7 Doable Tasks to Winterize Your Home

Winter is on its way, and along with it, colder weather.  As temperatures begin to drop, it’s not as easy to get out and do what’s necessary to protect your home from potential damage or energy leaks. So before temperatures start to dip lower, you may want to take on this list of 7 Doable Tasks to Winterize Your Home. Read more

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8 Facts You Should Know to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is more commonly thought of as a deadly poison in the winter. But it’s often the culprit of many incidents during other seasons as well. You probably know that when you use a gas or wood-burning appliance, such as a furnace, you increase the risk of carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning. However, other appliances and equipment, such as a gas oven, stove or water heater can also produce CO. Read more

5 Warning Signs That it’s Time to Clean Your Dryer Vent

Imagine waking up to see that your house is on fire—and then to find out later that the fire could have been easily prevented. The culprit: Your clothes dryer! According to the National Fire Protection Association, this common household appliance was the cause of more than 15,500 U.S. home fires in 2010.  Read more

5 Signs That it’s Time to Replace Your Home Furnace

A healthy home requires a furnace in good working condition. Do you have a furnace that is causing problems?  Is your home heating system more than 20 years old and have you spent money on furnace repairs in the last two years?  If you answered yes, it may be time to replace your home’s furnace.  Read more