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

Furnace Heat Exchangers: What Happens When Something Goes Wrong

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Gas-powered furnaces are extremely efficient and reliable sources of heat. Some homeowners worry about the safety of these appliances, but the truth is that today’s are built with much better technology that significantly reduces the risk of gas leaks and similar problems. However, one component of your furnace that you do need to be aware of is the heat exchanger. Cracks along this component are a concern and require the immediate attention of a professional, such as any member of our team.

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Does Your Home Need Rewiring?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Having your home’s entire electrical system rewiring is a large task, albeit sometimes a necessary one in order to improve your daily electrical use and increase home safety. A job of this caliber requires a team of professional electricians and should never be attempted by an enthusiastic “do-it-yourselfer” without training or experience. That’s what we’re here for.

If you are concerned that your home does in fact need rewiring, call for one of our professional electricians right away. We take pride the skills and training we have to ensure that a whole-house rewiring job is done correctly. Keep reading to learn more about this service and why you may need it.

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How Do Heated Driveways Work?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Radiant heated driveways have become a very popular option for homeowners across the Midwest and east coast, where winter temperatures often present quite the challenge to homeowners with the snow and ice that they bring. Can you imagine never having to shovel snow off your driveway again?

Imagine the convenience! True, you won’t be able to claim a “snow day” to get out of going to work, but at least you can leave your house on a whim. But what exactly are heated driveways, and how do they work? Will you need to have maintenance done on them? Keep reading to learn more.

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Don’t Let Snow and Ice Overtake Your Roof!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Temperatures are still mild enough that you likely aren’t thinking about the implications of snow and ice just yet, but now is actually the perfect time to start considering it, and deciding what you’re going to do about it when it hits.

A driveway heating system will help you with the inconvenience of shoveling snow and the safety concerns involved with walking on icy surfaces, but what about your roof? Winters are particularly harder on roofs than any other season, especially if you have an asphalt or shingle roof.

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What Should You Look for in a Commercial Electrical Service?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

You don’t have to tell us twice just how important a fully functioning electrical system is to the success of your commercial building or your business. When something goes wrong on your property, you need everything back up and running as fast as possible to avoid a serious business interruption and loss of profits.

Damage to your electrical system can certainly have a negative impact on your bottom line. So when you do find yourself in need of electrical repairs, who do you call?

A Company That Offers 24-Hour Service

Electrical failures are almost always a serious issue. It can leave your commercial space or business without power for hours, or even in danger of an electrical fire. When trouble brews, you don’t want to be stuck with a handyman or amateur electrician who requires you to wait until 9 A.M. on a Monday when the problem happens on a Friday evening. Ensure that you can trust your work to professional electricians with 24-hour availability, for your own peace of mind and convenience.

An Experienced Team

Of course, there’s nothing stopping a new company from hiring an electrician with years of experience. However, typically a newer company won’t be able to deliver you with the same confident level of quality as one that has decades of experience, such as our staff. It’s also far easier to put your trust in professional electricians who have shown that they deserve the respect of the community and their long-term clients.

A Team that Specializes in Commercial Services

This is perhaps the most important point—when you have a commercial space with electrical needs, you want a team on your side that is experienced with this kind of work. Commercial settings have specific electrical demands that aren’t seen in most residential properties. Technicians who can handle the wiring and electrical needs for a whole commercial building will have the necessary skill set to take care of whatever your repair needs are.

For commercial electrical repairs in Wellesley, MA, contact FB Electrical Services Inc. today!

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Do I Need a UV Air Purifier if I Have an Electronic Air Cleaner?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Were you aware that the air quality inside your home can be worse than that of the outdoors? While this is especially prevalent in spring, fall isn’t exactly a walk in the park. The change of seasons kicks up many allergens and debris that can make even the healthiest person ill.

Before you think, “Well I change the air filter in my HVAC system on a regular basis, so isn’t that enough?” consider this: Your HVAC system’s air filter is there to protect the inside components of the system, not your indoor air.

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