The AAA Service Blog


Dec 9
Benefits Of Scheduling A Furnace Tune-Up
Keeping up with the maintenance of your furnace is vital to the health and overall comfort of your home, especially...
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Nov 29
Warning Signs of Water Heater Failure
Signs That Water Heater Failure is Imminent Your water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home....
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Nov 22
How Often Should I Get Furnace Maintenance?
As a homeowner, there are a lot of factors you have to keep up with to maintain a comfortable and...
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Oct 19
How To Avoid Common Holiday Drain Problems
Believe it or not, one of the most festive times of the year also happens to be one of the...
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Sep 30
Surprising Plumbing FAQs: Draining Your Water Heater
Things You May Not Know About Your Water Heater Has anyone ever told you that you need to drain your water...
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Sep 16
HVAC FAQs: Autumn Heating Tips
What Should the Thermostat Be Set to in Autumn? The temperature you set your thermostat to in the fall will...
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Aug 26
Bring Your Outdoor Living Spaces to Life with Outdoor Lighting
Landscape Lighting Design: What to Know Summers are beautiful in Colorado. We especially love spending evenings having dinner on our...
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Aug 18
How to Improve the Water Quality in Your Home
City or Small Town: Your Water Quality Matters Having safe water to drink is of the utmost importance. Unfortunately, there...
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Aug 2
3 Common Colorado Summer Drain Issues
Summertime in Colorado brings a season of fun with the kids home from school, warm weather, trips to the lake,...
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Jul 29
Do Toilets Need Maintenance?
Why You Should Pay More Attention to Your Toilet Our toilets are some of the most used plumbing appliances in...
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Jul 15
Three Thermostat Tips for Summer
Improve Your Energy Efficiency Without Sacrificing Your Comfort In the height of summer, it is not uncommon for Denver-area residents...
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Jun 21
Does My Home Really Need an Ejector Pump?
How Ejector Pumps Differ from Sump Pumps We often hear, “I have a sump pump; do I really need an...
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Jun 14
Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality
Indoor vs. Outdoor Air Quality: What You Should Know Did you know that your indoor air quality can be significantly...
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May 20
Does My Sewer Line Need to be Replaced?|Does My Sewer Line Need to be Replaced?
Does My Sewer Line Need to be Replaced? Repair or Replace: Which Is Best? When it comes to sewer lines,...
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May 6
How to Reduce Your Electrical Costs|How to Reduce Your Electrical Costs
How to Reduce Your Electrical Costs What Causes Your Electric Bill to Skyrocket? As energy prices continue to go up,...
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Apr 25
5 Signs Your A/C System Needs Help This Summer
Regular A/C tune-ups are essential to keep your system running smoothly. If your system starts to act strange, you can...
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Apr 25
3 Reasons You Need An A/C Tune-Up This Summer
With warm weather, comes the need to turn on our A/C systems and the last thing you want is to...
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Apr 12
Eco-Friendly Plumbing Tips: How to Conserve Water in Your Home
Increase Your Water Efficiency As April is Earth Month, we are considering ways to reduce our consumption of the earth’s...
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Apr 5
Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?
Signs Your Old Water Heater Is on Its Way Out Knowing when to replace your water heater can be tricky....
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Mar 21
Six Signs that It’s Time to Repair or Replace Your Garbage Disposal
A garbage disposal is a convenient way to eliminate food waste from your kitchen. As great as having a garbage...
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Mar 8
Are Air Conditioners or Ceiling Fans Better for Your Home?
When trying to cool your home, you have many different choices. In general, most people will choose air conditioners or...
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Feb 23
A Quick Guide to Choosing the Correct Air Filter
One of the most important components of your HVAC system is quite literally one you more than likely throw away...
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Feb 11
The Process of Cleaning Drains Using Jetting Technology
Dirty drains are a fact of life, but they aren’t one you should have to suffer with. While drain cleaners...
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Jan 27
The Importance of Preventative Maintenance
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Jan 27
The 411 On Drain Clearings
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Jan 18
Key Differences Between Heat Pumps & Traditional Furnaces
If you are looking to replace your heater, you have probably heard a thing or two about heat pumps. Heat...
