How to Test a Light Socket

August 26, 2022 | Electrical

If you replaced a burnt-out bulb, but the new bulb doesn’t work either, is it a bad new bulb, or is the socket faulty? To test for light socket problems, you’ll need to determine if there’s a complete circuit allowing the socket to receive electricity. Electrons must flow in an uninterrupted path from the power […]

What’s the Purpose of a Fresh Air Intake?

August 23, 2022 | Heating

In addition to maintaining comfortable temperatures and controlling humidity, your HVAC system plays an important role in the indoor air quality of your space as well. A fresh air intake allows the HVAC system to pull fresh air from outside and channel it to rooms via specialized vents. Every home is legally required to have […]

What Do I Need a 250 Volt Outlet For?

August 9, 2022 | Electrical

As you walk through your home, most electrical outlets will be the standard ones you are used to. These are typically three-prong 120-volt, 15-amp outlets. One prong is the hot wire, another the neutral wire, and the third is the grounding wire.  You might see an occasional outlet that isn’t the same as the others. […]

How Much Should HVAC Ductwork Installation Cost?

August 2, 2022 | Air Conditioning

The cost of HVAC ductwork installation can vary considerably on many factors. According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost to install ductwork and vents is between $10 and $25 per square foot. The size of your ductwork is a significant factor in the overall amount you’ll spend. But costs are also influenced by the materials used, […]