Common Furnace Odors and What They Mean

In a “perfect” home, there are zero odors emanating from your furnace.  All you feel is the comfort and calm that comes along with it.  But when things suddenly aren’t so perfect and you detect a strange odor you’re pretty sure stems from your furnace, you’ll want to know the probable cause, what it means, […]

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The Right Insulation Can Help Reduce Your Home Energy Costs

Insulation is one of the easiest ways to save on your heating and cooling costs. Depending on where you place it, it also cuts back on noise.  Here just a few of the ways you can accomplish both: Outlets & Switches Foam padding under an outlet cover greatly reduces heat loss. Outlets and switches are […]

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5 Home Organizing Tips

Let’s say you’re a teacher and report cards are due but, in this case, you’re the only pupil and you’re being graded on only one task:  creating order out of chaos. With that in mind, what grade would you enter in the computer on your own report card?  If it’s one you wouldn’t be proud […]

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How to Get the Most from Your Furnace

Have you given your furnace a little pep talk lately, exhorting it to “keep in truckin’” for the good of your entire family?  Probably not, and for a few very good reasons:  it can’t hear, comprehend, or answer back.  And yet it does respond favorably when you take proper care of it. Here, for example, […]

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“Is it Time to Replace My Furnace?”

If your furnace 15-20 years old, it’s already reached its average lifespan.  If it’s even older and still working fine, consider yourself among the fortunate few. But here’s the thing:  no matter how new or old it might be, it won’t last forever.  So, is now the time to consider replacing it?  It could be […]

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5 Tips for Cold & Flu Prevention

Once one family member starts exhibiting the symptoms of a fall/winter cold or flu, it often doesn’t take long before you have your own mini-epidemic on your hands. But it doesn’t have to be that way, especially when you follow these five simple tips for keeping those colds and flus at bay. Disinfecting: A quick […]

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4 Tips for Healthy Winter Eating

Eating healthy – or at least healthier – is a lot easier in the summer with all the fresh produce coming available, including perhaps from your own backyard.  But come late fall and winter, it’s a whole different ball of cheese, especially when you factor in the holiday meals, parties, shorter daylight hours, and less […]

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How to Add Character to Your Home.

Do you feel like your home leaves a bit to be desired in the character department? Maybe you just purchased a newly constructed home with builder-grade finishes. Or perhaps your home was built during a time not known for charm or architectural details. Luckily, no matter how plain-Jane or cookie-cutter you your think yours might […]

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Why Your Heating System Needs Preventive Maintenance

Chances are you don’t wait until your car breaks down before you have it serviced.  Pretty much a no-brainer, right?  Because with routine tire rotation, oil changes, and filter cleaning – among other preventive maintenance tasks – you’re simply going to have a better-running car.  One with fewer repairs and a longer road life, too. […]

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Early Fall Special.

21 SEER Lennox AC System… Now, for the Same Price as 16 SEER! Plus Two FREE Extras! Starts September 5

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