preventative maintenance

5 Plumbing Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, which means hosting family dinners and guests from out-of-town, and a higher than usual load on the home’s plumbing system. If you’d like to avoid a plumbing catastrophe during the holiday season, here are five tips to keep your plumbing system in top shape.

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How to Naturally Lower Your Home’s Indoor Temperature and Cut Cooling Costs

You’re probably aware that colors and materials used in the home have an effect on your mood. But did you know that paint color and building materials also affect indoor temperatures? Just like wearing black clothes on a hot summer day is going to make you feel extra toasty, compared to if you wore white, paint colors and building materials will have a similar effect.

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4 Benefits of Variable-Speed HVAC Systems

You know what an HVAC system is, but what exactly is a variable-speed HVAC system? This type of system simply allows the unit to run at different speeds and doesn’t force the system to operate at full capacity to meet the thermostat’s temperature setting. Here are four reasons to consider upgrading to a variable-speed HVAC system.

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4 Potential Causes of a Soggy Spot in Your Yard

The only thing worse than having dry, yellow patches in your yard is having soggy spots. Unfortunately, soggy spots are usually noticed the hard way — by stepping into one. If you’ve noticed a soggy spot in your yard, there are four potential causes: a leak in the waterline, a leaking sprinkler system, a leaking septic system, or a drainage problem.

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