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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.

Supply lines and shut off valves in older homes need to be checked by a professional, since even the highest quality versions last only 10 to 15 years. (Photo by Summer Galyan)
Common Plumbing ProblemsWater HeatersSewer and Main Drains
If you're considering the purchase of an older home, have a professional check the plumbing before you sign on the dotted line.
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Air Duct Cleaning
The average amount to clean your air ducts is $370
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Air Duct CleaningMold Removal and RemediationIndoor Air Quality
Mold in your air ducts is nothing to sneeze at
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Air Duct Cleaning
If you get a bad feeling about a low-priced or pushy air duct cleaner, don't hold your breath that you'll receive the best service.
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Air Duct Cleaning
Know when it may be time to get your ducts cleaned or kiss them goodbye