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 Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

How long does a furnace last? The answer depends on a number of factors, but most furnaces will work reliably for about 15 to 20 years. With proper maintenance, some can last as long as 30 years. But eventually, no matter how well you care for it, your furnace will reach the end of its…
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Electrical Safety Tips for Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

The holiday season should be bright and festive, but all those lights and decorations you put up to make things merry can represent extra fire hazards in and around your home. Fortunately, there are a few simple holiday safety tips you can take to minimize your risk — and keep you and your family safe.…

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Smart HVAC Systems Deliver Peace of Mind Between Annual Inspections

Regular maintenance and inspections are important in many aspects of your life. Think of your car’s scheduled tune-ups. Your annual physical. Or your twice-a-year visits to the dentist.  It’s the same for your home comfort systems. Your furnaces and air conditioners are some of the most complicated and expensive pieces of equipment in your home,…

14 Energy Saving Tips to Boost Efficiency at Home

Why Save Energy? Homeowners are often looking for ways to save money and the environment, and one way to do this is by cutting down unnecessary energy use. By updating or changing the way you use your home appliances, you can increase your home’s efficiency, protect the environment, and save on your annual utility bills…

How to Choose a Central Air Conditioner for Your Home in 4 Steps

Buying a new central air conditioner is a complicated decision for homeowners, especially if you’ve never shopped for HVAC equipment before. If you make the right choice, you’re rewarded with a comfortable home, potentially lower energy bills and a cooling system that won’t break down prematurely. If you make the wrong choice, you may face…

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…

10 Easy Ways to Troubleshoot Common AC Problems

There are few things more frustrating than your air conditioning unit not working at the peak of summer heat. Without a functioning AC unit, your home becomes uncomfortable and your energy bills can spike. If your unit isn’t keeping you cool, try these 10 troubleshooting tips to get it back up and running before calling…

5 Summer Home AC and Cooling Tips to Reduce Your Electric Bill

Learn how to maximize your home cooling efficiency for monthly electricity bill savings. Every homeowner has the experience of opening an electricity bill in the summer months and being shocked at the total. It seems each year you have to spend more and more to keep your home cool enough to live in. For many…

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…