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Why You Should Consider a Recirculation/Comfort Pump

There’s an episode of the television show Seinfeld in which one-character jokes about turning on the hot water faucet, and then going to do the shopping while he waits for the water to heat up. Hot water can seem to take forever to arrive, and if you don’t like waiting, you may want to consider…

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The Importance of Having Your Dryer Vents Cleaned

Keeping your dryer vents clean is important for a number of reasons which include not only energy savings but safety. A dryer works by pushing out hot, moist air so your clothes can dry. If your dryer vent to the outside becomes blocked by lint, the air will not be able to expel moisture like…

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What’s That Noise? Plumbing Edition

Are the unknown noises in your home causing you stress? Not sure what they are? We’ve got the guide to help you self-diagnose some of the most common plumbing related noises you may be hearing in your home, and help you figure out how soon you need to call in the experts. Noises coming from…

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Air Purifiers That Help Fight Off Germs

The CDC has categorized this year’s flu outbreak as “widespread,” affecting all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As we tighten up our houses to make them more energy efficient we inadvertently trap air quality contaminants like flu germs inside. That’s why it’s so important to make sure the air…

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The Damaging Effects of Salt Water on an Air Conditioner

Impact of Salt Water on an Air Conditioner

If you live on the coast, salt water is no stranger to you, it’s part of the environment that you’ve grown accustomed to. What you may not be accustomed to are the negative effects of salt water on your home and your home’s major equipment. Due to being near salt water, homes that are close…

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The Water in My House Smells Like Eggs – Why?

Has the unpleasant smell of the water in your home got you worried? If you’re experiencing an egg/sulfur smell or taste coming from your water, we can help. At this point, you’re probably wondering where the smell and taste are coming from. The odor you are smelling is usually caused by hydrogen sulfide gas in…

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Plumbing Problems Found Hidden Behind Walls During Home Inspections

A home inspection is normally expected when buying or selling a home. What is not expected are the plumbing problems lurking behind the walls. Home inspections help catch the problems not seen to the naked eye, so that you won’t have to be shocked with a major repair right after you purchase a home. Here’s…

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New Homeowner Heating & Cooling Tips

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting milestone, congrats on becoming one! New home ownership can be a little intimidating at times. There are a lot of components to understand and care for, one of the most important being your heating and cooling system. Even having a small amount of knowledge about your heating and cooling…

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Football’s Half Time Plumbing Myths

Each year when the big championship football game comes around, there is a myth that the water systems in major cities will collapse because of the amount of people flushing their toilets at the same time during half time. Luckily, this nightmare isn’t true, we’ll tell you why. How was this myth started? This myth…

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How to Choose a Water Heater

Water heating is the largest energy user in your home, next to heating and cooling. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, households typically spend between $400-$600 per year for hot water. That’s why it’s so important to find the right water heater for your home. There are numerous factors to consider when choosing a…

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