What’s the Ideal HVAC Design for Tiny Homes?

HVAC for Tiny Houses Tiny homes are increasingly popular across the country. They are generally less than 700 square feet. While tiny homes support a compact, efficient lifestyle, indoor comfort is as important as it is for those living in a traditional, full-size house. Staying cool in summer or warm in chilly weather presents particular …

Do you want to know what your contractor does during spring preventative HVAC maintenance?

Spring HVAC preventative maintenance is the best thing you can do for your HVAC system…and your wallet! During the summer, your air conditioner works hard to make sure your home is at just the right temperature. On hotter days, this can make the air conditioner work harder, which translates to a higher electricity bill. In …

10 Surprising Facts About Electricians

It’s not until something fails and we need an electrician that we realize just how much we rely on electricity. In our day-to-day lives, we need and extensively use electricity. While we want electricians to provide a range of electrical services that enhance our lives, few of us understand the role of an electrician and …

10 Crazy Plumbing Facts and 
A Little History on the Side

  Plumbing problems, we all have them and they’re awful. They smell bad, flood our homes and destroy a lot of stuff. So when the worst happens, who do we call to fix it? The heroic plumber! However, the average person does not know much about the noble profession, so we assembled some facts to …

What to Do if Your Circuit Breaker Won’t Reset

One of the most common problems within a home’s electrical system is a tripped circuit breaker. You’ve probably experienced it a number of times yourself. Usually, the fix is a simple flip of a switch and the lights are back on. But sometimes the circuit breaker won’t reset or keeps tripping. So, what can you do if …

3 REASONS TO START YOUR SPRING CLEANING WITH HVAC MAINTENANCE

Spring cleaning can become an overwhelming chain of tasks, especially when you would rather be outside enjoying the beautiful weather. An early start is important. The first area to consider is one that is commonly neglected by homeowners. In fact, many don’t realize that HVAC maintenance should be an annual priority. However, there are three …

10 Things Never to Put Down Your Drains

It’s convenient to dispose of fish tank water, kitchen byproducts and other unwanted materials by flushing them down the toilet, running them through the garbage disposal unit, or pouring them down the basement drain. Unfortunately sending some common household materials down your drains can lead to serious plumbing issues. Below, we list 10 things you …

How Flipping a Switch Can Save You Money

It’s possible to gain an edge over your finances just by flipping a few switches in your home. A moment of mindfulness can help you keep more money in your pocket, protect the environment, and create a more sustainable world. At Bolton Construction & Service of WNC, Inc, we care about both the functionality of your …

Electrical Panel: Repair or Replace?

The electrical panel is one of the most important systems in your home. It is through this panel that the rest of your home receives electricity from the utility company, and in return, distributes electricity to your home. It is important to have an electrical inspection when purchasing a home, and every 5-10 years subsequently …

HVAC Check-List for Spring

Spring is just around the corner and the weather is starting to get warmer! While that doesn’t mean it’s time to crank up your air conditioning full blast just yet. You should take some time to make sure your unit is in good working condition and is prepared for the warmer weather ahead.  A properly …