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2018

Having A Heatwave? How To Help Your Air Conditioner Keep You Cooler

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There’s nothing worse than a full-fledged heat wave. You can’t get cool enough, and your air conditioner needs to work overtime just to make a dent in the temperature inside your home. It’s times like this that you really need your air conditioner to be in tip-top shape. If you live in a region that experiences frequent heat waves, you probably know that you need to service your air conditioner before summer arrives. Read More»

Keeping Your Condensation Pipe Clean

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Your HVAC system probably isn’t quite as complicated as you think. Simply put, there could be several basic do-it-yourself jobs that will improve the productivity of your system. This is definitely true when it comes to maintaining the air handler. The condensation pipe, which is attached to the air handler, is also an easy thing to clean and maintain. This article explains what the condensation pipe is, and how to make sure that it is properly doing its job. Read More»

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»