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The Groundhog Has Spoken, Six More Weeks Of Winter!

2/7/2018 6:00 AM

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow… So… Six more weeks of winter it is! Here in the Midwest, we’ve seen a few days with some heavy snow, lots of ice, and the kids have been enjoying their snow/cold days off from school. And it’s not ending just yet.

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What Are The Benefits Of A Tankless Water Heater?

1/17/2018 6:00 AM

You’ve shoveled the walk, and laid down the salt, checked to make sure snow isn’t piled up around your outdoor condenser or furnace vent, and you’re freezing cold. You come inside to hop into a hot shower, but the dishwasher’s just finished a load and someone ran a load of bedding through the washer and you have to WAIT. It’s the worst!

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Making Sure Your Home Is Prepared For Midwest Winter Weather

1/10/2018 11:32 AM

Is your home prepared for potential snow or frigid temperatures? Extreme cold temperatures can be hard on you, your vehicles, and your home!

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Extra Tips To Prepare Your Home For Winter

12/13/2017 6:00 AM

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing how to prepare your home for colder weather; preparing your furnace for colder weather; why you need a whole home generator for Midwestern winters; preparing your home’s plumbing for colder weather; the benefits of whole-home humidifiers for Midwestern winters; the benefits of home automation in the winter months; your home’s winter plumbing maintenance checklist; and holiday electrical safety tips for your home. In addition to all of these topics, there are a few additional things to get your home ready for the winter months in Nebraska and Iowa!

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Your Home’s Winter Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

11/29/2017 6:00 AM

Homeowners have a lot to worry about when it comes to winter’s extreme temps and pipes freezing. Pipes can burst from the pressure of the frozen water trapped inside of them. A burst pipe can cause more than $5,000 in water damage to your home! But by taking a few preventative measures, you can help minimize the likelihood of this repair bill in bitter cold weather.

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Preparing Your Home’s Plumbing For Colder Weather

10/25/2017 6:00 AM

The winter months are soon upon us in the Midwest region. It is important to make sure all aspects of your home are ready for the winter months. This includes inside, outside, and underneath it all, like your plumbing.

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Plumbing Issues In The Summer Heat

8/9/2017 6:00 AM

Contrary to popular belief not all of your plumbing problems come during the cold, winter months, but the summer plumbing issues are among the most severe. This may come as a shock to homeowners that have yet to experience these issues and summer plumbing issues are one of a kind.

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Home Plumbing Maintenance - Necessary? You Bet!

4/5/2017 6:00 AM

Did you know that your home plumbing system makes up approximately 15% of your home’s total value?? That’s quite an investment to just “flush away” (see what we did there?) by not taking the right steps to maintain it!

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Are You Ready? New Federal Water Heater Rules Go Into Effect April 16th!

3/20/2015 2:33 PM

Are you Ready? New Federal Water Heater Rules Go Into Effect April 16th! Looking to replace your water heater? New federal rules governing water heater efficiency go into effect April 16. The results might leave you paying more for a new model and unfortunately, with less space in your basement. But the results mean lower energy bills.

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