Make sure to get annual maintenance on your HVAC systems to uphold your warranties.

Is Upgrading To An Energy Star Compliant Air Conditioner Worth It?

12 March 2015
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Energy efficiency is often touted as an important aspect for any home appliance. It is certainly an important factor, but is it the most important factor of all? There are reasons to upgrade and reasons not to upgrade. The decision can be difficult to make. In order to make that decision with greater ease, consider several important factors. Is Your Air Conditioner Running Properly? One of the biggest considerations when it comes to deciding to upgrade your air conditioner is how well the current one runs.
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3 Ways To Prepare Your Home For A New Forced-Air Furnace

9 March 2015
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After suffering through the past few winter seasons without any form of central heating, you're finally making the decision to install a forced-air furnace in your home. However, since you don't have any experience with the furnace installation process, you're worried that you'll encounter several problems when your HVAC technician arrives to set up your furnace. Make sure your installation goes seamlessly by performing or arranging for these three tasks:
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Plumbing Services: Clearing Clogs With A Plumber’s Snake

29 August 2014
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Most homeowners spend an average reported cost of approximately $259 in hiring professional plumbers to deal with their plumbing sorrows. Most homeowners will find that issues with clogging will emerge at least once a year, and familiarizing with the type of equipment and tools that are used by a plumber can be quite interesting, and may help you save some money. Plumber's snakes or drain snakes are perhaps one of the most common tools of the trade, and are devices made from coiled metal wires with spaces in-between the ends.
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I used to routinely get calls from HVAC contractors in my area offering annual maintenance contracts. As soon they would identify themselves, I would quickly say no thank you and hang up. After all, my heating and cooling system was working fine. Why would I spend money on services I clearly didn't need? Boy was I wrong! A few years ago, my AC unit suddenly stopped working. I called my HVAC contractor to have it repaired and assumed that my warranty would pick up the bill. That was until I learned my warranty was voided due to a lack of maintenance. Out of nowhere, my decision to ignore those maintenance calls was about to cost me more than a $1,000. I know there are others out there like me. It is my hope that this site will provide them with the knowledge they need to avoid the mistakes I made.