reducing risk of plumbing failure
How to Reduce the Risk of Plumbing Failures

Some things in life are inevitable, but a major plumbing disaster is not one of them. You can be proactive by taking the right steps to make your pipework and equipment more robust. Here are some ways to boost your plumbing system’s durability. Insulate pipes Even if you’ve had the piping there for years without

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Benefits of Crawlspace Encapsulation

Have you noticed structural issues, pests, or mold in your home? If you answered yes to any of these, it might be time to consider crawlspace encapsulation. Encapsulating, or lining, your crawlspace involves installing a vapor barrier to provide several benefits including moisture control, improved indoor air quality, & pest control. Moisture Control Excess moisture,

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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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Choosing the Right Water Filtration System

The quality of your home’s water can affect its taste. Low quality water for cooking, drinking, or cleaning can have serious effects on your family’s health. Poor water quality can also affect the life of your fixtures & appliances. If you’re concerned about your home’s tap water, a water filtration system is recommended. Here’s the

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HVAC Upgrade
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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Summer Sewage Backups

Spring is in full swing & summer is right around the corner. While you don’t have to worry about snow and ice, warmer weather can bring about new problems. Sewage backups are one of them. Here is some information on these backups and how to prevent them.

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Preventing Electrical Overload
May is National Electrical Safety Month

May has arrived! This means two things; Spring is in full bloom & it’s National Electrical Safety Month. Now is the perfect time to address electrical issues in your home. Did you know that each year over 47,000 residential fires are caused by electrical overload or malfunction? Here are warning signs a home’s electrical system

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