Fall Prep for Your Home

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Check your outdoor pipes. Some homes have an irrigation system, and if yours does, fall is the best time to insulate your pipes and make sure any outdoor valves you won’t be using are shut off. Check for leaks as well and make repairs before it gets colder and you risk ice forming and bursting your pipe.  Apply weatherstripping to your doors and window frames. This is affordable and will actually save you money on your energy bill during the …

How to Clean Your Home’s Air Vents

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Turn off your HVAC unit. If you leave it on, you could have dirt, dust, and other particles blowing around the room when it kicks on. Turning it off is the safest bet, and doesn’t cause you more mess to deal with.  You’ll then want to remove the air vents with a screwdriver. Do this room by room so that you don’t lose track of where you are or your vent’s location.  Wash your vents with warm water and soap …

Fall Cleaning Benefits for HVAC System

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Giving your home a deep cleaning in the fall is such a good idea. Holidays are approaching, and if you tend to host parties, getting ahead of the cleanup curve is a great idea. It is also beneficial for your HVAC system that you do a thorough cleaning in the fall. Here’s how: Let In Some Fresh Air Although the summer sun may not be warming you up any longer, an autumn breeze shouldn’t keep you away from the windows. When …

Keeping Warm For Less

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If your heating unit is always on, it may raise your energy bill and your fireplace can only heat your home to a certain extent. If you are looking for ways to stay warm this winter without breaking the budget or cranking the thermostat up, here are some ideas:  Replace Your Filter Replacing your furnace filter approximately every four years provides you with the best heating results. Opening the Blinds If your home gets a decent amount of sunlight every …

Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter

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Winter can be a busy time of year and can also mean big utility bills for your home. There are a few changes you can make, though, in your home maintenance habits to save money on your monthly bills. Keep these things in mind during the cold seasons.  Seasonal Savings Tips: Schedule a Furnace Tune-Up – With a simple service call, you can make sure that your heating system is working correctly, meaning that you’ll spend less money on heating …