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3 Important Spring Maintenance Steps For Your Home Furnace

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Are you excited about the arrival of spring? Have you been looking forward to being able to shut down your heating system and not needing to use it again until fall arrives? Even people who like cold weather may eventually get sick of it and start longing for warmer spring and summer weather. Unfortunately, this eagerness to escape the cold can mean that important maintenance steps get overlooked because you don’t even want to think about your furnace and heating system for as long as possible. Read More»

Protecting Your Outdoor Condenser Unit

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Imagine walking into your home on a hot summer day and expecting to be hit with a blast of cool air, only to find that your air conditioning system isn’t working properly. Routine maintenance is one of the easiest ways to keep your AC functional, but homeowners often overlook the importance of caring for their outdoor condenser unit. Since the condenser usually isn’t located in a highly-visible location (as the bulky unit can be an eyesore), these units can easily fall into disrepair. Read More»

4 Common Plumbing Mistakes That All Homeowners Should Avoid

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A home’s plumbing system is used all the time by members of a household, but many homeowners do not spend much time thinking about their pipes, drains, or toilets. Unfortunately, failure to keep the plumbing system in mind can lead to plumbing problems that can cause damage and require costly repairs. If you’re a homeowner, avoid the following common plumbing mistakes: Neglecting to Prepare Your Pipes for Winter If you live in a cold climate, it is absolutely essential to prepare your pipes for winter. Read More»

3 Tips For Maintaining Your HVAC

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One of the best ways to stay comfortable in your home is sure to involve having an HVAC unit. This will allow you to enjoy remaining either warm or cold in your living space. The key to getting the most use out of your system will largely depend on how well you take care of it. Knowing specific tips that are ideal for maintaining your unit are sure to be helpful to you. Read More»

Protecting Your Home's Pipes

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Beneath the sinks, in the walls, and under the ground, pipes get water and waste to a septic tank or sewer operate quietly. Until problems happen, pipes don’t intrude on your life at all. However, you must take note of them sometimes and ensure you’re undertaking preventative maintenance and providing enough attention to protect them. These pipe tips ought to help. Assess Them Even if nothing’s wrong, look at your pipes every now and then. Read More»

Hidden Electrical Risks On Your Property

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Your daily schedule and the many activities of your family probably take up more time than your thoughts about the electrical wiring system on your property. If your appliances, lamps, security lights, and garage lights work, there could be no reason to think of the wiring at all. However, it’s unwise to wait until you experience problems, especially because you might have currently have the below hidden risks. Chewed-Up Wiring Read More»

What To Do When You Need To Drive Down The Cost Of Heating Your House

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When it starts getting cold outside it can be a wonderful thing to enjoy a heated home. A good heating supply in our house lets you forget about the frigid, outdoor temperatures as you bask in the warmth of your abode. However, while it’s wonderful to be able to pump the heat in your home, it can also be costly. As your monthly bill starts to climb higher and higher you might even think that you’re going to have to forgo the heat in order to conserve cash. Read More»

Clean Your Ducts And Registers For Maximum Airflow

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There are many different ways that you can make air conditioner more efficient. The condenser and evaporator are vital parts of the system,  but other components in the system, like the air registers and ducts have a huge impact on the efficiency of your air conditioner. This article explains how to clean your air registers and ducts for maximum airflow and better overall efficiency. Cleaning Your Registers Cleaning your air registers is simple and doesn’t require any special tools. Read More»

How To Keep Your HVAC System Efficient

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The efficiency of your HVAC system is subject to change over the years. That is, if you don’t keep it maintained, certain components will lose efficiency and your utility bills will go up. There are a few simple things that you can do, as a homeowner, to keep your system as efficient as possible. This article explains some jobs that are simple and cheap, but also very effective and worthwhile. These tasks are simple and won’t take up much time. Read More»

Make Sure Your Air Conditioning Is Ready For Odd Weather

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There have been quite a few odd weather pattern changes in the past few decades, and even without considering natural disasters or moderate storms, temperature changes alone can have an impact on enjoying the day. The average air conditioning unit is designed to keep a custom comfort zone inside the building, but it can waste a lot of electricity or fail to provide proper comfort because of either strange outside conditions or structural problems. Read More»