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Gas Leaks: Detecting And Preventing An Invisible Danger

If you have equipment in your home that uses natural gas, oil or propane, such as a furnace or water heater, the risk of gas leaks is ever-present. While the chances that a gas leak will happen in your home are not very high, it’s important to know how to detect and prevent this invisible…

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Frozen Pipes: Preventing A Problem You Definitely Don’t Want

At the top of the list of least-desirable phrases homeowners want to hear is: Frozen pipes. Not only are frozen pipes just plain inconvenient and a huge undertaking to repair and clean up, but they’re an expense that’s fairly easy to avoid — if you know how to prevent this problem. Oddly enough, it’s not…

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Choosing An Air Purification System That Meets Your Needs

As we have gotten better at insulating homes to keep cool and warm air inside the house, we also have locked in some unwanted visitors. We live with pets, pet hair and pet dander. We try to keep our Metro-East homes clean with cleaners and aerosols that get into our air. Pollen and pollutants hitch…

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Air Conditioner Maintenance — Why Springtime Is The Best Time To Schedule

If you’re budget-minded when it comes to your utility costs, but like your home comfortable throughout the cooling season, consider scheduling air conditioner maintenance during the spring. You’ll be taking advantage of the lower demand for HVAC services before things heat up and be prepared for the warm summer days ahead. Routine maintenance does cost money,…

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HVAC Service Agreements — How The Benefits Outweight The Costs

When you’re trying to decide whether to sign an HVAC service agreement, consider the benefits that you’ll gain by having a contract with a local service company. The benefits will far surpass the costs of your service agreement. Here are just a few of the benefits of signing an HVAC service agreement (also called our Energy…

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When It Comes To Precision Tune-Ups, Twice A Year Is Better

Your heating and air equipment is an investment for your family. You expect long life and years of consistent performance from both your furnace and air conditioner (or heat pump if you use one). The best way to get those long years of dependability is by having an annual precision tune-up on both. Before each season begins,…

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Dust Buildup Is Bad For A/C Performance, Schedule Professional Service

When completing your spring cleaning this year, don’t forget one of the most important areas of your home to clean, your air conditioner. Over time, dust, mold and other contaminants can build up inside of your air conditioner components and ductwork, reducing performance and causing other problems. Dust can get into the motors and other…

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