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SEER Ratings Explained

SEER Ratings Explained

When looking at SEER ratings, it’s essential to understand that they provide a measure of the energy efficiency of air conditioners and heat pumps. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and is calculated by dividing the cooling output of an air conditioner...

Plumbing for Home Renovations

Plumbing for Home Renovations

Are you ready to embark on the exciting journey of home renovations? Picture this: a blank canvas waiting to be transformed into your dream living space. As you envision new paint colors, flooring options, and furniture arrangements, don’t forget about the unsung hero...

How to Test Your Sump Pump

How to Test Your Sump Pump

Picture this: it's pouring rain outside, the thunder is rumbling in the distance, and you're snug inside your home. But as the storm intensifies, you start to wonder - is your sump pump up to the task? Your sump pump plays a crucial role in protecting your basement...

Essential Spring AC Tune-Up Tricks!

Essential Spring AC Tune-Up Tricks!

As the sun starts to shine brighter and the flowers bloom, it's a clear sign that spring is in full swing. While many of us are preparing for picnics and outdoor adventures, it's crucial not to overlook one essential aspect of seasonal maintenance - your air...

Spring Plumbing Tips for Your Home

Spring Plumbing Tips for Your Home

As the snow begins to melt and the birds return to sing their sweet melodies, it's clear that spring has finally arrived. Spring is not just about flowers and warmth, it's also a time to pay attention to plumbing. Yes, you read that right! Spring is the perfect time...

Common Winter HVAC Problems and How to Troubleshoot Them

Common Winter HVAC Problems and How to Troubleshoot Them

As the winter chill settles in, our reliance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems intensifies. However, with increased usage comes an increased likelihood of encountering problems. From malfunctioning furnaces to frozen pipes, the winter season...

Why Is AC Maintenance Worth Your While?

Why Is AC Maintenance Worth Your While?

Are you a resident of the St. Louis Metro East area? If so, you understand the importance of keeping your air conditioning system in optimal condition, especially during the scorching summer months. AC maintenance is not just an optional task but a crucial aspect of...

What To Do In The Event of A Plumbing Emergency

What To Do In The Event of A Plumbing Emergency

Plumbing emergencies can happen unexpectedly, and they often require immediate attention to avoid further damage to your home. From burst pipes and clogged drains to overflowing toilets, there are various plumbing issues that can cause a significant amount of stress...

Top Five Plumbing Jobs That Are Not DIY Friendly

Top Five Plumbing Jobs That Are Not DIY Friendly

When it comes to plumbing jobs around the house, there are some that can be tackled by even the most novice DIY enthusiast. However, there are certain plumbing issues that require professional expertise and should not be attempted by inexperienced individuals....

5 Useful Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

5 Useful Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Belleville, Illinois, is known for its hot and humid summers. To ensure your home stays cool and comfortable during those sweltering months, it is important to keep up with regular air conditioner maintenance. While having a professional HVAC technician inspect your...

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