Monthly Archives: August 2018

How Thermostats Work

The thermostat in your home is responsible for keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. While it may seem that it works by magic, the reality is that what happens inside your thermostat is pretty straightforward and uses some pretty cool technology to keep you comfortable. While modern digital thermostats are…
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How to Replace Your Home’s Thermostat

Whether your thermostat has stopped working or you have just decided it's time to install a programmable unit in your home, changing your thermostat yourself can be a little intimidating. However, with the right tools, a little know-how, and some patience, even a home improvement weekend warrior can swap their old thermostat for a new…
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What Is the Best House Temperature for Dogs and Cats?

Your pet is part of your family, and while you may spend time pampering them with fancy treats, grooming appointments, and plush beds, there is one aspect of your pet's life that you may not be considering. The ideal temperature for your pet in your home can be crucial for your pet's comfort. There are…
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Why Air Conditioning Is Good for the Brain

Back to school time is here. As students return to class, the late summer heat can make it hard to concentrate. With some districts not having air conditioning and others utilizing air conditioning solutions that are underpowered and unable to keep up with the sweltering August and September heat, students are left to sweat through…
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Schedule Your Fall HVAC Tune Up

As the summer draws to a close and the weather begins to get cooler homeowners start to think about turning their furnaces on. Before you crank on the heat, you'll need to schedule an appointment to have your unit cleaned and inspected. While it may be tempting to skip this routine maintenance if your unit…
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How to Be Prepared for Home Repair and HVAC Costs

Every homeowner dreads the idea of expensive repairs around their house. Unfortunately, the reality of home ownership is that repairs will be necessary. Preparing your budget for these unexpected expenses can help you reduce their impact on your finances. While it is nearly impossible to know precisely how much you will need to set aside…
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