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House Simple: Tips to maintain your HVAC

Wouldn’t it be nice if owning a home were as easy as 1-2-3? It can be, if you know what to look for. In the first episode of our new video series, House Simple, join Jeff for tips on maintaining… Read More

How do I get a human? Simply call in!

You’ve come to expect, “Please press 1 for this, press 2 for that,” but then you get another list. And another. You’ve built your own phrases to get a real person more quickly: Operator,… Read More

Contractor Cornerstones: A/C Spring Maintenance for Homeowners

Have you noticed? Spring is in the air: The snow is melting, actual grass is visible, and the temperatures are steadily increasing (at least for the moment). In today’s episode of Contractor… Read More

How Often Should You Change Your HVAC Air Filters?

One of the biggest joys – and challenges – of being a homeowner is doing home maintenance tasks. Thankfully, most basic home maintenance tasks are easy to do, like changing your HVAC filters. In this… Read More

Spring Ahead and Maintain Your Smoke Alarms

Most homeowners understand the frustration of having a smoke detector chirp when the batteries get low. But that annoying noise could save your life! One study found that three out of every five… Read More

Snow and Ice Removal Tips for Homeowners

While snow and ice look beautiful from inside your warm and cozy home, they can spell big trouble for homeowners if they’re allowed to accumulate. So, if this year’s winter wonderland isn’t exactly… Read More

Stove & Oven Prep for Thanksgiving

When the season means more time in the kitchen, the last thing you need is for your stove or oven to quit on you—or worse, start a fire. Semi-regular maintenance can go a long way toward ensuring… Read More

How to Winterize Your HVAC A/C Unit

Some of the northern states are already covered in snow. If yours isn’t one of them, take this opportunity to winterize your HVAC air conditioner and keep it safe during the colder months. Why… Read More

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