7 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Commercial Electrician

June 21, 2022 | Electrical

When it comes to electrical work for commercial properties, hiring a professional, experienced commercial electrical contractor is crucial. Whether you need electrical installations, repairs, or maintenance, it’s important to choose the right electrician who can handle the specific requirements of commercial wiring. Hiring an inexperienced contractor creates the risk of significant mistakes, which can cause […]

How to Turn Your A/C into a Smart Air Conditioner

June 20, 2022 | Air Conditioning

Nowadays, there are lots of new technologies for turning your A/C into a smart air conditioner. Many of them don’t require an investment in A/C replacement. In fact, you can use a smart controller to make your existing system more efficient and save money. Air conditioner efficiency is rated using its Season Energy Efficiency Ratio, […]

Where to Place a 4,000 BTU Air Conditioner?

June 1, 2022 | Air Conditioning

A British Thermal Unit, or BTU, is a standard unit of measurement to determine how much energy per hour an air conditioner uses to remove heat. You may need a 14,000 BTU, 20,000 BTU, 24,000 BTU, or larger air conditioner, depending on the size of your home. But a 4,000 BTU system is just fine […]

When Should I Get an AC Tune Up?

May 24, 2022 | Air Quality

You can’t expect your air conditioner to work flawlessly if you don’t take care of it. Generally, it’s best not to wait until the AC starts to act up to schedule service. An AC tune-up should be done twice a year—one before summer and again before winter. Late spring is the best time to schedule […]

How to Set up an In-Ground Sprinkler System

May 22, 2022 | Sprinkler system

Setting up an in-ground sprinkler system is a pretty big undertaking, from planning to digging, to installing a complete piping system. Many people try to install a sprinkler system as a DIY project. But before you get started, it’s important to know what kind of work goes into this. The system consists of buried pipe, […]

What Goes into an AC Tune Up?

May 12, 2022 | Air Quality

An AC tune-up is the best way to keep your air conditioner running efficiently, and avoid a breakdown on one of the hottest days or nights of the year. But what exactly does this entail? An HVAC contractor will recommend an annual tune-up once a year; or twice annually if you have an older unit. […]

Can Indoor Air Quality Testing Improve Your Spring?

May 11, 2022 | Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is an issue for every home. Air pollution can have a negative impact whether it occurs outdoors or indoors. Testing IAQ enables the identification of specific pollutants so that the proper measures can be taken. For your spring, this can mean finding particular allergens and using the right methods to remove […]

Black Hills’ Easy Guide to Electrical Panel Labels

May 10, 2022 | Electrical

As a homeowner or renter, it’s important to be able to read your electrical panel. If you can’t tell what some circuit breakers are for, your safety may be at risk. The electrical panel distributes electricity that enters from the utility grid to all the circuits in your home. Electrical panel labels are needed for […]

Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning Off?

April 25, 2022 | Heating

Furnaces normally cycle on and off to keep your home at a steady warm temperature. Short cycling is when it goes on and off too quickly. This can strain the system and can lead to expensive repairs if it’s not corrected. Your furnace may even fail prematurely, requiring the entire unit to be replaced. If […]

When Is the Best Time for Air Conditioner Replacement?

April 4, 2022 | Air Conditioning

If you’ve had your AC for a long time, chances are replacement has been considered or will be soon. Many people are tempted to consider their purchase as the temperatures start climbing. However, this might not be the best strategy. Here, we’ll look at when you should consider air conditioning replacement. Consider AC Replacement in […]