FB Integrated Solutions Inc. Blog : Archive for November, 2018

Do Storms Threaten Your Electrical System?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

white question mark on blue circle with white backgroundHave you ever noticed you find yourself replacing lightbulbs and appliances such as your microwave or toaster oven more often than you should have to? If this is the case, then there’s a pretty good chance that what you need for your home is proper surge protection. This is a vital step in protecting your household’s most important electronic devices!

But how do power surges occur? Well, for one thing, storms. And depending on the time of year, there’s a good chance you can experience one that really does a number on your home. Storms aren’t the only threat to your electrical power—which we’ll discuss more below—but are important to note in discussing the necessity of surge protection.

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How Can a Generator Help You Stay Safe?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

technicians installing generatorWinter may still be a ways off, but temperatures have already dropped to the point that you’ve likely already started prepping your home for the season. Hopefully, this included having your heating system maintained, and making sure that your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are functioning. On that note, it’s typically recommended that you test your detectors twice a year, and a good way to remember when to do it is when the time changes.

What else can you do to prepare, and make sure your home stays safe this winter? Well, if you don’t already have one, you can have a whole-house generator installed by professional electricians in Winchester, MA.

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