Save Money On Baseboard Heating By Directing Heat Where You Want It

Electric baseboard heat has a number of advantages. It can easily be installed in existing homes, requiring very little space, because no ducts are needed. It's silent, using the principle that heat rises to create air circulation. With no moving parts, there's very little that can go wrong. And it allows you to heat different areas of the home to different temperatures to lower your energy usage. When people think of electric heat, however, there's one worry that seems to come up frequently: cost. Read More 

Staying Comfortable And Protecting Your Investment - Tips For Home HVAC Maintenance

Owning your own home can be one of the most exciting and satisfying times of your life. However, it also comes with a wide variety of challenges that you need to be prepared to face. The new maintenance tasks that come with home ownership can seem daunting to an inexperienced homeowner, and perhaps no task is more important than guaranteeing a comfortable temperature and environment. Below, you'll find a guide to some steps you should take to maintain your home HVAC system. Read More 

Two Signs That A Home Has Outdated Electrical Wiring

If you are in the market for a new home, it is very easy to be bowled over by the beautiful design and decor of a well-made house.  However, what you really want to pay attention to are signs that a home that you are interested in has outdated electrical wiring.  This is important because there are approximately 28,600 electrical fires each year, with the property damage and losses costing $1. Read More 

Making Sure Your Fixer-Upper Is Wired For The Twenty-First Century

When you are in the market for a house, there are a lot of things to think about. For example, if the home you are considering is older, there may be things on the inspection report that need to be corrected in order to make the home safe. One very important thing that may need to be updated is the wiring. Here are some things that you need to know in order to make sure that your new (to you) older home is wired for the twenty-first century. Read More 

5 Often Missed Indicators You May Need An Electrician For Updates In Your Old Home

Older homes are full of features that are quite desirable to the prospective homeowner. From architectural features that have long been forgotten, to sturdy building materials, antiquated homes have a lot to offer. However, when it comes to electricity, do not be surprised if you find that your lovely older home is found lacking -- in some cases, so much so that your home is not completely safe. Unfortunately, you may not always know that the features in your home are in need of an overhaul, unless you get advice from a professional electrician. Read More