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Packaged HVAC: What You Need to Know

A person’s home is his or her castle, and that castle should be comfortable at all times. A big part of that comfort lies in the property’s temperature. Your house should never be too hot or too cold, so you need the best HVAC system for your particular needs. Currently, more homeowners are turning to

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What You Need to Know About Chinese Drywall Syndrome

Was your home built between 2001 and 2009? Do you have blackening copper wire, plumbing, or air conditioner coils? Do you notice a smell like rotten eggs or ammonia upon entering your home? If so you just might have a home with Chinese drywall. What is the problem with Chinese drywall? In many homes across

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A Quick Guide to Purchasing Water Heaters

So You Need a New Water Heater? A new water heater is a major investment for your home. The type and number of water heaters will depend on several factors such as your home size, number of residents, and usage patterns for the hot water. Not too long ago you only had a couple options

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What Are the Ratings for Furnace Efficiency?

When you are buying a new furnace, energy efficiency is an important consideration. Furnaces with higher efficiency ratings will use less energy to heat your home, and cost you less money. Lower rated furnaces need more energy to produce the same amount of heat, which will result in higher utility bills. Less Energy Lost Equals

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Humidifiers Can Provide Allergy Relief

Allergies can be utterly miserable for people who suffer regular symptoms. Victims of chronic allergies are constantly in search of ways to ease nasal congestion, sinus irritation, itchy eyes and other forms of allergy-related discomfort. Humidifiers are one way to get relief from irritation, congestion and inflammation of nasal and throat passageways. However, humidifiers should

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Is the Water In Your Home Safe for Drinking?

It’s not always easy to tell if your home tap water is safe for drinking. Some contaminates have an obvious odor or taste, but most serious contaminates that can make their way into drinking water are invisible, odorless and tasteless. Most home tap water comes from municipal systems, which are required to test water frequently

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Financing Can Ease the Stress of HVAC Replacement

Replacing a heating and cooling system is a major and often unexpected expense. Much of the time, replacing an HVAC system is also time-sensitive—going weeks and months without a heater in the winter or an air conditioner in the summer can be extremely uncomfortable, and even dangerous for the elderly and for children. Since heating

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What Should I Do If My Basement Floods?

Basement flooding can cause serious damage, up to thousands of dollars. While some floods can’t be anticipated, there are certain steps you can take to manage a flood and protect your home against future floods. Why Basements Flood There are a number of reasons why a basement can flood, from weather conditions to problems with

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A Look at the Carrier Cor Thermostat

The thermostats of the future are here, with the arrival of smart, Wi-Fi-enabled devices like the slick Carrier Cor thermostat. The Cor allows you to manage the temperature and humidity of your home from anywhere in the world through your mobile device or smart phone. This thermostat also has the ability to learn and adapt

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What Causes Toilets to Keep Running?

Sometimes trouble comes in a trickle instead of a flood. That’s certainly the case with a constantly running toilet, which can drive up your water bills even as it’s driving you crazy. Fortunately toilet technology is uncomplicated and with just a little bit of knowledge you can obtain the know-how you need to fix that