Pro Tips

Your Older Home With Character: Making It Energy Efficient Too

December 6, 2012 Mike Behr
Living in an old home has many advantages, but it's not likely to be energy efficient if you haven't put some effort into retrofitting the insulation, windows and applian
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4 Key Ways To Get The Most From Your Furnace

December 4, 2012 Mike Behr
Your reliance on your home's furnace is about to increase now that winter is approaching. You'll want to be as comfortable as possible in your mid-Ohio home by making s
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The Ceiling Fans In Your Richland County Home: Using Them For Year-Round Comfort

November 29, 2012 Mike Behr
When it comes to keeping your home comfortable all year long, ceiling fans are much more efficient than running your cooling or heating systems alone. If you know how to
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Weatherizing Your Home: A Guide To Using Caulk

November 27, 2012 Mike Behr
Caulk is one of the cheapest and most convenient solutions for and preventing heat loss (or gain in the summer). Caulk is a thick, pliable material made from a combinati
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Your Furnace Filter: So Easy To Change, So Easy To Overlook

November 22, 2012 Mike Behr
As the mid-Ohio area gears up for winter, it’s time to think about your furnace filter. Air filters save money by prolonging the life of heating and The air filte
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Water Heater Sizing: The First Step Toward Peak Performance

November 20, 2012 Mike Behr
Households across America rely on a steady supply of hot water for basic comfort, safety and sanitation. To ensure the best performance from a new or replacement system,
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3 Ways To Winterize Your Mid-Ohio Home For The Cooler Weather Ahead

November 15, 2012 Mike Behr
With cooler weather moving in, now's a good time to for the upcoming drops in temperature. Check insulation: A lot of heat can be lost through in your home. Apply wea
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Give Dual-Fuel Systems A Second Look When Hauling Your Ailing Furnace To The Curb

November 13, 2012 Mike Behr
Sooner or later, you'll have to replace your old or ailing furnace. HVAC equipment replacement can be a significant investment, so when considering options for a new heat
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Looking At A New Furnace? Double Down With These Furnace Features

November 8, 2012 Mike Behr
Choosing a new furnace requires evaluation of several factors that will affect the . Here are some important furnace features to consider as you're evaluating that new he
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Home Ventilation: Are You Following The Right Guidelines?

November 6, 2012 Mike Behr
Proper home ventilation is essential to keeping your living spaces comfortable. One of the areas where ventilation will do the most good is in your attic. Ventilation rem
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Wondering If You Should Replace Your Furnace? These 5 Signs Will Help You Decide

November 1, 2012 Mike Behr
If you've had trouble with your furnace in the past, you may be trying to decide if it's better to keep repairing it, or completely replacing your furnace this year. Here
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Effective Home Insulation Ensures 3 Benefits

October 30, 2012 Mike Behr
Insulating your home is commonly thought of as a way to keep your indoor environment cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. While that is definitely one of the re
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