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Electrical Maintenance: Appliances, Lighting, Heating and Cooling

Electrical Maintenance: Appliances, Lighting, Heating and Cooling
Electrical Maintenance: Appliances, Lighting, Heating and Cooling

Appliances, Lighting, Heating and Cooling

Electrical appliances will need constant maintenance so as to ensure that there are no hiccups or unexpected power surges. When an electrical gadget is not working properly, chances are that the consumption of power will be high. After you move in, constant maintenance will ensure that your gadgets are operating maximally all the time and this enhances their durability. When moving into a new home, get the contacts of an electrician and engage them for maintenance purposes.

Initial maintenance

Once you move into your new premises, it is critical to ensure that all electrical appliances are working. Have the electrician check and fix any issues concerning the power and all electrical appliances. Don’t enter the house before that is done to avoid disturbances once you have settled.

Routine maintenance

Gadgets run by electric power will experience ‘wear and tear’ and you cannot go for several months without checking them. A machine might develop a problem that could get worse with time. Routine maintenance ensures that such errors are fixed before they spoil the whole system. Keep a record of the dates of maintenance and always let the electrician indicate the next date of maintenance. By so doing, you will be sure that you are working with highly productive apparatus. During routine maintenance, a replacement can be recommended and this will give you sufficient time to buy before the other one becomes obsolete.

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Most light bulbs will stop functioning after six months. Routine maintenance will ensure that such bulbs and switches are replaced accordingly to ensure maximized production. Ensure that you install energy saving bulbs, which will reduce your energy bills. If you are careful, a lot of money can be saved through sealing the unnecessary power leakages.

The air-conditioner is an appliance that is very sensitive and needs close attention always to ensure that it functions well. Routine maintenance will include checking on the cooling and heating system and replacing the necessary parts all the time. Do not let the air-con run for months without checking it. Prolonged accumulation of dust could hinder its performance; have it cleaned regularly.

Engage an electrician

Ensure that you have a reliable electrician in the new location. Talk to your new neighbors for recommendations. Once you identify the right one, have them come to your house and check whether the power sockets and lights are working properly. Let them survey the new house before occupation. As you move in, you need them to fix the appliances in their rightful places. This will ensure that he knows which appliance is where and can, at any time, detect any emerging problems. Where possible, maintain one so that you don’t have strangers coming to your place all the time.

The adage goes: ‘Prevention is better than cure’. Maintenance of your electrical appliances will ensure that you do not incur serious expenses on replacements. The little things that the electrician fixes every other time will go a long way into protecting your gadgets for a lifetime. As you plan your move, plan also for routine maintenance.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.


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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
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15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
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435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
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Cooper City, FL 33026
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