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Three ways to better your home’s heating efficiency

With winter on its way, our minds will inevitably turn to keeping warm. We love to think we are getting the most bang for our buck while our furnaces are running, but some of us fall into common traps that could end up costing us a lot more. Here are three ways you can improve […]

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How to change your furnace filter step by step.

For new home owners or those newer to the DIY route, furnace maintenance can be daunting. There are some things that should be left to the pros, but one thing you can do yourself is change your furnace’s air filter. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change your furnace filter! Find out what […]

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Time to think about furnace maintenance

That time of year is upon us again. There’s a nip in the air, the kids are back at school and the leaves are starting to change. It’s the perfect time to start thinking about your furnace. We know most of you haven’t even tucked your air conditioner in for its winter nap, holding out […]

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Get a Furnace tune Up this Fall

The air has a distinct chill warning us that summer is definitely ending. While many of us aren’t quite ready to give up the sun and warmth, it is a reminder that we should start thinking about some winter maintenance. Your furnace has been sitting dormant for months now and is probably ready for a […]

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Invest in an HVAC Technician

It’s always nice to have a handyman around the house, but when it comes to HVAC, it’s best to trust the experts. These machines can be very complicated and one mistake when trying to DIY a “small problem” can lead to a very big repair in your near future. So, why is it smart to […]

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Shovel Snow Safely

Winter isn’t over yet, and since our local groundhog predicted at least another six weeks of cold we should revisit how to shovel snow safely. No one likes a trip to the hospital, especially if it could have been prevented. We know it doesn’t seem like something you should have to put that much thought […]

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Saving Savvy – Winterizing tips

Winter is creeping up on us faster than ever but people are still procrastinating when it comes to prevention. We want to see everyone making sure their houses are as ready as possible for the coming months. We also know that these do it yourself jobs don’t have to break the bank. A few small […]

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How to Balance Your Forced Air System

If your forced air system includes air conditioning, you may need to do so some between seasons tweaking. Heated air and cooled air mix and move differently but are carried through duct work that treats them pretty much the same. Tweaking your system’s duct dampers gets air moving in the right direction and balances the […]

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