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How to Stop Your Toilet from Overflowing

September 26th, 2016

Okay, so your toilet won’t stop flushing water into the bowl, causing it to back up and eventually start overflowing. Before you do anything else to deal with the problem, the first thing you need to do is not panic. With some quick reactions and a cool head, you can prevent most of the damage that toilet overflows can cause. Read on to find out what to do when your toilet is overflowing.

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Weird Furnace Noises to Listen for

September 19th, 2016

As you start to rely on your furnace more and more often this fall, you’re going to want to watch and listen for any indications that your system is developing a problem. One of the easiest ways to identify a furnace problem is to listen for any strange noises. Read on for some more info on some of the furnace noises you should listen for, and what they indicate.

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Do I Need a New Heater?

September 12th, 2016

Heating season is upon us, and with it comes a lot of added stress on your heating system. If your heater is not going to be able to keep you warm throughout the cold season, it’s important that you replace it as soon as possible. You don’t want to have it unexpectedly break down on you in the middle of winter, do you? Read on to find out how to tell if you need a new heating system.

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Be Sure to Schedule Annual Water Heater Maintenance

September 5th, 2016

Water heaters can last quite a long time, but they are not invincible. They will wear down and develop problems quite often if you don’t take the proper steps. If you want to get the most out of your water heater, you’ll need to make sure that it gets proper maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of annual water heater maintenance.

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The Benefits of Ductless Heating

August 29th, 2016

Summer is coming to a close, and it’s time to start preparing for the colder months of the year. Part of that preparation is making sure that you have a good heating system in place. If you’re in the market for a new home heating system, you should have a look at the different options available before making a decision. Let’s take a look at ductless heating, how it works, and the advantages it provides.

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The Problem of AC Short Cycling

August 22nd, 2016

Summer is slowly drawing to a close, but we still have a few weeks left before heating season starts. It’s important that you keep an eye on your air conditioner, to make sure that it’s still free of issues. If you notice your air conditioner turning itself on and off every few minutes, don’t ignore it. That’s called short cycling, and it’s a serious problem. Let’s take a look at why short cycling happens, and the damage it can do to your air conditioning system.

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It’s Almost Time for Heating Maintenance

August 15th, 2016

Summer still has a few weeks left in it, but fall is not far off at all. It’s hard to think about keeping your heating system in good shape when you’re in the middle of a heat wave, but it’s still important that you schedule maintenance for your heater before the temperature starts to drop. Let’s take a look at the benefits of heating maintenance.

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Why Ductless Systems Need Bi-Annual Maintenance

August 8th, 2016

We’re pretty deep into summer at this point, and you should have already scheduled maintenance for your ductless system. Yes, even if you had it done less than a year ago the previous winter. Ductless systems need maintenance more often than other climate control systems. If they don’t get it, they will be much more prone to problems. Read on to find out when ductless systems need bi-annual maintenance.

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Tank vs Tankless Water Heaters

August 1st, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you may be tempted to just go with a tank water heater like everyone else. Tank water heaters have been the top of the market for a long time, and have plenty to offer. However, they are not objectively the best option for everyone. Let’s take a look at two of the most popular water heater types, and the benefits each of them can offer you.

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Do I Need to Put More Refrigerant in My AC?

July 25th, 2016

We often get this question from homeowners who want to make sure that their air conditioners are in ideal condition for the summer. While it is true that there are certain conditions under which your air conditioner would need more refrigerant, these are rare. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and when you need to have more added to it.

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