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Backflow? Here’s What You Need to Know

Effective backflow prevention helps keep unsafe water from entering your home’s water-supply lines. In a properly functioning system, clean water moving through the supply pipes should flow in only one direction. When backflow occurs, however, the direction of water flow reverses and may siphon contaminated or unsafe water backward into the clean water supply. This…

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The Pros and Cons of Your Ventless Fireplace

A ventless fireplace adds the warmth and ambience of an indoor fire to your home — even if your home lacks a fireplace. Installing a conventional wood-burning fireplace to a house that lacks one requires alterations and considerable expense to add a chimney and other requirements that safely vent smoke and combustion fumes. As the…

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The Basics of Window Air Conditioning Units

Where central air conditioning is not a feasible option, a window A/C is a popular choice to add cool comfort to one room or limited area inside a house. Though central units are efficient, these whole-house systems require ductwork. If ducts are not already built in to the structure, installing them is labor-intensive and costly.…

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Nursery Ventilation

When you’re setting up your baby’s nursery, one of the factors to keep in mind is air quality. Having proper ventilation and the right temperature helps ensure that your baby has healthy air to breathe and a comfortable sleeping environment. The following nursery ventilation and HVAC tips can help you keep your baby safe and…

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Is Your Home Protected from Carbon Monoxide? Safety Tips to Consider

Identifying and resolving carbon monoxide (CO) safety hazards in your home can help keep you and your family from becoming the next statistic. In an average year, nearly 450 people die due to CO poisoning. Over 55,000 are poisoned severely enough to require emergency room treatment followed by hospitalization. An odorless, colorless gas, CO is a…

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November Home Maintenance Tasks

If you want to keep your family warm and comfortable over the winter season, it’s best to begin home maintenance right now. To get you started, we’ve put together a few simple HVAC tasks that you will be able to complete in no time. Hire a Technician for a Winter Checkup Before the cold weather…

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Boost Money & Energy Savings with an HVAC Economizer

Whether you’re taking care of a home or business (or both, of course), learning to cut down energy usage and save money is always a necessity. One effective tactic you can take is the installation of an HVAC economizer designed to cool your property’s interior whenever possible. Today, we’re going to take a look at…

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Dry Winter Air? Try Whole House Humidifiers

In San Antonio, the humidity levels tend to be on the high side, so we seldom have to worry about adding moisture to our home’s air. Still, there might be some scenario where you would consider a whole house humidifier for your home. Let’s have a look at what those might be. What Is a…

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5 Home Tips to Help You Prepare for Winter

Since your home’s heating equipment probably hasn’t been used for several months, now is a great time to focus on a few important tasks. We’re going to get you started with five easy-to-follow winter preparation tips that will help this season go more smoothly. Hire an HVAC Technician Your heating equipment should be checked by…

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