the one you can count on. You can learn more about your fireplace service options below.

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Count On Us For These Electrical Services

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Without a good electrical system in your house, there’s very little modern technology that would end up working right. Issues with your electrical services can not only leave you in an uncomfortable or even dark home, they can even create safety hazards.

Keeping your electrical system in good working order is important. That’s why you need to work with professionals to keep your electrical appliances and system in check. When you need expert electrician services in Shelby County, AL, you can trust our team to provide whatever you need.

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The Benefits Of Hiring a Professional For Your Commercial HVAC Needs

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Keeping a commercial space like an office or storefront comfortable throughout the year can be tough to do. This is especially true in the summer season with high heat beating on your door every day. But you aren’t without help, thankfully.

Using a commercial HVAC in Shelby County, AL can ensure that your space remains comfortable even when the weather seems out of control. And working with a trained professional to keep this system in good condition ensures that it will be able to help you for many years to come.

Read on to learn more about why working with a professional who is trained to handle your commercial HVAC system is so important.

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