Do Indoor Plants Help Improve Air Quality?

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It’s easy to think of our homes as safe havens. After a long day at work or running errands, there’s no better feeling than returning to the security and comfort of home. That’s why it can be so shocking to learn that the air inside our houses might not be as clean as we think […]

Does Repiping Add Value to a House?

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When the time comes to sell your home, you want to turn a decent profit. That’s why you may be considering making a few upgrades to your property. Your first thought might be to spruce up your landscaping to boost curb appeal or repaint your kitchen and living room to appeal to potential buyers. However, […]

5 Benefits of a Sewer Camera Inspection

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When you flush the toilet or run tap water from your kitchen faucet, you probably don’t think about where the waste goes. This is because your sewer lines are far from sight. What’s out of sight is usually out of mind.

Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth It?

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If your water heater is almost at the end of its serviceable life, you’re probably already thinking about your replacement options. The good news is that there are many options available! The bad news, however, is that it can be challenging to know what kind of replacement water heater is best for you. Although traditional […]

5 Advantages of a Smart Thermostat

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Whether you’re blasting your air conditioning system in the summer or cranking up the heat during the winter, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about your thermostat. However, it’s important for homeowners to know that the type of thermostat they have can affect their energy savings, comfort, and convenience. Many homeowners are making the […]

What Is a Sump Pump and How Does It Work?

A sump pump installed in a basement.

Sump pumps are unsung heroes in preventing devastating and costly water damage. These devices provide the first line of defense against basement, crawl space, or low-lying area flooding. If you’ve recently moved into a home with a sump pump or are simply unfamiliar with these devices, it’s completely understandable if you have questions. You might […]

Is Indoor Air Quality Worse Than Outdoors?

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When most people hear the phrase “poor air quality,” they probably imagine smoke-heavy skies and vehicle emissions. Although many of us look outside, it’s important to look inward — right into the cozy refuge that is your home. Many factors can lead to poor indoor air quality, putting you and your family at risk.

HVAC and Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Fall

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Summer can be busy. Between the fun holidays and sunny days, many homeowners don’t have time to think about the state of their HVAC or plumbing systems. Fortunately, fall is the perfect time to get ahead of maintenance and prevent problems before they have a chance to wreak havoc on your wallet. Of course, our […]

2023 HVAC Regulation Changes: Everything You Need to Know

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HVAC equipment standards are constantly changing. More regulations are on the horizon — and they might be coming into effect much sooner than you’d expect. Starting on January 1, 2023, there will be new minimum efficiency requirements put in place for all HVAC equipment. The new changes will affect homeowners all across the country — […]

5 Ways to Cool Down a Room

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Air conditioners work hard during the summer months and the harder they work, the higher your electric bill. When it’s over 95 degrees, they are working beyond their design limits and we need to help them out. Do you want to stay comfortable this season? If your home is sweltering, let’s discuss the top tips […]