Fall HVAC Maintenance for Your Home

DIY HVAC Maintenance

When the breezes become a little cooler across the Rocky Mountains, you know it’s about time for autumn to roll in. Fall is the perfect time of year to check in on important HVAC components of your home, such as your furnace for some simple maintenance. You want to complete a full furnace tune-up while it is still fall, especially … Read More

The WireNut Wins BBB Award for Outstanding Customer Service

The WireNut BBB Award

On September 28th, the WireNut proudly accepted the 2017 BBB Excellence in Customer Service Award from the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado. At the annual Excellence Awards Gala, hosted at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium, we were honored to be one of the few recipients of the customer service award out of various candidates that had been reviewed. This award was granted … Read More

How Flipping a Switch Can Save You Money

light bulbs

When trying to save money on your electric bill, the smallest changes can make a huge difference.  Today, we’re going to discuss the immense benefits of simply turning off the lights when a room in your home is not in use.  Not convinced that flipping a few switches here and there is worth the hassle? Continue reading to find out … Read More

Electrical Safety Inspection: Would Your House Pass?

lighted entryway

Electricity is deeply intertwined in our day-to-day activities.  Whether you are blow drying your hair, cooking a meal, or even reading this article online, you count on electricity for important activities in your home.  It’s crucial to know that all your power outlets and appliances are in good working order so that your schedule goes uninterrupted.  Additionally, maintaining reliable appliances … Read More

Top Thunderstorm Safety Tips

Thunderstorm Safety Tips

Colorado Springs is being dowsed with afternoon showers on a regular basis, receiving a gracious drink at the end of every day. If you’ve watched one of these storms lately, you’ll have noticed the show of lighting that comes with them as well. Every evening it seems, the sky is being lit up by electric strikes that dance across the … Read More

5 Top Causes of Electrical Fires and How to Prevent them

How to Prevent Electrical Fires

Electrical fires are a common occurrence in residential homes, unfortunately. In fact, according to the the U.S. Fire Administration, out of the 380,000 residential fires that happened during 2015, over 20% were caused by things like electrical, appliance, and heating malfunction. As our homes age, they are more susceptible to electrical wear and tear in places that are out of … Read More

The Coolest Things to do for your HVAC System in the Summertime

HVAC Maintenance Tips

Like you, our AC System is on full blast in July in Colorado Springs. The days are long and hot, and coming inside can be the most refreshing thing, or the worst thing if your HVAC system is not that effective. Believe it or not, performing simple maintenance on your HVAC system could jump start the cool air that you’ve … Read More

Summer Allergies Wearing You Out? It May be Time to get your Air Ducts Cleaned

Allergies and Air Duct Cleaning

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, over 50 million people in the US suffer from allergies. That is an incredible number, but not surprising if you have allergies yourself. Colorado, in particular, is extremely susceptible to allergens in the summertime, as we have a vast array of trees and plants that bloom across the planes, mountains, and … Read More

Electrical Problems in Old Homes: What to Look Out For

Older Homes in Colorado Springs

Cities like Colorado Springs, Denver, and Pueblo are constantly expanding and urbanizing—you can always spot a new neighborhood development on your commute to work. New homes are sprouting up all the time, and people are buying. However, sometimes new isn’t always better (or cheaper). There are a lot of great, older homes throughout Colorado cities, and are often a better … Read More

Energy Hoards in Disguise: 5 Household Items that Use Up the Most Electricity

Charging your Cell Phone

The end of the month has arrived, along with that same old utility bill. The cost of electricity can be a huge dollar amount, especially in larger homes with larger families. The utility bill has become just a part of life. Driven by the energy consumption of fridges, washing machines, lighting, and so much more, the electricity consumption of your … Read More