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Heating & Cooling


When the summer heat kicks in and you're trying to stay cool, it's important to know that your air conditioner is up to the task. The same is true when it's cold and the furnace is on the fritz. There may also be times when you've remodeled a space that you intend to spend time in and need it to be comfortable--like a garage that needs insulation. For scenarios like this, it's helpful to know where to find reliable and professional HVAC help that you can trust with your home heating and cooling needs. Finding local HVAC pros near you is a lot easier when you can read reviews and see ratings from real customers who have used the heating and cooling service in the past.

It's always good to know what questions to ask and the tips for hiring an HVAC contractor, as well as cost to install a new A/C and the difference betwen HVAC brands.

Water heater pipes
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Three highly rated companies in the Chicago area discuss common water heater issues.
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Most of us waste a lot of water waiting for a warm shower. Here are two ways to save energy and water.
Water heater and furnace
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Calcium build-ups from hard water can lead to annoying water spots and soap scum.
Water softener
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Combat hard San Antonio water concentrated with minerals and save time and money in the long run.
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The anode rod helps prolong the life of standard hot water heaters by preventing corrosion in your heater’s storage tank