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Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home this Winter by Taking these Precautions

Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home this Winter by Taking these Precautions

Frozen pipes can lead to burst pipes that spew water into the home. If you’ve ever been through this problem, you know the kind of damage that water can cause in just a matter of moments. Afterwards, you might be left with soggy drywall, dangerous electrical shorts and other serious problems. No one wants that at any time of year, especially not during winter. Here are ways to prevent frozen pipes this winter.


You Need Tight Ducts to Keep Heat Inside Your Home Where it Belongs

You Need Tight Ducts to Keep Heat Inside Your Home Where it Belongs

Few homeowners in Grand Traverse County understand that regularly maintaining your home’s ductwork is important for reliable heat. Here are some suggestions to help determine whether you have tight ducts:


Have You Made Your HVAC New Year’s Resolutions Yet?

Have You Made Your HVAC New Year's Resolutions Yet?

If you’ve decided to make some New Year’s resolutions to improve your daily life, there’s no better place to start than the home you live in. By adding the right HVAC-related resolutions to your list this year, you can gain more comfort, have a healthier living environment and spend less money on energy.


How You Can Prevent Ice Dams

How You Can Prevent Ice Dams

The presence of ice dams almost always indicates problems with your attic’s insulation or ventilation, or air leaks from the ceilings into the attic. The dams themselves pose a danger should they break off from the eaves, and they can also deteriorate your home’s exterior and the attic. Preventing them not only maintains the home’s structural integrity, but improves its energy efficiency.


Different Options for Air Sealing Your Home

Different Options for Air Sealing Your Home

Over time, even the most airtight structure will develop leaks where conditioned air seeps out and unconditioned air filters in. The leaks can also allow unwanted humidity and airborne particulates, such as pollen and dust, inside. Furthermore, the unconditioned air that seeps inside will compromise air conditioner and furnace efficiency, driving up utility bills. If this is happening in your home, air sealing is the way to prevent it.


HVAC Tips You Need to Know as a First-Time Home Buyer

HVAC Tips You Need to Know as a First-Time Home Buyer

An important part of buying a new home that frequently gets skipped over is evaluating the home’s heating and cooling (HVAC) system. But the more you know about how this system works to cool, heat and ventilate your home, the more money you’ll save on energy and the more comfortable you’ll be. Following are some helpful HVAC tips for the first-time home buyer.


Considering a Maintenance Agreement? Here’s Why You Should Buy One

Considering a Maintenance Agreement? Here's Why You Should Buy One

The fall season tends to be a hectic time of year for many people. The kids are back in school after summer break and holidays stretch into the new year. Fall is also the ideal season to prepare your home systems for the heating months. Is your furnace or boiler ready to heat your home when the first chill sets in? A preventive maintenance agreement can ease your mind and energy bills, and keep your home comfortable season after season. Here’s how:


Consider These Tips to Tackle Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home

Consider These Tips to Tackle Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home

All those hot and cold spots in your home add up to discomfort, and with a little effort, it’s not hard to identify and correct the problems that cause them. In the best of all worlds, homes would be evenly comfortable, but their design, solar exposure and normal wear often create some challenging conditions.


Bathroom Ventilation Tips for Your Home

A long, hot shower or bath should be a source of relaxation – not stress. Unfortunately, homes that aren’t equipped with proper bathroom ventilation systems can create serious issues that lead to expensive repairs and even reduced indoor air quality. The good news is that it’s easy to correct problems like these when you know how to select and install a bathroom exhaust fan. This post will provide some useful tips for doing so.


Find Out How to Spot an Indoor Humidity Problem

Find Out How to Spot an Indoor Humidity Problem

An indoor humidity problem manifests some pretty obvious signs. The home smells dank and musty, while a clammy, uncomfortable feeling pervades the air. Condensation drips down windows, and puddles may be obvious in cabinets, on floors or around the HVAC system. Water stains appear on the walls and the ceiling.


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