FAQs

Heating & Air (HVAC) Questions

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When my A/C cycles on, my lights blink. That normal?
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Why should I get my equipment serviced?
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If I have a boiler can I have air conditioning, air cleaning, or central humidification?
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What maintenance can I do myself?
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Should the thermostat be set at ON or AUTO?
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How often should I change my filter?
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How important is to get a system that it’s the right fit for my home?
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How often should I have my system serviced?

Plumbing Questions

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What can I put in my garbage disposal?
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Is it a big deal if my toilet is running?
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What happens if my water heater is leaking?
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How can I prohibit leaking pipes?
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What causes my faucet to drip?
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Why does my drain get clogged?

Electrical Questions

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What is the difference between a breaker panel and my old fuse panel?
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Can I plug any 110 volt device I wish into my regular 110 volt outlets throughout my house?
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What are the red and black buttons on my GFCI outlet?
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What is a GFCI device or breaker?
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What causes the lights in my house to flicker?
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Why do I blow fuses or why does my circuit breaker trip?
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What should I do if my lights, switches and receptacles don’t work?
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My smoke detector keeps chirping. What does this mean?
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Why do the bulbs in my exterior fixture burn out so often?
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Can I plug my coffee pot and toaster oven into the same kitchen counter outlet?
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Why does my recess can light cycle on and off since I put a larger wattage bulb in?
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I have a new home. Why does my refrigerator or freezer, located in my garage, keep going off?
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I have a 110 volt convenience outlet at my dock. Is this enough to power my new boat lift?
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Can I dim fluorescent lights?
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I have a 110 volt outlet on the exterior of my home. Can I plug my Christmas lights into it?
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Can I hang a paddle fan where a light is?
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If I have surge/lightning protection on my main service should I use point-of-use surge plugins at my TV, stereo, computer, etc.?
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What does it mean when my fluorescent lights are flickering or cycling on and off?
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I have surge/lightning protection on my home. Am I totally safe from lightning strikes?
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How do I reset my breaker when it has tripped off?
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When my air conditioner cycles on, I notice my lights blink. Is this normal?

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