The Snap Crackle Pop of Surge Protection

Over the course of years we have experienced the benefits of good quality home surge protection. These strips have more requirements in today’s times than when they were first introduced and a regulatory requirement was placed on them in August of 1998. Today’s homes have multiple electronic devices that will be destroyed with the slightest surge. It can range from your microwave oven to as unforeseen as the control board in your homes heating system. The main panel protection will prevent the surge from entering the entire home and absorb the surge and self destruct in order to prevent damage
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Categories: Electrical.

Dreading A Costly Bathroom Renovation? Think Again! Here’s The Simple Way To Create A Beautiful, Modern Bathroom

If you’re thinking about updating your home, you might be counting the cost and sweating the details. After all, a renovation seems like a lot of costly, messy work and inconvenience. And yet, you know the end result will make your home so much more beautiful to live in, so much more rewarding to entertain in, and so much more valuable if you ever choose to sell. Well, there’s one room renovation that can have a huge positive impact… Without the mess or cost. More and more homeowners are choosing to renovate their bathroom using some of the cutting edge
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Categories: Bathroom Remodels.

Transform Your Backyard Into Something Special With These 3 Simple Steps

You come home from a hard day at work. You’re tired. You’re tempted to just flop down on the couch in front of the TV. But as soon as you get home, sometimes happens. You walk into your backyard and are instantly transported to a beautiful oasis that instantly melts the stress away. Many backyards in the suburbs tend to the look the same: a deck, some grass, and maybe a swing set for the kids or grandkids. But now, thanks to some simple design elements, you can transform your “cookie-cutter” backyard into an urban oasis that will make your
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Categories: Outdoors.

One Day Bathroom Remodel

Do you have questions, concerns, or just want to upgrade your bath? Is your bath outdated? Is mildew or mold an issue for you? Are safety and mobility issues for anyone in your home? Do you want to add to your comfort while increasing your home’s value? Learn how – Gold Medal can educate you on ways to resolve all your problems and answer all your questions – just call today for a free, educational, in-home consultation. Gold Medal, a BBB A+ rated service, specializes in One Day Bath Remodel solutions for your home. Our experts offer customized options, explaining
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Categories: Bathroom Remodels.

Heating & Cooling – Indoor Air Quality (Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers)

INDOOR AIR QUALITY FOR YOUR HOME WHEN IT COMES TO INDOOR AIR QUALITY, GOLD MEDAL PROVIDES THE LATEST AND GREATEST SOLUTIONS TO ENSURE YOUR FAMILY’S HEALTH AND COMFORT. Many customers experience allergies and breathing problems inside their home because of bad air quality. Without proper ventilation and filtration, many unwanted particles can get into your home and cause health problems. Also, some homes become too dry or too humid during certain seasons. Proper air filtration will also eliminate unwanted odors in your home. Gold Medal Service can provide you with affordable solutions that will let you achieve your ideal comfort
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Categories: Air Conditioning.

Air Conditioner Maintenance

Ensuring that your home’s air conditioning system has the maximum lifespan requires routine maintenance. Maintaining your air conditioner prevents many problems and allows you to correct minor issues before they cause system failure. MAINTAINING YOUR AIR CONDITIONER Your air conditioner’s filters, coils and fins need regular maintenance to ensure that the unit runs efficiently and effectively. Systems that are neglected experience a continuous decline in performance and a simultaneous increase in operating cost. Fortunately, most air conditioner maintenance is fairly easy. Cleaning and replacing filters is the most important part of AC maintenance. Filters that are clogged or dirty decrease
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Categories: Air Conditioning.

Tips For Backup Generator Owners – Whole-Home Generator Experts

So you’ve purchased a backup generator, either permanent or portable, and now you feel adequately prepared for the next power outage. You might be wondering, “What now?” There are numerous precautions you must take, as generators can be harmful if not installed or cared for properly. We want you to feel 100% confident in your generator, which is why we’re providing you with a list of advice to consider so that in the event of a power outage, you can continue on as normal as possible. TOP TIPS FOR BACKUP GENERATOR OWNERS: Make sure a licensed electrician performs the installation.
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Categories: Electrical.

Protect Your Home While On Vacation And Vacation Preparation Tips

Are you leaving home for July 4th weekend or another vacation in the coming months? As homeowners are getting ready for their summer vacations, it’s important to make sure your home is ready for the trip as well. Not only is it important to secure your home from would-be thieves, but it’s also necessary to check your plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems before you head out for vacation. This way, you can spend your money on more souvenirs or vacations rather than fixing a preventable problem when you arrive back home. Recently, Gold Medal Service was featured on CBS New
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Categories: Home Automation.

How Often Should I Schedule Furnace Maintenance?

Scheduling annual furnace maintenance with Gold Medal Service can do wonders for you and your furnace, such as: Diminish the need for frequent, costly repairs Ensure optimal efficiency, thus saving you money Prolong your furnace’s life Provide you with the peace of mind you’ll be warm and cozy all winter long! Scheduling annual furnace maintenance also includes a cleaning and full inspection of your unit to make sure there are no troublesome cracks, ventilation issues, or damaged areas. You could have a carbon monoxide leak and not even know it. Make sure you install carbon monoxide detectors by your furnace
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Categories: Heating.

7 Furnace Replacement Warning Signs

On average, a furnace will last you around 15 years, but this depends on many factors including how and who installed it to begin with, how often you have scheduled professional maintenance, and whether or not you have been replacing your filters on time. FURNACE REPLACEMENT WARNING SIGNS Here are the most common furnace warning signs that your furnace has reached its limit and should be replaced: 1. AGE According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the life expectancy of a furnace is 15-30 years. Other studies have shown the average lifespan to be more like 16-20 years. If you
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Categories: Heating.