October 30, 2014

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Schedule A/C Maintenance Before Your Home Requires Cooling

  With summer heat and the high electric bills that come with it, homeowners in the Greater Cleveland area are looking for ways to conserve energy. The first step is A/C maintenance, which should keep your cooling system running efficiently all season long. Scheduling professional service If you want to get a handle on your energy usage, Read More…

Energy Evaluation Basics: What the Blower Door Test Entails

If you live in an older home, or you’ve noticed your energy bills steadily climbing, it may be time for an energy evaluation. Sure, you could go through your homeidentifying potentially leaky areas, but you’ll get better, targeted results with a professional energy evaluation. That’s mainly because a professional job involves the use of a blower Read More…

10 HVAC Terms to Keep You In the Know Before You Shop

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Buying new or upgrading existing heating and cooling equipment for your Northeast Ohio home is a substantial financial investment. Understanding the HVAC terms a professional uses will help you make a more informed decision on equipment that will impact your home’s value and comfort levels and your utility bills. The following 10 HVAC terms are Read More…

Furnace Installation — Don’t Do It Yourself

Are you wondering if you should tackle a furnace installation on your own? Read carefully about what is involved for the do-it-yourselfer before moving forward with a furnace installation. Many handy homeowners successfully take on a variety of home improvement jobs, but installing your own heating system is a challenging and complicated project. Precision and technical Read More…

Understanding Your Gas Bill When Everything Above The Bottom Line Is A Blur

Understanding your gas bill can be quite a challenge. After all, at first glance it might seem like a foreign language. Learning to decipher its meaning, however, is a great way to help lower the energy usage in your Greater Cleveland home. Know the terms; understand what they mean Understanding your gas bill comes down to Read More…

Help your child grow healthy and keep safe… get your car seat checked!

Are you a parent, caregiver, or grandparent?  Have you ever wondered if your child’s car seat or booster seat is correctly installed? Not sure if your seat fits your child? Help your child grow healthy and keep safe… have your car seat or boost… Read More…

The EPA’s WaterSense Program: It Makes Sense, Even When You’re Next Door To A Lake

Living so close to Lake Erie, it’s hard to believe that even though approximately 70 percent of our planet is covered by water, only about 1 percent is actually available for our use. The federal EPA’s WaterSense program encourages us to become more efficient with our water use now, not after the lack of water Read More…

Is The Contaminated Air From Your Attached Garage Getting Into Your Home?

Does your home have an attached garage? Although the convenience is nice, it’s also important to realize that contaminated air from your attached garage can creep into your home when the common wall and door aren’t properly sealed. Understanding what causes that air in your garage to become contaminated The leading cause of poor air Read More…

Shake Up Your Workout Routine this Month!

The Lorain County Fitness Walks are held weekly to offer Lorain County residents an opportunity to get moving, improve heart health, maintain a healthy weight, and increase strength. Not only do the fitness walks offer great health benefits; they als… Read More…

It’s Freezing And The Furnace Is Out: Quick Troubleshooting

Dealing with a dead furnace is no fun, especially during the coldest winter months. If your furnace is out, try trouble-shooting with this checklist before calling a trusted professional. Check thermostat You may be able to get the heat working simply checking the settings on your thermostat. Consult your owner’s manual for specific thermostat collaborations. Check Read More…