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What You Need to Know if Your Home Has Recalled Electrical Panels

  Electrical panels are an extremely important component of your home’s electrical system. They serve as the primary distribution point for the electrical flow to your outlets and appliances. But be warned, some residential electrical panels have been recalled, and some of them could put your home in danger.     Our electricians at Frank Gay

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Seasonal HVAC Maintenance Benefits You Year-Round

  Though your heating and air conditioning system (or HVAC for short) may be the last thing on your mind, it should be at the top of your maintenance list, and for good reason! Over time from continued use, components in your HVAC begin to wear down and need to be inspected and maintained in

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How Often Should Ducts Be Cleaned in Florida?

  Do you know when your HVAC ductwork was last cleaned? If it’s been more than a few years, you might want to consider getting them cleaned!     But how do you know when it is time for a duct cleaning and how do you know if you have dirty ducts?     Our team at

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Considerations for Installing an At-Home EV Charger

  Being able to charge your electric vehicle (EV) at home is one of the best perks of owning an EV and installing an at-home EV charger. Not only are EVs environmentally friendly, but charging them at home can save you A LOT of money! Plus, you won’t have to rely on public chargers anymore.  

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Plumbing Tips for Florida Summers

  We are in the midst of summer, which means more time spent outside enjoying the weather, daily thunderstorms, and managing the kids who are home from school. Unfortunately, summertime is also the hardest time of year on your plumbing system!     Because of this, it is important to add plumbing maintenance to your summer

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Protect Your HVAC from Summer Power Surges

  Though we aren’t usually in the direct path of hurricanes during hurricane season here in Orlando, we do get our fair share of heavy rain storms and residual rain from hurricanes passing through. Along with summer storms comes the risk of power surges from lightning, as well as additional stress on your home’s electrical

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Surviving the Summer Heat When Your Air Conditioner Breaks Down

  Summer is here again and the heat and humidity are back in Orlando, Florida! Of course, you are probably running your AC on full blast to keep your home cool. Unfortunately, your AC is more likely to quit on you during a blisteringly hot summer day—when you need it the most— than it is

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How Long Do Smoke Detectors Last?

  Though the smoke detectors in your home are likely not something that you think about often, they are important safeguards for your entire family. This is why it is crucial to know how long they last and the signs that they need to be replaced.     Our electricians at Frank Gay Services outline how

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Adjusting Your Water Heater Temp to Save Money

As an Orlando, FL homeowner, you’re well aware that summertime can be scorching, to say the least. It’s not uncommon for sweltering temperatures to hit the triple digits — but temperatures aren’t the only thing that can skyrocket during hot Orlando summers. Your electric bills can easily increase as your A/C unit works hard to

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Do I Need a Whole Home Surge Protector?

  While power surges due to lightning and grid disruptions have existed since we have been electrifying our homes, the need for an effective power surge solution is more critical than ever before due to the sheer amount of electronics that our homes contain. Enter the whole-home surge protector.     But what is a whole

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