Pacific Sheet Metal Blog

Do I Qualify for Any HVAC System Tax Credits?

Posted by Joey Haack on Aug 10, 2018 10:17:00 AM

If you’ve been a loyal Lennox customer for many years or recently installed a new system for the first time, we hope you’re loving it. We proudly install Lennox equipment for our customers because, simply put, we want to provide our customers quality systems that will keep their home comfortable for many years into the future. Fortunately, due to the energy efficiency of Lennox systems, various energy tax credits may be available to you! Here are a few of them.

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Topics: heating and cooling

Is It Time to Upgrade My HVAC Equipment?

Posted by Joey Haack on Aug 1, 2018 4:53:00 PM

Are you debating between calling your heating and cooling contractor again to make yet another repair or giving in and replacing your old equipment? Here are some signs to look for to help you decide.

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Topics: heating and cooling

7 Sources of Electricity for Our Homes

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 24, 2018 11:51:00 AM

The electricity used to provide power for your electronics, appliances, lighting, etc. travels from a power plant that may be located dozens or even hundreds of miles away from your home. As you may already know, electricity is a secondary energy source, which must be derived from a primary source. Let’s dig a little deeper and find out where our electricity truly comes from and how it so conveniently arrives at our homes for us to use whenever we need it.

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Topics: electrical

What Should I Do If a Tree Falls on My House During a Storm?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 21, 2018 10:16:00 AM

We hope you never experience a tree falling on your home, but if you do, it’s important to know what to do immediately so everyone remains safe. Here are the steps you should take after a tree or large branch falls onto or through your roof during a storm.

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Topics: roofing, electrical

Signs That It’s Time to Update Your Bathroom Plumbing

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 10, 2018 11:49:00 AM

Have you been debating updating the old pipes and leaky fixtures in your bathroom for a while now? We’re here to help you decide whether it’s time. Here are five signs to watch for and what to do if you notice any of the following problems in your home.

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Topics: plumbing

Which Type of Gutters Are Best for My Home?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 5, 2018 5:33:00 PM

Is it time for new gutters? Whether you’re about to install gutters for the first time or replace old leaky ones, this guide will help point you in the right direction. Installing the right type for your home and location will help protect against serious water damage.

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Topics: gutters

Are Your Home’s Plumbing & Electrical Systems Up to Code?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jun 28, 2018 6:21:00 PM

Whether you’re trying to sell your home or looking to buy a new one, it’s important to make sure that certain standards have been met throughout the house. The two areas we’re going to focus on today are the electrical and plumbing systems. Check the following things off your list so you can confidently move forward.

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Topics: plumbing, electrical

When Is the Best Time to Install a New Roof?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jun 21, 2018 5:54:00 PM

When figuring out the best time of year to get your roof replaced, you have a couple of important things to consider. The first and most obvious factor is the weather. Harsh conditions can negatively affect roofing materials and make installation more difficult. Secondly, consider how busy roofing contractors are at different times of the year. During their peak season, prices will be higher, and it will be harder for you to get a slot on your chosen roofer’s schedule.

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Topics: roofing

What’s Hiding in Your Gutters?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jun 15, 2018 7:59:00 AM

As the rainy season approaches, it's important to have fully functioning gutters. In order for your gutter system to work properly, it must be free from any obstructions, and you might be surprised what that might include. Step aside, “The Price Is Right!” It’s time to play “What’s Hiding in Your Gutters?”

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Topics: gutters

Fix Your Wet Basement and Keep It Dry with These Tips

Posted by Joey Haack on Jun 5, 2018 6:39:00 PM

Your basement is made up of valuable square footage; don’t let water prevent you from using it to its fullest potential. If you’re battling moisture in your basement, don’t worry. Here are our tips for fixing your wet basement and keeping it dry.

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Topics: plumbing