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Why a Good Air Filter Is Important All Year Long

October 12th, 2015

If you use an upgraded air filter in your HVAC system, you know how much it helps keep your indoor air clean and free of problematic particles like dust and other allergens. You may have initially installed your air filter to help those in your home who suffer from allergies, but there are other benefits that an upgraded air filter provides:

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Drains Have an Odor? Call Us for Drain Cleaning!

October 5th, 2015

No one likes dealing with things that smell, and when your drains are emitting a constant odor, the environment in your home can get really unpleasant. Getting rid of those odors isn’t just a matter of squirting some dish soap down the drain and scrubbing, or putting a chemical, over-the-counter drain cleaner in your drain.

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If You Need a New Heating System, Now Is the Time to Install

September 29th, 2015

Many homeowners look at replacing a heating system in a pretty negative light. While it isn’t the most enjoyable way to spend your money, you shouldn’t overlook the opportunity replacement offers.

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Why Does a Heat Pump Need Bi-Annual Maintenance?

September 28th, 2015

It’s amazing (and for some, probably sad) to realize that the Fall Equinox just passed and we’ve officially passed into the next season. If you own a heat pump system, you know how easy and convenient it is to switch from cooling to heating, and that’s exactly where our weather is right now: warm during the day, cool and crisp at night.

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Fall = A Great Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance

September 21st, 2015

We know you don’t want to think about the fall, but the equinox is already here. Fall brings lots of nice things, though, like harvest time, apple baked goods and beautiful fall foliage.

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How a Dehumidifier Helps You and Your Air Conditioner

September 14th, 2015

Even though September brings thoughts of the fall, we can actually encounter some of our hottest temperatures during the first part of this month. Our heat is typically mixed with a good amount of humidity during this time of year, so much so that your air conditioning system may struggle with dehumidifying your home properly.

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How Dust and Dirt Affect Your Air Conditioning System

September 7th, 2015

Dust and dirt are so common it may seem like they shouldn’t have a big impact on your air conditioning system; unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. Just as getting sand in your smart phone can cause you endless problems, dirt and dust can have the same effect on your whole home AC.

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Do You Need to Consider AC Replacement for Next Year?

September 1st, 2015

It’s not something most homeowners want to think about because it’s a big decision and an expensive proposition: replacing your whole home air conditioning system. It can be an even harder decision when your AC is still operating – but one of the questions to ask yourself is: how well is your existing air conditioner operating?

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How Are Leaks in a Geothermal Loop Detected?

August 31st, 2015

It’s usually one of the biggest concerns of any geothermal system owner: what happens if the ground loop develops a leak? How will I know?

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How an Upgraded Air Filter Can Help Relieve Your Late Summer Allergies

August 24th, 2015

August is the time of year for vacations, dog days and… really bad allergies. Ragweed is one of the biggest bloomers in the month of August, and it is also one of the most irritating allergens around.

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