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Earn Valuable PA Tax Credits With a New Geothermal Installation

There’s no shortage of compelling reasons why a geothermal heat pump makes a great addition to your home HVAC system. While the initial installation costs can be prohibitive for many homeowners, federal tax credits are available to offset this expense and provide a faster return on your investment. In fact, some homes have been able […]

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What Size Water Heater Do I Need? How to Choose a New Water Heater

Does your water heater go unnoticed? In an ideal situation, when it’s functioning well, that’s what happens. Unlike our stoves and washing machines, we don’t need to physically view and operate the hot water heater to experience its benefits. Although hot water is an essential part of our year-round home comfort, we have little reason […]

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What Does a Water Softener Do? And How to Know If You Need One

What is hard water? As a homeowner, you’ve probably heard this term, but how do you know what it is or if you have it? Common signs of hard water are a white buildup on your fixtures, dry itchy skin, soap scum lining your tub and spots on your dishes. If you notice these symptoms, […]

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Tips for Controlling Your Home’s Humidity

Table of Contents Do You Have Excessive Humidity in Your Home? | Why Is Your House So Humid? | Benefits of Good Home Humidity Levels | How to Decrease Humidity in Your House | Things You Can Do Inside To Improve Humidity | Things You Can Do Outside To Improve Humidity Dealing with excessive humidity is not comfortable or […]

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A Guide to Seasonal HVAC Maintenance

Whether you are in the heat of summer or the dead of winter, a well-functioning HVAC system is essential for staying comfortable. Unfortunately, too many homeowners take their HVAC systems for granted, only addressing concerns when something goes wrong. That is a backward approach. It is less cost-effective and can have a big impact on […]

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When to Upgrade Your Air Conditioning or Heating System

Heating and cooling systems are an essential part of being a Central Pennsylvania homeowner. Considering the seasonal climates in the region — with both cold winters and summer heat — having an efficient HVAC system is crucial if you are going to live comfortably. However, many homeowners also take their HVAC systems for granted. As […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Plumbing: Answers to Common Plumbing Questions

Home plumbing systems directly affect our comfort and safety. Whether you own or lease a residence or business, an understanding of basic plumbing is a benefit even if you’re a beginner. Basic plumbing knowledge helps you do five important things: Avoid bad situations Make better decisions Achieve better efficiency Improve or upgrade operations Be familiar […]

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Should You Get a Tankless Hot Water Heater?

For most homeowners, the water heater is an appliance that they rarely see and hope that they never have to replace. But that notion is just not realistic. Like all appliances, hot water heaters are subject to fatigue, corrosion and will eventually need to be replaced. If you have a tank-type water heater, the time […]

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Your Winter Plumbing Guide

When winter hits, plumbing problems skyrocket. According to a 2014 study by the Insurance Information Institute, 22 percent of homeowner insurance claims pertain to damages caused by freezing and water disasters, with an average of $4,024 per claim. Likewise, Google search strings like “plumbing in the winter frozen pipes” are common during the colder months. Therefore, […]

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