Lyle Wedell

20
Feb

Did You Get a New Heating System in 2011? You Might Get a Tax Rebate

It's the beginning of the year and that means tax season. If you were one of the many homeowners who chose to invest in their home, then chances are you will do well this tax season, especially if you had a major heating system replacement. If you did install a new heating system, not only will you save money on
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15
Feb

Why Most Plumbing Emergencies Are Preventable ?

Plumbing emergencies happen when we least expect it, and they never seem to come at a good time. Real plumbing emergencies often involve enlisting the plumbing services of a professional after hours, which can cost a great deal of money. Although you will likely never eliminate the chance of ever having a plumbing emergency, you can cut down on the
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15
Feb

Heating Maintenance Means Peace of Mind

Peace of mind. It's something that homeowners rely on to get to sleep at night, but not something that comes easily. With so many systems and appliances in our home, it seems like there is always something that is broken or just about to break. This is why seasonal maintenance from a qualified heating repair company is a good idea
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6
Dec

Heating on the Fritz?

It’s a scenario that plays out all too often in Delaware County, PA: Your house is chilly, so you decide to turn up your thermostat. You turn it up a couple of degrees and nothing happens—a couple more and still nothing. Your heater is not responding. On the news, you hear that a snowstorm is coming your way. What do
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6
Dec

Winter Is Coming: Are Your Pipes Prepared?

As the days get shorter and colder, many people are discovering that their heating isn’t quite working the way they’d expect. However, what most people don’t realize is that there is another area of their home which they ought to be concerned about as the temperature outside drops: their plumbing. Neglected plumbing can freeze when the cold weather comes around,
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18
Oct

Do Spooks and Goblins Live in Your Water Pipes?

"Hiss! Squeak! Bang! Boom! Whistle! Shriek!" Does this describe the sounds and noises that are coming from the water pipes in your home? Does it sound like the Halloween spooks and goblins have arrived early? It’s a sure bet that you would much rather have only water come from the water pipes, and not be accompanied by all of these
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14
Oct

Why it is Important to Perform a Winter Check-Up of Your Heating System

Imagine your home is in a snowstorm. The air inside of your home is freezing: time to get your heater going. However, when you turn your heating system on and hear nothing. Suddenly, you realize that your heating system is broken. You need immediate heating repair, because the air is getting colder and the snow keeps falling. Since you waited
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3
Oct

Choosing a Humidifier

During the colder months, the amount of moisture in the air drops dramatically. Many people choose to get humidifiers in order to improve the quality of the air within their home. Humidifiers come in several different styles. There are humidifiers designed for single rooms and those that are connected to your HVAC system. Individual room humidifiers can be purchased as
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23
Sep

Energy Saving Tips and Cooling Systems

When you eat food that is too spicy you grab a glass of water. When you get rug burn you put ice to your wound. Human beings like a very specific temperatures in, on, and around their body, and when something occurs that offsets these temperatures, we search out ways to reverse the process. That’s why there are cooling systems
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12
Sep

Why Should You Waterproof Your Basement?

If you’re like most homeowners, you likely have a number of home improvement projects in the pipeline. You have to fix the roof, mow the lawn, pretend to build a chair before buying one at a garage sale; you probably have a list of activities that you should be doing but may never get to. One thing that may need
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