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If Your Gas Furnace Is Malfunctioning, Try These Troubleshooting Tips

The gas furnace is typically a reliable part of your home’s heating system, but there are times when the occasional malfunction may occur. The next time you’re troubleshooting a gas furnace, you might want to take a look at these following … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter in Your Massachusetts Home

During the Massachusetts winter, it’s a challenge dealing with freezing cold and ice outside, but having it creep inside is worse. Water expands as it freezes and pipes exposed to freezing temperatures can freeze and/or burst, causing damage, inconvenience and … Continue reading

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Selecting the Best Thermostat Upgrade for Your Home Comfort Needs

The thermostat in your home is able to adjust the temperature according to how you set it. Some are simple, inexpensive gadgets, while others come with a plethora of advanced features designed for energy savings and convenience. If you’re considering … Continue reading

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What Do the New 2015 HVAC Efficiency Standards Mean to Massachusetts Homeowners?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is changing the minimum energy efficiency standards for residential HVAC equipment beginning next year. The 2015 HVAC efficiency standards they’re putting in place will have a minimal impact on Massachusetts homeowners.

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Steps to Take Before Starting Up a Boiler After a Long, Hot Summer

Starting up a boiler after summer downtime is a serious procedure. Many boiler maintenance issues and malfunctions will tend to reveal themselves during the start-up period after a long layoff. That’s why it’s a good idea to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Want to Get the Most Out of Your Home’s HVAC System? Tips for Extending Its Life

Whether you use a furnace, air conditioner or heat pump to keep your Cumberland home comfortable, extending the life of an HVAC system is a simple matter of diligent maintenance and reducing the load on your system in all seasons. … Continue reading

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How to Combat Winter Allergies and Keep the IAQ in Your Massachusetts Home High

While the onset of winter means an end to flower, grass and most tree pollen, numerous triggers can cause and aggravate winter allergies. Fortunately, there are ways to combat winter allergies and improve indoor air quality so you can live … Continue reading

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Do You Know What to Do In Case of a Plumbing Emergency?

Most people do not really know what to do when a plumbing emergency occurs. However, taking the proper steps can go a long way toward minimizing potential damages from a sudden plumbing problem. Planning ahead for an emergency is always … Continue reading

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With Heating Season Looming, Take These Safety Tips to Heart to Protect Your Family

Keeping your home comfortable as the seasons change might seem as easy as switching the thermostat from air conditioning to heat. However, there are some important home heating tips to follow that prevent dangerous fire hazards. Being comfortable and safe this fall … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Effects a Dirty Air Filter Can Have on Your Massachusetts Home?

Even if your HVAC technician has advised you to change your HVAC system’s air filter regularly in between professional tuneups, you may not realize the importance of this one simple chore. Neglecting monthly filter checks can have a negative impact on the … Continue reading

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