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Be Careful of These Furnace Issues

Monday, March 11th, 2019

frunace-inspectionWhile it’s never good to take things for granted, you know your furnace is in good working order when you hardly realize it’s there. Aside from the peaceful whooshing of air and the fact that your room is getting warmer, there shouldn’t be much else going on.

A properly working furnace is a lot to be thankful for. But at the same time, you don’t want to forget about the furnace issues that can ruin your comfort. Fortunately, they can be stopped with a bit of diligence and regular maintenance. We’ll explain what they are down below:

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Should I Install a New Furnace?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

gas-burnerWe may be getting into heating season a bit later than the rest of the country, but we’ve finally gotten there! Before we get too far into heating season, it’s important that you take stock and consider whether or not you want to go through the rest of the season with your current furnace. If your furnace isn’t in good enough condition to get you through the heating season, it’s definitely better to replace it now than to wait for it to break down completely midway through. You should call a technician to examine your system for you, and provide an accurate evaluation of what your options are. While you’re waiting for that appointment, though, why not read on for some quick ways to tell if your heating system needs replacing.

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Is it Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterYour water heater can last many years with proper care and maintenance. No matter how well you look after it, though, you can’t expect it to last forever. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to replace your water heater. It can be difficult to tell when exactly the right time to replace your water heater is. If you take a look at the symptoms below, though, you will be able to tell much more easily when it’s time for a new system.

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How to Respond to a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, November 20th, 2017

burst-pipeNot all plumbing problems have the common decency to occur during normal business hours. For some plumbing problems, that’s not a big deal. You can afford to wait for a plumbing appointment to fix a clogged drain in most cases. Some plumbing problems, though, can’t afford to wait. During a plumbing emergency, you need to act fast if you want to prevent much more damage from being done to your home. If a plumbing emergency occurs in your home, don’t panic. Follow the tips below to limit the damage as much as possible until a professional can arrive.

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Winter Air Quality Tips

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Indoor air quality is a very important part of keeping yourself healthy and comfortable. Yet, it is often ignored by homeowners. This is especially problematic in winter, when indoor air quality tends to drop due to a lack of fresh air flowing into the home. Humidity imbalances also contribute to poor indoor air quality. If you want to be as comfortable as possible this winter, you need to take steps to improve your air quality. Let’s go over a couple of tips to do just that.

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Signs Your Furnace is in Trouble

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Winter is the most stressful time of year for furnaces. The longer you use your furnace every day, the more strain you’re going to put on the system. That makes it more likely for problems to occur. If you want to keep your furnace in the best possible condition, you should keep an eye out for the following issues.

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Indications That You Need a New Furnace

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

No matter how well you take care of your furnace, you will eventually have to replace it. With heating season fast approaching, now is the time to determine whether or not your furnace can get you through another winter. If not, you’re going to want to replace it now before it breaks down on you. Let’s take a look at some of the indications that you definitely need a new furnace.

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Why Furnace Maintenance is Important

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

We’re moving out of summer and into fall, as the days grow shorter and cooler. Soon, you’ll be relying on your heating system to keep warm. You’re going to want to make sure that your heating system is professionally checked before that happens, especially if it’s a furnace. Read on to find out why it’s so important to schedule furnace maintenance this fall.

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What to do if Your Toilet is Overflowing

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Your first reaction when your toilet starts to overflow may be to panic. After all, there’s probably water getting all over the floor and making a giant mess. However, the last thing you ever want to do in a situation like this is lose your cool. If you know what to do, you can prevent further damage until a plumber arrives to take care of the problem. Read on to find out how to deal with a toilet overflowing.

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Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Plumbing leaks can cause thousands of dollars in damage if they are not detected quickly enough. Unfortunately, they’re also very difficult to detect without professional training and equipment. If you know what to look for, though, you might be able to identify plumbing problems before they have the chance to cause too much damage. Let’s take a look at some of the warning signs that you have a leak.

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