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4 Things to Do for a Safe and Healthy Winter

November 28th, 2016

This winter, don’t forget to do whatever you can to make your home a safe and healthy place. When you run your heating system, there’s a possibility of a carbon monoxide leak or another dangerous issue that could affect your family members, and that’s something you want to avoid at all costs. Here are our tips for making sure your home is safe and healthy all season long.

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Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

November 21st, 2016

Here’s what you should know about pipes in the winter: water expands when it freezes. And that means the water in your pipes, which can freeze when temperatures plunge, may expand within the pipes—causing the pipe to expand as well. And since the pipes were made to contain a set volume of water, this is when pipes become likely to burst.

A burst pipe is something that no homeowner wants to deal with. They also don’t want to deal with the lack of water pressure that results from a set of frozen pipes. Learn how to prevent pipes from freezing where it matters the most in our helpful guide.

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The Earlier the Better: It’s Not Too Late for Heating Service

November 14th, 2016

If you haven’t already scheduled fall maintenance for your heating system, it’s not too late. We strongly recommend that you do this ASAP, and the earlier you get it done, the better.

The most important thing is that you don’t skip this service altogether. If you have not already had a trained heating and air conditioning technician check out your heating system and give it a complete tune-up, now is the time.

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Call a Tech ASAP for These 3 Furnace Issues

November 7th, 2016

Sometimes, it’s tough to tell if that issue you’re having with your heating system is truly urgent—or if you can wait a while to schedule service.

We know that you’re a busy homeowner and that it can be difficult to find the time of day to schedule in home services. But we want you to know that even those little issues that seem like no big deal can indicate a pretty big problem. Here are 3 types of issues we always recommend calling in a technician for—as soon as possible.

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Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets for an Easy Spring

October 31st, 2016

We know that spring is the furthest thing from your mind as temperatures take a plunge. But maintaining your home’s plumbing system now means a lot less stress in the months to come. When plumbing components freeze, you can end up with some costly repairs in the spring. But you can take action right now to prevent that hassle later on—and it’s easy!

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Three Ways to Protect Your Home for Colder Weather

October 24th, 2016

Ready or not, winter is almost here. And once temperatures plunger and we have 5 feet of snow around our homes, it gets a lot more difficult for us to get the services we need to keep our homes safe and comfortable. Start planning early, and consider the following steps to get your home ready for winter so that you don’t have to worry about issues when it’s freezing outside.

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Is It Time to Service Your Water Heater?

October 17th, 2016

A water heater is something that we need throughout the year. If you’re rinsing or washing dishes or doing a load of laundry, you expect hot water no matter what the weather is outdoors. And very few people can enjoy a cold shower.

But in the winter, the need for hot water is even more apparent. Without it, you simply cannot handle a shower, or just turning on the faucet to rinse a dish. And, while it’s still fall, the chill of winter will set in before we know it.

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Don’t Miss Out: Schedule Annual Heating Maintenance ASAP

October 10th, 2016

Most people don’t give much thought to their heaters until it really starts to get chilly. But if you don’t schedule this preseason service, you may find that you soon wish you had.

Professional heating maintenance service includes a tune-up of your heater that can help it to operate smoothly and use less energy with each cycle. More importantly, most people who get annual maintenance services are able to avoid costly, sudden system breakdowns in the middle of winter.

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What You Need to Know about Deciding on a New Boiler

October 3rd, 2016

A boiler is a major investment, so it’s important to find one that’s just right for your home when you’re on the lookout for a replacement. Here’s what you should know about choosing a new boiler that will cost as little as possible to run each month and that won’t break down soon after installation.

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4 Reasons to Schedule Annual Heating Service Today

September 26th, 2016

Your heating system may seem to operate just fine, but hidden problems start to reveal themselves as the weather starts to get much colder. Schedule heating service today, so that you can find out about these problems and improve the performance of your furnace, boiler, or heat pump for the upcoming fall and winter chill. Read on to find out how annual heating service can benefit you and your home.

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