FB Integrated Solutions Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Electricians’

Tips Your Electrician Wants You to Know

Monday, January 28th, 2019

plug-in-outletWhen it comes to home safety, there’s a lot to consider. Most homeowners hear that term and think about home security—for example their alarm system and door locks. This is of course a very important part of making sure your home and family are protected, but that’s not what we’re here to talk about today.

Today, we want to give you some tips to keep you safe, from your electrical system. No, your wiring and electrical fixtures are not inherently dangerous. But they can be if you attempt electrical jobs on your own, or if you let old wiring go too long before being replaced. Keep reading for some electrical safety tips.

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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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Have You Fallen for Any of These Energy Saving Myths?

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Myths or Facts concept with business woman hand drawing on blackboardAs one of the Boston area’s lead resources for electrical services, we’re often party to a number of misconceptions from homeowners. It is our aim to provide you with optimal customer service, and we believe part of doing this is educating our customers on how they can best utilize their electrical fixtures and electronic appliances so that they are saving energy—by dispelling a few myths that you might still believe.

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Tips for Keeping Your Retail Business Safe

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Portrait of a diverse group of casually-dressed employees standing togetherThere are so many considerations to make when starting a retail business, or running one. Is your space in a highly trafficked area? Do you have the right licenses and certifications in place to conduct business in your city? How many employees will you need? How will you pay them?

It’s enough to leave your head spinning. But as detailed as you have to be, it’s easy to unintentionally minimize the importance of business security.

Factors such as burglary or fire damage are very real threats to any type of business, big or small. This is why it’s important to have an expertly designed security system installed by professional electricians in Lexington, MA, such as the pros you’ll find here on our team. What other steps can you take to ensure your retail business is as safe as possible?

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How to Stay Cool in a Summer Power Outage

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

white-question-mark-on-a-blue-backgroundWe’ll start this off by saying the best way to stay cool in a summer power outage is to prepare for a summer power outage now. We get it—you never know when a blackout might occur. True, widespread blackouts tend to be more common in the winter time, what with the storms we experience. However, take it from our Peabody, MA electricians… that doesn’t mean homeowners are immune to them in the summer.

And when the power does go out in the summer, all of the sudden you’re stuck without an air conditioner, without refrigeration, and generally without a way to keep cool. At least, this is the case if you don’t prepare.

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Your Thermostat and Its Impact On Your Heater

Monday, January 1st, 2018

thermostat on a blue sky backgroundThis may come as a surprise to you, but your annual heating and cooling efforts actually can, and probably do, account for half of your entire energy usage, and therefore your energy costs. So, it makes sense that you want to use your HVAC systems as efficiently as possible, to save as much money as possible. But what’s the easiest way to cut your energy use?

You may think it’s by ceasing to use your heating and cooling systems altogether. But this is silly, not to mention impractical. Rather, the way to cut down on your energy use without sacrificing your comfort and the comfort of your household is by using one small electrical component in the way that it is meant to be used. We are talking about a thermostat, professionally installed and services by experienced and qualified Weston, MA electricians.

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Use Your Ceiling Fan to Your Advantage This Winter

Monday, December 4th, 2017

wooden ceiling fan on grey ceilingOne of our goals as professional Cambridge, MA electricians is to answer any questions you might have about your electrical system, and also provide you with tips and advice that can help you save money and feel more comfortable in your home. Today, we’d like to do just that by giving you a little wisdom about ceiling fans.

Ceiling fans help improve the efficiency of your HVAC systems—not just your air conditioner, but your forced-air heater too! This can help keep you warmer in the winter and help to save you money as well. Read on to discover how a ceiling fan improves both summertime comfort and winter comfort—and if you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

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