Category: Tips & Tricks

Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

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April 15, 2019

While a traditional water heater maintains a tank full of hot water, tankless, or on-demand, water heaters only heat water when its needed. When you turn on the hot water tap, shower, washing machine, dishwasher, etc., cold water is drawn into the unit and heated. Usually, tankless water heaters can provide 4-7 gallons of hot […]

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Do you Need a Whole Home Humidifier?

comfortable family

April 1, 2019

Have you been waking up with a sore throat, chapped lips or dry skin? Have you noticed cracking in your wood floors or furniture, or trouble opening and closing doors? Have you experienced static electricity that causes blankets and clothes to stick together or painful electric shocks? If you answered “yes” to any of those […]

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Do you have a Rental Property? Landlord HVAC Tips

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March 18, 2019

If you’re a landlord renting out your property, there are a few things you can do to maintain your tenant’s comfort while protecting the HVAC equipment, avoiding safety issues and expensive repairs down the road. Inspect the equipment before buying First things first, when investing in a new rental property, be sure the HVAC systems […]

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Frozen Pipes 101

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March 5, 2019

Unfortunately, frozen pipes are all too common here in Northeast Ohio. When water freezes, it expands, putting tremendous force on pipes. Frozen pipes can be inconvenient and dangerous for a multitude of reasons, one being a lack of running water. This prevents you from accomplishing every day tasks such as doing dishes and taking a […]

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Choosing the Water Heater that’s Right for you

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February 18, 2019

Whether you’ve just taken an unexpectedly cold shower, discovered a flood in your home or simply want to decrease your energy usage to reduce costly bills, if you’re in the market for a new water heater, you may be surprised to find out there’s a lot to consider. Type There are a variety of different […]

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Is your Furnace Short Cycling? Here’s Why

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January 29, 2019

Do you hear your furnace turning on and off a lot? This is called short cycling and it’s one of the most common HVAC problems that homeowners face. What is short cycling? Short cycling is when your furnace repeatedly turns on for a short period of time and then turns off, essentially starting and stopping […]

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How Candles Affect Indoor Air Quality

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January 15, 2019

This time of year especially, many of our customers enjoy burning candles in their home. Candles can help you to relax, brighten up your home and contribute to a warm, inviting ambiance. Unfortunately, those benefits come at a cost. Scented candles can negatively impact indoor air quality, leading to health problems and HVAC issues. Candles […]

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Office Temperature: How it’s Affecting your Employee’s Productivity

cold office

December 11, 2018

When you think of factors that hinder employee productivity, things like faulty technology, noise and stress may come to mind. But have you ever noticed that productivity suffers when employees are too hot or too cold in the office? According to Career Builder, 53% of employees say that they are less productive when working in […]

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Mold Growth in your HVAC System: How to Prevent it

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November 27, 2018

The problem with mold in your HVAC system HVAC ductwork, coils and drip pans are a perfect place for mold to thrive. Since your HVAC system circulates air throughout your entire home, the presence of mold can mean you and your family are breathing unhealthy air. Common types of mold can lead to respiratory issues, […]

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Notice a Burning Smell coming from your Furnace? Don’t Panic

dirty furnace

November 5, 2018

With the weather starting to cool down here in Northeast Ohio, many of our customers are turning on their heat for the first time after the equipment sat idle during the warmer months. If you’ve recently turned on your furnace and noticed an odd smell, don’t panic. Read on to see what could be causing […]

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