Make Sure Your Drain Usage Isn’t Harming Your Septic System

water flow into the drain in the kitchen

You probably know that drain clogs are a very real problem that can happen to anyone. But did you know that watching what you put down your drains is also a critical component of septic system health? In fact, forming positive drain usage habits is one of the key ways you can care for your…

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3 Ways Hard Water Might Be Damaging Your Appliances

You might be used to living with hard water, but your appliances might be struggling to make it through another day. Hard water, which is water that is rich with natural minerals like calcium and magnesium, can coat plumbing and change the chemistry of cleaning, creating a long list of issues. Here are three ways…

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6 Ways to Maintain Your Air Conditioner Condenser This Fall

The cooling season has come to an end. Now that your air conditioner condenser is put to rest for the winter, this is the perfect time to perform a little maintenance. Knowing what to do to maintain your condenser can help extend the life of your air conditioner while also preventing system inefficiency.

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Save Money on Heating and Cooling: HVAC Costs and Energy-Efficiency

Whether the temperature dips well below freezing or it’s sky-high, your utility bills constantly seem like they’re climbing. No one wants to pay the utility companies more than they have to. Unfortunately, if your HVAC system (and your home) aren’t energy-efficient, you may need to. Luckily, this doesn’t mean you’re stuck with high energy bills…

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Tips for Keeping Your Drains Clog-Free

A clogged drain can easily be a gross and annoying problem. Clogging can cause drains to back up and to not function properly. The good news, however, is that it is often simple to keep a drain from clogging, thereby allowing you to not have to worry about this problem at all. By following a…

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4 Signs Your Heating Unit Needs Repairs or Replacement

If you’re like most people, then you rely on your home’s heating unit to keep you and your family nice and toasty during the winter months. Unfortunately, however, even the best heating units do not last forever. While it’s never a good time for your heating unit to stop working, there’s no worse time than…

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3 Ways You Might Be Contributing to Clogs in Your Drain Pipes

The drains in your home serve a vital role until one stops working. When a drain stops draining, it typically means that you have a clogged drain. What you may not realize is that the ways you use your drains might be the main reason you keep experiencing clogs. Here are some examples of how…

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How Pets Affect Air Quality

  You do everything you can to keep your family safe and healthy. And that includes making sure that your home is fresh, clean and as allergen-free as possible. But you have pets. Not only do the dogs drag in dirt, but their fur is also becoming a problem. The same goes for your cats.…

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5 Reasons Why Annual HVAC Maintenance Is a Great Investment

HVAC maintenance isn’t a big deal; if there’s no obvious malfunction, the system is operating just fine, right? Not exactly. A tricky thing about HVAC systems is that many issues are often progressive, meaning they start off small and develop into something more significant. Annual maintenance is a useful tool for highlighting these problems. Invest…

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3 Heating and Cooling Myths Debunked

Heating and cooling your home is not only important for keeping your family comfortable, but it is also an essential part of maintaining healthy air quality. Unfortunately, many homeowners do not spend the time and energy learning about and maintaining their heating and cooling system. As a homeowner, you may have heard a few tips to ensure…

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