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Regular HVAC Care Helps Control Allergy Symptoms

Posted: May 23, 2017

If you have allergies or asthma, indoor air pollution can trigger a reaction that can leave you uncomfortable in your own home.

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Zone Controls: Save Money and Improve Comfort in Your Maryland Home

Posted: May 15, 2017

Do you have some rooms in your house that you use far more than others, or that are more difficult to heat or cool than the rest of your house?

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Spring Checklist for Your Home Air Conditioning System

Posted: May 4, 2017

Your home air conditioner is very good at its job – but there are always ways to help it work better and last longer.

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Spring – A Great Time to Maintain Your Home Heating and Cooling Systems

Posted: April 28, 2017

We’re heading out of April’s showers and into May – and that means that hot, sticky days and nights aren’t far away here in Maryland.

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Dog and Cat Owners: Stay on Top of These Three Home Comfort Issues

Posted: April 19, 2017

Pets are a special part of your family – but they can also create special problems when it comes to keeping your home heating, cooling, and indoor air quality systems working smoothly.

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Seven System Features That Will Affect AC Installation Cost

Posted: April 12, 2017

If you’re about to take the plunge and invest in a new air conditioning system for your Maryland home, congratulations – today’s state-of-the-art, high efficiency units are a substantial upgrade from decade-old…

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The ABCs of EE

Posted: April 4, 2017

If you’ve shopped for an heating or cooling equipment recently, you’re probably aware of the alphabet soup of energy efficiency acronyms that looms over the task.

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Seven Tips for Healthier Home Plumbing

Posted: March 31, 2017

Spring is here – and with it comes all those home projects you’ve been putting off. When you’re ready to jump into your maintenance chores, don’t overlook your plumbing.

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7 Things You Almost Certainly Didn’t Know about Air Conditioning

Posted: March 27, 2017

Now that Spring is officially here, it’s time to start putting cold days and nights behind us – and start thinking about the warm weather ahead.

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Common Heat Pump Issues and Fixes – Part Two of Two

Posted: March 21, 2017

In Part One of this blog, we described what to do if your heat pump doesn’t power on. In Part Two, we’ll look at two other common heat pump problems and their solutions.

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Troubleshooting Common Heat Pump Issues – Part One of Two

Posted: March 16, 2017

A heat pump can be one of the most efficient and versatile heating and cooling solutions for your home – but only if it’s functioning properly.

Woman with allergies

Spring Is Coming Here in Maryland – Nip Allergies in the Bud with These Three Strategies

Posted: March 6, 2017

Believe it or not, spring is only a few weeks away…and if you’re one of millions of people who have seasonal allergies, that means that sneezing, congestion, and a whole host of other unpleasant allergy symptoms aren’t far behind.

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Backup Plan: Protect Your Maryland Home from Power Outages with a Whole House Generator

Posted: February 23, 2017

Maryland dodged a bullet last week when a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas north of us did little more than produce rain in our neck of the woods.

Slow-running faucet

A Simple Fix for a Slow-Running Faucets

Posted: February 17, 2017

If you have a water faucet that has a weak or intermittent water flow, you might suspect there’s a problem with the faucet or the water pressure…and that may in fact be true.

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Five Safety Tips for Your Water Heater

Posted: February 10, 2017

Did you know that water heaters are responsible for about 10 percent of the fires started by home heating devices?

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