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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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Don’t Forget the Filter!

BELOMAN knows it’s very important to remember to regularly change your HVAC filters. By forgetting to change your filter, airborne contaminants will begin to clog up the filter leading to less clean air in your home.  Aside from less allergens being trapped, it will also cause more stress on the system.  A clogged filter will make it harder for the system to cycle air through if air is struggling to pass through the dirty filter.  To avoid causing stress on your system and keep clean air in your home we’ve come up with a list of 5 ways to help remind
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Unclog Your Sink in 5 Easy Steps

If you’ve ever found yourself hurrying to get ready and out the door, but suddenly as you’re at the sink to wash your hands or brush your teeth, it decides to not drain–you know how big of a pain it can be!  To avoid that little porcelain bowl from ruining your day there are 5 easy step you can take to quickly unclog your sink! Steps: 1. Disconnect the sink stopper: The most common problem for sink clogs is due to gunk around the stopper.  In order to check this area out, you must first disconnect it.  Under the sink
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How To: Safely Freshen Your Home Without Harmful Air Fresheners

Have you ever wondered what you’re really spraying into the air when your grab the nearest aerosol can with flowers or fresh linen on it? Turns out while these air fresheners do mask odors for a temporary time, they do actually have harmful components to them.  Instead of using air fresheners to temporarily mask odors there are more healthy ways to keep the indoor air quality in your home up to par. Why Can Be Harmful? –Allergens: according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology all chemical fresheners contain irritants to the airway. –VOCs: are known allergens according
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How To: Prevent a Vacation Plumbing Disaster

Summer months are upon us and the planning of summer vacations is in full gear. Along with planning excursions, what to pack and who’s going to take care of the family pet there’s also a list of tasks to get your home ready for your long leave of absence. Although reprogramming your thermostat while you’re away is a good start—your plumbing should not be left on the back burner! In order to leave your home feeling completely confident that you’ll return to a happy home your household plumbing system will need some quick-and-easy preparation as well. Picture this: you’re sitting on your
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How To: Extend The Life Of Your Water Heater

Nobody likes a cold shower, right?? In order to guarantee you always have hot water for your whole shower it’s important to make sure your water heater is always able to do its job! Check It Out Yourself First: Look for warning signs all around the water heater.  Check around for puddles or any signs of a leak and check for cracks or rust on the outside of the tank.  If you see any warning signs it’s best to call a plumber since these signs are good indicators that your water heater needs serviced or replaced. 3 Steps to Maintain/Extend
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How To: Find the Source of a Garbage Disposal Leak

Even homeowners that take great care of their garbage disposal can experience a leak or two every once in a while!  If you are suddenly faced with a large puddle under your sink a plumber will definitely be able to help. While waiting for your plumber to arrive there are a few steps you can take in order to detect the source of the leak and help alleviate the problem at hand.  When becoming a detective to search for the source of the leak it’s important to know where to begin when searching. *Check the sink flange: this is the part that
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Dryer Vent Cleanliness

  So it turns out not all bunnies are cute and cuddly! That monstrous lint bunny clogging your dryer vent can be very dangerous. This unruly bunny thumps homeowners all over with hefty repair bills annually and can even cause serious safety issues. Giving this pesky bunny the boot isn’t a need for aesthetics alone—it’s an issue of fire safety as well! Although you may think you’re avoiding the problem by cleaning your lint trap regularly, you may be surprised to discover only about 25% of lint from your clothes is caught inside the dryer. The rest of the vent
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How To: Test Your Home’s Water Pressure

When it comes to the water pressure in your home there is a fine line you can walk! The water pressure in your home should be hard enough to take comfortable showers and fill cooking pots in a sensible time; however, if the water pressure is too high it can cause unwanted stress on your pipes.  There are a few methods to take in order to determine your specific home’s water pressure.  As always the BELOMAN is here to help! Testing Pressure: Pressure gauge: A pressure gauge is a tool that can easily be attached to your outside house faucet to determine the pressure in
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