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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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Consider Radiant Heating for Your Home

Monday, October 9th, 2017

a family home in the suburbs on a sunny winter day.It’s that time of year. You know, the time of year where we begin to prepare for cold weather. With fall officially here, temperatures are beginning to cool down and you’ve likely started preparing your home for this as well, by protecting your pipes from freezing, ensuring your heating system is ready for the cold, maintaining other home components, and more. One thing you might not have considered yet, however, is the installation of a radiant heating system.

Before we go any further, we want to stress how important it is that when you do choose to have such a system installed, you only hire a professional Waltham, MA electrician for the job. Hiring an amateur can lead to costly mistakes, and even injuries that you could be held liable for.

When we talk about radiant heating, we aren’t just talking about a heating system to keep you warm, though there is an effective radiant heating system for that, but rather ways to protect the exterior of your home during our long and cold winters. Keep reading to learn more!

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Choosing a Heater: Should You Go With an Electric Model?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

dog sleeping on wood floor in front of radiatorWith our coldest weather just around the corner, now is the time to think about the best ways to stay warm. And if you’re on the market for a new heating system, there are a number of options to choose from. Options include gas powered systems, which are still very popular amongst homeowners. But there are many reasons one may choose an electric heater, such as a radiant heating system.

First and foremost, we want to mention how important it is that you hire a professional electrician in Cambridge, MA to complete any type of electrical installation or electric work, to ensure your safety and the protection of your home. Homeowners are sometimes quick to dismiss the idea of electric heating options, naming operational costs as a reason. It’s true, that electricity is higher in cost than using natural gas, but electric models do have their advantages.

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How Can Thermostat Settings Impact Your HVAC Systems?

Monday, August 14th, 2017

a temperature gauge showing just the right temperatureAmong the many reasons you may need to hire a professional electrician in Cambridge, MA is because you need to have a thermostat hardwired to your central HVAC or heat pump system. Having your thermostat professionally installed and serviced is essential to ensuring reliable performance from your air conditioner or heater, throughout the year. Without this, you may have your thermostat improperly located, or calibrated, which can cause problems.

But proper thermostat installation is just the beginning. To save energy—and subsequently, money—it’s important to look at your thermostat settings. Since we’re currently in the throes of summer, we’d like to go over some tips with you on how your thermostat settings can impact your air conditioner, and why raising your settings during this time of the year is actually a really smart move.

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How Can You Determine if Your Electrician is a Professional?

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

There are certain jobs you’ll do in your home over the years that require nothing but some basic knowledge and a YouTube video. Electrical work, however, is not one of these jobs. Electrical jobs can not only be dangerous, but can also lead to property damage if not done correctly.

But how do you go about finding a true professional? Certainly, you want a service provider you can trust to do the job correctly and safely, and you want a job you can rely on. Keep reading to learn more about what separates a professional electrician from the rest.

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