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Video: Indoor Electrical Safety

November 23, 2022
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Keep your home safe from fire and electrocution by understanding basic indoor electrical safety procedures. Be sure to check extension cords, light bulbs, outlets, appliances, etc. for anything that could be hazardous.

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Video – How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

October 24, 2022
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A leaky faucet is a fairly obvious sign that there is something wrong with your plumbing. Signs include soggy floors, foundation cracks, water meter changes, or a mildew smell. One leak in itself doesn’t mean you need new plumbing necessarily but frequent leaks could be a sign of an aging pipe system.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 3

September 19, 2022
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Close your blinds on sun-facing windows during the day to keep the sun from heating up your home and causing your AC to use more energy.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

August 16, 2022
Video - Energy Saving Tip 2

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 1

July 22, 2022
Video - Energy Saving Tip 1. Grilling in the summertime.

On a hot day, cooking inside will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside.

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Video – Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Family’s Home

June 27, 2022
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Air quality in your Washington home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers are some of the ways you can affect the air quality in your Tacoma home.

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Video – Should I Set My Thermostat to On or AUTO?

March 21, 2022
Thermostat

On most thermostats, you can choose between On or Auto for your fan setting. On tells your HVAC unit to run its fans all the time, even when the air isn’t being heated or cooled. Auto means the fan only runs when your air is being treated. It might be a good idea to try a combination of both settings. Try setting it to ON when you are home and AUTO when you’re away. For more information, give us a call.

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

February 21, 2022
Furnace

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call and we will inspect your furnace.

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace the Batteries in My Smoke Detector?

January 24, 2022
Smoke Detector

Change the batteries in your smoke and CO detectors when you change your clocks for daylight savings. It’s an easy reminder to replace them and is very important for your safety!

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Video-Why Is My HVAC Unit Making Unusual Noises?

December 23, 2021
HVAC Noises

If you hear any unusual noise coming from your HVAC unit, please turn it off and call us at 253-625-7952. Don’t attempt any kind of repair without consulting an HVAC certified technician first.

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Video-Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

November 23, 2021
Furnace smells

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 253-625-7952 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Video- When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

June 16, 2021
Video- When do I need to replace my air conditioner?

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot day, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last 10 to 15 years.

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Video-Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

May 20, 2021
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Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

April 30, 2021
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Change your HVAC filters regularly, as recommended, which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see, and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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Video – Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Cost Effective?

March 31, 2021
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Why are you heating and cooling your home when you are not there? Being able to control your thermostat when you are away is one of the most cost effective energy improvements you can make in your home. Contact us today to learn more!

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Video – What Should I Do If My Water Heater Is Leaking?

February 26, 2021
water heater leaking

Is your water heater leaking? Here’s what you need to do: First, find the location of the leak. This will be helpful for you and your service technician. Turn off the power supply by switching the water heater circuit breaker to “off” for an electric water heater or by turning the dial to “off” on a gas water heater. Next, turn off the cold water supply to avoid more water being wasted from the leak. Call us today at 253-625-7952 to have your water heater repaired or replaced.

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