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Help Us Support Toys for Tots this Holiday Season!

We are collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. Donations will be accepted now until December 17th, 2021....
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Tips for Winterizing Your Home

The days are getting shorter and the leaves are beginning to fall. What do these things have in common? They are both sure signs that colder weather will be here before you know it, and signal that you should begin taking steps to winterize your home. Here are some steps you can take this fall to make sure your home...
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5 Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring in Your Home

A majority of fires are caused by malfunctions in the wiring of a home. The good news is that if you understand the warning signs, you can prevent a potential disaster. Here are five warning signs that you should have your wiring examined right away. 1. Flickering Lights If you turn on an appliance, like your dishwasher or microwave, do...
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5 Reasons Your House is Cold

Having a home that is not properly heated can do more than cause misery during cooler weather. Your family’s health can be affected by the conditions in your house, including temperature. The first step in figuring out why your home is so cold is to identify the root cause. Here are 5 ways to assess the cause of your home’s...
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Save Water with These Plumbing Upgrades

Saving water is just as important as saving energy. Whether you are concerned about your spending or just want to help the environment, reducing water consumption will go a long way to do both. Fortunately, you do not have to ration drinking water or use dry shampoo every week to save water. The right plumbing upgrades will reduce your water...
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Signs it is Time to Replace Piping

Plumbing can seem so integrated into your home that the thought of replacing piping might be daunting. However, just like other components of your home that occasionally need repair, pipes can need to be replaced for several reasons. Here are some ways to tell it might be time to call in a plumber to replace piping. Age of your home...
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Optimize Furnace Performance This Fall

When the temperature starts dropping, your first concern might be making sure your furnace is ready to provide the heat you will need this winter. Now, before the weather gets too cold, is the perfect time to evaluate your furnace. Optimizing its performance will not only reduce energy waste this winter but also help keep your furnace running longer and...
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Why Is My Breaker Tripping?

Your circuit breaker plays a key role in protecting your home from dangerous levels of flowing electricity. When too much power begins pouring through a circuit, the breaker will trip and cut off the dangerous current of energy before it can cause problems. Here are three possible reasons why your circuit breaker is tripping. Tripped breaker caused by an overloaded...
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Ways to Reduce Plumbing Energy Consumption

Most discussions about energy consumption and reduction center around HVAC systems and lighting. Water heating energy consumption tends to get neglected. You can address the energy consumed by your water heater, both by changing your habits and making modifications to your hot water plumbing system. Here are some tips for reducing your home’s plumbing energy consumption. Change habits Saving energy...
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Do You Need an Air Purifier?

If you’ve spent the summer sneezing and wheezing inside your home, it may be time to invest in an air purifier. These devices reduce dust, pollen, and other allergens inside the home. The tricky part is figuring out what to buy. Air purifiers come in many different sizes and forms and use different technologies to clean your air. You can...
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