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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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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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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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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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Save Money with These Electrical Tips

Every homeowner knows that keeping up on electrical work and maintenance is a necessity but can be pricey! The good news is that there are several ways you can keep electrical costs low. Here are three, money-saving tips to keep in mind before starting your next electrical project. Combine Electrical Jobs to Save Costs You can save time and money...
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Consequences of Neglecting HVAC Maintenance

Neglecting your HVAC system can spell disaster, especially during the hot summer months. As the temperature starts to heat up, it is important to make sure your home’s cooling & ventilation systems are up to par. Here are some issues you can encounter if you neglect your home’s HVAC system. Temperatures too high or too low As your equipment’s performance...
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Can Pipes Burst During the Summer?

Everyone knows pipes are at risk of bursting in the winter due to extremely cold temperatures, but did you know they are also at risk during the summer? No matter the time of year, burst pipes can cause lots of issues. Here are some common problems with your home’s plumbing that can put you at risk for summer pipe bursts....
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