Natal's HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Slidell’

3 Reasons to Avoid DIY Electrical Work

Monday, September 6th, 2021

There are probably a million reasons to avoid trying to repair your electrical system yourself. In this blog, we’d like to focus on three really good reasons why homeowners should stay far away from picking up their toolbox and opening up their electrical panel at home.

While some of this might sound straightforward or obvious, the truth is that homeowners often try to do something that’s a little outside of their wheelhouse for a variety of reasons. DIY repairs are cheaper, they don’t require any training or certification, and the internet houses a great library of tutorials and videos on the work you’re doing. All of this sounds nice, but it’s not going to end up the way you want.

As Slidell, LA electricians, we’re going to cover why DIY repairs are not all they seem to be, and why they might end up costing you more money down the line.

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5 Reasons to Always Choose a Professional Electrician

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Sometimes it can be invigorating to look up DIY tutorials online and start investing in the longevity of your home’s electrical system. There’s a lot to learn and, if you’re exceptionally talented, you might become an electrician yourself someday!

For now, the most important thing to remember is that not all DIY work is the same. Hammering a few nails and painting a wall is not much compared to the complete overhaul or fixing of a home’s electrical system. Electrical technology, especially ones hooked up to the power grid, can be dangerous to work on unless you’re a certified professional.

Today, we’re going to talk about how you should always call for Slidell electricians that know what they’re doing. Nope, not sometimes, not most of the time, always. There are serious risks involved with doing this work yourself, and it’s time you knew about them.

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Plumbing Maintenance Can Help You Save Money

Monday, May 17th, 2021

We know that it’s probably the first time that many homeowners are hearing the term “plumbing maintenance.” It’s not thrown around very often and many people think it’s just some additional cost if you want to be “extra safe” with your home plumbing system. While we understand the sentiment that homeowners have, and we love the headstrong nature of our customers who think they can maintain their plumbing systems on their own, we need to do our due diligence.

No, you can’t perform plumbing maintenance on your own. And no, plumbing maintenance services aren’t reserved for those homeowners who are just exceptionally “unlucky.” Calling a plumber in Slidell, LA for plumbing maintenance can be a proactive move to avoid repairs down the line and keep your system in good shape.

Yes, plumbing maintenance can help you save a lot of money in the future—and here’s how.

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3 Problems Winter Could’ve Caused to Your AC

Monday, April 19th, 2021

It might not seem like it, but winter took a long time. We’re enjoying living in the moment, as temperatures start to warm up and the flowers begin to bloom. But let’s not forget the harsh winter temperatures, the problems we had with indoor air quality, and everything else that occurred this winter.

Sometimes homeowners forget that their air conditioners were sitting in the garage, basement, or crawlspace for the whole winter. Likewise, they believe their system will just magically turn on the way it did months ago, like nothing has changed. While we wish this were the case, some AC systems require air conditioning repair in Slidell, LA or some kind of maintenance because of the wintertime wear and tear.

Let’s talk about a few problems that the stale, winter air could have cause your AC system and what you can do to mitigate the damage.

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The Benefit of a Consultative Electrical Approach

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

You’ve probably seen enough on the news and in our neighborhoods that our power grids are really suffering. Homes are losing energy, electrical systems are collapsing, and the cold weather is causing energy bills to skyrocket. It’s hard out there, and we hope everyone is doing well during these trying times.

That being said, there’s a big difference between calling a handyman for some electrical repair and working with a team that provides a consultative approach. Slidell, LA electricians come in all shapes and sizes, and ours look to offer homeowners advice and consultation instead of just making quick fixes to earn a buck.

What are the benefits to working with a team that’s going to consult with you? Read on and we’ll talk about why a professional electrician who communicates with you is always going to be worth more than the opposite.

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Put Your AC Away the Right Way

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Things are starting to get chilly here in Slidell. And if they’re not at the time of reading this, then they will be. There’s no getting around this—it’s time to put away the air conditioners and pull out our trustworthy heaters. For some of us, that’s great news because your heater is much newer and more efficient than your air conditioner. For others, the feeling is the opposite.

We’re not here to write a poem about fall weather and the chilly winter, we’re here to talk turkey. You could be looking at some expensive air conditioning service in Slidell, LA if your air conditioner isn’t put away the right way. Yes, we have to take care of our air conditioning systems even when we aren’t using them for the season. The more your system has to endure the elements, neglect, and time, the less efficient and more problematic it will become.

Don’t worry, keep reading. We’ve got your back.

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