Power Surge: What to Do If Your Furnace or A/C Unit Goes Out

We’ve all been there—the lights flicker and go out, the TV turns off, and your furnace or A/C stop working. You’ve just experienced a power surge and outage. Severe weather, a lightning strike, or an overloaded power grid—like during a heat wave or cold spell—can all be culprits. And while power surges don’t seem like a big deal as long as power is restored, they can actually have a larger impact on your home appliances than you think. The Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical [...]

July 16th, 2019|

Electricity 101: The Basics Every Homeowner Should Know

Electrical work is serious business—no matter how easy the job may seem, there are very real dangers if you don’t know what you’re doing. To help homeowners better understand and stay safe when it comes to their electrical systems, the pros at Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical are sharing the basics. What can a DIYer do? Because electricity is such a powerful force, it’s usually best to call a pro. However, if you want to tackle a simple project, like installing a new light fixture, [...]

June 15th, 2017|

Bring Your Projects Indoors and Practice Electrical Safety!

As the weather cools down and daylight-saving time shortens our days, bring your home projects indoors with Seider’s help. You might consider putting your remodeling plan into action, adding that vent fan you’ve been wanting, or starting the home addition that you’ve been dreaming about. We understand that with these projects, homeowners try to do DIY home repairs and maintenance where possible to save money—that’s why we would like to offer some electrical safety tips to keep your home and family safe. In the event [...]

September 14th, 2015|

Why the “Cons” Outweigh the “Pros” in Do-It-Yourself Electrical

The possibility of saving money and the satisfaction that comes with successfully doing the job yourself are really the only two pros when it comes to do-it-yourself electrical services and repairs. And experts like us will tell you those two advantages can sometimes be enough to make good sense to do it yourself—depending on the job itself. The problem is, typical do-it-your-selfers (let’s call them DIYs) don’t know enough about electrical repair to determine what they can and cannot do. With as much experience as [...]

March 24th, 2015|