Thermostat Placement 101

Your thermostat keeps a constant check on the temperature in your home. The information it collects allows it to signal your furnace to start heating and air conditioner to start cooling. To work properly, it must have an accurate reading, which is why thermostat...

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Are Smart Thermostats Worth the Money?

Everyone wants to have the perfect temperature at home, but heating and cooling come at a cost. A standard thermostat turns your AC on and off based on the temperatures you set. Smart thermostats take it a step further with a range of features that automate...

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

At Black Hills Home Services, we believe in going the distance even when the going gets tough. There are heroes all around us, who have been helping the community during rough times. Have you noticed someone going the extra mile? It could be a store clerk or service...

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How Can I Tell If My Ductwork Is Damaged?

Spotting ductwork damage isn’t always easy. To make matters more complicated, the duct system branches throughout your home, delivering conditioned air to every room, and returning air back to your HVAC equipment. Ductwork problems can cause air leakage, which reduces...

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Sump Pump Troubleshooting

A sump pump problem can lead to expensive flood damage in your basement. It’s therefore important to recognize the signs that you need sump pump repair. Acting sooner rather than later can allow a technician to fix the problem before there’s more damage. In this sump...

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