Is Your AC Ready for Replacement?

August 26th, 2019

ac-technicianGeez, summer isn’t even over yet then we’ve got all winter to get through. Why are we talking about replacing ACs already?

Well, because it pays to be prepared. If your air conditioner is struggling to get through the end of the summer, and repairs are no longer justified due to age or overall dissatisfaction with the system, why wait until next summer? Doesn’t it make more sense to get out ahead of the problem, rather than to wait for summer to be on the horizon once more?

Even if you’re not necessarily thinking about replacing your system immediately, it is always a good idea to keep some reasons for replacement in mind. When you get used to a “pretty decent” performance from your air conditioner, it can be easy to forget that you deserve so much more! In today’s post, we’ll cover some reasons why homeowners might want to seriously consider an AC replacement. We’re here for your air conditioning services in New Hampshire. Continue Reading

How Ductless Air Conditioning Saves Money

August 12th, 2019

ductless-blower-and-remoteThe ductless mini split is a modern marvel of air conditioning. It’s no wonder homeowners are often confused as to why the initial cost of them can be hefty compared to other, more conventional air conditioning systems. However, contrary to this belief, the ductless mini-split system can save you a lot of money in the long run.

New Hampshire summers are hot, and the winters can be brutally cold. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have a single heat pump system to both cool and heat your home when you need it? Why purchase an air conditioner and a heating system when you could kill two birds with one stone and potentially save yourself a nice sum of money?

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3 Benefits of Central Air Conditioning

July 29th, 2019

AC-unitI’ve thought about adding central air conditioning to my home, but I just haven’t taken the plunge. How beneficial could it really be over my window—

Sorry to interrupt, but the answer is: a lot. Comparing central air conditioning to window units is like comparing your favorite fruit to that same fruit after it’s been sitting in the compost for a couple of weeks.

In today’s post, we are going to cover 3 reasons why you should opt for central air conditioning in New Hampshire. Before we do, we want to highlight one major difference. A central air conditioner needs to be professionally installed. And when you invest in something as major as a whole-house cooling system, you want to know that you’ve got the best people on the job. That means working with us. From the sizing of your system to its design and integration into your home, you can count on our team to do the job right, right from the start.  Continue Reading

Ask an Electrician: How Do I Use My Ceiling Fan?

July 15th, 2019

fanSeriously? There’s a chain right on it! Just pull the thing!

Okay, okay. Most homeowners understand how to turn on their ceiling fans. That is not the subject of today’s post, though. (However, if you were wondering, yes—there is probably a chain hanging down that you can pull!)

Today’s post isn’t about firing up the ceiling fan, it’s about using the ceiling fan in the most effective way. And yes, it actually is possible to use a ceiling fan incorrectly! That may come as a surprise, but our Electricians in Alstead, NH have had to correct homeowners before.

So if you have a ceiling fan, this post is just what you need to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your fixture. And if you’ve always been on the fence about a ceiling fan, or if you think that they’re just an old-fashioned, outdated relic, this post will show you just how wrong you are! Read on to learn more. Continue Reading

Common Causes of Clogged Drains

July 1st, 2019

pipe-flowIf there is one guarantee in life, it’s that you’ll run into a clogged drain eventually.

Seeing that in print makes us realize that maybe this isn’t the catchiest phrase, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s true. You are going to encounter clogged drains in your home at some point. When you do, you should at least know that you haven’t willingly, if unwittingly, contributed to those clogs. That’s where today’s post comes into play.

You’re not doing it on purposes, we realize, but there is a good chance that some practices in your home are actually contributing to your slow-moving or backed up drains. Keep the following information in mind, and you just may be surprised at how much you are able to reduce the occurrence of clogs in your property. There’s no fix-all cure, but if you can limit drain clogs in your home, why not do everything possible? Then, when you do run into a clog, be sure to call us to work with a trusted plumber in Chester, VT. Continue Reading

Homeowner Tips: Common Electrical Problems

June 17th, 2019

plug-in-outletWouldn’t it be nice if every single system in your home worked exactly as it should at all times? Okay, that was a nice divergence into fantasy land. Now that we’re back in reality, let’s acknowledge the fact that you are going to run into problems with the systems in your home. Your electrical system is certainly no exception to this rule. That is why it is so important to work with electricians that you can trust in Acworth, VT.

While we by no means alarmists looking to scare homeowners into purchases or plan memberships that they don’t really need, we do want to remind you that your electrical system can prove dangerous if it is not working properly. That is why you need to take any problems with the system very seriously and work with trained professionals when issues come up. Look out for these common signs of electrical problems in your home, and be sure to handle them proactively by dialing our number.

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Replacing Your Water Heater? Consider Going Tankless

June 3rd, 2019

tankless-water-heaterThis time of year, homeowners are starting to think about their air conditioning systems more and more. Sure, it’s spring in Vermont, and that means that the weather hasn’t been hot—or even particularly warm. That will change, though, and the anticipation of that change is part of why people are getting so AC-focused. Don’t overlook those other systems in your home that need your attention. Specifically, we’re talking about your water heater.

If you are ready to replace an old water heater with a newer, more efficient model, or if you’re moving into a brand new home this summer and need to figure out which appliance is right for you, give us a call. Our plumbers in Walpole, VT, are some of the finest in the business, and we’ll make sure that you have what you need. You might just decide that the tankless water heater is the answer you’ve been looking for. Continue Reading

Don’t Overlook Potential Air Conditioning Problems

May 20th, 2019

AC-technicianOkay, you’ve got your air conditioner all tuned-up for the upcoming cooling season. Maybe you even replaced an old AC with a brand new, more efficient model. Should be smooth sailing from here, right?

Well, not necessarily.

We’re not the gloom and doom type, mind you, but we are realistic. We’ve been in this industry for many years, and the fact is that air conditioning problems are inevitable. The key to a successful AC experience isn’t to avoid problems entirely, but to address them promptly when they do develop.

That means that you need to know what to look (and listen, and feel!) for. Here are some tips to help you spot problems early on. Continue Reading

Are You Frequently Tripping Circuit Breakers?

May 6th, 2019

working-on-breaker-panelIf you’ve ever worked with us before, then you know that we take the comfort of our clients very seriously.  That is why we offer such a wide range of HVAC systems and services. However, we also take your safety seriously.  That is why we strongly suggest that you leave any electrical services in Springfield, VT, to the pros on our team. Electricity is an incredible resource, but it can be dangerous if not properly used in and distributed throughout your home.

One sign that something might be wrong with your electrical system in a broad sense is the need for frequent trips to the breaker panel. If you find yourself going down to the basement or into the utility closet to reset breakers with increasing regularity, then now is the time to act. It may be an issue with a very simple fix right now, but it could devolve into a more complex—and potentially dangerous—situation if you give it enough time. Continue Reading

Can Ductless Air Conditioning Save Me Money?

April 22nd, 2019

ductless-acThe short answer to the question asked in this title is yes, it can! In fact, energy savings—which translate to money savings—are among the greatest benefits that ductless mini splits in Bellows Falls have to offer. Does this mean that spending your money on a ductless mini split is definitely going to save you money? No, because even a great system won’t impress if you fail to schedule that system’s installation and ongoing services with trained, qualified professionals.

Fortunately for you, you’ll never have to worry about a shoddy installation or subpar service quality when you work with the ductless mini split pros on our team. We service and install the finest systems from some of the most trusted brands in the industry. So read on, consider your air conditioning goals, and let us know if you think that going ductless is the right choice for your home. And keep these benefits in mind when making your choice! Continue Reading