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Smart Thermostats: Choose the Perfect Match for Your Home

Is that outdated thermostat throwing off the feng shui of your room? These days there are great modern options to choose from so that your thermostat is an eyesore no longer!  Not only does a new thermostat look so much better, but with tons of great features and Wi-Fi accessibility you can now operate your thermostat from anywhere with your smart device!  Check out some of these new smart thermostats below. Infinity Series Controls: Best Infinity System Control: 7-day programmable feature, Wi-Fi accessible, best energy savings, zones up to 8 zones, home automation compatible, humidity control, ventilation control, clean filter
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Get to Know Your Home’s HVAC System

Okay, so your HVAC is heating and cooling your home…all is good right? …maybe! Just maybe! But, wouldn’t you like to familiarize yourself with your system so that you’ll be able to use it more efficiently are accurately?  Because a home’s heating and cooling systems consume approximately 50% of a household’s total annual energy use–waste being generated will certainly add up.  We’ve come up with a list of ways you can get to know your home’s HVAC system! *Questions to ask yourself: –When was the last tune-up performed?: By knowing this valuable piece of information, you can have a better understanding of when your next
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How to Tell If Your Furnace Needs a Tune-Up Today!

To tune-up or not to tune-up that is the question!  In all actuality, to tune-up is the best bet!  Ensuring your unit is bi-annually tuned up can save you a lot of headache and aggravation should a decision present itself during the extreme temperatures.  If you are unsure if your furnace should be tuned up today we’ve come up with a list of 5 quick ways to help make your decision easier! No heat: if you are turning your furnace on and are not experiencing any heat this is definitely a clear indicator to have your furnace serviced and tuned
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Tips For Keeping Your HVAC Its Best This Fall!

With Fall officially here your air conditioning will begin cycling less frequently. It will only be a matter of time before we’ll all be switching our thermostats from cool to heat.  In order to maintain a healthy life for your HVAC it’s crucial to have it properly maintained in order to keep it running its best this fall! Preparing yourself now will save you from an emergency situation when the really really cold weather arrives.  Keep the following tips in mind this fall: Replace your filter: regularly replacing your filter is important to keep air flow properly flowing.  Most filters are
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DIY Ways to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater!

Yes, it’s true your water heater isn’t the most attractive object in your home…but it’s greatly appreciated by your family when it comes to its use. SO…why not find ways to make the space appealing to the eye and eliminate the eye sore?!  There are plenty of DIY ways to hide your ugly water heater!  In all cases always make sure not to place materials too close to the water heater which will restrict air flow and create a fire hazard.  A good rule of thumb is to keep at least 8 inches between your water heater and your DIY
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Plan for Plumbing Emergencies NOW!

When an emergency strikes it’s human nature to panic and stress out; however, it’s much better to remain calm in order to remember what to do in that specific situation. When it comes to your plumbing things can get messy pretty fast! To avoid out of control mayhem it’s a great idea to know what to do in several common plumbing issue situations.  For each of the below situations the first step is always REMAIN CALM! Help! My toilet is clogged and overflowing! Step 1: Grab the plunger! Check out our recent blog for the proper plunging technique. Step 2:
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HVAC Tips For Pet Owners

Do you have a pet? Do you have an HVAC system in your house? If you answered yes to these two questions this blog IS FOR YOU! Check out this list of 10 HVAC Tips to save you energy and keep your HVAC from working double-time: Shut off fans: if you leave fans on in attempt for a pet to feel cool you could potentially be wasting your time. In order for a pet to actually feel and enjoy a fan through their fur it must be set pretty high. To avoid adding unnecessary kilowatt hours to your electric bill stop
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10 FAQs!

Is there something about your HVAC system that is concerning you but you’re afraid to ask?  Fear no more…the BELOMAN is always here to help.  We’ve compiled a list of the 10 most frequently asked questions when it comes to your A/C and furnace.  Check out the questions below to see which category your concern falls into. Is this sound I’m hearing an issue?: you may hear alarming sounds come from your system; however, in most cases there isn’t anything to worry about.  Check out one of our previous blogs to see if the sound you’re hearing made the list
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Take the Plunge!

Do you go into sudden panic mode and start waving the white flag due to a clogged toilet or drain? While it may feel like an instant emergency and some clogs do require a professional to clear, others are minor enough to clear yourself with a good ol’ plunger.  Although plungers are pretty straight forward there is actually some technique you can apply for the best results! The next time you need to utilize that odd shaped rubber thing on a stick keep these tips in mind to for the best results. Choose your weapon: believe it or not plungers
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Trendy Faucets For Your Home

Are you in the market for a new faucet or simply want to replace your current one for an updated look? The BEL-O Man is here to help! When choosing a faucet there are several options to take into consideration!  From the overall style to the way the water streams from the faucet, there are plenty of options to ponder.  When it comes to different stream flows there are three main options depending on the location you want to use it in:                 Aerated vs. Spray vs. Laminar            Aerated: this flow of faucet is the only one that mixes
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