News/Tips

5
Dec

Why Is My Faucet Leaking?

Faucets are one of the most crucial aspects of a home’s structure, and homeowners who fail to maintain them are placing themselves at risk for serious damages. In addition to disrupting our sleeping patterns, a leaky faucet also serves to increase the cost of our utility bills and cause annoying disturbances in the household. Learning About The Common Causes For

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21
Nov

What Can I Put in My Garbage Disposal?

Garbage disposal units are one of the most useful appliances in the kitchen, yet often taken for granted and treated thoughtlessly. With a small amount of care and consideration, any garbage disposal will work well for years. Regular prudent use also actually helps to keep corrosion at bay and prevents accumulation of sticky problems. Smaller is Better Garbage disposals are

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7
Nov

General HVAC Maintenance And Tips

When it comes to keeping our homes at the proper temperature, HVAC systems are the unsung heroes. However, the inner workings of these systems can be difficult for the layperson to manage, which is why it is important to properly maintain them. Otherwise, a homeowner is forced to foot the bill for costly repairs. By following these general tips for

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24
Oct

Don’t Get an Air Conditioner Maintenance Plan Until You Read This!

Getting an air conditioner maintenance plan is more beneficial for your home and for your business than you might realize.  Proper maintenance is going to ensure the longevity of your systems and hassle-free performance, so that’s going to serve you to its fullest potential. However, getting the best plan is quite challenging, so let’s take a look at what to

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10
Oct

What Is A Good Seer Rating?

There are many indicators that would help you to pick the right air conditioning system or HVAC unit. You may be drawn by the energy rating. It is always recommended to buy nothing short of three stars. Most energy analysts suggest you buy an air conditioning system or HVAC unit that has five stars, especially if you intend to use

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26
Sep

What Does HVAC Mean?

HVAC is an acronym for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. You are obviously aware of heaters or heating appliances, air conditioners, or air conditioning systems, and ventilators or ventilation systems. Imagine a large appliance that does all three. That would be an HVAC. However, you should not think of HVAC as one appliance that has three isolated or disassociated appliances.

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12
Sep

Smart Thermostat Reviews

A smart thermostat isn’t just convenient, it can save energy – and saving energy equates to saving money.  It also offers the potential for some cool integration.  If you upgrade from a basic thermostat to a smart thermostat, the first and most life-changing difference will be the ability to control it remotely.  Today’s thermostats can be remotely accessed from your

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29
Aug

What Does AC Repair Cost?

Air conditioning issues happen to all of us; it’s a fate we cannot escape. For that reason, it is best to equip yourself, not only with some HVAC knowledge, but also with some service and parts fees. Here are a few of the more common AC issues and their related repair or replacement costs.* Flat rate on all residential calls:

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15
Aug

Brass vs Copper vs PVC Pipes

Which is best for your health – brass, copper or PVC?  The use of copper piping in home construction in the US started in the early 1960’s. By 1970, it was the material of choice among plumbers. It is estimated that 98% of homes built after 1970 have copper pipes. Despite public perception that copper pipes last forever, the average

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1
Aug

If Plumbing Could Kill, It Would Be with Backflow and Back Siphonage

When we turn the faucet on in our homes, we assume that the water is safe to drink, but that is not always the case. Water in the home normally flows in one direction, but under certain circumstances, it can flow in another direction.  This alternate direction is called “backflow”.  Backflow happens when there is a change in water pressure,

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