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Warning Signs That Your Air Conditioner is in Trouble

May 22nd, 2017

air-conditioner-repairWith summer just a couple of weeks out, you should be keeping a close eye on your air conditioner. You’re going to start using it more often to keep your home cool and comfortable, which means more strain on the system. Summer is the number one time of year for air conditioner problems to develop. If you want yours to stay in good shape throughout the summer season, you should keep a sharp eye out for warning signs that the system is in poor shape. The faster you can identify that your air conditioner is having trouble, the faster you can get it repaired and the better off it will be. Have a look at some of the signs that your air conditioner needs to be repaired immediately.

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Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Summer by Doing This

May 8th, 2017

air-conditioner-blowingSpring is the ideal time to prepare your air conditioner for the demand you’re going to put on it during the summer. Once the daily temperature starts to rise, you’re going to want to know that you can run your air conditioner for hours at a time without damaging it. Nobody wants their system to break down on them when they need it most. The best way to make sure that your air conditioner is ready for anything the summer can throw at it is to follow the steps below.

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How to Handle Problems with Your Sewer Line

April 24th, 2017

sewer-lineThe sewer line is one of those vital-but-forgotten parts of a home for many people. After all, who wants to pay close attention to their sewer line? Out of sight, out of mind, as the saying goes. Here’s the problem, though: at some point, you may have a problem afflict your home’s sewer line. When that happens, you are going to need to think about how you want to deal with it.

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Could I Benefit From Installing a Heat Pump?

April 10th, 2017

Spring is a time of change in many ways, including for HVAC systems. Many homeowners schedule preventive maintenance during this time of year, or they replace their systems entirely. If you’re in the market for a new cooling system before the summer, you might want to have a look at the benefits a heat pump has to offer. It might be just the thing you need to keep comfortable, not only during the summer, but in winter as well.  

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Weird as it Sounds, Now is a Good Time for Replacing Your Air Conditioner

March 27th, 2017

With the forecast for this week getting as low as the 40’s, it may seem a bit ludicrous to talk about preparing for summer. Still, the fact of the matter is that summer is not that far off. If you don’t want to get ambushed by the heat, you should be taking steps now to make sure that your home is ready for it.

Part of that is making sure that your air conditioner is in good enough shape to keep you cool through another summer. If not, you should replace it now. Have a look at some of the warning signs that you need to replace your air conditioner.

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It’s Time to Schedule AC Maintenance

March 13th, 2017

It may seem more than a little absurd to say this in March, when the temperature on any given day could easily dip below freezing, but the sweltering months of summer are not all that far off at all. Before long, you’ll be relying on your air conditioning system to keep you cool on a daily basis. That means more stress on the system, which means a greater chance for problems to occur. If you want to make sure that your air conditioner is in top shape for the summer, you should schedule maintenance for it within the next few weeks. That will give you peace of mind regarding your system’s readiness for the next hot season.

That means more stress on the system, which means a greater chance for problems to occur. If you want to make sure that your air conditioner is in top shape for the summer, you should schedule maintenance for it within the next few weeks. That will give you peace of mind regarding your system’s readiness for the next hot season.

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Make Absolutely Sure That Your Furnace is Sized Properly

February 27th, 2017

It can be pretty tempting to rush through the selection process when getting a new furnace, especially if your home doesn’t currently have a working heating system. However, there are some considerations that you really shouldn’t ignore.

One of those considerations is furnace size. A furnace that is either oversized or undersized can cause very serious problems for you, both in terms of comfort and cost efficiency.

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What to Look for in a New Heating System

February 13th, 2017

Choosing a new heating system to install can be kind of like going to the dentist: you know it has to happen (because the consequences for not doing it are worse) but that doesn’t mean you’re going to enjoy it. A lot of homeowners have this attitude when it comes to shopping for a new heating system; they just want to find something that works and get it installed as quickly as possible.

While it can be tempting to cut corners in the decision-making stage, it’s a really bad idea to actually do it. If you’re not careful when selecting your new heating system, the one you try to install may not end up working at all. Know beforehand which factors to pay attention to, and how they fit into your heating needs.

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The 5 Benefits of Using a Tankless Water Heater

January 30th, 2017

showerIt can be more than a little frustrating for major home systems, especially something like a water heater. There are quite a few options available on the market today, and it can be more than a little daunting finding the right system for your needs. The more knowledge you have about the various systems on the market, though, the better you’ll be able to make a decision. Tankless water heaters have been rising in popularity over the last couple of decades, for a number of reasons. Let’s go over five of the biggest reasons that you should consider installing a tankless water heater in your home.

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Water Treatment Systems That can Help You

January 16th, 2017

There are a lot of different water treatment systems available on the market. Each of these systems can improve the quality of your water supply in a different way. If you’re having a problem with the quality of your water, whether it’s lead contamination or hard water, there’s a water treatment system that can help you.  Let’s take a look at a couple of the different water treatment systems available on the market that can help you.

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