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How to Take a Load Off Your Electricity Bill After a Hot Summer

by B.Annie on September 24, 2018

How has your electrical system been fairing this hot summer? The answer may be “stressful”! Summer brings with it a demand on our electrical appliances and devices. Keeping cool takes a toll on the cooling system and on your wallet. It may be time to start thinking about “chilling out” as the colder weather starts […]

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Preparing For A Power Outage-

by B.Annie on August 6, 2018

Is your home ready for a power outage? The changing seasons are one of the great things about the State of Maryland.  However, with the changing seasons come different threats to our area. Our summer thunderstorms are infamous for causing power outages. Our snowstorms have been known to leave residents home locked for days. Whatever […]

Summertime – Can Your Water Heater Handle It?

by B.Annie on July 9, 2018

While we may not think about it, needing hot water and using our water heater is part of our daily routine, especially in the summer! Summer fun under the sun means loads of dirty clothes, dishes and the need for extra showers. You depend on your water heater daily, so don’t wait for an unexpected […]

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Sump Pump Not Working?

by B.Annie on June 7, 2018

A Sump Pump is used to prevent major flooding in your home. Usually placed in a basement and installed by a plumber, the sump pump is the first line of defense against flooding.  Unfortunately, as with anything electronic or mechanical,  failure is possible. What causes failure? There are several reasons a sump pump may fail […]

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Should I Buy An Air Purifier?

by B.Annie on March 19, 2018

Buying an air purifier makes sense if breathing cleaner air is important for you or your family.  For people with breathing issues, chronic allergies or other environmental challenges, an air purifier becomes a must. Examine the products carefully if you are considering buying an air purifier. If it is cheap, you may be looking at […]

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Help! My Thermostat Isn’t Working Properly

by B.Annie on January 19, 2018

When it’s working a thermostat is a remarkable device, allowing you to easily control the temperature in your home. But when your thermostat isn’t working properly, it can leave you in a potentially dangerous situation. Not being able to turn on the air conditioner may make your uncomfortable but winter cold and an inability to […]

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Room Zoning – Keep your House Warm

by B.Annie on December 20, 2017

A frequent complaint from homeowners is “One room in our house is too hot and other rooms are too cold.”  Room by room zoning for proper heat can be a tricky balancing act for an HVAC technician. The Basics Let’s start with the basics of how to control temperature in different parts of your home. […]

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Winter Ready Home

by B.Annie on December 12, 2017

Last week’s snow storm may have been our favorite snow storm ever.  Just enough to call for a day by the fire but not enough to stick around for days.  Better yet, it was not enough to cause damage to our customers’ homes. But, past trends have shown that an early winter storm usually means […]

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Air Conditioning Problems Regular Maintenance Can Prevent

by B.Annie on May 8, 2017

Air Conditioning Problems Can Be Avoided   Last week we wrote about what you should expect during your annual air conditioning maintenance appointment.  This week we want to show you how the maintenance program can help you avoid common air conditioning problems. Why spend the money on a tune-up and maintenance program if your system […]

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Air Conditioning Maintenance – What To Expect

by B.Annie on May 1, 2017

You have read in our newsletters and on our website that annual air conditioning maintenance is a must.  We have told you that it helps catch problems before they happen and may even extend the life of your system. But what exactly do we do when we come out? Here is what you should expect when […]