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How To Replace Damaged Rectangular Ductwork In Your Home

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You may have exposed ducts that have suffered dents or other damage, or have been exposed to extensive moisture and are rusting away. Compromised ducts will leak heated or cooled air, severely impacting the efficiency of your heating and air conditioning systems. Fortunately, it’s relatively easy to replace ducts, but it can be a dirty job, especially if the ducts have been in place for a long time. There is also the danger of being cut when working with razor sharp sheet metal.…

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Cleaning Your AC's Reusable Air Filter

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A critical part of maintaining your air conditioner unit is keeping the filter clean. While many units have disposable filters, there are some that have reusable, or cleanable, filters. If you’re in the latter category, understanding the proper way to clean the filter will help ensure it remains in good condition, which will in turn keep your unit operating more efficiently and help you get the most use out of the filter.…

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Older Home Renovations: 3 Ways To Make Remodels Pay Off With Energy Savings

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You scouted out your new neighborhood for months before finally finding that lovely older home that makes you feel like you are living in a piece of history. While historic homes definitely have their charms, you are also discovering that they come with a lot of quirks. Higher utility costs are often an issue with homes that have gone without much-needed maintenance, yet you can turn it all around by including these repairs on your remodeling list.…

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Cooling Your Home When You Have Pets

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You may not realize that owning pets can actually make it a little harder for you to keep your home at a cooler temperature without paying more than you should have to for your energy expenses. However, having animals inside of your home can actually play a role in cooling your home efficiently. Therefore, if you are a pet owner then you are going to want to consider following some of these tips during the summer months so you don’t have trouble keeping the home cool and so you don’t spend more than you should in order to do so.…

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Three Reasons To Add A Dehumidifier To Your Home

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In addition to your heating and air conditioning in your home, you can also add a dehumidifier to dehumidify each room or the rooms that need it, such as the basement, laundry room, and more. This is going to keep moisture levels in the home low, which is going to make it more comfortable. Here are three specific reasons you should consider it: Saves You Money:  Although the initial cost of insulation is going to be high, it is going to save you a ton of money in the long run.…

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4 Ways To Get Your Heat Pump Ready For Summer

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Heat pumps offer plenty of heating during the winter, but despite their name, this type of HVAC equipment also runs well during the summer to provide the same cooling effect as air conditioning. Of course, your heat pump needs a little attention during the transition from heating to cooling. Make sure you follow these four steps to switch seamlessly into summer mode with your heat pump. Calibrate the Thermostat If you remembered this chore during the fall, you’re probably fine, but it is often overlooked for years until there’s a major issue with when the unit switches on.…

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Home Heating System Keeps Cycling On And Off? 2 Potential Problems Causing It & Their Solutions

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If your home heating system seems to have developed a problem, then don’t wait until next fall to have it repaired just because the temperatures will likely be rising soon. Finding the cause of it now is important to make sure that your air conditioning system works well this summer. In addition, some small problems just get worse as time passes and eventually become larger ones that merit more extensive repairs.…

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What Can High Humidity Mean For Your Energy Costs?

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High humidity levels in the home can cause discomfort for everyone and even impact your energy costs. It can even have an impact on you and your family’s health. Therefore, it is important to take measures to control the indoor humidity. If you are having problems with indoor humidity, here is what you need to know.   What Problems Are Caused by High Humidity? When the humidity levels are high in your home, it can cause the air to seem muggy.…

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Common Lighting Symptoms That May Indicate That Your Home Needs Electrical Repairs

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Although it is easy to disregard flickering lights and constantly needing to change the light bulbs throughout your home as the result of cheap bulbs or another minor issue, the truth is that those symptoms can often indicate a serious issue with your electricity that needs to be evaluated by a professional like AAA Home Services as soon as possible. Therefore, if you are unsure as to what the lighting problems your home is experiencing might indicate, you need to be aware of the information discussed below.…

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