Archives for Security

Planning Your Summer Vacation: HVAC Edition

A lot goes into planning a summer vacation as you may know! Don’t let your HVAC be ignored while making your planning list.  Besides packing the swimsuit, sunscreen and planning your excursions there are several things you should check on your home before you go.  We’ve compiled a list of 5 HVAC tips to keep in mind when planning your summer vacation. Schedule Routine Maintenance: before leaving for your vacation it is a good idea to call your local and trusted HVAC company to perform a tune up on your system. This tune up will ensure everything is operating correctly
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Repair vs. Replace: Furnace Edition

 Your heating and cooling system is one of the most important investments within your home. For this very reason it’s important to know all you can about maintenance, repair and replacements.  Many times homeowners face a gray area determining whether it’s best to repair the problem or completely replace the furnace.  In order to justify your decision we have gathered a list of possible scenarios to keep in mind: Ask yourself: Is your furnace old?: if your furnace is 12 years or newer it’s probably a good idea to check into repairs first; however, if your furnace is older than
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3 Ways to Childproof Your Registers

Childproofing your home is crucial! As parents it’s important to know how to keep your family safe from all angles…including the registers in your home. Here are 3 simple ways to ensure the registers in your home are secure: Secure your registers: If your child is lifting registers and throwing objects into the register it can cause problems in your ducts and leave unsafe areas open for your child. You can either secure them by purchasing vents which can be screwed into the floor or by securing them with double sided tape/velcro. Screen your registers: If your child is still throwing objects
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