How a Heat Pump Works

September 30, 2022 | Heat Pump

A heat pump is an efficient device that moves heat from one place to another. It can provide heat but also operate in reverse to cool a building. However, the process by which it does so is different than a standard air conditioner. We will explain the function of a heat pump, some parts found […]

Pro’s and Con’s of a Ductless Air Conditioner

September 22, 2022 | Air Conditioning

A ductless air conditioner is similar to a central AC system in that it has an outdoor compressor unit and an indoor air handler. However, it requires only a small hole in the wall to link the power cord, refrigerant tubes, and drainage lines between them. Does ductless heating and cooling live up to the […]

Complete Guide to Central Air Conditioning Installation

September 16, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Central air conditioning installation requires many considerations. We do not recommend doing it yourself, as this risks serious injury. It can also result in costly damage to the system. Only a licensed HVAC installer should take on the job. They are trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of AC installation to ensure you get the […]

What Does an Electrical Fire Smell Like?

September 8, 2022 | Electrical

A strange odor is a telltale sign of an electrical fire in your home. At Black Hills Home Services, our electricians are often asked, “What does an electrical fire smell like?” A strange smell that doesn’t go away should never be ignored. Recognizing it can mean the difference between disaster and averting major safety hazards. […]