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Filtering Your Water: Water Pitcher vs. Whole Home System

There has been a fair share of water problems around the nation these past few years, particularly in Flint, Michigan. Consumers cannot be too careful about the water they are putting into their family’s bodies. Bottled water is not the only way to ensure your family enjoys fresh, clean water. Water filtration can work just…

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Ways to Save Energy When Using Your AC

It almost seems like an oxymoron – saving energy when you’re running your air conditioner, especially during the extreme temperatures of summer. However, there are ways to curtail energy consumption when using your AC, and saving energy leads to saving money. Here are a few ideas: Join the fan club Take the cool air produced…

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How Hail Can Damage Your Air Conditioner

Hailstorms are not common in Florida, but they do happen from time to time. Because the climate is generally more on the hot and humid side, hail often melts before it reaches the ground. Still there have been several reported events of hail in Florida accumulating over 3 inches. And where there’s hail, there’s the…

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Top 5 Summer Plumbing Problems

Plumbing problems can happen any time, but summer seems to be the time you’re more likely to have certain issues pop up with your plumbing — whether it’s because kids are home from school or the plants are in overdrive with all the heat, humidity, and sunshine. Regardless of the reason, here are the five…

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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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