How to Drain a Hot Water Heater

March 15, 2021

Water heaters are essential appliances that constantly supply hot water for different purposes throughout your home. This appliance utilizes a large, insulated reservoir that always holds enough hot water for your needs. Over time, however, the minerals in the water, sand and the debris flushed from the main water systems may settle at the bottom of the holding tank. Their accumulation may cause serious issues that could hamper the efficiency of your water heater. Its capacity may be reduced, the drain could become clogged and the water heater’s components may fail. For example, these sediments may eventually cover the elements...

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How Does Ductless Mini-Split System Work?

March 8, 2021

Ductless mini-splits, also referred to as ductless heat pumps or ductless heating systems, are convenient appliances that make a great alternative to central air conditioning systems. They have a lot in common with other heating and cooling appliances. While they all have an outdoor condenser and an indoor handling unit, the only distinction is that mini-split systems do not include a duct, as will be explained by how they function. Mini-split systems have a variety of applications. They are used both for residential and commercial needs. However, they are commonly used in large family houses or as complements to existing...

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What Type Of Water Heater Is Most Energy Efficient?

February 20, 2021

Many of life’s most common activities wouldn’t be possible without a reliable water heater. That’s why it’s important to do your homework before you buy a new water heater for your Roseville home. Specifically, you want to make sure you buy the most efficient water heater that you can afford so that you keep your utility bills as low as possible. Although any new water heater will be more efficient than an old water heater, there are some water heaters from that stand out from the crowd in terms of efficiency. Motivation to Improve Efficiency It takes a lot of...

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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally

February 10, 2021

When people talk of air pollution, the first things that come to mind are industrial fumes, traffic and power plants among others. Only a small percentage of people know that some of the worst pollutants are within our walls and can cause serious health problems. The air conditioner in your home, if not properly checked, can be as bad as the air pollution you read about. And with the average American spending a total of 87% of their life indoors, life can get quite messy! Air pollution in your home can be up to 10 times worse than outdoors, and...

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 5, 2021

During the cold winter months, your air conditioner is essential in maintaining comfortable indoor air quality. Everyone enjoys curling up in a cozy house when it’s cold, and the last thing you would ever wish to experience is a faulty furnace that blows in cold air. Even if you’ve got a relatively new unit, a lot can go wrong, causing this unpleasant experience. However frustrating a faulty furnace can be, fixing it is the only way to solve the issue. Some cases require professional attention. However, you can quickly resolve some minor issues so your family won’t have to stay...

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How Often Should I Get My Ducts Cleaned?

January 22, 2021

If you’ve noticed problems with the indoor air quality in your Roseville, MI, area home, dirty air ducts could be to blame. Most people don’t think about their air ducts much, but they’re an important part of your home’s heating and cooling system. Each time your heating or cooling system cycles, some dust, and other particles get into the ducts. Some of it enters your living spaces and circulates through your home, and the rest of it creates a layer of buildup that impedes airflow. Here’s what you need to know about how often to schedule professional duct cleaning and...

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Benefits of the Lennox PureAir System

January 10, 2021

Did you know that people will spend 87% of their lives indoors, either at home or at their workplace? Most people will spend another 6% of their lives commuting in cars, buses, or other enclosed vehicles. That means the average person will spend up to 93% of their time or more than 22 hours per day inside. Given the significant amount of each day that most people now spend away from the outside air and elements, indoor air quality is becoming increasingly more critical. Yet, recent EPA analyses indicate that most indoor air has between five times and 100 times...

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What is a NATE Certified Technician?

January 5, 2021

The U.S. heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) market is worth upwards of $16 billion. According to private industry and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics research, the domestic HVAC industry is slated to grow substantially over the next several years. With great job prospects, HVAC technicians are more incentivized than ever to make the most of their careers in this field. One way to maximize career value as an HVAC professional is to seek out industry-leading certifications. What Does Being NATE-Certified Mean? As you know, professionals from every field undergo hands-on training, academic coursework, rigorous testing, and continuing education to...

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5 Common Effects of Hard Water

December 18, 2020

As a natural occurrence, rainwater is pure. As it falls from the sky, rain absorbs different minerals, primarily calcium and magnesium. These impurities chemically bond with water to make it hard. In this regard, the more the number of minerals, the harder the water. These minerals might also be found in your plumbing system. When water passes through pipes, it becomes contaminated and turns hard. The hardness of water is measured in milligrams per liter. Through water treatment, water hardness can be brought down tremendously. How can you tell if your home’s water is hard? The easiest way is to...

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6 Tips to Help You Keep Track of Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

December 11, 2020

Maintaining the quality of the air inside your Roseville, MI, home is of utmost importance. After all, you spend a lot of time in your home, meaning that much of the air you breathe is taken from your home’s indoor air. Therefore, the quality of the air inside your home will ultimately determine your overall health. However, it can be difficult to maintain your home’s indoor air quality if you don’t know the air quality readings. That’s why monitoring the quality of the air in your home is just as important as maintaining it. With some basic tools from ,...

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