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Special Summertime Air Quality Issues

Jul. 19, 2012

The beautiful summer weather can be harmful to your health due to the amount of pollution in the air you are breathing.  Both indoors and outdoors, ozone, mold, and moisture are more of an issue than they are during cooler months.

Know the Signs of Air Conditioner Failure

Jun. 08, 2012

It’s air conditioning season, and June is just the beginning of the summer; your air conditioner can fail at any time if you don’t know the signs that it’s on its last legs. Take a few minutes now to consider what you should be looking for.

Keep Your Water Heater Heating

Jun. 05, 2012

Unlike a furnace or air conditioner, your water heater runs daily regardless of the outside temperature, so in order to keep it running at peak efficiency, it needs to be maintained regularly. Most people don’t think about this maintenance until it’s too late and the water heater needs to be…

It’s Fix a Leak Week! 2012

Mar. 13, 2012

Leaks in American homes account for, on average, 10,000 gallons of wasted per home ever year; that’s why WaterSense, a division of the Environmental Protection Agency, promotes Fix a Leak Week every year to remind Americans to check their fixtures for leaks. This year, Fix a Leak Week is March…

Spring into Energy Efficiency

Feb. 29, 2012

Spring is right around the corner; you were good all winter and followed all the energy-efficiency tips you could find, but a change in weather means you’ll need new ideas for top efficiency. The warmer weather means you’ll be concentrating more on keeping cool than keeping warm.

Humid Air Is Good Air

Feb. 12, 2012

This time of year, dry air is common both outside and inside your home; a humidifier is a good way to relieve the dry nose, throat, lips and skin go along with the dry air. On the other side, high humidity can encourage the growth of mold, mildew, and organisms…

Program Your Way to Savings and Comfort

Jan. 25, 2012

A programmable thermostat can save you about 10% of your energy costs per year by automatically adjusting your home’s temperature when you are home, asleep, or at work. After the initial installation, you’ll spend just a few minutes twice a year changing the temperature settings. For an average savings of…

Is Caustic Drain Cleaner Bad for Pipes? A Michigan Pro Explains

Jan. 18, 2012

When you have a clogged drain and you’re in need of a quick fix, it might be tempting to turn to a chemical drain cleaner.

Resolve to Save Money on Energy Costs

Jan. 04, 2012

Now that the holidays and all their accompanying expenses are gone, many of us have made resolutions to save money and be greener in the new year—and being more energy efficient at home without spending much money is a great way to start. There are so many quick and simple…

Plumbing Tools to Have on Hand

Dec. 14, 2011

When a plumbing emergency strikes, everyone--from a novice to the most experienced do-it-yourselfer--should call a professional…but what do you do while you’re waiting for the doorbell to ring? There are steps you should take to minimize the damage that can occur before the plumber arrives, and tools you should have…
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