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  1. What goes into an air conditioning inspection?

    Your heating and air conditioning system is one of the most vital systems of your home, delivering and removing warm or cool air from every room and maintaining humidity levels. It also includes a great many moving parts and complex elements. This means it needs to be checked regularly to avoid a small problem escalating into a big one, or a catastrophic one.

    Experts agree that you should have a qualified pro check your HVAC system twice a year: in spring and fall. The change of seasons ...
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  2. 8 tips for safely performing furnace, fireplace inspections

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ID:	11411Here are eight top safety tips and suggestions for performing your own furnace and fireplace inspections.

    1. If the fossil-fueled furnace is more than 10 years old, the furnace needs to be inspected and serviced by a qualified (licensed where required) heating/venting/air-conditioning (HVAC) contractor. The heat exchanger should be checked for cracks, and the burners need to be cleaned and adjusted. The contractor may also check the pressure sensors and ...
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  3. How to prevent bathroom mold

    Mold and rot are dangers that can develop anywhere in your house. But the bathroom, which generally contains more moisture than any other room in the house, is a particularly ripe target. Mold and rot can cause health problems and do serious damage to your house, so itís best to take steps to prevent them.

    The first signs of mold are darkened wood, water stains on your ceilings and water marks around bath vents. When you detect mold in your bathroom, you should address it quickly, ...
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  4. What do I need to know about tankless water heaters?

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ID:	11392If youíre thinking of replacing your traditional hot water heating tank, youíve probably heard about tankless heaters. But is it right for you? Hereís a rundown of what you can expect.

    Tankless water heaters, also known as on-demand heaters, will provide hot water only as needed. Because the water is heated as itís used, they donít produce the energy loss associated with traditional heaters, which must keep the water hot until used.

    They can ...
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  5. How can I improve indoor air quality?

    You may have heard of a variety of potential services or additions you can install in your HVAC system or elsewhere in your home that will boost air quality. Here are some of the available options and their pros and cons.

    WHOLE HOUSE HUMIDIFIER

    Average cost: $530

    Where you might need it: Particularly dry areas

    Humidifiers, which keep your air moisture balanced, come in a variety of models. Steam units are usually the best to use in a residential ...
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  6. How can I improve indoor air quality?

    You may have heard of a variety of potential services or additions you can install in your HVAC system or elsewhere in your home that will boost air quality. Here are some of the available options and their pros and cons.

    WHOLE HOUSE HUMIDIFIER

    Average cost: $530

    Where you might need it: Particularly dry areas

    Humidifiers, which keep your air moisture balanced, come in a variety of models. Steam units are usually the best to use in a residential ...
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