Your HVAC System and Yard Work

Your HVAC System and Yard WorkAs you resume yard work tasks in the spring and early summer, it might be worthwhile to add some HVAC maintenance to your project list.

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Reasons Your AC is Tripping the Breaker

Reasons Your AC is Tripping the BreakerBreakers trip for a reason, when they are pulling more amps than the breaker can handle. They trip so the over-current won’t damage your equipment and cause an electrical fire. So when your air conditioner breaker trips, reset it and wait to see if it happens again right away. If it does, then you have a problem that needs addressing.

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How You Can Prepare Your Home’s HVAC for Your Summer Vacation

Summer VacationThere’s nothing like a relaxing summer vacation to reset our lives and recharge our minds. But perfect vacations take some planning and organization, and you don’t want to leave without making sure all is squared away in your home.

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What You Need to Think About When Buying a Portable Air Conditioner

What You Need to Think About When Buying a Portable Air ConditionerIf you’re looking for a solution to cool a seldom-used space like a guest room, a one-room addition, a cottage — or any space where it’s not feasible to install a window unit or invest in a ductless mini-split — you may be thinking of buying a portable air conditioner (PAC).

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A Fire Hazard You’ve Probably Never Considered

A Fire Hazard You've Probably Never ConsideredThe average home has many sources of potential house fires. While some sources are obvious, others are a little more hidden. One not-so-obvious fire hazard is your clothes dryer. Believe it or not, clothes dryers account for roughly 2,900 fires each year. Read on to find out how these appliances cause fires and what you can do to prevent dryer fires.

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How Do Wi-Fi Thermostats Benefit Your Home?

How Do Wi-Fi Thermostats Benefit Your Home?Have you wondered how convenient it would be to control your HVAC system remotely when you’re away from home? A Wi-Fi thermostat has that capability, which is especially beneficial if you travel frequently, or if you own another property like a vacation home.

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Why Your Home’s A/C Isn’t Turning On

Why Your Home's A/C Isn't Turning OnIt’s only natural to expect your air conditioner to work when you turn it on, but there are several issues that could interfere with the system’s operation. If your home’s A/C isn’t turning on, one or more of the following may be the problem.

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Top HVAC Questions You Should Ask When Buying a House

Top HVAC Questions You Should Ask When Buying a HouseThere are lots of important details to investigate about the properties you’re considering when you’re buying a house, and the HVAC system is one aspect that shouldn’t be overlooked.

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How to Prevent Buildup in a Humidifier

How to Prevent Buildup in a HumidifierHumidifiers are great tools for balancing the moisture level in your home. However, many homeowners don’t realize that they aren’t maintenance-free. If not properly cared for, humidifiers can develop mineral buildup that is released into your home’s air.

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Tips to Maintaining Your Furnace in the Summer

Tips to Maintaining Your Furnace in the SummerYou certainly don’t want to head into the next winter without making sure your furnace is working at full operational capacity. To keep that from happening, we’ve put together a few quick tips that will help you protect your home from the possibility of a less than perfect heating system:

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