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During A Storm: 3 Tips For Heating Your Home Without Electricity

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As a homeowner, you most likely understand the stress involved in heating your home through the winter months. With extreme temperatures and heavy winter precipitation affecting a large portion of the world through the winter, you are probably seeing a large increase in your heating bills. Although necessary for your family’s comfort, heating your home can be very costly through the intense winter season. Unfortunately, the Blizzard of 2015 is causing vehicle accidents and power outages all across the east coast. Read More»

Stop Leaks With Proper Window Installation

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Air leaks in your home are the death of your HVAC system’s efficiency. Unfortunately, windows are a common source of leaks. You can mitigate some of this risk by installing the window properly in the first place. If you have that, doing your regular maintenance will successfully keep your home as efficient as possible. Prep The Wall The key to getting a good seal on vinyl windows is to prep the opening properly. Read More»

Pros And Cons Of Cold Rolled Steel

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If you are in charge of selecting building materials for a new building, you have a decision to make when it comes to selecting steel poles and support beams. You can select beams and poles that are made from hot rolled steel or cold rolled steel. There are pros and cons to both types of materials and learning about these pros and cons can help you make a decision that makes the most sense for the building you are in charge of constructing. Read More»

Four Reasons Why Installing A Home Fire Sprinkler System Is Cheaper Than You Think

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Are you building a new home? Are you considering installing a fire sprinkler system, but aren’t sure if the cost ($1.61 per square foot of space) is worth it? If so, read on to learn 4 considerations that make home sprinkler systems cheaper than you think. 1.  Less Damage Should Fire Occur It’s a common myth that an activated fire sprinkler system can cause a vast amount of water damage. People imagine that fire sprinklers are as sensitive as smoke detectors and that a single piece of burnt toast or an oven spill will simultaneously activate every sprinkler in their home and douse their belongings with a steady stream of water. Read More»

How Your HVAC Technician Cleans Your Blower Motor

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As a homeowner, you’re responsible for maintaining several components of your home—including your HVAC system. In order to save your wallet from wearing itself thin, you’ve learned how to replace your air filter, clean your air ducts, and even clean your furnace’s burner assembly. However, after several years of use, your blower motor is starting to operate less efficiently—and although you can maintain other parts of your HVAC system, your blower motor is too complicated to repair by yourself. Read More»