Gold Shield Services Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Cary’

It’s Time to Ground Your Outlets

Monday, February 7th, 2022

Your home is your space, and we’re huge proponents of letting homeowners do what they want. After all, what’s the point of buying and investing in a home if you can’t do what you want inside of it? When it comes to the work that electricians in Cary, IL perform, sometimes there are safety precautions we advise homeowners to take so they can go on living the way they want.

Outlets are becoming more and more prevalent, as we use double the amount of electrical devices that we had twenty years ago. Regardless of how you want to use the space in your home, we’re urging more and more homeowners to start grounding their outlets to protect their devices, themselves, and their homes.

Today, let’s talk about a few reasons why you might want to start grounding your outlets or upgrading certain outlets to GFCI ones.

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Is Your Furnace on Its Way Out?

Monday, January 10th, 2022

Look, your furnace doesn’t want to leave your home. It’s going to keep chugging along as hard as it can because that’s what it’s designed to do. If we could wave a magic wand and keep your furnace running effectively and efficiently forever, then we totally would! Unfortunately, things don’t usually end up like that in the real world.

If your furnace is having difficulties running efficiently and keeping you warm, then it could be in need of retirement. Since this decision is a big one, and it’s one that’s going to require a lot of financial planning, we’d like to take the more honest approach of informing you of how this process might work.

This blog post is all about informing you as to whether you’ll save more money in the long run from a furnace repair in Cary, IL, or a furnace replacement. Both services are great, but depending on where your furnace is in its lifespan, you might want to opt for the latter.

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A Noisy Furnace Is a Bad Sign

Monday, December 13th, 2021

It’s December, which means two things: homeowners are starting to decorate their homes, and the grand holiday dinner is just around the corner! Also, you’re probably paying more than normal amounts of attention to your heating system now because you’ve seen enough disastrous holiday movies to know what a failed furnace means. Well, the good news is that your vigilance is likely to pay off. When you notice something out of the ordinary for your heating unit, be sure to call our team to have it repaired.

However, you’re not just here to learn that “bad things are bad!” You want to know what those bad things are, so you can get a better grasp on the condition of your heating system and how urgent the problem is. We completely understand! That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves as your local experts on everything HVAC in Cary, IL to provide you with a list of furnace noises and what they mean for your home.

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