FB Integrated Solutions Inc. Blog : Archive for August, 2016

Should You Have De-Ice Cables Installed On Your Roof this Fall?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

It may seem way too early to think about ice on your roof, but summer is coming to a close in less than a month, and the milder temperatures are the perfect time to think about servicing your HVAC system, doing preparedness tasks around the home, and yes, thinking about the possibility of ice and snow on your roof when winter comes around.

At FB Electrical, we’ve recently acquired a boom truck that allows us to effectively and efficiently perform many important electrical services—de-ice cable installation being one. There are many beneficial reasons to have these cables installed on your roof this fall. We’ve shared a few below.

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The Importance of Hiring a Professional Commercial Electrician

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

When it comes to choosing a service professional to do work on your commercial property, it’s important to understand that they are not all created equal. Take electricians, for example. You want to ensure that the electrician you hire has the expertise, training, and skills necessary to perform commercial building electrical jobs of all kinds.

You can trust that you’ve hired true professionals when our team is on the job. Not only are we licensed and trained to conduct this type of work, but we are well-equipped to do so as well. In fact, we just recently acquired a new boom truck, which allows us to complete all sorts of commercial electricity jobs, from parking lot lighting and garage lighting to de-icing and snow melting cable installations and repairs.

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Reduce Your Monthly Bills with These Energy Saving Tips

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

As we near the end of summer, we’re still contending with temperatures in the 90 degree region. As a result, we are using our air conditioners for the majority of the day, every day. This puts a lot of strain on your electricity, which is probably reflected on your summertime utility bills. The good news is, there are a number of ways in which you can save energy, and thus reduce your electric bills. We’ve cited a few examples below.

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Is it Ever Too Late to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

The short answer to this question is, no. There’s no written rule saying that you have to wait until a certain time of year to replace your air conditioner. Summer may almost be over but temperatures are still staying fairly warm, and as such you want a properly functioning system.

It’s actually better to plan an air conditioner replacement than to suddenly need one due to an unexpected breakdown, for your convenience and comfort. Do be sure, however, that you schedule your air conditioning replacement with a skilled, trained and licensed HVAC professional, such as one of the members of our team.

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What You Need to Know About Rewiring a Basement

Monday, August 8th, 2016

When it comes to DIY jobs, electrical wiring is one thing that you should avoid. Most wiring or rewiring jobs are incredibly complex, and require the expertise of trained and licensed professional electricians, such as the members of our staff. You also don’t want to trust this job to an amateur or a general “handyman” as they most likely lack the necessary training to do the job right.

One of the most popular rewiring jobs people choose to proceed with is finishing their basement, which requires a good amount of rewiring throughout. Keep reading to learn more about what this type of job requires, and why you should only trust the professionals to complete it.

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Beware These Common AC Electrical Problems

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Air conditioning systems are complex electro-magnetic appliances that can very easily have an electrical issue develop at one time or another. If there is any time that safety trumps convenience, it’s when you have an electrical problem. So, be sure to contact the professionals on our team if you suspect you have an AC electrical problem, as our staff is highly trained and licensed to do this type of work. First though, you should understand what some of the most common AC electrical problems are.

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