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10 Easy Ways to Winter-Proof your Home!

Posted on January 23, 2016 at 1:33am 1 Comment

     Winter brings with it a lot of excitement. Starting from enjoying the warmth of your room and wearing trendy winter wear to playing outside, enjoying the snow and drinking hot beverages etc, you have a lot to look forward to, in winter. However, some small mistakes on your part can ruin…

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7 Safety Tips for Home Heating Systems

Posted on October 29, 2015 at 8:12am 0 Comments

It's quite impossible to survive during those chilly winter nights without a proper home heating system. After all, this is what keeps you comfortable during those days when the temperature takes a dip. Quite unfortunately, most of the home fires occur due to malfunctioning of the heating systems. At times, this also occurs due to a fire triggered by a heating system that hasn’t been maintained properly. This is why it's advisable to keep the home heating system in a sound condition, in…

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Top 6 Energy Efficient Brands for Gas Furnace and Boiler

Posted on October 1, 2015 at 3:01am 4 Comments

Everyone wants to install the best brands of HVAC. Following are the top 6 energy efficient brands you may want to know about, before you contact a heating contractor.

  1. Amana

Gas furnaces can be termed as efficient, only if their annual utilization is a minimum of 78 rating. But modern furnaces like…

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It is time to replace your boiler, isn’t it?

Posted on September 1, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Have you suddenly started noticing a spike in your energy bills? If yes, one of the main things you ought to check is your boiler/HVAC unit. May be it has very long since you brought it home. Perhaps you didn’t have an idea that your boiler is losing its life – since it might still be working – though erratic, slow, and noisy. Go through the following checklist and see if you can fix any problem that exists in your boiler/ HVAC unit.

If it’s Over 20 Years Old

Is your…

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