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Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner?

Trying to decide: should I repair or replace my air conditioner is a tough choice for any homeowner. While it […]

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What Does My Thermostat Error Code Mean?

Thermostat error codes are the HVAC system equivalent of a check engine light. These codes indicate one of hundreds of […]

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8 Tips to Cut Your Air Conditioning Bills

When it’s boiling hot outside, most people tend to feel EXTREMELY thankful for their air conditioning. When the electric bill […]

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What the Ban on R-22 Means for YOU

If your air conditioner is more than 7 to 10 years old or you know it uses R-22 refrigerant, you […]

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AC Tuneup Checklist

A springtime or summertime AC tuneup cuts your cooling bills — and dramatically lessens the possibility your system will breakdown […]

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How Your HVAC System Can Hurt or Help Your Spring Allergies

For some people, when spring allergies hit, THEY HIT HARD! We’re talking about sniffing, sneezing, sore throats, watery eyes, and […]

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Why You Need a Honeywell Standby Generator

Electricity is the secret ingredient to 21st-century life — both in the way we work and the way we unwind. […]

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Fire Hazard Circuit Breakers

Electricity is a wonderful tool when used properly — it brings us the modern marvels of electric lights, microwaves, televisions, […]

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How Often Should I Change My Home Air Filter — And What Filter Should I Use?

Changing your home air filter is one of the few HVAC jobs a homeowner can — and should — take […]

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How to Clean a Toilet Plunger and Where to Store It

Your plunger does a nasty, dirty job — it makes perfect sense that you need to know how to clean […]

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