The Problem with Older Galvanized Pipes

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Do you know anything about the material used for the plumbing system that runs underneath your home? If your pipes are old enough, they are likely made of galvanized steel pipe. While the goal of installing these pipes, originally, was to help protect the pipes from corroding, the anti-corrosive efforts weren’t enough. Learn more about galvanized pipe and whether you should have yours repaired or replaced in the guide below.

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Tune Up Your Heater before the End of the Season!

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Spring may be upon us, but there is definitely still some cooler weather ahead. Hopefully your heater has performed well for you this season and hasn’t given you any detrimental problems. However, if you want to avoid problems next heating season, the time to schedule a system tune-up is now! An HVAC professional should check your system bi-annually to ensure it operates safely and efficiently. Our tune-up service includes system inspection, cleaning, carbon monoxide safety testing, and more.

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3 Facts about Your Home’s Furnace

Monday, February 1st, 2016

There are some misconceptions surrounding furnaces, the most common whole-home heating systems in the country. We want to clear up a few of these so that homeowners know a little bit about the basics of one of the most important systems to their home comfort. However, if you do experience problems with your heater, be sure to contact a professional technician.

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Supplement Your Heating System with a Whole-Home Humidifier!

Monday, December 21st, 2015

During the winter, the chill of winter may not be the only thing making you uncomfortable. Humidity levels in the air have an impact on our comfort, and in the winter especially, dry air can become a problem. In fact, low humidity levels can have a damaging effect on your health as well.

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Preventing Frozen Pipes: Keep Your Plumbing Protected!

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

One concern that many homeowners in colder climates have to worry about is frozen water pipes. Freezing pipes can burst, either due to the expansion of water within them or the rush of water pressure when they begin to thaw. This can result in thousands of dollars in repairs in some cases. Prevent pipes from freezing in the first place by flowing our guide.

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A Guide to Cleaning and Maintaining a Furnace

Monday, October 19th, 2015

When it’s finally that time in the year to run your furnace, you expect everything to run properly when you first switch it on. But over the course of the last year, a furnace has likely developed some level of wear and tear—from dirt on the fan and filters to a loose connection that can lead to poor performance. Clean and maintain your furnace each year in order to keep it in top shape, but you should know that a professional technician can do it best.

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Invest in a Humidifier for Those Cold Winter Nights

Monday, October 12th, 2015

With winter only a season away, it’s time we start to get our homes prepared. This means disconnecting outside hoses and draining faucets, as well as getting our heating systems professionally maintained. And while you’re at it, why not install a whole-home humidifier to help you get through those cold nights with even more comfort and ease? 

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Don’t Wait Too Long to Repair that Leaky Faucet

Monday, August 10th, 2015

The drip-drip-drip from a leaky faucet can be quite an annoyance but there is a simple way to quiet the noise—closing the door. Of course, this does not solve the initial problem, and it can become your main method of dealing with the issue if you start to get too comfortable.

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A Guide to Choosing Qualified Professionals for HVAC Services

Monday, July 27th, 2015

When it comes to your air conditioning and heating systems, you may get a lot of conflicting advice about what to do when your unit needs service. If the issue is small enough, some may tell you to try and repair it yourself. You may get recommendations from friends and neighbors about someone they know in the HVAC field. And some may tell you to wait to schedule service until the system breaks down entirely.

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