Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for November, 2018

Signs You Need an Electrical Upgrade

Monday, November 26th, 2018

electrical-outletWhether we’re talking about rewiring or an electrical panel upgrade, chances are if you’re in a home over a few decades old, you’re going to need one or both of them at some time. Electrical problems are nothing to mess with. While a plumbing problem can inflict water damage and an HVAC issue can inconveniently leave you uncomfortable for a little while, electrical problems are actually dangerous.

It’s essential that you have professional electricians check the wiring in your home at least once every few years. Without this inspection, you’re increasing the risk of a problem occurring, however unintentional that may be. And remember, even with this type of electrical maintenance, there’s still a chance that an electrical issue can happen in your home. You should be familiar with some of the telltale signs of electrical problem so you can contact an electrician as soon as possible. These signs include:

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Is Your Home Protected Against Power Outages?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

houseNo, we’re not talking about surge protection. Though that is an important addition to your electrical system to protect your electronics and appliances from power surges, what we’re actually talking about is your generator. If you already have a whole-house generator in place, then you’re in good shape. But how well are you taking care of that system? It may be time for you to call for your annual generator maintenance in Mount Juliet, TN.

While major power outages don’t limit themselves to just the winter months, this is definitely when they are common, and it’s vital to make sure that your generator is always prepared to keep your important appliances running, whether it’s your heater, refrigerator, or even any medical devices you have that require electricity.

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