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Jan 4
The Six Materials Drains Are Built From
If you have ever walked down the aisles of your local home improvement store, you have probably marveled at the...
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Dec 30
Signs You Need to Rewire Your Home
Electrical wiring is designed to last a long time, which is why you probably don’t spend too much time thinking...
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Dec 30
How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing This Winter
Frozen pipes can cause a lot of serious problems for you and your home. When plumbing pipes freeze, they contract,...
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Dec 21
My Furnace Is Making THIS Sound. What Does It Mean?
We all rely heavily on our furnaces to provide comfort to our homes and loved ones during the winter season....
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Dec 21
Easy Preventative Drain Maintenance
Drain clogs always happen at the worst times, and can cause quite the headache! To help prevent your drains from...
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Dec 21
Natural Drain Cleaners vs. Store-Bought
Clogs happen in drains throughout our home: sinks, tubs, showers, and toilets. No one wants to be left without water...
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Dec 21
Five Common Furnace Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid
A properly functioning furnace is one of the key components to having an AAAwesome winter! Although regular maintenance is essential,...
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Nov 30
Why Fall Is the Best Time for Furnace Maintenance
With winter just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your home for low temperatures. At AAA Service Plumbing,...
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Nov 30
Does My Water Heater Need to Be Flushed?
Did you know that sediment from your hard water can get caught in the storage tank of your water heater?...
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Nov 19
The Benefits of LED Lighting
The Benefits of LED Lighting LED, or light-emitting diode, lights are an increasingly popular choice for homeowners. You’ve probably seen...
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Nov 7
When to Replace Your Electrical Outlets
Signs that Show You Need a New Electrical Outlet Electrical outlets are often an afterthought, but if we are not...
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Nov 2
How to Safely Hide Wires
How to Safely Hide Wires You can probably look in any direction and see a wire powering something in your...
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Oct 18
Five Things Liquid Drain Cleaners Can Do to Your Drains
If you have ever encountered a clogged drain before, you know how annoying they are. Whether the drain is simply...
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Oct 17
How to Wrap Up Your AC for Winter
How to Wrap Up Your AC for Winter As summer weather winds down, you may be wondering if there’s anything...
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Oct 6
Three Things You Didn’t Know a Modern Smart Thermostat Can Do
Smart thermostats are capable of so much more than their old, fully mechanical counterparts. While their core function is essentially...
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Oct 4
6 Plumbing Terms You Should Know [Infographic]
For better knowledge about your home. Fixture Fixtures are devices that control your various plumbing access points. Examples are a...
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Sep 22
Three Small Signs Your Sewer Has a Big Problem
Sewer line problems can be some of the biggest and most frustrating issues you will ever have to deal with...
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Sep 12
Is a Garbage Disposal Necessary?
Do You Need a Garbage Disposal? Garbage disposals are great tools to help reduce the potential for drain clogs. They...
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Sep 6
Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?
Circuit breakers are an important safety feature for any electrical system. These small and simple devices are responsible for protecting...
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Sep 2
Managing Your Home Lighting
Managing Your Home Lighting We often don’t notice whether or not we have the right lighting setup until the sun...
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Aug 19
Tankless Water Heaters vs. Traditional Water Heaters
A water heater is an essential system in any home. Without a water heater, you would not be able to...
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Aug 16
What It Means When Your Lawn is Flooded
Addressing a Flooded Lawn If it hasn’t rained in a while and your lawn has lots of visible water pooling...
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Aug 9
3 Benefits of Installing Outdoor Lighting
Decorating your home is one of the best ways to make your personal space more comfortable. Your home is a...
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Aug 9
Tips to Prevent Bathroom Mold
Preventing Bathroom Mold Mold loves your bathroom. And it’s not because of the spa-style showerhead or the beautifully laid out...
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Aug 3
4 Places to Install a Ductless Mini-Split
4 Spots for a Ductless Mini Split A ductless mini-split, or heat pump, is a great cooling and heating option...
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Jul 15
How to Respond After a Gas Leak
Responding to a Gas Leak Recovering from a gas leak can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience. Gas leaks are...
