Ultimate Guide: Types of Electrical Outlets

If you’re like many homeowners, you may be surprised to know not all electrical outlets are the same. Some are designed to handle higher voltages than others. There are different characteristics to consider as well. Depending on its specifications, a particular outlet...

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10 Ways to Prevent Plumbing Problems

There are many Don’ts to consider when it comes to maintaining your plumbing. Instead of focusing on the Do’s and how To’s, we’re going to discuss ways to prevent plumbing problems by avoiding 10 common mistakes. You can save yourself stress and money by, for example,...

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5 Easy Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air

You dust, mop, and vacuum to keep surfaces spotless and germ-free. Now, if only there were a way to scrub the air… Cleaning your indoor air likely isn’t on your list of household chores. People rarely think about it. And that’s a problem. According to the EPA, the air...

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What’s the Difference Between R22 and R410a?

The HVAC industry is in the throes of a sea change, and it impacts your wallet and your comfort. This year put the final nail in the coffin of R22, the refrigerant that the industry has been phasing out over the past decade to comply with a federal mandate. That...

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What Goes Into a Spring HVAC Tune-Up?

Your HVAC system is a sophisticated machine, comprising an outside condenser, an indoor air handler and numerous moving parts that must work in concert to maintain your comfort. You can’t expect your central air system to operate at peak performance without a...

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Choosing Your Next Water Heater

Your water heater is an appliance you rarely think about until something goes wrong. An unexpected cold shower may mean that it's time for a replacement. If you’re in the market for a new water heater, there are two primary choices: conventional or tankless. The...

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Why Is My Home Heating Unevenly?

3 Reasons Your Home Is Heating Unevenly Have one room, or certain areas of the house that constantly feel hot and stuffy while others are downright frigid? Can’t seem to maintain a consistent temperature throughout the house even though the thermostats are all on the...

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Top Reasons To Replace Your Heater

6 Reasons To Replace That Old Furnace A warm, cozy house on a cold winter day is one of life’s modern luxuries — that is, until the heater stops working. Is there anything worse than coming home to a cold house even though you know the system should be running when...

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