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Stop Flushing Money Away - Find Out If Your Toilet Is Leaking Today

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Stop Flushing Money Away - Find Out If Your Toilet Is Leaking Today

As a homeowner, you know leaks are one of the biggest threats to your home and wallet. While we all worry about leaking faucets, sinks, and water heaters, most of us don’t give much thought to our toilets as long as they seem to operate perfectly. Yet, a toilet may work fine but leak silently. Tests have shown that a single leaking toilet can waste an extra 22 gallons of water every day. That means in a year, you are literally flushing down hundreds of dollars and thousands of gallons of usable water. Continue reading to learn how to identify...

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

You’ve gone through countless property listing websites, visited many homes, and after an agonizing search, you’ve finally discovered a beautiful place tucked away in a quiet neighborhood—and it’s near the right amenities. But before you breathe a sigh of relief and start preparing an offer, there is one thing you could be forgetting: A HVAC inspection. Knowing that around 6 out of 10 homeowners don’t work with an HVAC technician to perform routine maintenance on the AC unit, you need to confirm that the cooling and heating system of the home you’re about to buy is in pristine condition. An...

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What Size Water Heater Do I Need?

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What Size Water Heater Do I Need?

So you've finally decided to retire that old water heater. Maybe it doesn't produce hot water anymore, or it has been breaking down too frequently, or it no longer meets the demands of your newly expanded family. Now, knowing when to replace a water heater is the easy part, but deciding the right water heater size for your home is not always straightforward. Below, we will show you how to size a water heater correctly. Check the Water Heater’s First Hour Rating The first step of sizing a storage water heater is to understand the first-hour rating. This figure signifies...

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Your Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

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Your Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

During the chilly months, most homeowners in Florida tend to forget about their air conditioning units. But with the warm weather not far away, you need to bring your AC out of hibernation and make sure it’s ready for the blistering heat that is soon to come! Here's a checklist that will ensure your AC unit is in optimal shape and brings fresh air into your home, all without putting a strain on the equipment or your wallet. And remember: You must turn off the HVAC before you start the work.   Replace the Air Filter The air filter is...

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What to do if You Come Home to a Water Leak

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What to do if You Come Home to a Water Leak

Coming home and seeing your house flooded with water can be a devastating and daunting experience for you. You can be away from your home for days, weeks, and even months. Now imagine coming home after a relaxing vacation to find that your home is filled with water, or your living room ceiling is collapsed due to water. Water damage can be costly for insurance companies and you. Leaks in pipes wastes  water, causes damage to the walls and encourages the growth of unwanted mold and mildew. A leak generally indicates that one of your home systems has a problem....

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