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Jul 9
The Top Signs of a Toilet Clog
We’ve all been there. You go to use your toilet, but are prevented from doing your business because of a...
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Jul 4
How a Heat Pump Keeps You Cool
How a Heat Pump Works It may sound counterintuitive — a heat appliance for cooling? While a heat pump can...
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Jul 2
What Is the Ideal Thermostat Temperature for Summer?
Now that we’ve reached the height of summer, you’re probably using your air conditioner more than ever. However, if you...
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Jun 13
Your Complete Home Safety Guide
Staying Safe at Home We spend a lot of time in our homes. It’s a place to celebrate, relax, (work...
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Jun 11
The Top 5 Signs of a Refrigerant Leak
There are many reasons your air conditioner might need to be repaired, but one of the more serious is a...
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Jun 5
What is an Electrical Emergency?
What is an Electrical Emergency? Your electrical system is crucial to a happy and functioning home. But there are some...
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Jun 4
Answering Your Top Water Heater FAQs
Your water heater is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home, yet how much do you...
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May 31
Foods to Keep Out of Your Garbage Disposal This Summer
Summer is almost here, but before you fire up the grill this Memorial Day, remember that there’s a proper way...
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May 21
Do You Really Need Your AC Recharged?
Is it Necessary? Your AC doesn’t just cool the air by magic. There’s a fuel in the unit called refrigerant...
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May 17
Are Heat Pumps Effective in the Summertime?
Summertime is around the corner, and that means it’s time to get your air conditioner up and running once again....
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May 8
3 Bad Places to Install a Thermostat
The Importance of Thermostat Placement Your thermostat’s location may seem random, but believe it or not, it matters where you...
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May 2
Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Could Have Expired, and You Don’t Even Know It
Keeping Up With Your Devices We usually think of expiration dates for food or medicine, but did you know some...
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Apr 29
Top Signs of Root Intrusion
Who doesn’t enjoy a well-placed tree in their yard? Ideally, your home’s trees will provide shade, increase property value, and...
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Apr 17
If Your Water Heater Hasn’t Exploded, Thank the TPR Valve
A Small Significant Tool Did you know that water heaters have safety features? While performing a simple task, these units...
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Apr 10
Why In-Tank Toilet Cleaners Are a Bad Idea
Don’t Just Set & Forget We work hard to keep our toilets clean. Products like in-toilet fresheners help take some...
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Apr 8
What Draws the Most Electricity in Your Home?
Everyone wants to be able to reduce their energy bill. While you could go around unplugging your electronic devices and...
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Apr 3
How to Make Your Own Liquid Drain Cleaner
DIY Drain Cleaner It can be frustrating when your drain starts to slow. More often than not, it’s usually followed...
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Mar 12
Explaining That Smell Coming from Your Furnace
Your furnace is a tough piece of equipment, meant to withstand several months of sustained use. But if you have...
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Mar 11
Ask AAA: Can I Install a Urinal in My House?
Welcome to another edition of Ask AAA where we aim to answer your most pressing home-improvement questions! Our mailbag is...
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Mar 5
5 Ways to Get Rid of the Rotten Egg Smell in Your Water
Have you recently turned on the tap in your house and found that your water smells like rotten eggs? Usually,...
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Feb 19
The Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel
Your electrical panel is an essentially the heart of your electrical system, distributing power to your entire house while using...
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Feb 18
How to Protect Your Home and Health From Dry Winter Air
On Groundhog’s Day 2021, Punxsutawney Phil, the rodent weather prognosticator, determined that we have six more weeks of winter left....
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Feb 18
5 Humidifying Houseplants to Combat Dry Indoor Air
Certain species of houseplants can be tremendously helpful in adding a touch of moisture to your indoor air. And this...
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Feb 5
5 Reasons You Are Experiencing Hot Water Issues
Are you tired of waking up to a cold shower every morning? Sick of turning on your taps and waiting...
