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Before you run out for milk and toilet paper in a pre-snow panic, you’ll want to ensure that your home is ready for a day or two of hunkering down. Here’s what experts say you should do now: 1) Protect your outdoor faucets, which are particularly vulnerable to plunging temperatures. Shut off the inside valve […]

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The following are recommended gas furnace maintenance procedures. The furnace owner should be urged to have a professional service contractor check the performance and operation of the furnace every year. This ensures the furnace owner of receiving the best possible performance and comfort from the equipment. Warning: Disconnect the main electrical power to the unit […]

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During the holidays, you can’t match the feeling of stepping out of the cold and into a loved one’s home. Now that the summer BBQs are over, it’s time to prepare your house for your fall and winter guests. Tune up your home heating systems with furnace maintenance and prepare the your rooms and fixtures […]

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A properly working heater is the key to a comfortable home this holiday season. Peak functionality also keeps your heating bills down, an important consideration when other costs climb around the holidays. To ensure you and your guests stay comfy and cozy while the wind whistles outside, perform the items on this checklist prior to […]

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At some point, you will probably need to replace your current heating system. If you live in a colder climate, you will probably choose some type of furnace over a heat pump because heat pumps do not perform as well as furnaces in cold climates. Once you have determined that you will purchase a furnace, […]

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Alice H. Parker was an African-American inventor who filed the first United States patent for the precursor to a central heating system. Parker was highly educated compared to most Americans during the early 1900s. She was a graduate of Howard University, a historically African-American university that accepted both male and female students since its founding […]

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