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How Do I Know What Size Air Conditioner I Need?

When buying a new air conditioning system, it must be an appropriate size to handle your cooling needs. But how do you determine the right size of AC unit you need to efficiently cool your home? How Air Conditioner Sizes are Measured First, let’s look at how air conditioner sizes are determined. An AC unit’s…

What to Do When Your Gas Appliance is Red-Tagged?

If one of your gas appliances, like a furnace or water heater, was recently given a red tag by a gas technician, you likely have many urgent questions about what this means and how to take care of it. We’ve put together some common red tag questions to provide you with the answers you need…

Stay clear of power lines

Downed power lines are very dangerous. Read these tips to avoid injury. If you see a downed power line. Remember these simple but important tips: 1. Keep your distance Never touch it with your hand or any other object, under any circumstance. Stay at least 15 yards away from a downed power line or other…

Is your furnace ready for the cold weather?

It’s time to get your furnace ready for the cold weather. When should you bring in an expert? Find out here. An annual inspection on your furnace can help identify potential problems before they become costly breakdowns and ensure your equipment is operating safely and efficiently.  There are checks you can do yourself and those…

Benefits of a tankless water heater

Here is a list of reasons why a tankless water heater might be the best option for your home. Benefits of a tankless water heater 1. Convenience Run the dishwasher, washing machine and take a shower at the same time – you get over 4 gallons per minute with no recovery time. 2. Comfort Enjoy…

Keep your home healthy this winter

Humidifiers can help you maintain the health of your family. Find out more by reading this. During cold winters, your heating system can make the air in your home dry, making it uncomfortable for you and your family. Maintaining proper indoor air quality during the winter months is important for your comfort and well-being. Dry…

Power outages

The power is out! Here is a checklist of things to take care of when the power is out. What to keep handy at all times Keep candles and matches on hand. Have solid, stable holders for them, and be especially careful if there are children or pets around. Have a fire extinguisher nearby and…

Is it time to replace your furnace?

If you are not a furnace expert, how can you know if your furnace needs to be updated? Read this to find out. No matter how well you have maintained your system, your furnace might still be reaching the end of its lifespan. Here are some signs that your older equipment might need replacing: Your energy…

Troubleshooting clogged drains

Here is a list of things that you can do before calling a plumber. Typical reasons why drains get clogged 1. Clogged drain pipes Gunk accumulates on the walls of drain pipes and reduces water flow. Causes: Dirt, skin flakes, hair binding to soap scum Troubleshooting: Remove and clean the drain stopper. Next, try using a plunger,…