Archives for Monroe County

Tankless vs. Traditional Water Heaters

Many are well aware of a conventional water heater but did you know that there are now options when it comes to the hot water flow in your home. A trending water heater is a tankless option!  These water heaters heat water directly on demand as it flows through your pipes.  There are many benefits to choosing a tankless water heater as well as a few cons to take into account when deciding if a tankless option is right for you! When it may be a pro: 1. More efficient: Tankless water heaters are much more efficient compared to conventional
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How To: Alleviate Pet Dander In Your Home

Have you caved in to allowing your children to have a pet even though you are allergic to pets? Yes, we do crazy things for our kids, but it can be especially tough if you have a pet living at home spoiling your indoor air quality!  By becoming more informed on cat and dog allergies you can identify what exactly is making you sneeze and reduce your exposure to pet allergens to improve the air quality in your home. Causes & Symptoms of Pet Allergies: Although dog and cat hair is usually the go-to blame for pet allergies, the culprit is
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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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Is A Ductless System A Good Solution For Me?

Trying to cool or warm a room that is separate from your home or with no ductwork? Consider a ductless unit! These systems are designed to help make rooms that have been recently added more comfortable and to your liking. Is a ductless system right for your home?  Let us help you! When is it time to go ductless?? *New additions: If you have a home with a new addition, sun room or garage apartment that you are wanting to control the temperature of-a ductless system is a perfect solution! *Downsizing: If you have rooms not in use and don’t
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How To: Retrieve Lost Items That Wash Down The Drain

Have you ever been in the position when your precious valuable item suddenly disappears down the drain? Have you ever taken off your new flashy ring to do the dishes, placed a set of earrings near a bathroom sink and suddenly they’re gone?! Scary yes, but gone forever….probably not!  With a little luck and guidance you can easily retrieve them with no harm done. Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to retrieving your lost items! Turn the faucet off immediately. This will decrease the chance of whatever it was from getting carried all the way to
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How To: Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

The freezing point for water? 32 degrees! Water left in pipes in an ill heated area can cause your pipes to freeze.  For this very reason it’s important for you to be educated on how to prevent your pipes from freezing in the first place.  Follow the 7 recommendations below to avoid a plumbing catastrophe! Insulate all water pipes: insulating all pipes is a good idea because it helps to slow down the transfer rate of heat to cold. It’s also a good idea to locate your main water shut off just in case. Use heater tape: heater tape works
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How To: Save $$ in 2017 with BELOMAN!

  Is your New Year Resolution to start saving money? Did you also know BELOMAN can help you keep your word to this resolution? It’s true!  There are two ways you can start saving money today: join our Discount Club M­­embership or schedule an Energy Efficiency Visit today! I Made A Resolution to Save Money…How Can BELOMAN Help? 1. Join our Discount Club Membership: -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 at #BELOMAN we offer a discount program to our
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10 Common HVAC Terms to Know

Do you want to be more knowledgeable when it comes to your HVAC system? While you may perform countless Google searches to educate yourself, we’ve provided a list here of the 10 most common HVAC terms to know! Air Handler: This part is paired with either a split system A/C or a heat pump. It is located inside the house and circulates air through the ductwork and is also the box that contains the blower. Compressor: This is the part responsible for circulating and raising the pressure of the refrigerant in your system. You can find it sitting inside of
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Help! What Should I Do About My Outdated Thermostat??

Do you want to keep up with the latest interior trends, but your pesky thermostat is throwing off the feel of the room?  It turns out there are actually ways to dress up your thermostat. You can make your outdated thermostat modern with a few simple changes! Cover it up: search Pinterest for various hinge box ideas. The box can be created to match your décor and no one will know what’s behind it! There’s always the option of covering it with a piece of art; however, for easier access connect hinges to the piece you are using to “disguise” the thermostat. 
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10 Mistakes Homeowners Often Make

Buying a home can come with a long checklist, so we want to make sure you aren’t feeling too overwhelmed that you end up making a mistake found on this list! In order to avoid bigger expenses in the future one should make sure that the following 10 mistakes are being stricken from their checklist. Skipping annual HVAC inspections: it’s a good rule of thumb to schedule a furnace check as well as an air conditioner check to ensure your systems are functioning properly. When you schedule this kind of inspection a technician can clean your system as well as diagnose any
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