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Using Thermal Imaging to Find Heating, Cooling, Plumbing and Electrical Problems

For years professionals have used advanced thermal imaging cameras to identify problems with pipes, ductwork, insulation and other systems in the home. Thermal imaging works by converting infrared light into an visible image on a video screen called a thermogram. Temperature differences are easily seen as a range of warm and cool colors. Aim a […]

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Why Does My Water Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

If your tap water smells like rotten eggs, or sulphur, it’s often a sign that there is hydrogen sulfide gas present. Because heat will allow the gas escape into the air more easily, the odor will usually be strongest when running hot water in the shower. In higher concentrations, hydrogen sulfide can corrode metals, causing yellowing […]

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Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe For Your Plumbing System?

When a bathroom or kitchen drain gets clogged many homeowners will purchase chemical drain cleaning products to try to clean out the obstruction. While drain cleaners can be effective at removing organic material from drains, they also carry a few risks. Liquid drain cleaners usually contain corrosive alkaline, bleach and lye in concentrations up to […]

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The ABC’s of Plumbing – Traps

Plumbing traps, or P-Traps, are designed to perform two duties. First, they prevent sewer gases and odors from entering the home. Second, they are designed to trap debris from the sinks to prevent clogs from forming further down the plumbing system. In addition, if you have ever dropped something down the sink drain, you’ll appreciate […]

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What Causes Pink Stains On Toilets and Bathtubs?

If you’re seeing pink stains on the inside of your toilet, bathtub or shower, it’s usually not a problem with water quality, instead, it’s likely the result of airborne bacteria that finds a home on moist surfaces. The film is usually found as a ring that accumulates at the water line in the toilet bowl […]

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Tips To Protect Your Plumbing System While Your Away From Home

Tips To Protect Your Plumbing System While Your Away From Home If you plan to travel to warmer climates this winter, it’s a good idea to take a few steps to protect your plumbing while you are away. Here are some tips to avoid wasting water and damage from frozen pipes. 1. Leave the Heat […]

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Fire Safety Tips, Holiday Edition

Did you know that U.S. fire departments responded to an annual average of 860 home fires that began with holiday decorations from 2009-2013? That’s the last thing you need when you’re preparing your home for guests this week. Find out how you can keep your home, your decorations and your family fire-free this holiday season: […]

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Top 5 Holiday Heating Tips

The holidays are supposed to be the time of year when you spend quality time with family and friends laughing, reminiscing and loving. It’s not supposed to be the time of year when you’re stressing out about utility bills, but with colder temperatures settling in those feelings can be difficult to avoid. So, to make […]

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The ABCs of Heating – Sealed Combustion Appliances

Appliances in the home that use natural gas for fuel, such as your furnace, water heater or clothes dryer, rely on combustion to generate heat. Traditionally, these appliances have utilized atmospheric combustion from air drawn inside the home, usually from the basement. The combustion exhaust gases are then expelled out of a flue or chimney. […]

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What Are the Advantages of Mini-Split Heating Systems?

Even if your home has central heating, ductless mini-split heating may be a good option in certain situations.  A mini-split system consists of a small air handler in each room, usually installed into the wall near the ceiling. A small conduit connects a condenser outside the home to all of the indoor air handlers. When […]

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