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How Often Should I Replace My Water Pipes?

How Often Should I Replace My Water Pipes? Here’s a Replacement Breakdown for all Many of the Common Pipes Found in the home If you’ve been in your house for a while or you recently bought an older home, you may be wondering when it’ll be time to replace some pipes in your home’s plumbing

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When is it time to replace your air conditioner?

When is it time to replace your air conditioner? One of the toughest decisions you’ll have to make about your air conditioning is determining when it is time for a new unit. A new air conditioner can be a big investment, but sometimes it’s necessary due to the costs of consistently having to repair and

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5 Common Summer Plumbing Issues for Homeowners

5 Common Summer Plumbing Issues for Homeowners Summer is here! This means homeowners everywhere are gearing up for backyard barbecues, afternoon parties and fun in the sun. Of course, with great privilege comes great responsibility. While you are having a great time in your backyard with your guests and kids - your plumbing may be

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Professional Mechanical Plumbing and Commercial HVAC Services

Professional Mechanical Plumbing and Commercial HVAC Services Services for home heating, cooling, and plumbing systems are essential. When a commercial location’s systems break down, it can be devastating for employees, productivity, and operational costs. Due to the complexities of these large systems, repairs can be challenging and require veteran technicians with a versatile skill set.

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Commercial Property Management And HVAC Installation

Installation tips for HVAC at a Commercial Property There is never a good time for an HVAC system to break down at a commercial property. If regular tune-ups and other scheduled maintenance aren’t enough to keep your system running, you may need to think about installing a new one. Here’s a start-to-finish guide for commercial

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5-Step Spring Maintenance Checklist for your AC System

5-Step Spring Maintenance Checklist for your AC System Just as spring signals that it’s time to clean things up around the house, the return of warm weather indicates the need for a maintenance check of your air conditioning system. When you’re sweltering at 90-degree temperatures, routine maintenance can be the difference between broken equipment and

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Furnace maintenance provided by an expert technician can keep your home warm in harsh winter months.

How to Troubleshoot Your Furnace Repairs

How to Troubleshoot Your Furnace Repairs Don’t get left out in the cold - furnace problems in winter months can be uncomfortable and downright dangerous. People aren’t built to be cold, and neither are your pipes; they can freeze and burst. If you’re experiencing furnace problems, it can be simple to determine what the problem

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A Dependable Water Leak Detection Guide

A Dependable Water Leak Detection Guide If you have a leak in your home, your initial reaction might be just to ignore it. For a lot of homeowners, the sound of a leak is often regarded as a bigger threat than a little bit of water leaking away. Unfortunately, this response may be inviting more

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The Summer is Coming - Is Your AC Prepared?

The Summer is Coming - Is Your AC Prepared? Would you rather spend your hard-earned money on summer vacation, cookouts and spending pleasant evenings out on the patio or paying your energy bills? Obviously, you’d prefer not to spend more than you have to to keep your home cool this summer. Did you know that

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Going Green Tips from Trusted Professionals

Going Green Tips from Trusted Professionals Most people these days are always looking for tips and tricks that will help them save money. And what if we told you that we had some for you that wouldn’t just help keep more money in your wallet, but that would also help save the planet in the

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Details About World Water Day

Details About World Water Day Around the globe, over one billion people now lack access to clean drinking water. It’s a statistic that highlights the depth of the resource challenges we face in safeguarding health globally. World Water Day is a UN event designed to recognize the water crisis and to bring people together to

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Which Way Does Your Toilet Bowl Swirl?

Which Way Does Your Toilet Bowl Swirl? Sometimes it’s the little things that make us wonder how they came to be that way… Do you know which direction your toilet bowl swirls? Take the video quiz below to find out! You may be surprised to see what you find. The experts at Johnson Heating &

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Have You Heard About These Common HVAC Myths?

Have You Heard About These Common HVAC Myths?  With rising energy prices, it’s important that you’re able to understand your HVAC equipment. Gaining more knowledge on your system will empower you and your family in consolidating your energy expenditures even as prices rise. Our experts have many years’ experience in the HVAC marketplace, and in

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Setting New Year's Resolutions

Setting New Year's Resolutions With the year dwindling to a close, many people are engaging in self-reflection. They are thinking about all of the things they have accomplished and what more they could have done. Many will reflect on issues relating to self-control, such as weight loss or kicking an old habit, like smoking. However,

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Saving Money on Heating Costs in Fall and Winter

Saving Money on Heating Costs in Fall and Winter With the high cost of heat, energy efficiency is incredibly important in keeping your heating bills down. To start, do a visual inspection at home. Do you notice any areas right off the bat that could be conduits for warm air to escape outside? Even small

