Archive for November, 2017

Here’s How Your Home Can Benefit From Tankless Hot Water Heater Installation

Heating boiler

Curious about what it would be like to have your general contractor or plumber install a tankless hot water heater? If so, you’re not alone. According to Energy Star, more than 27 million homes have water heaters that are over 10 years and nearing the end of their lifespan. If your water heater can be counted among the 27 million on their last leg, then now is the perfect time to consider how your home can benefit from tankless hot water heater installation.

Whether your water heater is on the outs or if you’re interested in exploring more sustainable options, there are a number of advantages to tankless hot water heater installation. Here are just a few:

Serious energy and money savings

One of the biggest differences between traditional

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Practical Tips for Finding Reliable Home Contractors in Your Area

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Did you know that hardest part of many home improvement and maintenance projects isn’t the project itself? In fact, many homeowners find the process of searching for the right general contractor more difficult than going through the motions of the construction project. But with a little preparation, finding the right contractors can be a relatively simple and pain free process. Here’s how:

Determine the scope of your project

Would you go to dermatologist with concerns about the health of eye? Probably not. In the same way, it’s important to find the right contractors for your home improvement and construction projects. Be wary of hiring a jack of all trades contractor, as they’

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3 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Tankless Water Heater

Plumbing fixtures

Tankless water heaters provide water on an as-needed basis. They’re good for homeowners that are looking to save energy and money on their energy bill.

Along with the fact that they’re good for helping one save money and energy in their home, there are many other reasons as to why a tankless water heater is a good investment and why one might benefit from tankless water heater installation. Let’s take a look at a few of the reasons.

They’re Convenient

After installing a water heater that doesn’t use a tank, you and your family will be able to enjoy continuous hot water. There will be no more time spent trying to arrange shower schedules so that everyone avoids an icy blast from

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When Was the Last Time Your Home Was Checked for Its Radon Levels?

Residential radon testing

Knowing that your family is safe is important. In fact, many would argue that the safety of their family is the most important thing.
If you want to be certain that your family is safe, it makes sense that you should pay attention to the air that is in your home. Unfortunately, other than when a home is sold, few home owners take the time to check or monitor the radon levels in their house. Radon, a radioactive noble gas is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. High levels of radon in a home have been associated with the risk of lung cancer and other serious health conditions. In fact, the risk of lung cancer increases by 16% for every 100 Bq/m increase in long time a

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What to Know About Heating Your Home This Winter

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Many older homes rely on a boiler heating system — different from the purpose of water heaters! — instead of a furnace or a heat pump. If your boiler is fairly old, however, you may need to have some boiler work done, to make sure that everything continues to run smoothly, especially as cold weather draws near. Even if you have a newer heating system, experts recommend that you get everything checked out before the cold season hits. According to some HVAC experts, up to three-quarters of the no-heat calls they get in the winter are because the system wasn’t properly maintai

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