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Jan 22
The Top Signs You Need a Sewer Line Replacement
You probably don’t think about your sewer line very often. After all, when it’s working well, why should you? However,...
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Jan 22
What is a Heat-Pump Water Heater?
Heat pump water heaters have become a very popular choice in recent years. These systems work differently than traditional heaters...
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Jan 18
What is Electronic Ignition in a Furnace?
When it’s time to replace your old, inefficient furnace with a new heating system, it will likely have an electronic...
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Jan 14
What Is a Sealed Combustion Furnace?
A furnace provides reliable comfort using clean-burning natural gas. It’s not an exaggeration to say it’s one of the great...
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Jan 1
The Top Reasons to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in the New Year
It’s a new year, and it’s time to make some resolutions. Of course, here at AAA Service Plumbing, Heating &...
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Dec 17
How to Winterize Your Plumbing System
Winter is here, and in the home services industry, we know firsthand that the change in seasons affects every part...
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Dec 9
Ask AAA: Should I Wrap My Water Heater in an Insulation Blanket?
Welcome to another installment of Ask AAA where our Denver area home service experts address your queries about all the...
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Dec 7
Yes, Even Artificial Christmas Trees Catch Fire
Real or fake? When it comes to Christmas, you have fierce loyalists on either side. They both make compelling arguments....
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Dec 3
5 Ways You Are Wasting Money on Heat This Winter
Well, it’s winter once again, which means we’re in peak heating season. Whether you use a furnace, boiler, or another...
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Nov 24
What You Need to Know About Leaky Ducts
With winter almost here and colder weather right around the corner, our HVAC professionals at AAA Service Plumbing, Heating &...
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Nov 19
Guest Bathroom Essentials
Between visitors, your guest bathroom likely becomes a secondary bathroom — the cabinets filled with your personal hygiene products, the...
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Nov 12
How to Program Your Thermostat to Cut Heating Costs
When it comes to your thermostat, the set-it-and-forget-it approach only works if you’ve programmed it first. Unfortunately, the vast majority...
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Nov 3
It’s Time to Talk About Clogging Someone Else’s Toilet
The holidays are almost here, and that means getting together to enjoy big Thanksgiving dinners, eat tons of Christmas cookies,...
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Oct 28
Spooky Noises Part 2: Water Heater Edition
Earlier this month, our home services experts at AAA Service Plumbing, Heating & Electric published a blog on heater noises...
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Oct 20
Boiler vs. Furnace: Which is More Efficient?
We’re going to cut to the chase: modern furnaces and boilers are both efficient. The annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE)...
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Oct 16
How Old is Your Furnace? Here’s How to Tell
A furnace should last between 15 and 20 years. If you don’t know your HVAC system’s age, you might be...
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Oct 8
Is Your Heater Haunted? Strange Furnace Noises Explained
The film industry uses professionals to called foley artists to create sounds effects. They’re masters of using ordinary items to...
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Oct 5
The Top 3 Threats to Your Indoor Air Quality
Are you tired of excessive dust in your home, even after you’ve cleaned it? Have you noticed yourself coughing or...
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Sep 23
Why Flushable Kitty Litter isn’t Exactly Flushable
The nice thing about cats: companionship. The bad thing about cats: kitty litter. Unlike dogs, which have the decency to...
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Sep 18
How to Reset Motion Sensor Lights
Do your motion sensor lights stay on for long periods of time, rather than shutting off after a few minutes...
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Sep 15
Ask AAA: Can a Multi-Zone HVAC System Save My Marriage?
We’re reaching into our mailbag to help answer your most pressing questions about living comfortably and operating your home systems...
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Sep 9
How Can You Prepare for a Plumbing Emergency?
All homeowners know that if anything in the home can go wrong, it will happen at a most inconvenient time....
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Sep 4
Avoid These Shower Habits to Improve Your Plumbing!
You need your shower to get going in the morning, or to wash off the grime after a hard day’s...
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Aug 28
10 Simple Tips for Getting Rid of Air Leaks
Every year, Americans lose upwards of 25% of the hot and cold air generated by their HVAC systems to air...