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Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month Veterans Day was originally referred to as Armistice Day. November 11, 1918, marked the official end of World War I, and to commemorate the day, legislation was passed in 1938 to dedicate the day to world peace and honor World War I veterans. Sixteen years and two wars later following the

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5 Reasons You Need Regular Furnace Maintenance

5 Reasons You Need Regular Furnace Maintenance  With colder months inevitably comes a reliance on your home’s furnace and heating system to stay warm, but are you taking the time to take care of your furnace? Annual maintenance on your furnace is essential for keeping it running efficiently and ensuring that it can provide you

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Adopt-a-Dog Month

Adopt-a-Dog Month The month of October is Adopt-A-Dog Month, a month dedicated to encouraging people into adopting and rescuing a dog at their local animal shelter. There are many great reasons why you should adopt, rather than buy, a dog at your local shelter. You can also visit your local animal shelter and learn more

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7 Ways to Get your Home Ready for Fall

7 Ways to Get your Home Ready for Fall  Your home has specific needs during the winter in order to keep running smoothly. That’s why you should take some time in the fall, before winter comes, to attend to some small home maintenance tasks that can help keep problems at bay. These tasks are easy,

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National Fruits and Veggies Month

National Fruits and Veggies Month National Fruits and Veggies Month is an excellent time to find ways to incorporate these wonderful foods into your diet. They're nutritious, filling and full of vitamins and minerals our bodies need to function. While many people enjoy fruits, it's sometimes harder to get the right amount of veggies in

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Reasons for Uneven Cooling and How to Eliminate It

Reasons for Uneven Cooling and How to Eliminate It Keeping your home cool during the summer months is critical for staying comfortable, but when you start experiencing issues with inconsistent cold air from room to room it can be difficult to relax and enjoy your time at home. Have you been finding that when you

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Family Fun Month

Family Fun Month The warm, lazy days of summer offer many opportunities to enjoy time with the family. You don’t have to escape on a long, exotic vacation to have memorable times, enjoy the outdoors, and have new experiences. You can plan a variety of activities that provide fun, chances to learn new things and

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Making Your Home Pollen-Free Is As Easy As 1-2-3

Making Your Home Pollen-Free Is As Easy As 1-2-3 For most people, summertime is a time for outdoor fun. But for those who suffer from hay fever and other seasonal allergies, the arrival of warmer weather signals the beginning of a period of misery. The pollen released by plants, weeds, grass and trees can cause

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Tips for UV Safety Awareness Month

Tips for UV Safety Awareness Month July is Ultraviolet (UV) Rays Safety Awareness Month. Never expose your skin to unsolicited sunlight attention without sunscreen protection. Make a pledge to yourself to protect your skin from UV damage. Prolonged UV Exposure Every time you go outside during daylight hours, you are exposed to UV rays. A

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Complete One of These Home Projects Before the Fourth!

Complete One of These Home Projects Before the Fourth! Prepare for the Fourth of July When it comes time to celebrate Independence Day with family and friends, many homeowners throughout the nation want to kick back and relax while enjoying their home and yard. However, before doing so, there are plenty of fantastic home improvement

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3 Things You Should Know About Summer Solstice

3 Things You Should Know About Summer Solstice The summer solstice is going to be happening in just a few weeks, but many people do not realize the meaning or origins of this event. The summer solstice has been celebrated for thousands of years. It is commonly referred to as "the longest day of the

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No More Smelly Disposals!

No More Smelly Disposals! In today's modern kitchens, it seems as if it's virtually impossible to imagine life without a garbage disposal. However, as with any kitchen appliance, the disposal may experience problems from time to time. One of the most common problems involves bad smells, which usually result from food particles getting stuck in

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10 Reasons for Planning a Bathroom Remodel

10 Reasons to Remodel Your Bathroom Revitalizing a Residential Bathroom One of the most useful ways to upgrade a residential property involves commissioning a new bathroom addition or a bathroom remodeling project. By renovating this room, you'll ensure that an important component of the home does not become outdated. Just as kitchen styles change in

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5 Tips to Fight the Flu Before It Starts

5 Ways to Combat the Spread of the Flu in Your Home The flu and cold season have arrived and many are getting sick. However, there are several ways you and I can take that may prevent colds and flu. One way is to control the humidity levels in our homes. Low humidity levels contribute

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Here's What's New in the Realm of HVAC Units

The Latest HVAC Technologies When it comes to HVAC technologies, many not only make the process much more efficient, but also make the repair jobs much easier. Whether it's on-demand hot water or an ice-powered air conditioner, technology is revolutionizing the way HVAC is installed and maintained. In today's modern homes, these technologies are being

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Save Energy in Your Greenwood Home

What are Some Energy Saving Strategies for your HVAC System? Keeping your Greenwood home environment comfortable is the primary job of your HVAC system, but it takes a lot of energy to heat and cool the air that circulates through the home. In fact, in many homes, the HVAC unit is the largest consumer of

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Best Ways to Unclog a Tough Sink!

