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Benefits of a Well-Maintained Air Conditioning System

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The Importance of Proper AC Maintenance  Keeping up with yearly maintenance on your central air conditioning system is as important as yearly maintenance on your hot air furnace. Just like your car needs a regular oil change, tire rotation and tune-up, there are working components in your air conditioning system that need to be serviced… Read more »

Steps to adding A/C to an existing HVAC

Got AC? If not, You needn’t be left out in the (Not) cold According to Boston Globe writer Leon Neyfakh, “Since the technology was invented in 1902, and the first window unit was brought to market in 1939, air conditioners have become ubiquitous in the United States. Today, almost 90 percent of American households have… Read more »

Whole House Water Filters

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Why Filter Your Water? Water is an essential part of your home. Every day you use water to cook, drink, shower, and clean laundry and dishes. That’s why setting up a whole house water filtration system is so important to ensure the water your family uses is clean and safe.  The delivery of clean water… Read more »

Which Type of Water Heater is Best for Your Home?

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters Which type of water heater would be best for your home? Tank (sometimes also called “storage”) or tankless? As it turns out, the answer is not that simple. There is no one right choice—the best selection for your home depends on several variables specific to your household and hot water… Read more »

Three Things to Know About Your Air Conditioner

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Three Cool Things About AC Your air conditioner is sort of like your phone or computer or the water that comes out of your faucet. It’s a modern convenience and you expect it to work. Except, sometimes it doesn’t. Which is when we start to feel helpless about our modern conveniences, especially when we don’t… Read more »

When Is It Time for a Water Heater Replacement?

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How to Know When You Need a Water Heater Replacement One thing we all take for granted is that when we turn on the faucet or showerhead, water comes out. The second thing we take for granted is that if we want hot water, hot water comes out. What we’re taking for granted is that… Read more »

Top Benefits of Attic Insulation

Benefits of a Properly Insulated Attic

Stay on Top of Attic Insulation  Are you experiencing any of the following: Discomforting hot and/or cold areas in your home Odd drafts, even when all the windows and doors are closed Frequent thermostat resetting due to constantly changing indoor temperatures High energy bills Don’t place the blame on your HVAC system. If you have… Read more »

5 Furnace Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Winter and Avoid Costly Repairs

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Avoid Costly Furnance Repairs with Simple Furnace Maintenance to Ensure Efficient Heating Game of Thrones fans are well aware of the expression “Winter is Coming.” Homeowners, even those who’ve never watched the show or read the books, need to heed the same warning. Winter is coming. Temperatures are dropping. An efficiently running furnace helps you… Read more »

How to Prevent Slow & Clogged Drains

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Feeling Drained? Here’s How to Deal with Clogs. Clogs may be attractive footwear, but there’s nothing more wearing than a clogged drain. We expect water to go down the drain. When your shower turns into a foot bath or your kitchen sink is a pool of dirty dishwater, a slow or completely clogged drain is… Read more »

Air Filtration and Indoor Air Quality

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What is Air Filtration  Your central HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) system has an air filter. Do you know what kind of air filter you have? And what that filter actually does? And whether your air filtration system makes a significant difference in lowering your indoor AQI (Air Quality Index) values so you and your… Read more »