Archives for #BELO

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Is that outdated thermostat throwing off the feng shui of your room?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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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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5 Common Problems During Peak A/C Season

During the peak of the summer you’re A/C is having to work it’s hardest. Because your system is working so hard to keep up, many begin to show some failing points.  Unless your unit is 100% new, there are several cases you may experience an issue during peak A/C season.  Below is a list of 5 common problems you may encounter during the hottest of summer days: Problem #1: The Air Switches On Irregularly: for this common problem during peak A/C season, it could simply come down to the location of your thermostat.  If your thermostat is in a location
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What Do These Funny HVAC Sounds Mean?

Are you experiencing funny sounds coming from your air conditioner or furnace? When it comes to odd sounds coming from your system these sounds can definitely be alarming.  Although some sounds may be a teaser, there are still some sounds that can become troubling to your system.  We’ve come up with a list of common sounds that may escape your HVAC system and what they may be caused by: Rattling: rattling sounds often indicate there is something that has been loosened and trapped.  Items such as sticks and pebbles can become lodged in your outside unit causing funny sounds. Metal
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Indicators Your Water Heater Is On The Outs!

Being able to control the temperature in your house from all angles is one of the most important parts to your home. Imagine not being able to take a warm shower or having to wash your hands in freezing water every time! How horrible would that be?! If you are experiencing issues with your water heater and not sure if it’s time to repair it or replace it we’re here to help! We’ve come up with a list of possible signs to look for that could be good indicators your water heaters is on the fritz! WHAT TO LOOK FOR: Rust: if you are
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