5 Signs of Faulty Wiring

Did you know a large majority of residential fires are caused by malfunctions in the home’s wiring? Ignoring the early warning signs of faulty wiring can cost you. Here are five signs it’s time to call in an electrician to examine your home’s wiring. Funny Smells If you smell burnt plastic or other burning smells

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Your Home’s Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide

You can’t see it. You can’t smell it. You can’t touch it. Carbon monoxide (CO) is called a ‘silent killer’ because the highly poisonous gas is odorless and colorless. It mixes with air and if breathed in can cause serious health issues or even death. The most common cause of a carbon monoxide outbreak in

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Why is my Furnace Making that Sound?

When operating properly, your HVAC system should be fairly quiet. Even if your furnace has been working well this winter, if you start hearing one of these strange sounds, it is time to contact an HVAC professional to come and repair the problem. Here are 5 sounds your furnace can make that should be taken

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Tips for Thawing Frozen Pipes

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

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Electrical Tips for When Trouble Strikes

Have you ever turned on your coffeemaker in the morning, only to press the button and not see any coffee being brewed? Or maybe you plug in your phone and it never fully charges. Your home’s electrical system is something you do not pay much attention to until something is not working correctly. Use this

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7 Reasons Your Hot Water is Cold

Have you ever jumped into your shower only to be welcomed by icy or lukewarm water? Well, that can be explained! Here are seven reasons why your hot water is out, and how to fix it. Leaking hot water pipe If you are suddenly left without hot water, it is possible you have a hidden

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Prevent Plumbing Disasters This Winter

Nothing is worse than pulling out your wallet to pay for a repair, aware that it could have been avoided. When it comes to your plumbing system, potential problems can simmer and remain undiscovered until causing a disaster. Awareness of these potential issues will allow you to take action in advance and save yourself the

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

2021 is here and everyone is busy getting started on their New Year’s resolutions. But do not forget that your home might need a few resolutions as well! Make your home feel shiny and new again by following these home maintenance New Year’s resolutions. Clean Your Dryer Vent Cleaning your dryer vent is an easy

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Holiday HVAC To-DON’T List

When it comes to your HVAC system, your “to-don’t” list is just as important as your to-do list. Avoiding these common mistakes and poor habits can help prevent stress related to your HVAC system. Here are the top six activities to put on your HVAC “to-don’t” list this holiday season. Crank up the heat  It

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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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