Bell Home Solutions Blog : Archive for the ‘Electrical’ Category

3 Things to Look for in a Quality Electrician

Monday, December 11th, 2017

electrical-services-denverWith the possible exception of the plumbing, your electrical system is arguably the most important of your home. It provides light for your to see, power to run vital appliances, and even heat to keep you warm as our Colorado fall turns to another snowy winter. When your electrical system runs into problems and you need repairs — or even if you’d just like to perform a little upgrade to your system, such as running wire to a new outlet to make plugging things in more convenient — then you need to rely on a professional electrician. Electricity can be dangerous without the proper training and experience, and while enthusiastic do-it-yourselfers can successfully take on a number of projects, that shouldn’t ever extend to electrical wiring. Whether you need a big repair job or just a little home improvement, always trust a professional to do the job.

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We’re Offering Whole-House Audio Wiring for the Holidays!

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

heating-maintenance-sessionsThe holidays are officially here, and that means relaxing with your family and enjoying the comforts of home. And we’re here to help, with discounts and promotions throughout the holidays to help you make the most of your home appliances.

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Always Call a Professional Electrician

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

electrical repairHomeowners get accustomed to handling little issues around the house, and most learn to become pretty good do-it-yourselfers over the course of owning their home. Those tendencies should never extend to your electrical system, however. Electrical wiring issues are best left to trained professionals, and if your issue involves anything more elaborate than replacing a light switch, you should always call a service instead of tiring to save a little money by doing it yourself. Why? There are a number of very good reasons. 

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Keep Your Electrical System in Good Shape by Following These 3 Tips

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

heating-maintenance-sessionsAlong with running water, your electrical system is the most important components in your household: providing vital power of lights, heat and key appliances such as your refrigerator. We often take our electrical systems for granted, especially in older homes where the wiring has been doing its job for many years. But no one wants to deal with a sudden problem in the wiring, especially when it cuts power to important parts of the house.

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Why You Don’t Ever Want to do Your Own Electrical Work

Monday, August 7th, 2017

electrical-face-plateThere are a lot of projects around the house that could conceivably be done by yourself. Whether or not that’s a good idea depends on the project, of course. One area of your home that you never want anyone but a professional handling, though, is your electrical system. There are a number of reasons that you want to avoid doing any electrical work yourself, some of which are far more important than others. If you’re considering doing it anyway, though, have a look at the following reasons why it’s a bad idea.

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Some Electrical Problems You Need to be Aware of

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

electrical-face-plateWe write quite frequently about the various issues that can affect HVAC and plumbing systems. Those are all important things to be aware of. One area that all homeowners should be aware of, and concerned about, though, is that of electrical issues. Virtually all homes across the country rely heavily on their electrical systems to operate properly from day to day. Issues with those electrical systems can not only hamper the operation of various other systems in the home, but also pose serious risk to life and limb. It is for those reasons that we feel we should outline one of those serious electrical issues that you should be aware of, and the symptoms it presents.

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How to Reset Your Circuit Breaker

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

It’s easy to get annoyed with circuit breakers, considering the only time you’re likely to interact with yours is when it trips. The circuit breaker is an important safety device, though, one that you need to know how to reset properly if you want to keep your electrical system functioning. Let’s go over how to safely reset your circuit breaker in the event that it trips.

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Warning Signs That Your Electrical Panel is in Trouble

Monday, May 8th, 2017

The electrical panel is a key part of keeping your home’s electrical systems safe. However, even it is not immune to developing problems. Electrical panel issues can be especially harmful, as they can endanger the rest of your home’s electrical appliances, as well. It’s important that you be able to tell when your electrical panel is in need of professional services. If you’re not sure whether or not your electrical panel needs professional services, have a look at the warning signs below.

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Outlet Upgrades Your Should Consider

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Your home’s electrical system is one of the most important for keeping everything running. Most of the other appliances you use rely on electrical power to operate in the first place. So, it’s a good idea to not only keep your power system in good shape, but to look for ways to improve it. One of the simplest, and best, ways to do that is to install some new outlets in your home. Let’s have a look at GFCI and AFCI outlets, and the benefits they can provide.

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Why You Should Trust Us to Handle Your GE Appliance Installation

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

When you need a home appliance installed, most of the time the contractor you get to install it is not the same company you get the system from. That’s all well and good; most HVAC, electrical, and plumbing companies don’t act as dealers for the majority of brands they service. However, when you have the opportunity to buy from the same company that services your system, you should. Read on to find out more about why you should trust us to handle your GE appliance installation.

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