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

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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Why You Should Only Hire a Professional for Your Commercial Electric Needs

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

There are many projects you can take on yourself, or hire a general handyman to do, in your home. However, your commercial space or business is a whole different story. When you need work done there, you run the risk of creating a business interruption, which could be detrimental to your bottom line. Therefore, it’s essential that you only trust a professional for your commercial electrical work—no matter what the job is.

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Don’t Ignore These Signs of Electrical Trouble!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

When’s the last time you gave much thought to your home’s electrical system? Chances are that unless you’ve experienced a power outage or you’ve had circuit breakers tripping on a regular basis, it was not very recently. It’s important to realize that frayed wires, loose connections, and similar electrical problems are not unique to any one type of household—anyone can experience these problems.

Without appropriate repairs, these problems can short out important appliances or even start a fire. When it comes to repairing electrical problems though, you should only trust a trained and licensed electrician, such as the members of our staff. But the only way to know it’s time to give us a call for repairs is if you know the signs that a repair is needed in the first place. Keep reading to learn about these indicators.

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Get Your Generator Installed Before Winter Hits

Monday, November 28th, 2016

It may not officially be winter yet, however temperatures have declined to the point that we can no longer deny it is on its way. Over the years, we’ve seen the news about homes and families—even locally—who have been stranded for days with no heat or power because of a widespread outage in relation to winter storms.

Crews work as fast as they can when these scenarios occur to get your home back on track. However, they can only work so quickly, and many times the weather doesn’t cooperate as we hope it will so they can get the power back up quickly. Therefore, homeowners are sometimes left without heat, refrigeration, or the use of any important appliances. That is, at least, if they don’t have an effective and efficient whole-house generator.

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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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Is There Any Reason Not to Get This Home Security Device?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

It’s easy to believe that homes without security systems are must more likely to be targeted by a burglar that ones that are equipped with an efficient home security system. Many times, the simple presence of an alarm system can be enough to protect your home and your family from a break-in.

There are occasions in which a burglar will enter a home without knowing whether or not there are actually any occupants inside or not. This can quickly escalate to a dangerous situation. If this is not enough to convince you to have a burglar alarm installed, keep reading for some more benefits.

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Beware These Common AC Electrical Problems

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Air conditioning systems are complex electro-magnetic appliances that can very easily have an electrical issue develop at one time or another. If there is any time that safety trumps convenience, it’s when you have an electrical problem. So, be sure to contact the professionals on our team if you suspect you have an AC electrical problem, as our staff is highly trained and licensed to do this type of work. First though, you should understand what some of the most common AC electrical problems are.

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6 Considerations to Make When Having a Flat Screen TV Installed

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Most often, homeowners choose to have their flat screen TV mounted on a wall. Doing this requires finding studs, deciding on mount brackets, and in most cases adding new electrical outlets. That being said, this is not a job for an amateur or a DIY-enthusiast. Rather, it’s a job for a professional electrician. Keep reading to learn why.

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When Does Whole-House Rewiring Become Necessary?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Rewiring a home is no easy task, and not one that you would probably willingly take on yourself—nor should you. However, sometimes whole-house rewiring is necessary in order to improve daily electrical use and to increase home safety. This type of job requires a team of expert electricians who are licensed and trained in this type of electrical service.

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Is It Time for an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

For the average homeowner, electrical panels are not very well understood. Since the job of an electrical panel is to deliver electricity, the common assumption is that if you need more electricity to support your household, you should just be able to add more circuits. This is incorrect, though.

This is only part of your electrical panel’s job. It also acts as a safety device, channeling the electrical flow into circuits so your home gets the amount of electricity that’s allowed by the panel. If your home doesn’t have enough electricity, then it’s time to upgrade your electrical panel, but how do you know when this time has come?

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