What you need to know about tankless water heaters

If you’re thinking about replacing your water heater, a tankless model can be a great option, but it’s important to examine both the benefits and limitations before buying.

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What to do when your pipes freeze

I know what you are thinking…why is Dave telling me this before the winter.  Well, I’m sharing this now so you can hopefully prevent this from happening to you.

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Fall Tips on how to Winterize Your Plumbing

Now that fall is here we need to think about all the outdoor chores we have to do in the upcoming weekends.  One that sticks out in my mind is turning off the hose bibs and draining them.  It’s a simple thing to do that will avoid a potential burst pipe, but it’s something that’s easily forgotten.

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Toilet talk

Did you know that more than 65% of water use in the average home occurs in the bathroom?  And 30% of it is being used by toilets?  Ouch!

Fortunately, there are things you can do to lower your usage and thus lower your water bill.



Keeping your Home Comfortable got a Little Easier

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Don’t want to believe summer is actually over? @BuzzBishop says accepting it is a little easier when you have a Nest Learning Thermostat that automatically adjusts the temperature so you don’t have to. Check out his blog for more information: http://bit.ly/1riTOBH

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Fall is Here. Is your Home Ready for the Colder Weather?

Welcome first day of fall!

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The changing of seasons is the perfect time to stop and think about how you can make simple changes to conserve energy, help the environment and save money.

Buying New Appliances? You Need to Read This.

If you’re looking for new appliances and concerned about energy efficiency and lower energy bills, keep you eye out for this logo.

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The importance of having a well maintained furnace


Performing a yearly inspection and maintenance on your HVAC system not only diagnoses and repairs existing problems, but it helps find and prevent problems from occurring in the future.

Do you know how old your furnace is?

Many people don’t know the age of their furnace.  But, knowing the age of the equipment provides a good indication as to how efficiently it’s working. Is it an energy hog, or efficient as a camel on a long desert journey?



Is it time to change your furnace filter?


Part of your home’s preventative maintenance this fall should include changing your furnace filter. A clogged filter reduces airflow, which costs you money by reducing how efficient your system is, and that means higher electricity bills and reduced lifespan of your furnace.  Here are more tips to reduce your energy bill.


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