Tips & Hints

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  • The Benefits of a Walk-In Bathtub

    For many Americans, decreased mobility or balance can pose an incredible risk when it comes time to take a bath. It can be difficult to step into a traditional tub, and slippery porcelain surfaces can increase the risk of a fall. Even for able-bodied individuals, the risk of a fall is a very real danger. One solution to these problems may be a walk-in bathtub. Learn more about the benefits ...
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  • Spend Less on AC This Summer With These Maintenance Tips

    Your HVAC system can keep your home cool and comfortable, but you may be looking for the best way to save money on your cooling expenses. With temperatures rising, your HVAC unit will be working harder than before to keep your home cool. Electricity costs can quickly grow expensive, and your cooling expenses can be a significant amount of these bills. Learn how you can cut your costs and keep your ...
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  • Enjoy These 5 Summer Activities & Save Money on Your AC

    Summer is upon us, and soaring temperatures can make cooling costs rise. Saving money can be a priority for many homeowners, so it can be important for many people to cut their cooling costs. Proper maintenance, programmable thermostats, and updating your HVAC system can help, but you may be looking for a way to further decrease your cooling expenses, but in a way that doesn’t leave you sweating ...
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  • 4 Tips for Purchasing a New AC Unit

    Upgrading your AC can help you save energy and money, but choosing the wrong unit for your home may cause you to pay more in the long run. Installing the correct unit for your home is important to ensure that you don’t waste energy and money, but also that your AC unit lasts for its full expected lifespan. Your local AC service company can help you evaluate the needs of your home, and can help you ...
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  • Safely Heat Your Home in the Winter

    A properly maintained heating system can help make the most of your comfort during the cold seasons. But make sure that you are using your furnace or heater safely and that you have your system inspected regularly. During the months of December, January, and February, fires caused by heating equipment become the major source of fire deaths and injuries. Thousands of people also end up in the ...
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  • Tips to Prepare Your Home's HVAC System for the Holiday Season

    If you are like most American homeowners, you probably have at least one more party or event planned for the holiday season, not even including New Year’s Eve. While you are busy getting ready with food, decorations, games, furniture, and so on, don’t forget to prepare your own home. In particular, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is going to need some attention if you ...
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  • Reasons for Uneven Heating in Your Home

    Now that it is November, the winter season is apparent here in Sugar Land, Texas, especially at night when the temperatures drop below 60. People all throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area are switching on their heaters to stay warm and cozy, but many are discovering that a room or two in their households stay frigid. Is this happening to you, too? Wouldn’t you like it if it didn’t? If ...
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  • Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

    When people think about allergies and the symptoms they cause – ranging from coughing to sneezing to stuffiness – the idea of being outdoors and surrounded by pollen and nature usually comes to mind. But the truth is that most of the time, the air that is the worst quality and the worst for your nose is the air inside your own home. An inefficient or neglected HVAC system can become laden with all ...
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  • 6 Easy Ways to Save Water and Money in the Home

    While reducing your water bill may not be high on your list of ways to cut costs, making an effort to save water here and there can actually make quite an impact on your monthly expenses. When considering how improvements to the nation’s drinking water infrastructure are expected to cost a whopping $1 trillion between now and the year 2035, much of which will be passed on to consumers, the sooner ...
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  • 5 Tips to Avoid Common Plumbing Problems

    Nobody ever wants to call a plumber for repairs. Unfortunately, plumbing emergencies never call ahead and schedule an appointment – they almost always seem to happen at the most inopportune times. When things go wrong, especially under unexpected circumstances, unanticipated costs and frustrations can put a damper on even the best of days. While not all plumbing emergencies are avoidable, some can ...
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  • When Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

    If you enjoy a hot shower or bath at the end of the day, and you do not enjoy significant water damage affecting your home, knowing when to repair or completely replace your water heater is a must. You don’t have to be a professional plumber or service technician to know when maintenance is required. Just keep these five helpful tips in mind and you should be able to spot water heater issues ...
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