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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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Do Humidifiers Spread Germs and Mold?

Humidifiers are one of the best ways to combat dry winter air — and all of the misery that comes […]

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Can Air Filters Help Asthma and Allergy Sufferers?

Do air filters for asthma and air filters for allergies actually help you breathe better? This is an important question […]

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What is Zoning and How It Can Change Your Life

Zoning (also called a zoning system) is a system of central heating and air conditioning that allows the homeowner to […]

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