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Archive for October, 2016

November 2016 Employee of the Month: Armando DeLara

Monday, October 31st, 2016


If you ask our November Employee of the Month what he does. He’ll answer you quite simply, “Whatever it takes.” Our lead HVAC installer Armando DeLara is easily the strongest man at Kilowatt. “Stronger than the strongest excuse,” is how Dean describes him.

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A DIY Problem We Often Find in Circuit Panel Wiring

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Is there a problem in your circuit box.The yellow and white wire inside the panel are called Romex. Romex wires are for inside the walls.They should not be inside the circuit panel box.

An issue that professional electricians often deal with when they come to a home to handle repairs is fixing trouble caused by “do-it-yourself” tinkering. Even if you haven’t done any DIY work with your electrical system (and you definitely shouldn’t), the previous homeowners may have. Make sure that you only call a licensed electrician when you need new wiring for your house or any wiring repairs.

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Signs Your Home May Need Wiring Repairs

Monday, October 17th, 2016

img_0032It’s easy to take the wiring that serves your home’s electrical system for granted since you can’t see most of it. (This also applies to the ventilation system.) Unfortunately, this often makes it easy to ignore trouble with the wiring for far too long. Below are some common indications that your household wiring needs repair work. When you notice these, call our electricians right away!

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What Does It Mean That Our Technicians Are “Safety-Sealed”?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

img_0897Providing the highest-quality customer service is one of the cornerstones of our business. It’s why so many of our customers recommend us to others: they know they can trust us with their heating and cooling, and they also know that they can trust us to take care of their safety.

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Our Newest Helper

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

img_3364 “Who is the girl on the job?” If you are wondering who the pretty redhead is working with the guys, you are not alone. A couple of customers have called to ask about the new hard-working helper in the field.

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Moving a Furnace to the Attic: Some Things to Consider

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

furnace in atticThe usual place you’ll find furnaces in homes across the U.S. is the basement. But in Southern California, basements are extremely rare, so most homes have floor furnaces (a.k.a. closet furnaces) instead. But this isn’t the only place that you can have a furnace to keep your home warm. A furnace can be relocated from the closet into the attic. If you’re thinking of doing this, we recommend you give our technicians a call. They can give you advice about whether this is a good step or not, since the situation is different for every home.

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