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

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Lighting Option for Your Needs

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Lighting is one of those things that everybody uses, but no one actually thinks about all that much. As long as everything is lit enough to prevent eye strain, or tripping over things, most people don’t actually care what form their home lighting takes. This is a shame, because choosing the right lighting system for each individual situation can make quite a big difference.

Continue Reading

Electrical Upgrades to Consider for Your Home This Year

Monday, March 20th, 2017

You probably don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about the state of your home’s electrical system. It’s one of those things that’s vital for your day to day life, but which typically doesn’t demand a whole lot of attention. Still, there are some possible upgrades to your electrical system that you really should consider, both for safety and convenience.

Continue Reading

Bell Home Solutions Receives 3 Xcel Energy Top Gun Awards for 2016

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Here at Bell, we’ve always strove to be the best at what we do. We received further confirmation of our expertise recently by receiving 3 Xcel Energy Top Gun Awards for the year of 2016! The awards were for being a Top 10 Rebate Producer for Furnaces and ECM’s, a Top 10 Rebate Producer for Air Conditioning, and a Top 15 Rebate Producer for Evaporative Cooling.

Continue Reading