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Which Water Treatment System is Right for Me?

September 26th, 2016

Most cities put their water supplies through an extensive treatment process before piping it into homes, in order to remove any harmful materials that may be lurking in it. While this process is often quite effective, it’s not 100% foolproof. There are always going to be small amounts of lead and other harmful elements that can make it into your drinking water. If you really want to protect your home from those kinds of issues, the best thing to do is to install a water treatment system. Let’s take a look at a couple of the most common water treatment system types.

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Why Store Bought Drain Cleaners are a Bad Idea

September 26th, 2016

When your drain clogs, you may be tempted to go out and buy some drain cleaner to take care of it. Don’t do it. Drain cleaner may solve your problem in the short term, but it will cause some long term problems that completely negate the benefits. If you really want to have your drains cleaned properly, you’re going to need some professional services. Read on to find out why.

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Consider Installing a Boiler This Fall

September 19th, 2016

Winter is coming, as we are so often told, and for some of us that means it’s time to install a new heating system. As you start to look for a new heating system for your home, it’s important that you consider the pros and cons of each. You’re going to want to find a heating system that’s suited to your unique needs. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the benefits a boiler system can offer you this heating season. 

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The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

September 12th, 2016

If you’re thinking about installing a new water heater in your home, you should take the time to properly consider the different options available on the market. Sure, tank water heaters are the most popular type in the country, and they do have a lot to offer. However, they are not always the best systems for every situation. Let’s take a look at tankless water heaters, how they work, and the benefits they can offer you.

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Make Sure Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors Get Checked

September 7th, 2016

We’re getting pretty close to heating season, which means soon you’ll be firing up your furnace or other combustion based heating system. Part of combustion heating is the creation of carbon monoxide, a highly toxic gas that can be fatal in high concentrations. Heating systems that generate carbon monoxide are designed to dispose of it safely. However, accidents do happen. Read on to find out more about carbon monoxide detectors, and why they need to be checked on an annual basis.

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Should I Install a New Furnace Before Winter Starts?

September 5th, 2016

Summer is almost over, and it’s time to start getting your home ready for heating season. Part of that is making sure that your heating system is actually ready to keep your home warm throughout the winter. If your furnace is not able to keep you warm through another heating season, it’s a good idea to get it replaced now. That way, you don’t risk your furnace dying on you in the middle of a cold snap. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new furnace.

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Now is a Good Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance

August 31st, 2016

We still have a few weeks of summer left, but heating season will be here before you know it. You want to make sure that your home is prepared for the cooler weather, and that means scheduling heating maintenance for the fall. Read on to find out more about the benefits of heating maintenance, and why you should have it done before winter sets in.

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The Importance of Water Heater Maintenance

August 29th, 2016

Water heaters are sturdy appliances, built to last for many years before needing to be replaced. That span of years won’t be nearly as long as you think, though, if you don’t schedule regular water heater maintenance. Read on to find out more about why water heater maintenance is so important, and why you should schedule it every year.

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Things to Check Before Calling for AC Repair

August 24th, 2016

It’s never fun to have your air conditioner die on you in the middle of a hot summer day. If your air conditioner is malfunctioning, you may be tempted to call for repairs straight away. Before you do that, though, there are a few things that you should check to make sure that you aren’t calling for repairs unnecessarily. Read on to find out more about what to do before calling for air conditioning repair.

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Why You Need Andersen Window Installation Services

August 22nd, 2016

We don’t often think of windows as needing replacement, unless they crack or break. Sooner or later, though, you’re going to need new windows in your home. There is a massive array of different window types, services, and companies on the market. It can be quite overwhelming finding the right window to fit your needs. Fortunately, we’re here to help. Read on to find out more about our window services, including Andersen brand windows.

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