Pro Tips

Tend To That Heat Pump Now, Before The Cooling Season Really Sets In

June 14, 2012 Mike Behr
Although a heat pump is a complex piece of equipment, homeowners can do some of the maintenance themselves, which will increase its lifespan and lower operating expenses.
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Your New Water Heater: How The EF Should Factor Into Your Decision

June 12, 2012 Mike Behr
If you're shopping for a new water heater, don’t forget to check the EF (energy factor). The purchase of a water heater goes beyond the cost at the cash register. Y
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Reducing Your Risk Of Water Damage When The A/C's Going All The Time

June 7, 2012 Mike Behr
Like any Mid-Ohio summer, this year your air conditioner’s going to be working overtime on certain days producing cool air. It will also be producing something else
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Keeping Your Energy Bills Down While The Temperature Climbs

June 5, 2012 Mike Behr
As things begin to heat up in the Mid-Ohio area, thoughts turn to air conditioning. While you keep cool, however, it’s also important to keep your energy bills down
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R22 Refrigerant Will Be Phased Out Soon -- How That Affects Your HVAC Service

May 31, 2012 Mike Behr
For many years, R22 refrigerant, commonly known by the brand name Freon, has been the lifeblood of heat pumps and air conditioning systems. Unfortunately, R22 refrigerant
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HVAC Service Agreements -- Never Forget Your Service Call Again

May 29, 2012 Mike Behr
Keeping your heating and cooling system in top shape requires regular servicing from a qualified HVAC company. Unfortunately, the hustle and bustle of everyday life can c
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If You Neglected To Have Your A/C Serviced This Spring, Then Do It Now

May 24, 2012 Mike Behr
Spring cleaning is not complete until you have performed annual air conditioner maintenance, but far too many of us forget about it. It's easy to do when the spring is st
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Before You Purchase An HVAC System, Consult A Trusted Expert

May 22, 2012 Mike Behr
If you want to purchase an HVAC system, the prudent starting point is consulting with an HVAC contractor who can help you make the best choice for your home. A heating an
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Keep Your HVAC System Safe, Use Surge Protection

May 17, 2012 Mike Behr 9 comments
What efforts are you making to keep your HVAC system safe? If you don’t have surge protection in place for your heating and cooling equipment, your system could end
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Inadequate Ventilation Can Lead To Mold Growth

May 15, 2012 Mike Behr 4 comments
The sun is out and the humid summer days are ahead. For most Mid-Ohio homeowners, this means long months of shutting the windows and running the air conditioner full blas
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Mold Is An Unwelcome Guest, Keep Your Home From Being A Hospitable Host

May 10, 2012 Mike Behr 1 comments
Everyone wants to keep their home as comfortable and safe as possible for their family and friends. With our hot sticky summers in the Mid-Ohio area, one common problem i
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Home Comfort Starts With Smart Decisions About Thermostats

May 8, 2012 Mike Behr 8 comments
Keeping your indoor environment comfortable year-round is a primary goal of most homeowners, and a thermostat plays a key role in achieving this goal. Yet often homeowner
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