What are the Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters?

Your water heater is a crucial part of your home making a more comfortable living so it’s important to know your options! Recently, you may have heard about a new craze—tankless water heaters!  When a new piece of equipment is all the new rage a bit of research to understand your options definitely won’t hurt.  Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of a traditional water heater and a tankless water heater to gain a better understanding so you’ll feel more knowledgeable when it comes time to make your decision: Traditional Pros:                                                           Cons: -Lower installation cost                           -Limited hot
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How Can My Smart Home Save Me Time, Energy and Money?

The latest and greatest craze sweeping the nation is the smart home! While some areas still remain a mystery, these intelligent devices really are on the rise.  Builders have caught on to this new trend and are building smart homes to make everyone’s life easier.  From lights, locks, audio systems, heating, cooling and even appliances—smart devices are now becoming useful in all areas of your home.  So, how is your HVAC system connected? Your thermostat! These smart thermostats are able to use geofencing, respond to voice commands and equip to better regulate scheduling.  With help from this kind of intelligence
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Why Is My Home So Dusty?

Do you dust your home only to find it dusty again a few hours later?  Is dust randomly collecting in an excessive amount?  If you have a problem with dust in your home there are a few reasons we can look at to determine the root of the problem. #1 You’re using the wrong filter or not changing it properly: If you are using a low quality filter this could be one of the culprits to your dusty home.  When filters have a higher MERV rating they’re better equip to block out dust and other contaminants from entering your living
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Should My Water Heater Be Replaced?

Have you recently been contemplating whether or not your water heater is ready to be replaced or not?  We have three common questions to take into account when deciding if a replacement is the best option! Has your water heater been regularly maintained? According to the The. U.S. Department of Energy the lifespan of a water heater is 10-15 years. Hard water may put it at lower range. Minerals build up, if not regularly flushed the minerals will cause damage to the inside and cause leaks if you haven’t had your water heater maintained it’s only a matter of time before it
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5 Programmable Thermostat Mistakes

Do your utility bills really skyrocket in the winter because you’re trying to keep your home warm and toasty?  Utility bills can add up fast in the winter; however, with help from a programmable thermostat you can take control and regulate the temperature in your home to save money.  With everything in life there’s a right and a wrong way to do something and the same applies to your programmable thermostat!  Here’s 5 mistakes to avoid in order to keep saving money with your programmable thermostat. Mistake #1 Programming the incorrect temperature: Most thermostats are located in hallways so it’s
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Why Is My Water Heater Leaking?

A leaking water heater can be very alarming!  You may begin to panic and worry that a large bill is in your future; however, with help from a local and trusted plumber the problem can be quickly resolved.  With any repair to our larger investments it is best to leave it to the professionals to asses the situation. Over time minerals can build up and calcify creating deposits inside the tank.  If it builds up too much it can break the lining and cause the water heater to leak.  Another reason your water heater may be leaking deals with the expansion
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10 Ways Your Humidifier Will Help This Winter

Sick and tired of the freezing winter air making your family uncomfortable. With help from an Indoor Air Quality expert and a whole house humidifier your family will begin to see all kinds of benefits!  Here’s a list of 10 ways a humidifier can help with your health, skin and home this winter: Battle Infections: by added moisture in the air of your home it will make it more difficult for bacteria and viruses to travel. Halting the way that these toxins travel can make a big difference on the health of your family. Improve Skin: humidifiers help to add
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Why Is My Furnace Filter Black?

Have you ever pulled your furnace filter out to examine its cleanliness and discover that it is black? Filters can become gray in color when filled with dust and debris; however, if you pull out a black filter it should raise a red flag.  Accumulation of black on your filter could mean a number of things currently going wrong and should definitely be checked by a trusted and professional HVAC technician.  The following list below shows indicators of a black filter: Mold: with anything else, if something is left wet or damp—mold can begin to form. Leaving an area moist
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How To: Save Money In 2018 With BELOMAN

Did you make a New Year Resolution to start saving money?  Did you also know BELOMAN can help you keep your word to this resolution?  It’s true!  Join our Discount Club Membership today and you’ll quickly be on your way to saving money in 2018 all while keeping important investments in your home operating. I Made A New Years Resolution To Save Money…How Can BELOMAN Help? 1. Join our Discount Club Membership: a. Clubs are an awesome thing, right?  Everyone should be in a club at some time in their life for the exclusivity and the perks you receive.  Here
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Do I Need An Expansion Tank For My Water Heater?

So you’ve heard of expansion tanks, know that water expands when heated and have seen these contraptions coming off of your water heater but still question why an expansion tank is needed? What Is It?: A drum like tank that attaches to the water line going into your water heater to absorb the excess water.  It provides extra volume needed in the system during the heating phase. What Does It Do?: It acts as a space for heated water to expand to rather than causing harm to your plumbing system.  When the water in your water heater is heated it
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