Plumber Recommended Techniques for Unclogging a Sink Plumbers are skilled professionals, and they use several recommended methods for unclogging a sink. Many of the methods homeowners might try can cause damage to the pipes, so it is important to only use the techniques recommended by plumbers - or call for professional help. Snakes and Augers

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Water Conservation Basics

5 Ways to Use Less Water If Planet Earth has your attention, you know that water is not plentiful. In drought-ridden areas world-wide, water has proven that it is absolutely essential to our existence. It's important that you take the first steps toward a more sustainable lifestyle in your Greenwood home starting now! Here are

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3 Water Heater Regulations

What are the 3 Main Water Heater Regulations? And Why are They Important? One of the most utilized units in the home is the water heater. The water heater is used on a daily basis for a wide variety of purposes such as taking showers, washing dishes, and washing clothes. While the water heater is

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Distribute the Heat!

How Does Radiant Heating Differ from Other Systems? What Are the Benefits of Radiant Heating? Most homeowners want to use clean energy. Radiant heating uses hot water to heat homes, and radiant heating can heat homes in an economical way. When a radiant heating system is installed, the heat feels like warm sunlight. A radiant

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Get Rid of Rumors

The Top 5 Plumbing Myths Not all myths should be believed and followed. These beliefs that are usually passed along from one generation to the next, apply to many situations in life, including plumbing. While you may want to avoid walking under a ladder, you definitely want to avoid common plumbing myths such as the

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3 Steps to Fixing Your Furnace

Burning Furnace Smell What should you do if your furnace smells like it is burning? First, make sure that there is no amount of danger that you could see the furnace giving you, your family, then relax and read these 3 reasons for why your furnace might smell like it is burning: 1. Dust in

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Flu Season is Upon Us

Keep Airborne Viruses Under Control Retain or Increase The Value of a Home Through Proper Servicing If you are a homeowner who is not only concerned about the value of your Greenwood home, but also the health and well-being of yourself and your fellow residents, then you may want to consider making the proper investments

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Don't Dump Everything in the Garbage Disposal

Prevent A Garbage Disposal Disaster During Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Is Near Turkey, ham, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, rice and more will all be served at many dinner tables this Thanksgiving. All these foods seem great to serve until it's time to start cleaning. Many will unwittingly put a lot of the left foods that

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Get Your Boiler Ready for Winter

Ways to Prepare Your Boiler for This Winter A boiler is an essential part of the infrastructure of any Greenwood home. Having a reliable boiler on hand allows the homeowner to rest easier. They know that they will always have heat even during the coldest of winter months. Preparing a boiler for the colder winter

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Lets Prevent the Frozen Pipes this Season

Prevent a Burst Pipe in Your Home A burst pipe is a serious emergency. It can lead to all kinds of problems including flooding, the destruction of flooring underneath the pipes and the inability of the owner to have heat or hot water in their Greenwood home for a prolonged period of time. Homeowners need

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Don't Suffer from the Terrible Odors Anymore

Reasons to Install UV Air Sanitizers From using anti-bacterial cleaners on our eating surfaces to earthquake proofing bookcases, we are always looking for new ways to improve the quality and safety of our home environment. The air we breathe, in our homes, is also of paramount importance. Proper maintenance of our home’s heating and air

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The Maintenance for Your Fixtures in Your Home

Annual Maintenance on Fixtures Even if all appears to be well with your faucets and fixtures, regular maintenance by a plumbing professional, should never be taken for granted. The last thing you need in your busy life is for a plumbing problem to jump up and bite you when you least expected it. No, what

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Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

5 Home Winterization Tips Fall is here, and winter is coming up right around the corner. Many people prefer the warmer seasons, but there are plenty of good reasons to like fall and winter: Thanksgiving, Christmas, football season, the tip-off of basketball season, amongst other things. Unfortunately, the winter season isn't very kind to the

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Time to Get Your Home Ventilation on Track

