Pro Tips

Running A Gas Furnace? Avoid Hazards With These 5 Tips

January 17, 2013 Mike Behr
Gas is one of the most efficient fuels to use for home heating, and installed and operated properly, a gas furnace is exceedingly safe. However, it's wise to take steps when you're running a gas furnace to ensure your complete safety.
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Selecting Heat Pump Features: A Guide For Mid-Ohio Homeowners

January 15, 2013 Mike Behr
Recent technological advances have increased the number of heat pump features that make it possible to heat your home efficiently with these HVAC appliances, even in our cold Mid-Ohio winters.
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If An Annual Service Visit's On Your Calendar, Get Ready For It By...

January 10, 2013 Mike Behr
By following these simple tips, your annual HVAC service visit will go much more smoothly.
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Your Fall Maintenance: Have You Checked The Plumbing?

January 8, 2013 Mike Behr
You’re going to want hot water during the cold months, so make sure that you have checked the plumbing before fall ends by following these tips.
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A UV Light System: Even More Important During The Colder

January 3, 2013 Mike Behr
When cold weather hits Ohio, you close your house up to keep warm air in and cold weather out. That's a good idea for keeping your energy bills under control but it also means you're not able to exchange your stale inside air for fresh outside air. That's where UV lights come in handy.
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Is Tankless Water Heating The Right Choice For Your Home?

January 1, 2013 Mike Behr
Tankless water heating offers a number of benefits, but that doesn’t mean it’s right for every home. Consider a few key factors that can help you determine how much energy you’ll save, how much water you’ll use, and whether the investment will be worthwhile in the long run.
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Seal Leaky Ducts And Save: It's That Simple

December 27, 2012 Mike Behr
Before the Ohio winter sets in, there are a few things you need to do to prepare your home. One of the most important tasks is to seal leaky ducts.
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A Boiler System Buyer's Guide

December 25, 2012 Mike Behr
If your mid-Ohio home has a boiler system, did it struggle to get the job done last winter?
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Choosing A Heating Contractor? Installing New Equipment Involves Following These Steps

December 20, 2012 Mike Behr
Since purchasing and installing a new HVAC system is a sizable investment, you should try to make sure that the contracting company you hire has the right qualifications.
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Using Carbon Monoxide Detectors -- The Right Way -- To Ensure Safety

December 18, 2012 Mike Behr
Many of the homes in the mid-Ohio area use combustible fuels for heating, cooking or drying clothes, and using carbon monoxide detectors is critical for staying safe at home.
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Maintaining Ideal Home Humidity From One Season To The Next

December 13, 2012 Mike Behr
If an HVAC expert asked you, "What is the ideal home humidity for Ohio homes?" would you know what to say? The fact is, most homeowners don't understand the role humidity
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Home Insulation: The Various Types And Their Different Uses

December 11, 2012 Mike Behr
Insulation is your home's version of a warm jacket; it keeps you warm and provides some amount of protection against the elements. Home insulation basically seals in heat
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