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Aug 13
Projects That Will Compromise Your Indoor Air Quality
When it comes to DIY home improvement, it’s tempting to do as much work as possible indoors, out of the...
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Aug 13
Homeowners, Start Budgeting for These Major Expenses Now
Being a homeowner is a major financial commitment. Not only do you have to pay the mortgage, but you also...
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Aug 7
How to Fix a Running Toilet in 4 Easy Steps
A lot of people look at a running toilet as a minor nuisance, not a major problem for their larger...
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Jul 29
Top 5 Signs Your Light Switch Is Broken
Although you flip your light switches off and on every day, it is important to remember they are a part...
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Jul 14
Should You Turn Off the AC While You’re on Vacation?
You have spent all year planning your vacation, and you’re ready to take some time away from the stress of...
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Jul 14
Here’s How to Program Your Thermostat
Modern programmable thermostats offer greater convenience and improved energy efficiency for your Denver home. However, the benefits of these devices...
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Jul 13
Should I Set My AC Fan to ‘Auto’ or ‘On’?
Take a look at your thermostat. You’ll notice two settings: auto or on. Auto means the fan in your central...
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Jul 1
Top 5 Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Your Pipes
Your pipes are basically the veins of your plumbing system. Without functional piping, you wouldn’t be able to pump in...
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Jun 29
5 Air Conditioning Tips That Will Actually Save You Money
Earlier this month, we published a blog on air conditioning hacks that are supposed to save you money but don’t...
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Jun 17
Actually, These Air Conditioning ‘Hacks’ Won’t Save You Money
We get it: cooling your home is expensive. Unfortunately, some of the things homeowners do in the name of cost...
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Jun 12
10 Improvements for a Healthier Home
You diet and you exercise, but your home could be undermining your efforts to stay healthy. Your home plays a...
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Jun 1
3 Ways to Protect Your Plumbing This Summer
Summer is here, and many homeowners are gearing up for cookouts, pool parties, and other kinds of fun in the...
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May 22
5 Signs It’s Time for a Video Pipeline Inspection
Are you tired of dealing with drain clogs? Have there been funky smells coming from your pipes lately? If so,...
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May 15
How a Smart Thermostat Will Save You Money This Summer
If you’re like most homeowners, you know that the cost of running your air conditioner skyrockets each summer. A smart...
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May 13
4 Signs Your AC Won’t Make it Through Summer
An air conditioning system is a significant investment, so no one can fault you for trying to get as much...
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Apr 24
Why You Should Consider Installing a Backup Generator
We live in uncertain times. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, many Americans are concerned about how they are...
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Apr 22
4 Spring Maintenance Must-Dos
Spring is a time for new beginnings, which is why so many of us tackle home improvement projects this time...
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Apr 17
Spring Cleaning: How to Clean Your Bathroom and Kitchen Without Harsh Chemicals
With spring comes the desire to freshen up your home for the new season. Although commercial cleaning supplies can make...
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Apr 15
Do These 6 Things Before Relying on Your AC
We enjoy our mild spring weather but make no mistake, the heat is coming. Summers in Denver can be real scorchers....
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Apr 10
What Is Considered an Essential Service?
What Is Considered an Essential Service? By now, you’ve probably already made a lot of adjustments to your daily life...
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Mar 25
Can Getting an Air Purifier Help Protect Me from the Coronavirus?
It’s safe to say that the main thing that’s been on people’s minds these past few weeks is the COVID-19...
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Mar 18
Do Water Filters Stop Viruses?
With all the recent panic surrounding the Novel Coronavirus, many people are looking for any way to protect themselves. Here...
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Mar 16
Your Best Defenses Against Poor Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality is key to promoting good health. Particles and pollutants can build up indoors and aggravate health conditions...
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Mar 12
Here’s How to Survive Spring Allergies
If you live in the Denver area and you suffer from allergies, you have our sympathies. We love the Mile...
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Mar 6
Does My Home Have a Hidden Leak?
An unexpectedly high water bill is more than a drain on your budget. It could be a sign of a...
