The role of exhaust fans is to let your home exhale, the key for every effective ventilation system. They carry off moisture, fumes, odors, and smoke, promoting good air quality indoors. Exhaust fans also help prevent the buildup of bacteria and mold, which are both unhealthy for people. They also help remove humidity and moisture that can cause damage to surfaces and furnishings.
The good news is electrical services for home improvements and repairs may be tax deductible in certain circumstances. If your home is only used for personal use, then repairs are not tax deductible. However, there are still tax benefits for performing home improvements. If you do use part of your home for business, several tax benefits will be available.
Now that winter is on its way out, it’s time to get your pool and spa ready for spring by making sure their systems are in shape. This article will discuss how electrical services can help the swimming or soaking experience of your family and guests. For the best results, contact a licensed electrician who has lots of experience working on pools and spas.
As discussed in Part 1, electrical warehouse services can promote productivity, safety, and savings. The topics of Lighting, HVAC Systems, and Power were discussed. Part 2 will discuss Warehouse LED Lighting Upgrade and its advantages.
Monthly electrical bills can be quite considerable for companies with several big warehouses, and so a lighting retrofit that promotes energy efficiency in each facility can result in significantly less electrical consumption. The transition from older lighting technology to LED (light emitting diode) bulbs is perhaps the best first step because it will result in the largest savings in electrical costs. In many cases, the typical cost of a LED retrofit for a warehouse can be recouped within two years.
Did you know two of the top ten citations issued annually by OSHA to warehouse owners involve electrical violations? Working with a licensed electrical contractor experienced with warehouse regulations will minimize and perhaps eliminate regulatory issues. This two-part article will discuss various electrical warehouse services that will promote productivity, safety, and savings.
As mentioned in Part 1, the main advantage of living in a smart home is automation, and its foundation is structured wiring, which an experienced licensed electrical contractor can expertly install. Part 2 will discuss Doors & Windows, Lighting, Safety, and Security.
Doors & Windows
Wiring for openers that operate doors and windows can be integrated with the central control system of a smart home. Windows, along with their curtains and blinds, can be automated to open and close at certain temperatures or times. Should an unexpected storm strike, a smartphone can be used remotely to close an open window. Smart sensors can be installed at entryways, such as doors or garage doors, that sound an alarm if they are left open for an extended period of time.
The chief advantage of living in a smart home is automation, which provides several benefits this article will present. The foundation of smart home automation is structured wiring that an experienced licensed electrical contractor can expertly install. Smart home automation can be used to control the items below:
- Cooling and Heating
- Doors and Windows
An increasing number of homeowners are placing more emphasis on energy efficiency. Their two typical goals are decreasing their impact on the environment and reducing their utility bills. In either case, they can get a great start by talking to a licensed electrician about their home’s energy efficiency.
Many people are unaware that a skilled electrician can help conserve energy in their homes. Experienced electricians are knowledgeable about cost-effective methods that will greatly decrease electrical use. Below are three that you should strongly consider.
As discussed in Part 1, replacing your fuse box with circuit breakers will give your home’s electrical system greater reliability, power, and safety. Part 2 will discuss important considerations for this project. Hire an experienced licensed electrician to get the best results.
Every electrical upgrade will present some challenges. Occasionally, fuse boxes are “grandfathered”, meaning that some components of the electrical system not up to current code do not have to be replaced if they are left intact. However, replacing a portion of a grandfathered electrical system may require redoing the entire system to comply with current codes. As a result, project costs may skyrocket.
If you live in an older home, you may find an obsolete fuse box, along with outdated insulation and wires. Replacing a fuse box with circuit breakers will give your electrical system greater reliability, power, and safety. The following will discuss some important points to consider. Consult with an experienced licensed electrician before proceeding.