Archive for September, 2016

HVAC Units Raise the Standard of Living

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Virtually every home in America has some kind of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system. Keeping our homes at a regulated temperature is something we have taken for granted over the last 25 years or more. In the winter, we keep our homes warm and in the summer, we keep them cool. All of that heating and cooling takes energy to produce it and quality HVAC services to maintain it.

One of the most important aspects of a high functioning HVAC system is keeping it maintained properly. With regular maintenance, your system can heat and cool your home with minimal cost while conserving energy in general. As your system ages, there are things to look for in determining whether or not it is functioning properly. If

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Keep Your Roof Healthy and Happy with These 7 Tips

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If you own your own home, maintaining your roof may not be the most fun part of owning the property but it has to be done. The typical homeowner spends between 1 and 4% of their home’s value of yearly roof maintenance and routine repairs. This ends up being about $2,000 for a home whose value is estimated to be around $200,000. Some people invest in certain materials that require less maintenance, such as those that make for impact resistant roofs.

Home Roof Maintenance Tips:

  1. Check on the state of your roof often. When problems arise, catching them early can be the difference between needing a small roof repair

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When You Should Replace Your Home’s Roof or Siding

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Do you feel that your siding or roof is starting to get to the point where you need to start thinking about siding repair or roof repair? Updating your siding can boost your home’s appearance and give it more curbside appeal and can often provide a good return on investment if you’re thinking about selling the home down the road. Repairing a roof before it’s too far gone can help provide any interior damage, prove less expensive that totally replacing it, and give you peace of mind for years to come. Repairing or replacing a roof and updating your siding can also help you update your insulation and make your home more weathertight. This could also help lower heating and cooling bills. If you live in an area where weather can get rough (think strong winds or heavy snow) a newer roof or siding with the

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Small Residential Plumbing Problems Can Become Big Emergencies Fast

Benefits of hiring a plumber

Plumbing problems can become big concerns and major headaches for home owners. Knowing when to attempt a repair yourself and knowing when to call an emergency plumber can be pretty evident, but most home owners experience several other problems that fall between these two extremes. From questions like when to replace your water heater to when to ignore a slow leaking toilet, most home owners, unfortunately, operate under the pretense that many problems are not that bad. Not that bad, of course,

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Understanding Your Air Conditioning Unit

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Your house is your sanctuary. You want it to be the place where you feel the most comfortable, and a big factor in finding that comfort is finding the right temperature. And in the intense heat of the summer months, and year round in some locations, having a properly working air conditioning unit makes all of the difference. But there are many things to consider when you are in the process of finding the right system for your home.

Understanding your air conditioning unit

Many people do not put a lot of thought into their heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, or HVAC systems, other than knowing what temperature is most pleasing. But knowing a bit about how your system works, and the impac

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