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When Is It Time to Replace Your Heat Pump?

March 11th, 2019

blue-question-markHeat pumps are remarkable in that their expected lifespan can be as long as 20 years, if not more. That’s a whole two decades using the same system! Not only that, but they’re used throughout both the heating and cooling seasons—they don’t get a break for half of the year like a standard central AC or furnace would.

So, when the time finally does come for your heat pump to retire, it might catch you off guard. But don’t let it stop you—replacing your heat pump at the perfect time will help you save hundreds of dollars. Here’s how:

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12 Reasons You Might Need Home Rewiring

February 25th, 2019

wires-and-breakersDo you remember the last time your home was rewired? It doesn’t have to be often. However, finding the “right” time to rewire isn’t always straightforward. Although copper wiring can last between 40 to 100 years, that’s not the same as the actual wiring job itself. A poorly wired home may need attention far sooner than expected.

In general, we suggest having your home inspected every 10 years. However, if you have any reason to suspect that your home needs rewiring before then—or if you’re confident that you really don’t need rewiring—we think you can benefit from consulting our list of rewiring issues:

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How LED Lighting Can Be Used Around the Home

February 11th, 2019

led-lightingIn our current year, one of the most important Olympia, WA electrical services you can have performed is an LED lighting upgrade.

You may have already heard all the benefits of LED lighting. They save energy, they’re safer, and they have limitless potential for customization. But all of that doesn’t really help you with envisioning just how these lights can be used.

In this post, we’ll go over some of the applications you can use LED lights for, in both the indoors and outdoors.

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Free Tickets for the Tacoma Remodeling Expo

February 11th, 2019

Have you been thinking of remodeling your home? Spring is the best time to start!

You’ll find all the motivation you need at the Tacoma Remodeling Expo, located at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center.

Find inspiration with the latest designs and trends in all areas of remodeling, including:

  • Cabinetry and countertops
  • Flooring
  • Sunrooms and additions
  • Basement finishing
  • And so much more!

Yours truly will be there on March 10th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at booth #928. We can provide answers to all of your questions about installation and renovation, including free estimates and more.

Scan our QR code to claim your free tickets:

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Upgrading Your Electrical System for Safety

January 28th, 2019

electrical-rewiringWe don’t give too much thought to our electrical systems as long as its satisfying our needs. Actually, even if it’s not satisfying our needs, we still rarely complain—that’s why so many homeowners will go overboard on power strips, run extension cables into other rooms, or ignore flickering lights.

However, these are all signs that you need upgrades to your electrical system. If you allow it to go on for too long in that manner, it can lead to some serious safety issues. Some of the services that can keep your home safe include:

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The Sanden CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater or “SANCO2”. The Alternative to Electric Water Heaters

January 14th, 2019

sanden-sanco2-heat-pump-water-heaterAfter heating and cooling, the water heater makes up the second largest use of energy in your home. It’s hard to believe that so much of our money must go toward a basic necessity. Imagine how much you could save if heating water simply cost less.

Fortunately, Sanden is making that dream a reality with their heat pump water heaters. The SANCO₂ heat pump water heater will allow you to use 70% less electricity than you would with a regular electric water heater.

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Commonly Asked Questions About Heat Pumps

January 14th, 2019

ductless-heat-pumpHeat pumps aren’t new technology, but they’ve been growing in popularity in the US for some years now. Many people know that heat pumps have cooling and heating features, improved efficiency, and a substantial life expectancy. Even so, we still get plenty of questions about them. Here are just a few of them answered for you:

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3 of Your Ductless Heat Pump Questions Answered

December 31st, 2018

mitsubishi-ductless-systemWhen you provide HVAC services in Tacoma for as long as we have, you start hearing the same questions get asked. Many of them are about ductless heat pumps. Although growing in popularity since the 2000s, people still have many questions about how these devices work and what makes them special. In this post, we’ll go over just three of them.

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Resicon LLC at the Tacoma Home + Garden Show

December 21st, 2018

This year, Resicon LLC is part of the Tacoma Home + Garden Show, and we’d love to see you there.

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Upgrading to LED Lighting: What to Expect 

December 17th, 2018

recessed-led-lightingLED bulbs won’t break when dropped, they won’t burn out nearly as quickly, and they can do everything an incandescent bulb can do—and more. It’s no wonder more homeowners are having their lighting systems upgraded for LEDs.

But upgrading your entire lighting system can’t be an easy process, can it? You might be wondering if going through the trouble is really going to be worth it. We’ll give you a few reasons to believe that it is:

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