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3 Signs of Water Heater Damage

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How is your water heater performing? You probably don’t ask that question every day, but you should know its status. Letting a damaged water heater go for an extended period of time can cause permanent damage that can lead to costly repairs or an outright replacement. For homeowners wondering what to look for, here are three indicators that you may have a damaged water heater.


5 Myths About Plumbing

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No pranks we promise! We just want to bust some of the myths we hear floating around about the everyday plumbing system you can find in your home. We’ve picked five myths you’ve probably heard before, and we’ll give you the facts!


Your Spring HVAC Checklist

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It’s time to dust off the grime the winter weather left behind and get ready for spring. We all know that during the spring it’s a good idea to get some heavy-duty cleaning done to help prepare for the months ahead. But how does this affect your home’s HVAC system and indoor air quality? Here are a few things you should do around your home to prepare your HVAC equipment for the new season.


5 Reasons to Use a Smart Programmable Thermostat

A traditional programmable thermostat can be confusing; they can be overly complicated and frustrate the user. Despite the significant savings that these programmable thermostats offer, the simple fact is most people aren’t going to be able to take full advantage of them due to their complexity.


2019 HVAC Tech Trends

HVAC has been around since the start of the twentieth century. That’s a long time, but by and large, the technology hasn’t changed all that much up until the last 15 years or so.


Show Your HVAC System Some Love

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February is a month dedicated to things people love: their spouses, their kids, their pets and even their homes. With that in mind, showing some love to the inner intricacies that make your home function on a regular basis isn’t a half bad idea, actually, it’s a great one!


10 Tips to Cut Energy Costs

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For many of us, the new year means wiping the slate clean and starting fresh. It’s a great time to try out new lifestyle habits like eating clean, hitting the gym, or saving money on your electric bill. While we can’t provide too much help when it comes to diet and exercise, we fancy ourselves…


Eight Eco-Friendly Ways to Improve Air Quality

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Happy heart, happy home. Or is it the other way around? The United States Environmental Protection Agency reports that long-term exposure to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can have long-term effects like respiratory disease, heart disease, and cancer. If your home shows signs of poor IAQ, there are steps you can take to improve your…


Holiday Plumbing Disasters & How to Avoid Them

The holidays are a time filled with cooking delicious foods, entertaining friends and family, and welcoming guests into our homes.  Unfortunately, all of these create a situation that puts extra stress on your home’s plumbing.  Avoid holiday plumbing problems by protecting your home against from potential plumbing disasters. Here are some helpful tips: Grease, fats,…


Holiday Lighting Safety

Decorating your home for the holidays is one of the greatest joys of the season. It’s important to make sure that you’re celebrating safely. We’ve provided some electrical safety tips below to keep you and your family safe this holiday season. Inspect lights before you plug them in. Check each set of lights for broken…