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October 2015

How to Purchase a New Furnace for Your Home

By | 2016-11-18T17:26:29+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Furnaces, Heating|

There are all kinds of reasons to consider purchasing a new furnace, but let’s say this is the first time you’ve faced such a possibility. So what exactly might some of those reasons be? Well, for one, the age of your current system itself. It was designed to last about 15 – 20 years – [...]

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

By | 2016-11-18T17:26:29+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Heating|

What does an optimist say on September 21, 2105? “There’s still two more days left of summer, so let’s make the most of them!” A pessimist, by contrast, is far more likely to point out that winter is a mere 90 or so days away, bringing with it untold misery and dreariness. But you know [...]

How to Prevent Heating System Problems

By | 2017-12-31T00:06:53+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Furnaces|

So what’s your favorite month of the year? A lot of people we know nominate September for that honor, and for some very practical yet personal reasons. For one, the days are still warm and on the long side, but with a lessening of heat and humidity even as the foliage begins to change colors. [...]

The Benefits of a Water Heater Precision Tune-up

By | 2015-10-15T18:50:35+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Plumbing|

Now that your kids are back in school, or about to be, you’re no doubt experiencing your own version of early morning rush hour – that magical time each morning when everyone is rushing to get ready for “whatever” all at the same time. Beyond the obvious mayhem and straining of nerves all this activity [...]

The Benefits of a Whole-House Plumbing Inspection

By | 2016-11-18T17:26:29+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Plumbing|

While any time is a good time for a whole-house plumbing inspection, this time of year is ideal, especially if your household is preparing to return to your school-year routines. One such time-honored tradition is your own personal morning rush hour, that time when everybody’s trying to shower and get ready for work and school [...]

Strange Air Conditioning Smells

By | 2015-10-15T18:47:11+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Air Conditioning|

Foul Smelling Air Conditioners It doesn’t happen often but every once in awhile we get asked why does our A/C smell? In these situations it’s usually a good idea to get that A/C checked out and figure out where the odor is coming from. Leaving the issue unchecked can sometimes lead to more severe problems [...]

Air Conditioning, The Refrigeration Process

By | 2016-11-18T17:26:29+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Air Conditioning|

Air conditioning, often referred to as A/C, is a process of changing the temperature and humidity of the air to more comfortable levels. In common use, an air conditioner is a device that lowers the air temperature and removes humidity. The cooling is typically achieved through a refrigeration cycle, but sometimes through evaporation too. It [...]

New Water Heaters in Bridgeton and Chesterfield

By | 2016-11-18T17:26:29+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Plumbing|

You remember this old saying: “The more things change, the more they stay the same”? Well, while that’s definitely true of some things in life, it’s totally not true when it comes to home water heaters. Water heater design and manufacturing standards have changed dramatically, and all stemming from a new federal program called NAECA [...]