Do Tankless Water Heaters Need Professional Maintenance?

May 16th, 2022
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You’re probably used to seeing tank water heaters–in fact, you may even have one in your home. You know that they’re large, often pretty noticeable, and can even be a bit noisy at times. In other words, it’s really hard to ignore a tank-style water heater, right?

So, you know that it needs maintenance. Any large appliance or home comfort equipment does. Scaling, after all, is a huge enemy to these water heater systems. Scaling is caused by mineral buildup from hard water.

What you might not know is that scaling doesn’t just impact tank water heaters, it also affects tankless water heaters. And so, tankless water heaters need professional maintenance, too. Read on to learn more.

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More Ways to Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency and Save Money!

May 2nd, 2022
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In our previous blog post, we talked about a very important air conditioning service that could help boost efficiency and ultimately save you money–professional maintenance. maintenance is essential in keeping your cooling system operating as effectively and efficiently as possible, for as long as possible!

But this isn’t the only thing that impacts efficiency. Professional maintenance is vital yes–it allows our technicians to do what we do best and work on your air conditioner to make sure it’s working well! But there are actually steps you can be taking at home, between maintenance sessions, to keep improving that efficiency and save yourself some more money. Read on to learn what these steps are!

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Improve Home Performance with This Important AC Service

April 18th, 2022
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When we refer to “home performance,” we’re talking about how your home performs overall when it comes to efficiency. Yes, your HVAC systems contribute to energy efficiency–in fact, your HVAC systems can make up half of your home’s entire energy use–and we’re going to talk about that a bit today, but home efficiency and performance rely on a couple of other factors too, like your windows and doors, and what indoor air quality solutions you have in place.

For the purpose of today’s post, we’re going to talk about air conditioning maintenance. Maintaining your HVAC systems is actually key to improving efficiency, and therefore your home performance, meaning that you’ll pay less for your energy usage from month to month. Read on as we talk a bit more about this as well as the numerous other benefits of timely air conditioner maintenance from a professional!

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4 Spring Home Improvement Projects for You to Try!

April 4th, 2022
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Springtime is upon us, and with the warmer temperatures comes a time of renewal and bringing new life into our homes. For many, this is a great time for home projects, before the weather gets too warm.

From remodeling to landscaping projects, your options for spring home improvement projects are limitless. Remember, it’s always important to hire a pro for bigger jobs that may require any construction, electrical work, gas line connections, or plumbing!

That said, here are a few spring home improvement projects you may want to try this year!

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What Contributes to the Cost of New Windows?

March 21st, 2022
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There are a number of reasons you might choose to replace your home’s windows. It may be because you want to increase your home’s value, or you want to help your HVAC systems operate more efficiently, or you just want to improve the overall aesthetics of your home.

Whatever the reason, you have a lot of options ahead before you have those new windows installed. Of course, you’re probably wondering about costs… how much do new windows cost? The short answer is, “it depends.” Read on to learn what it depends on!

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Tips for a Successful Front Door Replacement

March 7th, 2022

Are you planning a home remodel of some kind this year? If so, you may be thinking of replacing your front door. Maybe your current one is drafty, sticks in the doorframe due to age, or maybe it’s just not as aesthetically pleasing as you’d like. Whatever the case, this probably seems like a straightforward purchase… but you’d be amazed by the options you have!

With that, we have some tips for you to follow when replacing your front door. Read on!

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How to Prevent Broken Windows in Your Home

February 21st, 2022

It goes without saying that a broken window is a huge inconvenience. First off, there’s broken glass to clean up. Secondly, if you weren’t home when it happened, there’s the risk of pets getting out or intruders getting in. And of course, now you have to spend time and money getting your windows replaced.

What if you could prevent breakage, though? True, not all window breakage is avoidable–freak accidents happen, as do baseballs. But there are a few things you might be able to do to prevent this annoyance. Read on to learn what they are!

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Some Signs That Your Heater Needs Repair

February 7th, 2022
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It can be quite frustrating to realize that you are paying a lot of money to heat your home up, but not getting the comfort that you expect. Maybe your heater is running intermittently or perhaps your system never seems to stop running. These are just a couple of the possible warning signs that your heating system may be struggling.

It’s essential that you be aware of the signs that something is wrong with your heating system. Your furnace or heat pump system is going to be pretty important for a few more months still! Read on as we uncover some of the top warning signs that something is indeed amiss with your heating system, and then please don’t hesitate to give us a call if you notice any of these symptoms.

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Signs That You May Need Professional Window Repairs

January 24th, 2022

One of our specialties is window and door services. Homeowners often don’t realize how much their windows and doors contribute to their home’s overall comfort and efficiency. The truth is though, they provide the insulation needed to keep heat inside during the winter when you’re using your furnace or another heating system, and they keep the heat out in the summer when you’re trying to stay cool.

That is, if they’re in good shape!

When you think of “window damage” you might think of a baseball-sized hole in the glass. This isn’t quite what we’re talking about, though. We’re talking about something much more subtle, like a door or window that has settled lopsided in its frame and is letting drafts in or out, therefore not letting your home comfort systems work as efficiently as they otherwise could.

Read on to learn more!

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The Power of a New Front Door

January 10th, 2022
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You’ve seen us talk about a home’s R-value in previous blog posts. This refers to how efficiently your living space can prevent the flow of heat into and out of your property. Essentially, you want as little heat transfer as possible–you want the heat to stay out in the summer and stay in in the winter! By using your home’s R-value, we can help you determine the type and size of HVAC systems that will be best for you. But we can also help you improve your home’s R-value with a couple of renovation details–namely, replacing your windows and doors.

Homeowners often don’t realize the power of their front door–how much of a factor it is in their home’s insulation. Replacing your front door can make a world of difference in your comfort, as well as the affordability of your energy as your HVAC systems will be able to work more efficiently. Read on to learn more!

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