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“Do I Really Need a Whole-House Generator?”

Monday, February 11th, 2019

two-installers-working-on-generatorWith polar vortexes and other extreme weather our part of the country has seen over the years, whole-house generators in Andover, MA have become an increasingly important part of keeping families not only comfortable, but safe.

Whole-house generators have become increasingly common for homes in our area, and for good reason. Whether we’re dealing with a sudden rolling blackout of a planned blackout, we need the peace of mind as residents of Andover that we can stay protected in our home.

Have you considered installing a whole-house generator yet? Perhaps you aren’t sure where to start—not to worry! The best thing you can do is give our professionals a call. We are experts in the installation and service of these systems. Keep reading to learn more about generators and why a whole-house system will, in fact, benefit you.

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Is Degrading Electrical Wiring Threatening Your Household?

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Service technician testing a furnaceOf all the issues that could potentially threaten parts of your household, electrical problems are perhaps the most concerning. After all, while a plumbing problem can inflict water damage and a heating system issue could leave you uncomfortable for a couple of days, electrical wiring problems could cause electrocution and/or house fires.

It’s essential that you have a professional electrician in Andover, MA check the wiring in your home at least every few years. This will substantially decrease the likelihood that a severe problem will occur.

Even with this diligent maintenance, however, there’s still a chance an electrical wiring problem can happen, and therefore we urge all homeowners to be aware of the signs that their home has one. Should any of the following scenarios describe yours, give our team a call right away.

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Test Your Smoke and CO Detectors for Optimal Home Safety

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Common plastic white home smoke detector alarm, preventing an abnormal smoke in the room from perhaps a fire with a sound very loud. In the image, there is a big fire in the room and there is smoke that rises to the ceiling where is placed the equipement. This one is mounted on wooden ceiling. For example in France country, those smoke detector are required since march 2015. On the sensor is written that we should not paint it, and direction to open or close it, there is the test button because we need to check it regularly, and a red led indicating that the battery inside is always good.Are you moving into a new home? Whether that’s the case or it’s just been awhile since you’ve even thought about your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors, now is the time to check them. At least, if you want to have a safe home!

The NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association) set forth guidelines stating that the typical three-bedroom, two-bathroom house with a basement and an attic should have at least nine smoke detectors and four CO detectors. But even if you have this recommended number in your home, it doesn’t mean much if they aren’t working!

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How Would Your Home Stand Up in a Storm?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

generator being worked on by three techniciansWe’re not talking about the actual physical foundation and walls of our house when we ask this question, but rather your electrical system. How can you ensure that you’ll have power to the important systems and appliances in your home should a powerful storm come through?

In addition to making sure your heating system is well maintained for the winter season well on its way, we urge you to consider an electrical appliance that you never really think much about—until you need it. That’s your generator! So when you call to schedule your heating maintenance appointment, go ahead and arrange for Andover, MA generator maintenance, too.

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Dispelling Common Electricity Myths

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

two pronged electrical cordHere at FB Electrical Services, we provide quality electrical services and products. We want to ensure that you are well equipped with safe and effective electrical components whether it’s your home automation system, your indoor and outdoor lighting, or your kitchen appliances.

We also understand that electricity can be costly for the average homeowner, and we are more than happy to help you with energy saving tips. We’d also like to dispel some common electricity myths that could be wreaking havoc on your peace of mind, as well as your wallet. For additional information or to schedule reliable electrical services, reach out to an Andover, MA electrician on our team. In the meantime, read on to learn some of the most common electricity myths.

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Qualities to Look for in a Professional Electrician

Monday, September 11th, 2017

electrician working on wiresIn the internet-savvy society we live in today, it’s very easy to go online and find a service professional for just about any job you need done in your household. However, how do you find the one that will do the job at the best quality? When it comes to rewiring your home, upgrading an electrical panel, or even having light fixtures installed it will cost you to go with an amateur. So how can you avoid making this mistake?

If you’re searching for a professional Andover, MA electrician, you may be wondering just this. How do you decide on the right electrical company for the job? Fortunately for you, we’ve listed a few qualities below that you should keep an eye out for when searching for an electrician. We’re proud to live up to the expectations of our current clients, and look forward to doing the same for you.

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