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  • Five Common AC Mistakes That Cost You Money

    You depend on your air conditioner to cool your home, which means making sure you operating it correctly. There are common mistakes that many homeowners make, though, that could be leading to higher bills or less efficient cooling. 1. Turning Down the AC for Quicker Cooling If your home is warm, it can be tempting to turn down the AC all the way in an effort to cool it faster. Unfortunately, your house will still cool at the same rate of speed no matter how low you set the thermostat.
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  • Clear Signs Of Sump Pump Repair Issues

    Plumbing professionals can deal with a lot of problems within the home, including the repair of your sump pump. Sump pumps are instrumental in keeping your basement free of moisture, and you should be investigating your sump pump often to see if it is working correctly. When completing your investigation, you should be looking for some clear signs that the pump requires professional assistance. Water Is Pouring Back Into The Pump
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  • Is It Your Air Conditioner, Or Is It Your Thermostat Use?

    As air conditioning systems have gotten more advanced over the years, the thermostat, in particular, has gotten more complicated. Instead of simple switches to turn the system on and off and a dial to adjust the temperature, you now have a programmable, digital component that isn't always intuitive in its use. It's very easy to confuse incorrect thermostat use with a broken air conditioner, which doesn't mean that the air conditioner will never break, but that you should double-check how you're setting the thermostat before calling a repair person.
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  • 4 Tips To Keep Your Furnace In Good Working Order

    A furnace is an expensive part of your home that can keep you warm all winter long. When your furnace malfunctions, it can be a very stressful situation. As a homeowner, it's essential that you take good care of your furnace so that it lasts many years and you have fewer repair issues to worry about. Keep reading to learn some great tips that can help you keep your furnace in good working order:
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  • Furnace Only Running For A Few Minutes At A Time? Common Causes

    Few things can stress a homeowner like a furnace that shuts off only a few minutes after it fires up in the dead of the winter. After all, your furnace should fire up and run consistently for as long as it needs to in order to warm your house to the thermostat temperature. However, there are a few common reasons why your furnace might only run briefly before it shuts right back down again.
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  • Why Quality AC Installation Matters

    When it comes to having great AC, the right installation practices matter a lot. When you have an air conditioner, be it a wall unit, one you place in the window, or even central air conditioning, the installation is what really helps you understand that the unit will work well for some time. Whether you want to have a new air conditioner put in or you have one already and you aren't sure the best way to get the most out of this unit, use this guide to help you understand just how your air conditioner should be operating at its best due to ideal installation practices.
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  • Is Your Air Conditioner Ready To Hibernate?

    Winter isn't a season associated with air conditioning in most parts of the country, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't put it out of sight and mind. If you have an outdoor AC unit as part of your central air system, there are a variety of things you can do to protect your air conditioner and ensure that it will make it through to the spring with no issues. Here are some winter air conditioning tips to keep in mind.
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  • Safeguard Your Pipes Against Freezing Weather

    Cold weather can do more than make your home uncomfortable, if you're not prepared. Temperatures that drop below freezing also place your home's plumbing in danger. Exposure to severe cold can cause water inside of your pipes to freeze solid. Since water expands as it freezes, the resulting pressure can burst pipes and cause severe water damage. One of the most common residential plumbing emergencies involve pipes that have either frozen solid or burst due to cold weather.
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  • How To Save Yourself Money On Future Air Conditioning Repairs

    Before the worst of summer hits, it's a good idea to make sure your air conditioner is working properly and set for the year. If you want to get a jump on your annual service and any necessary repairs, there are a few ways to save some money this year and make sure your house is kept cool all year long. Enter A Service Agreement If you've ever had a service technician at your house, they might have suggested you sign up for a service agreement.
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