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What are some things I should look for in a good contractor?

Here is a list of things to check out when looking for a good contractor: Make sure they are licensed and insured. Make sure they use name brands. Verify that their technicians are certified. Make sure that they file city permits for all installation work. Your contractor should make you feel comfortable. Check out your…

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Should I be concerned if my toilet is running?

You bet. Not only is it annoying to listen to, it’s a waste of water and money. Leaky toilets can add up on your water bills. If the toilet continues to run after the toilet is flushed, it indicates that some part of the internal mechanism is out of order or broken. Often a little…

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What are the benefits of replacing my existing air conditioning system?

If your system is old and inefficient, or the repairs are starting to increase in cost and frequency, you’ll probably want to consider replacement.  Today, systems are as much as 60% more efficient than those systems manufactured as little as ten years ago. The savings you’ll realize in monthly heating and cooling costs can help…

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Why does my water heater run out of water quicker than it used to?

Over time storage tank water heaters accumulate sediment and lime deposits. If these deposits are not removed periodically they will displace space in the tank and decrease the amount of water that can enter the tank when it refills. It’s important to drain and refill your water heater once year. This will also help your…

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Why do I need to clean my filter regularly?

Regular filter replacement helps your heating and cooling system operate at peak levels and improves indoor air quality.  It is important to change filters regularly to ensure proper air flow and to keep your home free from dust, allergens and germs.  Depending upon the type of filter you have, you may require monthly or less…

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Is a chemical-based drain cleaner safe to use?

Most chemical drain cleaners are very toxic in nature. They’re not only harmful to the environment, but also especially dangerous to keep around the home if you have children or pets. Chemical drain cleaning products are very harmful to piping systems as well. Over time these chemicals deteriorate your pipes from the inside out. When…

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What is a good temperature to set my thermostat?

ime, the best thermostat setting is that temperature at which you feel most comfortable.  However, when extremely high summertime temperatures set in, the best temperature setting is going to be 15 to 16 degrees below the outside temperature.  Remember, your air conditioner can only produce so much cooling, no matter how low you set the…

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