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Modern homes are becoming smarter than ever before thanks to innovative products like Nest. What is Nest and why do you need it? Keep reading to find out! What is Nest? Nest is a home automation company that offers a variety of products to make homes smarter. The company is focused on designing products that are simple and create a more “thoughtful” home. The Nest Learning Thermostat is a perfect example of the company’s philosophy, [Read More...]

You might not realize it, but the refrigerant inside your air conditioner is one of its most vital components. Without the right amount, your cooling system simply is not able to do its job. Understanding the importance of refrigerant and learning how to determine if you have a leak could help you stay cool and comfortable all summer long. How exactly does refrigerant keep your home cool? Let’s take a closer look. How Refrigerant Works [Read More...]

3 Benefits of Attic Fans

July, 11th, 2017

When the hot summer sun is beating down on your roof, keeping your home cool can be a challenge. Your air conditioner does a pretty good job of lowering the temperature and reducing humidity, but it has to work pretty hard to do so. By having an attic fan installed, you can reduce the load on your air conditioner. At Corley, we offer a full range of electrical services, including attic fan installation, and our [Read More...]

It’s getting to be that time of year where the mornings are chilly, the afternoons are warm, and the evenings are somewhere in between. Experiencing the full range of temperatures in one day is a hard adjustment, so here are some tips on how keep yourself and your home comfortable all day long.

The question about the ideal temperature setting for your home is one that we definitely hear often. Everyone’s read those ‘tips on saving money’ blogs and magazine articles and heard that shifting your thermostat up or down by just a few degrees can really make a difference on your power bill.

In South Carolina, Summer is one of our favorite seasons. Pools, trips up to the mountains, going out for ice cream on a really hot day… it’s all a blast. On the other hand, the heat can really get you – and your A/C unit – down. Summer is the season when air conditioning usage is highest – which means power bills that seem to rise as fast as the temperatures do. We’ve got some [Read More...]

Summer is here and you’re wondering what you can do to maintain your air conditioning unit (A/C) for the hot summer months to come. If you consider yourself a handyman or handywoman, there are a few things that you can do to help ensure a working A/C and a cool home this summer.

Nothing is more annoying than having your air conditioning fail during a hot summer day. Your air conditioner may be working now, but how do you know if it is running as well as it should? Air conditioning units don’t typically run at peak performance and then suddenly fail. As a result, it is important to be able to detect potential problems with your AC so they can be addressed before the hottest days of [Read More...]

Well, yes! Ceiling fan direction is a very important aspect of being able to get the most out of your fan in terms of comfort level and energy reduction. Sometimes, people actually get wall switches added during the ceiling fan installation to be able to control their fan direction during different seasons.

As we get closer to summer and temperatures start to rise, we always see an increase in calls about frozen air conditioning systems. The biggest question is how do you fix this problem? However, the first thing you need to know is why your air conditioner stopped working in the first place.