Thermostat Placement 101

April 30, 2021 | Electrical

Your thermostat keeps a constant check on the temperature in your home. The information it collects allows it to signal your furnace to start heating and air conditioner to start cooling. To work properly, it must have an accurate reading, which is why thermostat placement is so critical. Locations to Avoid Locations where a thermostat […]

Are Smart Thermostats Worth the Money?

April 22, 2021 | Electrical

Everyone wants to have the perfect temperature at home, but heating and cooling come at a cost. A standard thermostat turns your AC on and off based on the temperatures you set. Smart thermostats take it a step further with a range of features that automate temperature control. Traditional thermostats are affordable, while their modern […]

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

April 22, 2021 | News

At Black Hills Inc. Home Services, we believe in going the distance even when the going gets tough. There are heroes all around us, who have been helping the community during rough times. Have you noticed someone going the extra mile? It could be a store clerk or service professional doing a great job, a […]

How Can I Tell If My Ductwork Is Damaged?

April 15, 2021 | Air Quality

Spotting ductwork damage isn’t always easy. To make matters more complicated, the duct system branches throughout your home, delivering conditioned air to every room, and returning air back to your HVAC equipment. Ductwork problems can cause air leakage, which reduces energy efficiency, and indoor air quality problems. Sometimes air duct cleaning can resolve an issue, […]

Sump Pump Troubleshooting

April 2, 2021 | Plumbing

A sump pump problem can lead to expensive flood damage in your basement. It’s therefore important to recognize the signs that you need sump pump repair. Acting sooner rather than later can allow a technician to fix the problem before there’s more damage. In this sump pump troubleshooting guide, we’ll discuss a few common problems, […]