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Ceiling Fans: What to Buy and How to Use Them Effectively

Ceiling Fans: What to Buy and How to Use Them Effectively

by Hickerson Brothers on September 7, 2018

You can save a lot of money and energy by using ceiling fans intelligently. Ceiling fans can be used year-long to improve the efficiency of your cooling and heating system. Here are some ceiling fan tips to increase comfort and reduce utility bills. Forward (Counter-Clockwise) in Spring/Summer Make sure your ceiling fan is spinning counter-clockwise […]

4 Energy Saving Tips For Your Kids

by Hickerson Brothers on July 6, 2018

Summer vacation is in full force for Virginia residents, and kids are enveloped in video games, laptops, smartphones, and televisions.  And while your kids might deserve this leisure time after a long school year, it shouldn’t come with a higher utility bill. To help avoid your kids driving up energy consumption with their daily summer […]

How to Cut Down Utility Bill Costs

by Hickerson Brothers on August 11, 2017

With the start of the school year and the holiday season approaching, it seems as though the mound of expenses just keep piling up. You’re budgeting for school shopping, lunches, holiday shopping and making sure your lights stay turned on. This season tends to be the most expensive for many home owners. Luckily, we have […]

Why You Should Use an Electric Car for Your Summer Vacation

by Hickerson Brothers on July 21, 2017

Finding the right car is always a tough choice, especially when choosing a rental for your summer vacation. You want a car that is efficient, stylish, and appropriate for the whole family. With strong innovations in modern technology, now is the time to consider getting an electric car for your summer vacation. Although an electric […]

How Solar Panels Benefit Your Home

by Hickerson Brothers on July 14, 2017

Solar power is becoming a popular choice for lots of homeowners these days as many are beginning to see the benefits that the technology offers. If you have been hesitant about leaning on solar for your electrical needs, you are missing out! Solar panels benefit your home and your electric bill! Solar panels benefit your home […]

Why You Should Automate Your Home

by Hickerson Brothers on May 12, 2017

When you leave your house to go to work or out with friends, there’s always that worry in the back of your head of leaving your door or windows unlocked. Maybe you forgot to turn a few lights on or off when you left or perhaps you left your straightener on and forgot about it. […]

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How to Lower Cooling Costs with a Ceiling Fan

by Hickerson Brothers on May 5, 2017

Boost Energy Efficiency By Installing Ceiling Fans As electricians, energy efficiency is always at the forefront of our mission. Since heating and cooling account for nearly half your utility costs, we believe that it is our duty to help customers integrate efficient home practices that cut costs but not comfort. Now that the spring season is in full […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips | Recycle Old Electronics

by Hickerson Brothers on April 14, 2017

Cut Back on Pollution – Recycle Old Electronics A few weeks ago, we ushered in the spring cleaning season with a blog on how to inspect your home’s major appliances to ensure they’re operating at optimal efficiency. Because this season is all about new beginnings, why not continue your spring cleaning on Earth Day by getting rid of […]

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Turn Your Living Room Green | Energy-Saving Tips

by Hickerson Brothers on March 8, 2017

3 Energy-Saving Tips to Try This St. Patrick’s Day Your living room is arguably the most special place in your home. It’s the place where everyone gathers to watch television shows and movies, to  battle it out in board games or video games,  to listen to music over the stereo, and to simply relax after […]

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Safeguard Your Electronics with Surge Protection

by Hickerson Brothers on January 13, 2017

Surge Protection Will Save Your Devices If you were gifted electronics for Christmas, it’s time to ensure their protection! The last thing you want is for your new computer, tablet, HD television, or gaming system to take on destructive surges, rendering it useless. Spare yourself the heartache of losing an expensive electronic gadget by using […]