Improve Home Ventilation Increasing the ventilation in the Greenwood home can not only be beneficial health wise to everyone that is living in the residence, but it can make the overall living situation a lot more comfortable, cut down on electricity bills and minimize the chance of developing a larger problem later on, which could

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Know the Facts if Your Water is Hard or Soft

Difference Between Hard and Soft Water If asked to describe the water that they use at  your Greenwood home, most people would never think to describe it as hard or soft, traits we can't imagine the liquid compound H2O as having. Surprisingly enough, plumbers often think of water this way, because of the hardness of

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Avoid Your Fall Home Disaster This Season

Top 3 Fall Home Maintenance Disasters Winter and Fall can be a beautiful time of the year, but the changing temperature and weather which accompanies these seasons can absolutely wreak havoc on a Greenwood home if precautions are not taken to safeguard against this. There are 3 home disasters which can absolutely undermine the value of

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A Clogged Toilet Can Be a Huge Headache

Common Causes of Toilet Not Flushing Properly If you are considered to be the handyman around the Greenwood house in regards to fixing toilets, chances are you get your spouse or kids running to you and saying "The toilet won't flush... but it's not our fault".  Of course, you usually rely on the handy-dandy plunger

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Get Your Greenwood Home Ready For Winter

Energy Efficient Features of a Heat Pump A heat pump is designed to transfer heat from a colder area of a home into warmer area through the use of mechanical energy. These machines are normally included within a home as part of its HVAC system. They work by taking cold air from out of an

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Keep it New and Trendy in Your Kitchen

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for Your Home Remodeling your Greenwood kitchen is important since the kitchen is known to be the room that creates the most investments in the house. The remodeling process requires proper planning to ensure that you not only save on the cost, but you also achieve the intended kitchen look. There are various

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The Main Causes of a Broken HVAC Unit

Major Causes Of Broken HVAC Units HVAC is a complex system that is responsible for heating, ventilation and air conditioning at home. It provides a fresh and relaxed environment that is comfortable and conducive. However, all this can be interrupted if there is a flaw in the system. The following are the 5 major causes

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Spot the Hidden Leak

Signs You Have a Hidden Water Leak It is not uncommon for homeowners to experience water leaks in their Greenwood home. While some of these leaks are easy to identify, others might be hidden away and hard to detect. Hidden water leaks can cause costly damage to your home, and require emergency plumbing services. It

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Clean and Sanitize Your Air With These Tips

Ways To Clean And Sanitize Your Indoor Air Your indoor air quality is very important to the health of everyone who lives in your home. Poor indoor air quality is linked to various types of health problems, such as coughing, asthma, itchy eyes, headaches, long lasting colds, and bronchitis. Of course, there are other ailments

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Ways to Get Big Savings with Low Flow Fixtures

How Low Flow Fixtures Can Help You Save on Water Introduction There are more people than ever before interested in reducing their environmental footprint as a result of their water usage. There are a variety of different ways a person or family can lower the water usage in their home. However, most of the conventional methods

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Find Out Ways to Save Money this Season

5 Unexpected Ways to Save on Cooling Costs Cutting down on your home cooling costs this summer will lessen your use of utilities and help you to save money this year. These unexpected ways to cut back on your energy consumption are not complicated, and if you can not make the change yourself, your local

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No Need to Panic! Let us Assist You!

Tips for Dealing with a Plumbing Emergency Clogged pipes and drains are among the inevitable crises in any home. They may happen without warning or might be as a result of a recurrent problem that was not fixed initially. However, this should be no cause for alarm. There are simple ways you can deal with

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The Latest HVAC Trends

The Top 5 Heating and Air Conditioning Trends The Appliance Standards Awareness Project reports HVAC costs are the single biggest energy expense in the residential sector, consuming approximately 40 percent of total residential energy needs. Because HVAC systems use so much energy the biggest innovations are generally in the areas of how to make the

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Create a Long Life for Your Piping System

How to Extend the Life of Your Plumbing Piping System Calling a plumber to fix a piping problem can be quite expensive depending on how extensive the problem is. That is the time you wish you had paid attention to the preventative maintenance tips to maximize the lifespan of your plumbing system. But it is

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Settings are Vital for Savings

Ideal Thermostat Settings for Every Season As important as it is for setting the right temperature on your thermostat each season to save money, you are actually helping to preserve the limited resources we all share. Even a change in your thermostat of a couple degrees each day can have a huge positive impact on

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The Ways of How the Toilet Became What it is Today

The History of the Toilet Toilet Technology The toilet or commode is a sanitation device used mainly for the disposal of human waist. Though it is not clear who first invented the toilet, the earliest known contenders for the title are the Greeks and the Scots. The Neolithic settlement Skara Brae, of the Scottish mainland

