Servall Electric Company Blog:Archive for February, 2017

Do Attic Fans Really Help That Much?

Monday, February 27th, 2017

attic-fans-helpWhen summer hits, there’s only so much you can do to keep your home as cool as possible. Of course, investing in a high-efficiency air conditioning system is a good start, but there are steps you can, and should, take to ensure that you are getting the most from that AC system.

Think about it—the hot summer sun beats down on your roof for hours on end during the summer. Your air conditioner has to work that much harder to keep your house cool, meaning that it may struggle at times and cause the system to wear down faster than it should. Fortunately, there is a solution to this: a Mason, OH attic fan installation.

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Circuit Breaker Labeling: Get to the Circuit You Need Later, Fast

Monday, February 13th, 2017

circuit-breaker-labelingWe would never tell you how to service your electrical system on your own. Electrical jobs should always be left to the professionals, for the integrity of your home, and—most importantly—for your safety. That doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn’t know how to and when to access your electrical panel when you need to. Also known as your circuit breaker box, your electrical panel is tasked with dividing up the electrical power in your home amongst circuits.

You might have noticed that in past homes, your Cincinnati, OH electrical panel was clearly labeled so you could find which switch led to which outlet or appliance quickly and simply. But what about your current home? Is your circuit breaker labeled—and even if so is it labeled correctly?

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