Pro Tips

Dealing With A Stubborn Clogged Drain

October 6, 2011 Mike Behr 2 comments
Fortunately, you can clear a clogged drain quickly and easily with just a little knowledge and the right tools. If you have one drain that is backed up or not flowing fr
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Cool Weather's Not So Far Off -- Schedule Your Service Check Before It Gets Here

Cool Weather's Not So Far Off -- Schedule Your Service Check Before It Gets Here

October 4, 2011 Mike Behr 2 comments
With summer vacations coming to an end, and back to school sales beginning, once again we are reminded that cool weather is not so far off. Now is the time to begin prepa
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Choosing A MERV Filter: What Do Those Numbers Mean, Anyway?

Choosing A MERV Filter: What Do Those Numbers Mean, Anyway?

September 29, 2011 Mike Behr 0 comments
Households with people who suffer from allergies, particularly dust and pollen allergies often find it beneficial to change their air filter regularly, and to check it at
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Your Heat Pump Is A Highly Efficient Piece Of Machinery -- It Requires Expert Service

September 27, 2011 Mike Behr 2 comments
There are certain things in every home that can be repaired or replaced with ease. Some homeowners, in an effort to save money, will repair these things by themselves ins
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Heat-Recovery Ventilation: What Every Well-Insulated Home Needs

September 22, 2011 Mike Behr
When heating costs were low, houses were drafty and air came in from outside. Of course, drafts work both ways – the warmed air leaked out of the house in the winte
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HSPF: A Rating To Take Seriously When You're Purchasing A Heat Pump

September 20, 2011 Mike Behr
With so many different heat pumps on the market, it can be confusing and overwhelming for a homeowner who's looking to buy one. Obviously, the most effective heat pumps a
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What NATE Certification Ensures When You Hire A Heating And Cooling Contractor

September 15, 2011 Mike Behr
When hiring a contractor to upgrade your home comfort system, or even just for simple repairs, one should look to hire only contractors that bare NATE Certifications. Th
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Simple Things You Can Do To Get Your Home Ready For Cooler Weather

September 13, 2011 Mike Behr
As the heat dies down, is your home and HVAC. Seal air leaks around your house such as in the attic, basement, windows and doors to prevent cold weather air from getting
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Boosting The Efficiency Of Your HVAC System: Six Tips

September 8, 2011 Mike Behr 0 comments
Homeowners are always looking for ways to save money, and improving an HVAC system’s efficiency is one of the best ways to do that. Not only will it increase energy
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Maximizing Both Comfort And Savings With A Programmable Thermostat

September 6, 2011 Mike Behr 1 comments
Having a programmable thermostat installed in your home is one of the easiest ways to reduce your energy consumption without having to sacrifice any comfort. If your hom
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Energy Star: The Label To Look For When You Buy

September 1, 2011 Mike Behr 0 comments
Anytime you buy a major appliance, but particularly when replacing home heating and cooling equipment, be sure to look for the Energy Star seal. In a typical household, i
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Hiring Your HVAC Contractor: Ten Tips To Make The Job Easy

August 30, 2011 Mike Behr 6 comments
Hiring a HVAC contractor is an important decision. It can have a huge impact on your home, your quality of life and your pocketbook. Here are 10 tips that will help you h
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