FB Integrated Solutions Inc. Blog : Archive for November, 2015

Why Invest in a Portable Generator?

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Should you have any reason to worry about prolonged power outages in your home, you are smart to consider the installation of a whole-house generator on your property. If power outages are rarely an issue, though, or if they tend to be resolved quite promptly in your area, then you may not think that investing in a whole-house generator is worthwhile. Even so, you may want to have a bit of extra security in the event that the power to your home does go out. For a little extra peace of mind, at a much more affordable price, a portable generator in Dracut, MA is worth considering. Give FB Electrical Services Inc. a call to learn more about available makes and models.

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Should I Be Using GFCI Outlets?

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Nowadays, we use more gadgets and appliances than ever before in our homes. Whether you use yours to make your life more convenient and comfortable, or merely to entertain yourself and your family, you need to know that you are accessing the electricity needed to power your appliances and electronics safely. That is why you need to make use of GFCI outlets in Needham, MA. You don’t need to replace every outlet in your home with a GFCI outlet, of course—though we’re happy to do the job if you want that extra level of security. There are certain areas in which they are advisable, though, and even mandated by local codes and regulations. Read on, and contact FB Electrical Services Inc. for more information.

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Is a Generator Recommended for Winter Use?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

We’re guessing that we don’t have to remind you of just how brutal last winter was here on the east coast. With incredible amounts of snowfall, the likes of which we’d not seen in decades, even the most seasoned veterans of winters in the Northeast found themselves caught a bit off guard. In addition to the cold and the absolute mess resulting from the fast and frequent snowfall, falling tree limbs, high winds, and other environmental conditions can easily result in the loss of power during a winter storm. Because of this, investing in a whole-house generator in Newton, MA is absolutely an option to consider. They aren’t just for hurricane seasons in tropical locations, after all. If you think you’d like to protect your home with a whole-house generator this winter, give FB Electrical Services Inc.

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Why Choose a Nest Thermostat?

Monday, November 9th, 2015

When it comes to your HVAC system, your thermostat is the central hub, of sorts. It is with your thermostat, after all, that you take control of your heating and air conditioning system at large. What if your thermostat could do more than simply adjust temperatures, though? What if it could become an integral part of the way that you interact not just with your HVAC, system with your entire house? That is precisely the sort of interaction that you can expect when you utilize a Nest thermostat in Needham, MA. Of course, if you hope to get the most from your new Nest thermostat, it is important that this device is installed by a trained professional. Contact FB Electrical Services Inc. to ensure that this is the case.

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Hazards of Old Wiring in Homes

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

We don’t set out to alarm people enough to make them dial our number. That being said, it is our responsibility as professional electricians to inform our community about certain issues. One of the greatest risks that you run in your home is using very old electrical wiring. We’ve put together a few examples of the hazards that such wiring can pose to properties, and to the residents living within those properties. If you have any concerns at all about your electrical wiring in Brookline, MA, contact us right away. One of the fine electricians on the FB Electrical Services Inc. team will be happy to answer your questions and to evaluate your system for you. 

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