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10 Tips to Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Disaster

2022-11-18T12:51:16-05:00

  It’s almost the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, when friends and family gather around the table and celebrate the season’s joys and take in home-cooked meals. That merriment, however, can quickly turn into mayhem in the event of a plumbing snafu. Yikes! By keeping a few key things in mind, you can help things in working order and place the focus on entertaining instead of a clogged sink. Here are 10 tips that might help you enjoy the season to the fullest.   1. Place food scraps in the trash, not in the sink. Resist the urge to scrape [...]

10 Tips to Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Disaster2022-11-18T12:51:16-05:00

How to Prevent Your Furnace from Worsening Fall Allergies

2022-09-26T08:55:03-04:00

It may be Pumpkin-Spiced Everything season but not everyone welcomes the changes that come with this transition. Many Americans suffer from fall allergies and these particles entering the home by way of an HVAC system can be a real challenge. Sneezing, headaches, itchy and watery eyes and congestion are among the chief complaints this time of year. However, the good news is that the condition of your home furnace plays a pivotal role in helping keep allergens at bay. Routine maintenance and furnace repair in northeast Indiana throughout the autumn can help in this way. Fall Allergies and Your HVAC [...]

How to Prevent Your Furnace from Worsening Fall Allergies2022-09-26T08:55:03-04:00

10 Signs You Need AC Repairs

2022-08-17T17:00:09-04:00

10 Signs You Need AC Repairs   Summer may be drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to worry about staying cool. August and September can still have temperatures in the 80s in the Midwest. (Think: Indian Summers.) Plus, it’s good to think ahead, because you don’t want to be caught without a working AC by the time next summer rolls around and you’re sweating bullets. That said, it’s important to be proactive to keep your home cool and comfortable. And while maintenance does make a major difference, it won’t stop every potential AC repair. That is [...]

10 Signs You Need AC Repairs2022-08-17T17:00:09-04:00

Why You Should Invest in a Whole-Home Generator

2022-07-13T16:38:33-04:00

  As the last few months have proven, you can’t predict the weather. Nothing is worse than being left without power for a few hours or even days. The latter was the reality for thousands of homeowners in our area recently. What if this happens to you again? Will you have a plan if the power goes out and you’re left in a hot house? Investing in a whole-home generator can offer peace of mind in ways you might not have considered. When you lose power, you lose the modern conveniences we often take for granted, including essential necessities like cooking, [...]

Why You Should Invest in a Whole-Home Generator2022-07-13T16:38:33-04:00

Is an HVAC Tune-up Worth It?

2022-05-31T12:48:50-04:00

Is an HVAC Tune-up Worth It?   Summer is almost upon us. That said, you’re probably thinking about how nice it is to come home to a cool house. That comfort doesn’t happen by accident. Your HVAC unit requires regular upkeep to remain operational and up to the task of keeping you and your family comfortable.   Proactive homeowners embrace a truth: HVAC tune-ups can help ensure your system is able to keep up with the demands placed on it, extend its life, and even prevent some costly repairs.   What is an HVAC tune-up?   You can expect an HVAC [...]

Is an HVAC Tune-up Worth It?2022-05-31T12:48:50-04:00

Is a Geothermal Unit for You?

2022-04-21T16:12:37-04:00

  You might know a friend or family member who has one. Geothermal units are quickly gaining in popularity thanks to several advantages. Here’s a look at their appeal and why you might want to consider making this investment that will serve your family for years to come.   Efficiency Geothermal units are known to be efficient. That’s because they use the ground beneath your house as a place to store and release energy using underground pipes that are filled with water or antifreeze. These pipes are attached to a geothermal heat pump that’s associated with both heating and cooling. In [...]

Is a Geothermal Unit for You?2022-04-21T16:12:37-04:00

10 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know

2022-03-31T11:53:15-04:00

10 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know We see the good, the bad and the ugly every day, on the job. Sometimes homeowners do things that work against them and can result in a costly yet avoidable bill. Today we want to discuss some of the missteps so you can learn from others' mistakes. The hope is that you can be proactive and avoid a headache. Here are some of the most common problems our plumbers encounter in the field so you can avoid these bad habits.   1. Flushing “flushable” wipes and other materials. Although the name suggests otherwise, [...]

10 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know2022-03-31T11:53:15-04:00

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Smart Thermostat

2022-02-28T14:13:15-05:00

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Smart Thermostat   Though the groundhog saw his shadow and it means 6 more weeks of winter, that doesn’t mean you can’t plan for summer. Warmer days will be here before we know it and when they arrive, you want to be ready.   One thing you might not have considered is your thermostat. Keeping your home comfortable without racking up the expensive energy costs that can come with running your AC all day is the goal.   What is a smart thermostat?   Enter a smart thermostat (also known as a Wi-Fi thermostat). [...]

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Smart Thermostat2022-02-28T14:13:15-05:00

How to Keep Your Home Warm on a Budget: Your Top Questions Answered

2022-01-31T17:04:08-05:00

  The Midwest is known to serve up some harsh winters. When it’s subzero outside, our homes reflect that chill. Still, it can feel like a task to keep our common areas cozy without having to spend a small fortune on a heating bill. We’re here to tell you that you don’t have to choose one over the other. It’s possible to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature without having to take out a second mortgage for your heating bill. That said, we’ve gathered some frequently asked questions about heating your home on a budget and we address them below: Q: How [...]

How to Keep Your Home Warm on a Budget: Your Top Questions Answered2022-01-31T17:04:08-05:00

Is Duct Sealing Right for Your Home?

2022-01-21T13:39:05-05:00

Is Duct Sealing Right for Your Home? Despite improvements in efficiency, the average Northeast Indiana area home loses a significant amount of heating and cooling energy way of leaks in the duct system. If not addressed, you can face issues like HVAC inefficiency, energy waste, discomfort, and other concerns in the home. However, preventive measures can help you evade such scenarios. For instance, duct sealing is a viable option for homeowners looking to take corrective measures that can save them money— and frustration — in the end. Understanding Duct Leaks When your home’s HVAC system cycles, warmed or cooled air is [...]

Is Duct Sealing Right for Your Home?2022-01-21T13:39:05-05:00