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Get the Truth on the Plumbing Myths

Popular Plumbing Myths Debunked Taking care of the plumbing in any home is always best left to a professional plumbing company as the problems of water causing damage to any home can have a major effect on the structure of a home and the appliances within. There are a series of plumbing myths that all

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You Always Want to Choose the Best for Your Home

What are the Top 10 Plumbing Fixture Brands Recommended by Plumbers In order to get the best results from a plumbing project, it is necessary to go for the best fixtures. Plumbing fixtures are an investment for the entire house. Hiring quality plumbers ensures that the best brands are preferred for plumbing fixtures and the

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Air Quality is a Vital Role in Your Home

The 5 Best Ways to Handle and Prevent Indoor Air Pollution It does not matter how clean you live, eventually, your home is going to start to develop dust, dirt and outside airborne particles that can cause problems with the air quality inside of your home. It simply is a matter of fact, but it

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Time to Breathe in the Fresh Air

3 Ways To Allergy-Proof Your Home This Spring   While you love the fact that winter is now over and spring is finally here, it is not all sunshine and roses. With it, comes the yearly nuisance of allergies and how to solve them. But don't fear, your local HVAC technician can help. These individuals

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The Real Facts of Drain Cleaning Solutions

What Are Some Of The Dangers Of Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions?   What Dangers Do Chemical Drain Cleaners Have? Chemical drain cleaners may have been popular at one time, but after learning some of the dangers they possess, many have turned back to all-natural solutions, or any solution that does not require using chemicals. The

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The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio

What Does the SEER Rating on Your AC Unit Mean?   As experts, we receive questions all of the time concerning air conditioning units. Some of these questions relate to the mysterious number known as the SEER rating. The following are three of the most common questions we hear. What Does the SEER Rating on

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Time to Overcome That Clogged Pipe

The 5 Benefits of Hydrojetting   One of the more common reasons why a homeowner may contact a plumber for assistance is due to a clogged drain or pipe. Some homeowners will attempt to remove a clog on their own, but the fact is that most clogs will develop deep in a pipe and will

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It's Time to Save Money with a Thermostat Upgrade

What are the Advantages of Having a Digital Setback Thermostat? When the time comes to replace or upgrade your home's thermostat, you may be overwhelmed by the many choices available to you. There are both basic and high-tech models available for you to choose from at all price points. While you may be drawn to

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Annual Drain Cleaning Advantages for Your Home

Drain Cleaning: What Are the Benefits of Annual Drain Cleaning?   Have you taken the time to have your drains cleaned lately? Having the drainage system in your home or business fail or clog is one of the worst things that can happen to your plumbing system. This is particularly true if it happens to

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Get Your Heater Back with a Tune-Up Service

 Signs Your Heating Unit Needs a Tune-Up   Heating System Tune-Up As a qualified and licensed HVAC repair and maintenance company we understand the issues that are associated with the continued maintenance of a heating system. An HVAC system or furnace can be an expensive appliance to repair, in our opinion it is far more

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Garbage Disposal Will Make Your Life Easier

Top 10 Reasons to Install a Garbage Disposal   When thinking about ways to upgrade homes, one of the home features most often sought after is a garbage disposal function. Not only are garbage disposals cleaner, and create a more pleasant home environment, but they are also sought after for many other reasons. For those

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A New Furnace Means a New Wave of Heat

The True Benefits of a New Furnace   Keep Warm With a New Furnace! A furnace is the major appliance that heats your home when the weather outside is cold. If your furnace stops working, you will definitely know about it. Sometimes a repairman can fix it, but he may tell you that the unit

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If It's an Emergency, Call the Plumbers Today!

Emergency Plumbing 101   Emergency plumbing is a very important service that hopefully you never need. However, if you do, it is something that can help save you tens of thousands of dollars, as there are times where you just are not able to wait around for the plumber to arrive the next day. Now,

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Get the Purified Air You Deserve

How Does an Air Purifier Work?   Consumers spend over $250 million every year on air purifiers for their homes, with allergy and asthma sufferers being responsible for the majority of the sales. However, studies have shown that some purifiers aren't very effective. The air inside a typical home is often a source of airborne

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Aspects to Consider While Remodeling Your Bathroom

What Are Common Plumbing Issues You May Encounter When Remodeling Your Bathroom?    Two things are apparently inevitable. These are bathroom remodeling and plumbing issues. While bathroom remodeling can be very exciting, there are certain complications that can come with the process. This can be the result of wear and tear on the different components

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