GFCI Outlets

Grounding became required for laundry room outlets by the National Electrical Code (NEC) in 1947, and for all branch circuits in a building by 1962. Grounding a circuit gives electricity a path to earth so it will not pass through a human’s body or flammable building materials. It reduces the chances of shocks, but the […]

Electrical Ground Faults

Your electrical system is a complicated system, made up of circuits connected by wires and regulated by circuit breakers. Since it is such a complicated system, problems can arise in a number of ways and it all comes down to which circuit is experiencing trouble and where. The symptoms of electrical trouble also depend on […]

Electrical Safety in Your Home

Electricity plays a huge rule in our lives, powering our homes, lights, appliances, electronics, and more. It is a luxury that we often do not realize can be potentially dangerous. Electricity-related accidents can result in the loss of properties, limbs, and even lives. While these cases are typically accidental, they can sometimes be the result […]

The Cost Of a Ductless Mini-Split in Wilmington, DE

Here in Wilmington, DE, the cost of a Carrier ductless mini-split system, fully installed and ready to turn on, starts around $4,600 and goes up from there depending on a number of factors. If your electrical service requires an upgrade to accommodate the addition of the mini-split system, there is a cost associated with that […]

Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

Your furnace is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home. If your oil or gas furnace is 12 years old or younger and has been properly maintained, don’t worry about replacing it just yet. The average life expectancy of a furnace is 16-20 years. Focus on the energy efficiency of other […]

Top Reasons to Invest in a Generator

Are you unsure of whether you should buy a standby generator or a portable generator, or if you should buy a generator at all? For starters, a standby generator will help keep your household up and running during the toughest of weather conditions. Still not convinced? Keep reading: Shelter & Protection Standby generators are permanently […]

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Did you know that indoor air pollution can be a bigger problem for your health than outdoor air pollution? It is usually caused by a buildup of dust, dirt, mold, humidity, and other allergens. Sealing our homes for energy efficiency can also lead to a build-up of fumes and other biological irritants. Here are some […]

Ductless Heat and Cooling in a Middletown, DE Garage

Ductless Mini Split Replaces Space Heaters in Middletown, DE Garage One of the things we love about Carrier ductless heating and cooling systems is what they can do for additions, bonus rooms, garages, basements, attics, and sunrooms. All of these spaces have the same thing in common: They are usually difficult to keep comfortable all […]

Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner Installation in Wilmington, DE

Lovely, classic homes like this one in Concord Heights are perfect candidates for a Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner Installation in Wilmington, DE. They were built before central heat and air were standard. Consequently, homes like this one rely on fans and window air conditioners to keep cool in the summer. With our increasingly hot and […]

Carrier Ductless Installation in Wilmington, DE

Built in the 1920s, long before central air conditioning was invented, this classic colonial style home was a perfect candidate for a Carrier ductless mini-split installation in Wilmington, DE. The homeowners were frustrated trying to keep their home cool in our increasingly hot and humid summers. They wanted a better and more efficient solution than […]