How to Save Money on Air Conditioning

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When you look at your utility bill during the summer, it can be a little shocking. These tips help to save some energy while you continue to keep cool. Change Filters Your Sacramento heating and air system’s air filters do more than just improve your air quality. All the air that enters your home through…

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What Does Spring HVAC Service Include?

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Before you know it, you will be turning on the air conditioning after months of not using it at all. This is the best time of year to request service for your air conditioner, to confirm that it is still in great shape for the long summer ahead. When you call to schedule for spring…

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What Is the Best Temperature for a Water Heater in Sacramento?

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Although there are many recommendations about the right temperature to set your water heater, the truth is more complicated. Here are a few scenarios in which you might want to turn your water heater’s temperature down or up. Turning Down the Temperature for Energy Efficiency If you have a water heater with a tank, you…

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Is a Hybrid Water Heater Right for Me?

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If you cannot decide between a water heater with a tank and a tankless model, a hybrid water heater might be a good alternative. They offer the flexibility of a tankless water heater and the reliability of a tank. Here’s what you need to know. How Does Tankless Water Heating Work? If you are accustomed…

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Does My Home Really Need Air Conditioning?

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Older homes are often not built for central air or heating, leading a lot of people to believe that it is not really necessary. Here are a few things that air conditioning does for your home, not just the people living in it. Temperature Control The first and most obvious benefit of air conditioning is…

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Does My Furnace Shut Down for Summer?

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Once the weather cools off, you might shut down your air conditioner and even put a cover over it until spring arrives again. Your furnace does not work in quite in the same way. This is what your indoor HVAC equipment may do for your home, all year long. What Does My Indoor HVAC System…

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Simple Ways to Save Water in the Garden

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When a hot summer is on its way, the last thing you want to worry about is increasing the California drought by consuming too much water in your garden. These tips help you save without sacrificing your luscious landscaping. Pick an Appropriate Watering System You already know that just running a hose all over your…

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Is It Time to Upgrade My Plumbing?

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Like most of your home systems, your plumbing needs to be replaced from time to time, and not just the faucets or sinks. An assessment of these individual factors helps you determine when you should consider a major plumbing upgrade. Pipe Material The material that your plumbing is made from will affect its longevity, as…

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Kitchen Plumbing Trends for 2017

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The plumbing in your kitchen should make your life easier. If you have been suffering with old, uninspiring kitchen plumbing technology, you have an easy way out. When you try one of these new kitchen design trends for 2017, even your faucet will work harder for you. Hands-Free Faucets People who are accustomed to turning…

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Should I Convert My Septic System to Sewer?

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There are regions where a septic system is an absolute necessity. If you have a septic system, you may be wondering when you can switch to a sewer system. Should your area get plumbing to connect to a local sewer line, these questions will help you decide if you should get on board. Why Convert…

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