MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for January, 2016

An Outlet Isn’t Working: Why This Isn’t Necessarily a “Small” Problem

Monday, January 25th, 2016

You have many outlets in your house, and you probably use most of them. In fact, a few may have a large electrical demand placed on them through a power strip. At times, you might discover an outlet isn’t working, providing no power to anything plugged into it. It’s easy to dismiss this as a minor problem and just use a different plug, planning to “get around” it until you have the outlet repaired at some future point.

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Is Winter Too Late to Schedule Heating Maintenance?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The period when HVAC contractors advise homeowners to arrange for annual heating system inspections and tune-ups is the fall. This helps homes get a head start on the winter weather, and it’s always a good idea to schedule maintenance for a system during the time right before it’s expected to take on the most work.

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Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality during Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

The winter is one of the worst times for air quality in homes. Spring is known as allergy season, but winter can be just as bad—if not worse—when it comes to airborne pollutants in a house. The reason for this is the level of insulation and heat sealing on a home during cold weather.

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Now Is a Great Time to Have a New Water Heater Installed

Monday, January 4th, 2016

It’s now 2016, and it’s time to get started on those New Year’s resolutions you made. We would like to add a resolution to your list, and it’s not a difficult one: have a new water heater installed this January.

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