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Mar 5
Why Your Basement Bathroom Absolutely Needs an Ejector Pump
An ejector pump is crucial for any bathroom, laundry room, or a plumbing fixture installed below the main septic line....
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Feb 27
Winter isn’t Over Yet! Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk of an Electrical Hazard
Winter weather keeps us cooped up inside, operating a variety of appliances, space heaters, and gadgets for comfort and entertainment,...
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Feb 21
5 Ways to Eliminate Dry Air in Your Home
Over the course of the winter, you may have found the humidity levels in your home have decreased. This can...
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Feb 20
Gas or Electric Furnace?
If you’re in need of a new furnace for your home, you have an interesting decision ahead of you: an...
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Feb 16
Here’s How to Prevent Clogs
There are few things more annoying to a homeowner than a clogged or slow-moving drain. This can be an expensive, time-consuming...
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Feb 10
How to Show Your Home Some Love
No matter if your home is a tight studio apartment or a large two-story mansion, show it some love and...
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Dec 5
Holiday Electrical Safety Tips
It’s the first week of December, which means you’re probably ready to bake cookies, play your favorite holiday music, and...
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Dec 2
December Holiday Fun in Arvada
It’s the Holiday Season! There’s no better way than to celebrate with fun, local events for the whole family. Here...
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Nov 27
Which Appliances Are Powered by Natural Gas?
Natural gas is one of the most versatile fuel sources used in your home. It helps keep you warm, makes...
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Nov 27
Reasons to Give Thanks for Your HVAC
The holiday season is full of showing gratitude towards our friends, family, and the things in our life we’re most...
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Nov 25
Everything You Need to Know About Electric Fireplaces
Electric fireplaces are an attractive feature for many homeowners. With an electric fireplace, homeowners can enjoy a roaring fire without...
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Nov 21
Prep Your Plumbing for Thanksgiving
Our Top 5 Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips With Thanksgiving upon us, may Americans are finishing up their final preparations. Though there...
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Nov 15
Natural Gas vs. Propane
How Are Natural Gas and Propane Different? When someone hears the term “natural gas”, they often classify as a separate...
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Nov 12
How Your Humidifier Can Keep You Healthy During Flu Season
Using a Humidifier To Fight Off the Flu Humidifiers have one simple purpose — to add more moisture to our...
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Nov 8
Why Did My Light Bulb Turn Black?
If you’ve experienced any electrical problem, you probably assume it’s cause for worry right away. In the case of a...
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Oct 24
Is a Furnace Tune-Up Necessary?
When we think of our home maintenance checklist, our furnace may not always make it to the list. Did you...
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Oct 24
The Difference between Sump and Ejector Pumps
Ejector Pumps vs Sump Pumps When it comes to protecting your home from sewer and flooding problems, it becomes imperative...
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Oct 17
Home Checklist for Fall
Service Your Heating Unit Give your unit time to kick in. Cold weather is coming, and your HVAC can’t change...
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Oct 14
Bathroom Renovation Do’s and Dont’s
Your bathroom is one of the most important rooms of your home, and with the proper renovations, it can be...
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Oct 2
How Plumbers Test For Home Leaks
Plumbing leaks in the home whether large or small can be a headache in the long run. From damaged drywall...
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Sep 24
Top 6 Benefits of Trenchless Pipe Repair
When it comes to sewer line damage, homeowners have to face the difficult decision of having it repaired by destroying...
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Sep 20
Plumbing Tips for Pet Owners
When it comes to our pets, we love them unconditionally — even if we are constantly cleaning up the hair...
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Sep 9
Help! I’ve Lost My Jewelry Down the Drain!
It’s so easy for a piece of jewelry to slip from your fingers and fall down the drain. While you...
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Sep 4
5 Ways to Get Your Home Storm Ready
It’s no secret that we are at the mercy of Mother Nature and she’s often unpredictable. However, being prepared for...
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Aug 24
Is There a Difference Between Indoor and Outdoor Extension Cords?
When you need power up devices with shorter cords that won’t reach electrical outlets, most likely you’ll use an extension...
