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Don’t Let April Showers Cause HVAC Hazards

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning | March 29, 2018
April showers bring May flowers. But they also bring rust, mold, power outages, and other HVAC hazards that can put a real damper on your air conditioner’s efficiency. Luckily, a little preventative maintenance can go a long way during the rainy spring season! Follow these steps to help prevent damage. BEFORE A RAINSTORM Shut It […]
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How to Test Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

Before you crank the heat this winter, be sure you have installed and tested a carbon monoxide detector to prevent tragedy.
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Top 5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Heating System

Don’t Ignore These 5 Furnace Fixes Is your furnace creaking and squeaking when you turn up the heat? Are your heating bills out of control? It might be time for a heating system replacement. Many homeowners hang on to old systems in an attempt to save money, making patches and paying for quick fixes along […]
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How to Prep Your Heating System for a Blizzard

How to Prep Your Heating System for a Blizzard

How to Prep Your Furnace for a Blizzard As the nation braces for blizzards, bomb cyclones, and everything in between, it’s important to maintain your HVAC system to prevent a complete heat shutdown. Sometimes, a few preventive steps can spare you from a flooded furnace or emergency AC fix due to a storm. Follow this […]
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Signs Your Home Needs a Humidifier

Do Your Home Need a Humidifier? Is dry air wreaking havoc on your sinuses and skin this winter? You might want to consider a humidifier system for instant relief. There are two main types of humidifiers available: small room units and whole-house systems. Room units are small and portable, but whole-house humidifiers are permanently installed […]
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Indoor Fireplace & Chimney Safety

Indoor Fireplace & Chimney Safety

Chimney Safety Tips There’s nothing better than relaxing in front of the fireplace during the winter holidays. But before you leave the cookies and milk out on the fireplace for Santa, make sure your chimney is clean and undamaged. Dirty, neglected chimneys can cause dangerous fires. In addition, dirty or clogged chimneys can negatively impact […]
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What Temperature Should You Set The Thermostat to While Traveling?

Too Hot, Too Cold, Or Just Right: The Ideal Thermostat Setting It’s not uncommon for families to travel away from home during the holidays. And if you care about cost savings, you know not to leave your heating system on full force while you’re away. So what’s the best temperature to leave your thermostat set […]
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Heating Hacks: 4 Easy Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill

Four Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill It’s finally time to turn off the AC and welcome cooler weather. But before you crank the thermostat, follow these simple steps to reduce the amount of energy your heating system requires! Energy savings lead to lower heating bills. 1. Cover Drafty Windows Drapes are for more than […]
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