Plumbing & HVAC Tips

4 Risks of Ungrounded Outlets

4 Risks of Ungrounded Outlets

Grounded vs ungrounded outlets. Do you really know what it means? Can your outlets be a danger to you, your family, or your employees? In this post, we’ll answer some important questions about ungrounded outlets and what you need to know. SPOTTING AN UNGROUNDED OUTLET...

Energy Efficient Lighting Options

Energy Efficient Lighting Options

Here in Odessa and Midland, we’re always on the cutting edge of energy. That means oil and gas, but also the latest renewable technologies. While saving the planet is a noble cause, what really matters for most consumers is saving money. One of the easiest ways to do...

What To Do When Circuit Breakers Trip

What To Do When Circuit Breakers Trip

When a lightning storm rolls through, and your lights go out due to a circuit breaker tripping, do you know what to do? In this post, we’ll walk through exactly what you need to do to find your circuit breakers and get the power back on. SAFETY FIRST Dealing with...

The Importance of Regular A/C Tune-ups

The Importance of Regular A/C Tune-ups

Like many household appliances, most people don’t notice their air conditioning much until something goes wrong. The secret to longevity and comfort is regular and thorough maintenance. In this post, we’ll discuss why it’s always a good idea to have your A/C checked...

What Size Generator Is Right For My Home?

What Size Generator Is Right For My Home?

Even if it’s just a flicker, power outages are no fun. But when they last indefinitely, they can be inconvenient, annoying, and even expensive if the food in the fridge spoils. Maybe you’ve already thought about some of the advantages of having your own generator. Not...

5 Tips To Prevent Electrical Outlet Overloads

5 Tips To Prevent Electrical Outlet Overloads

Most homes these days come with modern conveniences that we take for granted such as an outlet. But even the most state-of-the-art designs can be lacking. With so many devices required to run our lives in the technology age, they all need a place to be recharged! If...

How To Properly Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

How To Properly Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

Some people think their garbage disposal is part of a magician’s act. Just take any food (or possibly other household items) you can find, stuff it all down the disposal, and - abracadabra, it disappears! Unfortunately, using a garbage disposal is a little more...

3 Critical Power Surge Protection Tips

3 Critical Power Surge Protection Tips

Thankfully, severe thunderstorms aren’t the norm in Midland and Odessa. But when a nasty storm does blow into town, it can get dangerous quickly. Damaging wind, hail, or floodwaters can lead to a variety of inconveniences, but one of the most frequent is a loss of...

6 Tips for Energy Efficiency in Odessa/Midland

6 Tips for Energy Efficiency in Odessa/Midland

It’s that time of year again. High temperatures in Odessa and Midland are regularly in the 90s, and it doesn’t look like there is any relief in sight. With energy prices soaring, you’re probably looking for some ways to decrease your power bill, but stay cool at the...