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October 28, 2014

Think About Having Water Heater Maintenance Performed for the Fall

As the outside temperatures fall, your water heater has to work harder to maintain the proper temperature. Because of this, it is important to perform a water heater maintenance inspection. When you’re ready, follow these tips for optimal performance. Step One: Check Temperature Settings The standard factory temperature setting on a water heater is generally 140 degrees, which is at least 20 degrees hotter than it needs to be, particularly in the colder months. By lowering the setting to 120 […]
October 23, 2014

Take Steps to Find Carbon Monoxide Exposure

If you have any fuel powered appliances in your home you might be at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide exposure can be deadly. Here are some life saving tips and information: What is Carbon Monoxide (CO)? It’s colorless, it’s odorless gas that is a result of partial combustion due to insufficient oxygen amounts. For those reasons, carbon monoxide is known as the “invisible killer.” The incomplete burning of various fuels produces CO. If you have products or appliances that […]
October 21, 2014

Should You Use Your Attic Fan in Fall?

As fall approaches, you may be wondering if you should be using attic fans to reduce your utility bills and improve indoor comfort levels. Although there is not a simple “yes” or “no” answer, analyzing the condition of your attic’s insulation and ventilation can help you make informed decisions when the time comes to decide whether or not to turn on your attic fan switch. Since attic fans are designed to cool hot attics by drawing in outdoor air through […]
October 16, 2014

Learn the Features and Benefits of a Dual Fuel Heat Pump

If you are thinking about installing a new heating system, fall is the best time of year to get the job done. When considering what type of heating system you want in your home, you definitely want to take a look at a dual fuel heat pump. Here are a few features and benefits of a dual fuel heat pump that will help you decide if  this heating system is the right choice for your home. What is a Dual Fuel Heat Pump? Basically, […]