Is Your Furnace Working Too Hard?

As the temperature begins to drop, it is important to make sure your furnace is prepared for the cold months ahead. Neglecting routine maintenance causes your furnace to work harder than it should which can lead to inconvenient breakdowns and pricey repairs.  Here are a few maintenance tips for your furnace to make sure it

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Why Water Heaters Fail (And How to Prevent It)

No one likes cold showers, especially during the winter. Here are six of the most common reasons water heaters fail and ways you can minimize this risk. Sediment buildup in tank  Over time, small particles and dissolved contents in your water supply collect inside your tank. Regular maintenance includes flushing the tank at least once

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Sources of Energy Waste and How to Fix Them

The first step when solving a problem is to identify it. Your energy use is no different. To save energy, you need to first figure out where it is being wasted. Here are the six most common reasons why your HVAC system is consuming more energy than it should and how to fix them. Inefficient

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6 Reasons To Get Early Maintenance On Your Furnace

As much as everyone loves summer, every year it comes to an end. Colder temperatures, shorter days, and falling leaves are right around the corner. Is your furnace ready for the fall and winter? Here are 6 reasons to get early maintenance on your furnace before the temperature starts to drop. You will identify problems

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5 Signs You Need to Replace Your AC

When it comes to replacing your home’s cooling equipment, you have two options: wait until it dies or take action before. Your best option is to replace your air conditioner before it fails. So how do you know when it is time for an AC replacement? Here are some guidelines. Your comfort level is decreasing

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Is It Time To Replace Your Thermostat?

Without a doubt, thermostats are a very important part of your home cooling system. That’s why you want to make sure your thermostat is doing its job. So how do you know when it is time to replace it? Here are four questions you need to ask when deciding if you should replace your thermostat.

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8 Ways to Reduce Your AC Usage

As temperatures start to climb during the summer, you might be concerned about increased energy costs. However, there are lots of simple ways to keep cool during hot weather without breaking the bank. Here are a few tips for reducing your AC energy usage this summer. Use fans Before air conditioners, fans were the most

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What the R22 Ban Means for Your System

Your air conditioner works hard to keep you cool, especially during the hot summer months. One aspect of your system you might not give much thought to is the type of refrigerant it uses. Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned R22 refrigerant. So what does that mean for you if your system

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Choosing the Right Indoor Temperature

The temperature setting in our home is something we rarely give any thought to in the summer as long as our home is cool. According to professionals, the ideal summer indoor temperature ranges from 75-80.5°F. This may seem based on opinion, but there are some factors we must think about before choosing a temperature. Health

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Is it time for an HVAC upgrade?

Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, even with your cooling system. You might feel too busy to think about HVAC upgrades, but procrastinating can end up costing you more in the long run. Here are some signs you need to discard the old & bring in the new. Your system is noisy

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