Latest Articles from Central Carolina

Color Temperature In Your Home

There are so many options for lighting that it can seem like a challenging task when you’re trying to make decisions for your home. Do you need lighting that is cool, neutral, warm, or changeable? It depends on how and where you’re using them, what kind of look and feel… Read more »

Electrical Upgrades to Help Sell Your House

If you’re considering putting off upgrading the electrical in your home because you plan to put it on the market – think twice! It’s not a good idea to sell a home with questionable wiring and electrical. What should you replace? What can you leave for the buyer to fix?… Read more »

HVAC filters and COVID-19 – what you need to know

As more information becomes available about COVID-19 and how to prevent or slow its spread, we continue to seek ways to stay safe. First, the recommendation was hand washing and sanitizing. Then, we learned about social distancing. Now, we know that COVID-19 can be spread in the air we breathe.… Read more »

Summer Energy Efficiency Tips

As the temperatures climb higher and higher, so do our electric bills! If you’re worried about how you can stay comfortable and save energy, check out our summer energy efficiency tips. The Department of Energy offers some great advice for saving energy in the spring and summer months. We’ve compiled… Read more »

Dishwasher safe? Refer to this list

A dishwasher is one of the most-used and convenient appliances in any home. However, it may be too rough for some of your favorite kitchen items. So, if you’re wondering “Is it dishwasher safe?” then check out our list. Stay tuned to the end. We’ve also included many items most… Read more »

Your HVAC System can help allergies

Spring has brought April showers, the hope of beautiful May flowers – and allergy season!  The air can get really bad for people who suffer from seasonal allergies, but believe it or not your HVAC system can help allergies and bring some relief.It’s not expensive or difficult to get your… Read more »

Light bulbs keep burning out? Here’s why.

Not only is it frustrating, but even worse, in some cases, it can mean there’s a fire hazard. Finding out why your light bulbs keep burning out too soon is crucial. How long should bulbs last? Incandescent bulbs should last for about a thousand hours. Compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs and… Read more »

Windowless bathroom? Add light for function and style

It’s not uncommon to have a windowless bathroom in many different sizes and styles of homes. Sometimes these bathrooms are used for guests, are only half bathrooms, or the layout of the house was built with the bathroom in the interior. A windowless bathroom doesn’t have to be dreary with… Read more »

How to prepare for summer storms

It’s springtime and severe weather is on its way. It’s time to prepare for summer storms that bring power outages. Have you thought about what you and your family will do if the power goes out? Without power you have no heat or air conditioning, no power for your freezer… Read more »

Prep your AC for Summer

Even though temperatures are pretty mild, you may have already test driven your air conditioner this year. On days when the inside of your home becomes uncomfortable, you may opt to run the AC instead of opening windows. In the south, this is mostly due to pollen that can coat… Read more »