Thinking Ahead: A Spring Checklist for Your Home

Thinking Ahead: A Spring Checklist for Your Home

Did you know that it’s already time to start thinking about what you need to do to get your house ready for spring and summer? Sure, there may be snow on the ground or a cold breeze in the air, but thinking about these things will help make sure your home gets the TLC it needs this spring. Here’s a partial checklist of the things you should make sure get done around your house by spring: Test your sprinkler lines....
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How to Stay Warm While Your Heater Gets Fixed

Finding out that you need heating repairs in the dead of winter isn’t just stressful. It can also be dangerous. If you and your family get too cold, it might be hard to get warm again or you might get ill. Here’s what you can do to stay warm while we are in the process of fixing your heater. Space Heaters If you have space heaters, now is the time to turn them on. You can also turn on your...
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Higher Indoor Humidity May Lower Flu Risk

Do you worry about getting the flu during the winter? So many people do and we don’t blame you! After all, who has the time to spend a week or so sitting around the house, doing nothing, while feeling miserable? If you are concerned about getting or transmitting the flu this winter, you may want to consider raising the humidity levels in your home. Scientists have shown that doing so may reduce the viability of the flu virus. Interested but...
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THANK YOU FOR DONATING!

We want to reach out and offer a warm and hearty, “Thank you!” to everyone who participated in our food drive for the Maryland Food Bank! We are so grateful for the ways in which you have reached out to help friends and neighbors who may be struggling this holiday season. If you still want to donate, you have until November 27, 2019. We will pick up your donation during your next service call, or you can bring it to...
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Ductwork and Your HVAC’s Performance

When people think about their HVAC systems, they usually think about their heater and air conditioner. Only very rarely do they consider their ductwork - the “V” in “HVAC” - and wonder if it could contribute to the problems they’re having. Here are just a few of the things that can go wrong with your ducts. The Ducts are Too Small If your ducts are too small for your A/C, your furnace, or both, the whole system will make a...
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