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Heat Loss Afflicting Your Household? Follow These Steps and See Results

The cost of heating your home in the winter can be quite the budget-buster, and even more so if your home isn’t energy efficient. Consider the following steps to increase your home’s energy efficiency and reduce heat loss to the outside: Check the age of the ductwork: Old ductwork, or ductwork that wasn’t designed or installed …

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Fall’s the Perfect Time for an Energy Evaluation in Your Illinois Metro-East Home

Our Metro-East winters can be unpredictable, but we all know that phases of ice, snow, wind and plunging temperatures are going to be in the mix during the coldest months. So it’s best to be prepared. One of the most important preparations is having an energy evaluation done in your home during the fall. During …

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Time for Fall Maintenance Already? Plan Yours Now

The temperatures during the end of summer and beginning of fall are perfect for getting outside and completing necessary fall maintenance chores that will boost your home’s energy efficiency. Here’s a checklist so you can begin planning your maintenance schedule, before the weather starts cooling off. Exterior Maintenance Roof. Have your roof inspected for loose …

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