Troubleshoot Common A/C Problems In Preparation for Cooling Season

Troubleshoot Common A/C Problems In Preparation for Cooling SeasonThe long, hot Tucson cooling season is just around the corner, and your air conditioner will be working 24/7 to keep you cool. Common A/C problems during the hottest time of the year can be expensive and inconvenient, and troubleshooting your air conditioner before calling for service can save you money. Here are four of the most common A/C problems and how you can try to resolve them yourself. Read More »

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Reduce Allergy Attack-Causing Airborne Dust In 8 Simple Steps

Reduce Allergy Attack-Causing Airborne Dust In 8 Simple StepsVicious heat isn’t the only thing you need to worry about in the city of Tucson. You must also tend to the accumulation of airborne dust in your home. Left unattended, this dust can cause irritation to your respiratory system, especially for those who are already afflicted by allergies, asthma, or similar ailments. To fight the dust problem in your home, follow these 8 simple steps and begin your journey to better health: Read More »

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Go Green In Your Tucson Home with These Eco-Friendly Tips

Go Green In Your Tucson Home with These Eco-Friendly TipsWhile the main motivation to go green in your Tuscon home may be a healthy respect for the environment, a great side effect is that many of the eco-friendly choices that you make can also save money on your utility bills every month. Here are some easy ways to go green and save money at the same time: Read More »

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Hiring an HVAC Contractor? Ensure He’s Licensed, Insured, Bonded

Hiring an HVAC Contractor? Ensure He's Licensed, Insured, BondedHiring an HVAC contractor who’s knowledgeable and trustworthy is vital to ensure your costly heating and cooling equipment receives excellent care. After creating a short list of prospects, look into the reputation and qualifications of each company. Check with the Better Business Bureau, contact local trade organizations, and ask each contractor if their technicians have North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification. Then, make sure that any company you’re considering is fully licensed, insured, and bonded. Let’s look at why these three key credentials offer you peace of mind. Read More »

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Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies and How to Go With the Flow

Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies and How to Go With the FlowPlumbing problems can and will happen in any home, new or old. While some may be minor, others may be true plumbing emergencies, and knowing what to do in these situations can help prevent costly water damage in your Tuscon home. Read More »

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One or Two-Stage Furnace? Find Out Which One’s Right For You

One or Two-Stage Furnace? Find Out Which One's Right For YouThe mild winter climate in Tucson makes a two-stage furnace an ideal appliance for heating your home. If you need to replace your existing gas furnace, it makes a lot of sense to consider one of these. They adjust the amount of fuel they use based on the amount of heating your home needs. Most of the time, it’ll run at lower capacity, since winters here are seldom cold enough to warrant full output. Read More »

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10 Water Savings Tips for Your Tucson, AZ Home

10 Water Savings Tips for Your Tucson, AZ HomeWater conservation is important no matter where you live, but it’s especially vital in Tucson’s desert climate. Use these 10 water savings tips to simultaneously save money, reduce pollution and extend the life of your plumbing system. Read More »

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Using a Humidifier Can Boost Comfort, Health In Your Tucson Home

Using a Humidifier Can Boost Comfort, Health In Your Tucson HomeIf your skin is itching and the sparks flying indoors this winter, it’s probably time to think about using a humidifier to add more moisture to your air. The humidity inside your home should range between 30 and 50 percent for your health and comfort, as well as that of your home. When it gets too dry, your skin and respiratory tract suffer, anything made from wood can dry and crack, and static electricity can damage electronics. Read More »

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Furnace Replacement? Questions to Ask Your HVAC Installer

Furnace Replacement?  Questions to Ask Your HVAC InstallerIs it time for a furnace replacement? Arm yourself with these questions to ask your HVAC installer before you settle on a new model. Read More »

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Modulating, One-Stage or Two-Stage Furnace? 5 Tips to Help You Decide

Modulating, One-Stage or Two-Stage Furnace?  5 Tips to Help You DecideThe furnaces available to homeowners today offer more features and greater efficiency than ever before. If it’s time for a furnace replacement in your Tucson area home, use this guide to help you decide if you need a conventional single-stage furnace, a high-efficiency modulating furnace or a two-stage furnace. Read More »

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