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Aug 6
What Is Energy Saver Mode on My AC?
Saving energy can also mean saving money on your utility bill. Virtually all AC units whether central air or a...
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Aug 2
How Does Lead Get into Drinking Water?
When you turn on your tap, you expect that the water you dispense into your glass is safe for you...
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Jul 29
What’s That Smell Under My Kitchen Sink?
You are confident that you keep a tidy kitchen; however, if there’s a pesky smell permeating the air, you may...
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Jul 22
How to Hide Outdoor Wiring Safely
While having electric outdoors is convenient, it could pose a safety hazard if installed improperly. From running your pond pump...
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Jul 15
How to Keep Lead Out of Your Water
You may have seen that in recent news reports, it’s been announced that Denver Water will be replacing thousands of lead...
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Jul 1
Keeping Fireworks Away from Your A/C Unit
When amid BBQs and entertaining guests, the last thing on your mind is ensuring your AC unit is free from...
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Jun 28
How to Prevent a Plumbing Leak Before Going on Vacation
Summertime means vacation time, and while you and your family may be excited about all the fun you are going...
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Jun 26
Safety Tips for Installing an Outdoor TV
Adding a TV to your outdoor living space is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Bringing family and friends together...
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Jun 24
How to Keep Your Sunroom Cool
A sunroom can be a beautiful addition to your home. Not only does it provide extra space, but it’s where...
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Jun 7
3 Most Common Summer Plumbing Problems
We all look forward to the summertime. The warm weather and gathering with family and friends for partied and barbeques...
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May 31
How to Keep Your Home Cool on Scorching Days
Now that summer is in full swing, the weather is going to get increasingly hotter. When it’s a scorcher outside,...
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May 28
The Benefits of Ceiling Fans
When it comes to home decor, ceiling fans are probably one of the most popular fixtures that can add both...
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May 24
The Benefits of Servicing Your Boiler in the Summer
You may think that servicing your boiler during the summer months is a waste of time, but it’s actually not...
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May 20
Get Your Plumbing Summer Ready
With Memorial Day weekend only a few days away, you may have some extra time to tackle getting your home...
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May 16
Audit Your Home for Electrical Safety
Now that summer is around the corner, your electrical system will be getting a workout. While you may think that...
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May 8
5 Tips to Get Your Yard “Lit Up” for Summer
With summer just around the corner, you’ll want to have your home looking fabulous for barbeques, graduation parties, and other...
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May 6
Tips to Cool a Room Quickly
Summer is just around the corner and when it gets hot outside, it may be harder to cool down your...
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May 3
The Advantages of Video Pipeline Inspection
Since pipes and sewer lines are either hidden in walls, flooring or underground, there can be difficulty in finding a...
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Apr 19
What Happens if You Run Your A/C Without a Filter
As the weather gets warmer and you prep your home for summer, you’ll want to make sure your A/C is...
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Apr 17
Are Your Cleaning Habits Causing Poor Indoor Air Quality?
Everyone loves a clean home that smells wonderful. While you may work hard to get your home gleaming, you may...
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Apr 15
How to Improve Indoor Air Quality
The air quality in a home can become dirty — leading to odors, bacteria, and allergens making your home’s atmosphere...
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Apr 15
Why are My Pipes Corroded?
Corroding pipes in the home is not an unusual problem — usually caused by oxidation and aging over time. While pipe...
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Apr 10
How Poor Indoor Air Quality Affects Allergies
Spring is peak season for allergies. Allergens, such as dust, pollen, and animal dander, can make life miserable for many...
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Apr 8
What is a Hose Bibb?
The invention of the hose bibb revolutionized modern home landscaping. This wonderfully versatile valve features an angular male hose connection...
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Mar 27
The Dangers of Overlamping
A common cause of house fires is “overlamping“. Overlamping can be a severe household hazard, but thankfully, it’s one that is very easy to...
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Mar 21
How to Detect and Fix Pipe Leaks Under Slab
Any pipe leak is a nuisance, but slab leaks can be especially annoying. If they aren’t discovered quickly, they can damage your...
