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 | Air Conditioning

Your HVAC system, in addition to maintaining comfortable temperatures and controlling humidity, plays an important role in air quality. A fresh air intake allows the system to bring fresh air in from outside and deliver it to rooms via specialized vents. Your home is legally required to have a fresh air intake if a gas […]

How to fix a shower drain

August 12, 2022 | Plumbing

If your shower drain is clogged or leaking, there are some ways you can fix it. How you proceed depends on what the problem is. We’ll explain how to fix a shower drain and when you should call a plumber to handle your drain troubles. Boiling Water: Heat water on a stove in a pot, […]

What Do I Need a 250 Volt Outlet For?

August 9, 2022 | Electrical

As you walk through your home, you’ll see many electrical outlets. But not all of them are the same; in fact, some may be better suited for some purposes than others. Outlets come in many forms with different specifications. A 250-volt outlet has a higher capacity than both the 120-volt and 15-amp outlet used to […]

How Much Should HVAC Ductwork Installation Cost?

August 2, 2022 | Air Conditioning

The cost of HVAC ductwork installation can vary considerably. According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost to install ducts and vents is $10 to $20 per square foot. The size of your ductwork is a major factor in the overall amount you’ll spend. But costs are also influenced by the materials used, type of ductwork, its purpose, […]