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Furnace Safety Tips

It is easy to take furnace safety for granted, especially if your unit is hidden in a room that you do not access very often. You do not normally need to think about it unless something goes wrong. While the main concern people have is the heat failing on cold days, there are other hidden dangers when it comes to...
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Benefits of Proper Ventilation

Most homeowners understand the value of a properly functioning and efficient HVAC unit, however, the importance of ventilation is often ignored. You have probably heard that ventilation is critical for the health of your family and home, but exactly how important is it? And in what ways? Here are four ways proper ventilation benefits your health and your home. Minimizes...
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Frozen Pipes? Follow These Tips.

Few things are worse than waking up on a cold winter’s morning only to find frozen pipes. Once you make this discovery, you need to act fast to prevent the pipe from bursting and damaging your property. Here are the steps that should be taken when you discover a frozen pipe. Step 1: Find the frozen section of pipe If...
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How to Select the Right Faucet for Your Home

If you are redoing your kitchen or bathroom, a new faucet is typically part of the process. Even if you are simply replacing an old faucet, you need to make the right decision about the new fixture that you will be using for the next several years. How do you go about it? Here are some considerations when choosing the...
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Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress

The holidays are a time for celebration and gathering with loved ones that we often do not see throughout the year. It is also a time riddled with long to-do lists and not enough hours in the day, turning it into the most stressful time of year. Believe it or not, you can make changes that will reduce this stress...
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Signs it is Time to Replace Plumbing Fixtures

Plumbing fixtures can serve you for many years without replacement. At some point, however, it becomes a bigger issue than just aesthetics. Like other components of your house, you need to maintain fixtures and this may mean replacement. Here are a few ways to tell if it is time to replace a plumbing fixture in your home. Buildup that is...
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Ways Your HVAC System Keeps the Flu Away

As if winter itself was not miserable enough, it’s also cold and flu season. You can reduce your chances of getting sick through frequent hand washing, proper diet, exercise, and lots of rest. Controlling your indoor environment with a reliable HVAC system also plays an important role in reducing your chances of falling ill this flu season. Here are some...
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Don’t Let a Clogged Drain Ruin Your Holidays

“FOG” is plumbing industry shorthand for “fats, oil & grease.” While FOG provides plumbing companies with a lot of business over the winter holidays, clogged drains due to fat, oil, and grease are something that can be easily prevented. Keep the following tips in mind when celebrating this holiday season. Never pour fats, oils, or grease down a sink drain,...
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The Importance of Proper Air Distribution

When you think about HVAC system performance, the first thing that usually comes to mind is your furnace. While that is a critical feature of your home’s heating, it is not the only part. A perfect furnace is useless without proper air distribution. Here are five ways air distribution issues affect your home. Hot and cold spots The most obvious...
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Never Ignore These 6 Common Plumbing Problems

In the hustle and bustle before the holidays begin, it is easy to put less urgent things on the backburner. When it comes to your home, a loose doorknob on a rarely used cupboard might not be much of an issue. Small plumbing problems, however, can escalate quickly. Here are six common plumbing problems you should never ignore. Leaking pipes...
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