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HVAC Spring Cleaning

HVAC Spring Cleaning

Believe it or not, spring is around the corner – it will be upon us before you know it. Is your HVAC system ready to handle the demands of warmer weather? Even if you have a fairly new system, it still needs regular maintenance to run properly. The last thing you want to deal with…

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The Importance of Air Duct and Vent Cleaning

The Importance of Air Duct and Vent Cleaning

By Jon Nunan Duct cleaning is one of those tasks that it’s easy to forget about. Since ducts and vents are often overlooked, many homeowners might not even remember the last time they had them attended to. The fact is, however, that duct and vent cleaning may have health advantages, and might even reduce your…

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Use Window Treatments to Control Drafts

Use Window Treatments to Control Drafts

By Keith Pandolfi You probably haven’t thought of this line of defense against the chills. Even after you’ve weatherstripped and caulked them, windows in older homes can still be drafty. Here’s another line of defense against the chills: window treatments. The right shades, curtains, and even blinds will help retain some portion of the estimated…

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8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

by Jeanne Huber For what the typical family wastes every year on air leaks — about $350 — you can plug energy-robbing gaps, start saving money, and enjoy a more comfortable home. A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget — roughly $350 — on air that leaks into or…

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