Your Guide to Maintaining Your Appliances Filters!

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Filters are used in almost every appliance, refrigerators have water filters, dryers have lint filters, furnaces have air filters, and even dishwashers have filters.  Since filters are parts of your appliance that you are going to need to change or clean at one point or another you might as well learn how. So take a minute and learn when you need to change your appliance filters, and how to change them!

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Spooky Stories II | 5 More Busted Appliance Myths

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To help get into the Halloween spirit we thought we’d bring back Spooky Stories and bust a few more appliance myths.  What makes them so scary you ask?  For starters, many of them are commonly mistaken for truths.  But what’s even scarier is that these myths can potentially put you and your wallet at risk. Continue reading

Are You and Your Furnace Ready for Winter?

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As the cold mornings begin to set in and we spend that few extra minutes to defrost our cars, it is evident that winter is not as far away as it may seem. With that being said, it is important to make sure your furnace is ready for when the cold mornings start turning into days. Doing a few maintenance checks, cleaning, and replacements will ensure your furnace is fully functional for the winter months. It is highly recommended to begin this process sooner rather than later to avoid having problems at inconvenient times. Make sure to disconnect your furnace from its power source, and then follow the tips below to get started! Continue reading

What Temperature Should I Keep My Home? | Energy Saving Thermostat Tips

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As the cooler temperatures start creeping in, you’ll likely be turning on the heat soon.  You also probably already know that the temperature you set your thermostat to can have a major effect on your wallet.  You might remember we shared something a little while back where we talked about the best temperatures to set your Air Conditioning, and today we’re going to share a few similar tips for your furnace. Continue reading

How to Ready Your Appliances for Springtime Energy Efficiency

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The birds are chirping, the grass is getting greener, the flowers are in bloom, and you can smell it in the air – Yes, it is something we call spring and it is in full effect. Some cringe at the though of starting their spring cleaning, but if it means becoming more energy efficient, how bad could it really be?

Some tips are obvious, “no-brainers,” but tend to be easily forgotten! Keep reading to get a head start on your spring savings: Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Furnace Igniters and Flame Sensors

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This week’s Product Pick of the Week has a lot to do with how to keep your home warm this winter season. Your furnace is the least-visited but maybe most important appliance in your household. Check out how your furnace igniters and flame sensors work to keep your home toasty-warm!  Continue reading

Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning On & Off? | How to Clean or Replace a Flame Sensor

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Have you noticed that your furnace has been turning on and off more frequently than normal lately?

The average furnace cycles on and off 3-6 times an hour.  When your furnace turns on and off more frequently, this is known as short cycling.  This is an issue many people are faced with at some time or another and is usually due to a malfunctioning Flame Sensor.  Unlike most other furnace repairs that need to be done by an HVAC technician, cleaning or replacing the flame sensor is something that you can typically do yourself. Continue reading