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Types of Air Cleaners That can Help You

December 7th, 2016

Indoor air quality is a major concern throughout the year, but especially during winter. The combination of poor air flow and low humidity can exacerbate the issue of microscopic airborne contaminants. Dust, pollen, dander, viruses, bacteria, and mold spores can cause all kinds of health problems. The best way to deal with these issues is to install an air cleaner in your home. Have a look at a few of the more popular air cleaner types available.

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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

December 5th, 2016

The arrival of winter means a number of things for your home systems. Heating is obviously a concern, but it’s not the only thing you need to worry about. If you want to make sure that your home runs as smoothly as possible over the next few months, there are a couple of different steps you need to take. Let’s take a look at how you can prepare your home for the winter season.

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Check These Things First Before Scheduling Heating Repairs

November 28th, 2016

It can be incredibly frustrating to have your heating system stop working in the middle of winter. Before you call for heating repairs, though, there are a few things that you should do first. Your heating system may not actually be malfunctioning at all. Even if it is, doing some preliminary checking can identify the problem faster, so your technician can get right to repairing it when they arrive. Here are a few things that you should check before you call your HVAC technician.

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2 Ways You Can Prepare Your Electrical Grid for the Holidays

November 28th, 2016

The holiday season is upon us, which means a number of things for your home. While you’re probably busy getting ready for visiting relatives and big meal preparations, you should also be taking steps to get your home systems and appliances ready. You’re going to be putting a lot of demand on your electrical grid this year, so that’s a good place to start. Have a look at 2 ways you can prepare your electrical grid for the added stress of the holiday season.

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

November 23rd, 2016

Winter is here, and it’s important that you make sure your home is ready for it. Your heating system should be in top condition, obviously, but that’s not the only thing you should be looking at. If you really want to make sure that your home is as ready for winter as possible, it’s important to take a number of different steps. Let’s take a look at some of those steps now.

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Why Video Pipe Inspection is Important

November 21st, 2016

One of the biggest issues with keeping your plumbing and sewer systems in good shape is recognizing when you have a problem. Your plumbing and sewer systems are not visible, for the most part, and the problems they tend to develop don’t normally have really obvious outward signs. So, how are you supposed to keep your system in good condition? With video pipe inspection.

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Consider Installing a Humidifier This Winter

November 16th, 2016

Staying warm tends to be the top priority during the winter, which is understandable. However, it should not be the only priority. Indoor air quality tend to drop during the winter, for a number of reasons. One of the factors in that drop is humidity issues. Read on to find out why you should consider installing a humidifier this winter.

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Lime Scale, and How to Defend Against It

November 14th, 2016

There are quite a few different problems that can afflict a home’s plumbing system. One of the most common, and most damaging, problems is lime scale. If you’re not careful, you can have your entire plumbing system compromised by advanced lime scale. Read on to find out where lime scale comes from, and what you can do about it.

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The Pros and Cons of Different Furnace Types

November 9th, 2016

If you’re looking to install a new furnace in your home this winter, there are many different options to choose from. Each of these options has its own advantages to offer, and is suited to a different individual set of needs. It can be difficult to select the right furnace for your needs, when you have so many different models and factors to consider. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. Have a look at a couple of the more popular furnace types below.

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When to Call for Drain Cleaning

November 7th, 2016

Your drains serve as a connection point between your plumbing and sewer system, helping to transport wastewater out of the home. If the drains are poorly maintained, they’ll start to cause problems that affect more than themselves. The best way to keep your drains in good condition is to schedule regular drain cleaning services. Let’s take a look at when you should call for drain cleaning services.

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