Potential Gas Leak Signs and What to Do About Them

Potential Gas Leak Signs and What to Do About ThemNatural gas is a common staple and nearly half of all American households. However, natural gas leaks can pose a significant threat to both life and property. In addition to being an explosion risk, natural gas can also produce a broad range of symptoms that are similar to those associated with carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Everything to Know About Your House’s Electrical System

Everything to Know About Your House's Electrical SystemResidential electrical systems are designed to provide the electricity you need to power your modern life comfortably and safely. While electrical wires, circuit panels and electricity in general may be deterring, there are advantages to knowing the basics of your home’s electrical system when you are remodeling, upgrading or buying a new home.

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Volatile Organic Compounds and IAQ

Volatile Organic Compounds and IAQEven if your home is relatively clean, it’s probably full of volatile organic compounds. Usually referred to as VOCs, volatile organic compounds show up in a range of household sources, from paint to household solvents to furniture fabric. When VOCs evaporate at room temperature, they mix with the household air you breathe. This process is called off-gassing.

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Spring Vacation? Ensure Your Home Is Prepared

Spring Vacation? Ensure Your Home Is PreparedWe understand that you’re probably very excited about your upcoming spring vacation, and we certainly don’t blame you. That being said, it’s important that you prepare your home before you leave so you can avoid any unexpected surprises when you return.

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying an Air Conditioner

Don't Make These Mistakes When Buying an Air ConditionerBuying a new air conditioner for your home is one of the most costly and important equipment investments you’ll make. Because an A/C has an expected service life of 10– 15 years or more, your choice of equipment will also affect your household utility costs and your family’s comfort well into the future.

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Is Your Home Causing Your Allergies?

Is Your Home Causing Your Allergies?Many people consider their homes to be a safe haven against the many pollutants, toxins, and allergens found in the outdoor environment. But guess what? Your home also harbors an astonishing number of hidden allergy triggers that could be making you sick. Here are some effective ways you can reduce allergies in your home.

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Ways to Remember to Change an Air Filters

Ways to Remember to Change an Air FiltersChanging the air filter in your HVAC system is an essential part of ensuring that it runs efficiently. Having a clean filter also helps improve the air quality inside your home. You should replace your filter on a regular basis, since it can become covered with dust and debris over time.

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These Tips Will Help You Detect Air Leaks

These Tips Will Help You Detect Air LeaksUnless you’re fabulously wealthy, you can’t afford to heat or cool the outside. Yet, if your home’s outer envelope isn’t properly weatherized, that’s exactly what you’re doing. As your HVAC equipment works hard to provide heating or cooling, air leaks are ensuring that much of the conditioned air isn’t arriving at its intended destination, the rooms in your home.

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Tankless Water Heaters: Pros and Cons For Your Home

Tankless Water Heaters: Pros and Cons For Your HomeThe tankless water heater is making major inroads into residential water heating. Many newly constructed houses incorporate tankless technology. Many owners of existing homes are also considering going tankless when replacing a conventional water heater. Is a tankless water heater the best choice for every household, however?

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Finding Reputable HVAC Contractors

Finding Reputable HVAC ContractorsThere are times that a quality HVAC contractor for your home might seem like an elusive creature of myth. But don’t worry — it’s easy to find one if you know what to look for. We’d like to help you along, which is why we’ve compiled a quick list of tips for you to follow:

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