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Mar 21
Everything You Need to Know About High Pressure Water Jetting
High-pressure water jetting, also known as hydro-jetting, is a technique of cleaning and unblocking drains. As the name implies, this...
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Feb 14
Why Won’t My Bathtub Drain?
All drains have a trap. While your sink has a “U” shaped trap, your bathtub has a “P” shaped trap....
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Feb 11
Top 5 Money-Saving Plumbing Hacks
The comforts of home may be taken for granted. When we want light, we flip a switch. When we need...
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Jan 14
The Ultimate Winter Home Guide to Energy Saving
For every homeowner, it’s important to be able to cut back on costs so that we can bank on some...
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Jan 3
5 Hacks to Lower Your Electric Bill
Due to the rising costs of living, most people today are looking for ways to cut down on their monthly...
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Nov 16
Ways to Childproof Your Electrical Outlets
Have you ever noticed that children and babies are drawn to electrical outlets? The last thing you want is for a...
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Nov 4
Why Communication is a Must-Have Skill for Electricians
There are many skills an electrician must possess. From problem-solving and technical skills to working safely and staying organized, these...
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Oct 22
What Causes a Short Circuit?
It can be incredibly frustrating when the electric in our home isn’t operating up to snuff. Without electricity, this modern convenience...
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Oct 19
When Your Plunger Backfires, Here’s How to Unclog any Drain
The plunger — it’s your weapon of choice when combating sink or toilet clogs. While a plunger usually does the...
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Oct 12
Why You Should Descale Your Pipes
Your pipes are the lifeline to your water supply. So, naturally, you will want your pipes to function the way...
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Oct 5
Common Myths About Plumbing Careers Debunked
AAA Service has been in the plumbing industry for over 35 years, and we’ve been proud to serve the Boulder...
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Sep 25
3 Questions You Must Ask an Electrician Before Hiring
Whether you are considering an electrical upgrade to your home, or you need electrical repair services, you want the best...
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Sep 17
How to Properly Calibrate Your Thermostat
If your thermostat hasn’t been keeping your temperatures in your home at the proper degree, it could be a calibration...
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Sep 6
Ways to Prep Your Plumbing for Fall
Fall is just around the corner! While you may be preparing your home with autumn decor for the perfect aesthetic,...
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Aug 8
Repair or Replace? The Electric Panel Conundrum
Nothing could be more frustrating than an electric panel that keeps tripping leaving you in the dark. Typically electrical panels...
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Aug 7
What is Knob-and-Tube Wiring?
If your home was built sometime between 1880 and the 1930s, it’s possible that your home’s electrical system may be...
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Aug 7
Shocking Home Electrical Safety Tips Homeowners Should Know
More than 50,000 home electrical fires occur each year, resulting in nearly 1,500 injuries and 500 deaths, and more than...
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Jul 27
Brighten up Your Kitchen with These Lighting Tips
When you are home, you probably spend most of your time in the kitchen. Kitchens are the heart of the...
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Jul 17
Luxury Smart Toilets for Your Royal Flush
Talking about toilets isn’t usually the most interesting topic for everyday conversation, but we’ve got something to share! Features and...
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Jul 16
What Are the Pros and Cons of Whole House Humidifiers?
A whole-house humidifier can relieve dry and itchy skin which is associated to dry weather in the winters. And since...
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Jun 21
Flush the Goldfish and Other Plumbing Myths
Ah, flush it! There are a lot of plumbing myths out there causing many to adopt a care-free attitude about...
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Jun 12
How to Tell if Your Thermostat Isn’t Working Efficiently
Nothing is more frustrating than a thermostat that isn’t working correctly, which can make you feel uncomfortable in your own...
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Jun 1
What You Need to Know About Central Air Conditioning
The heat is on and we all want to stay cool and comfortable during the hottest months of the year!...
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May 30
Why is Water Leaking From the Handle of My Outdoor Faucet?
An outdoor leaking faucet can cause water damage to the exterior of your home as well as leaking into basement windows. Having...
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