For homeowners on a budget, a furnace upgrade can be a financial strain. But so can paying excessively high utility bills to run a furnace that wastes energy. Here are three ways to get the most for your money when you’re making a furnace upgrade on a budget:
Looking for an easy and inexpensive way to lower your home energy costs? Try insulating your hot water heater.
If you find the dry winter air uncomfortable, or even suffer from allergies as a result of it, you’re probably looking ahead to the long winter season with dread. You can find relief beyond nasal sprays and medications with whole house humidifiers. They go beyond portable units’ capabilities by providing relief throughout all the space in your home, giving you …
At some point, it’s almost guaranteed that your home will require plumbing service. When you do, it’s essential that you choose a reputable plumbing service contractor for the job. Plumbing problems are just plain inconvenient, so getting fast, quality work at an affordable price is critical.
Your HVAC system is one of the most important systems in your home and probably one of the most expensive. It not only maintains your day-to-day comfort, it also determines how much you spend each month on energy costs.
Home heating systems are the lifeblood of the home during harsh winters. In Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, the energy efficiency of a heating system is especially important to keep heating costs low.
Heat pumps offer efficient heating and cooling for homes in the South Bend area. The average life span of a heat-pump system varies a bit, depending on whom you ask. But you can usually expect your residential heat pump to last around 15 years or more — if it’s well maintained.
Now that the cold weather is rolling forward in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, you’ve probably closed your home to keep the cold drafts out and the heated air inside. While a tight home saves on your heating bills and keeps you more comfortable, it can also build the levels of indoor air pollution in your home.
When it comes time to upgrade your existing heating system, there are a number of factors that you should consider before deciding which type of system to purchase.
Intense heat near flammable materials is a recipe for fire. Clothes dryers provide the right ingredients. But it isn’t so much the clothing that presents the fire hazard as the lint that accumulates in the filter and in the dryer venting.
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