Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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10 Ways to Beat the Heat Inside Your Home

Need to beat the heat at home? Follow these tips to reduce the heat in your home and allow your air conditioner to run more efficiently.
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5 Easy Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Find out how to perform five important DIY maintenance tasks on your air conditioner to help avoid emergency breakdowns and save money on your energy bills this summer.
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Air Leaks: 5 Ways AC Escapes Your Home

Chances are, conditioned air is escaping your home. Find out about these air leaks, and what you can do about them.
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4 Types of AC Units to Consider

An air conditioner is a must, regardless of the season. If you're not sure which type of AC unit to buy, here's a guide on four of the most popular units.
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How to Lengthen the Life of Your Heating and Cooling System

A replacement heating and cooling system, which most people want to delay purchasing, could cost $4,000. Your AC will last longer if you follow this plan.
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Tips For Dealing With HVAC Pros

Air conditioners need bi-annual tune-ups to perform their best. Here's how to hire HVAC pros for the job, and what you should expect.
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8 Tips to Save Money on Heating Your Home

A heating solution that’s green and affordable? It’s possible! Here are some money-saving tips.
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5 Tips to Slash Heating Bills This Fall

Heating a home may keep you comfortable, but it also can be expensive. Looking to reduce your heating bills? Follow these tips.
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3 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Cold Weather

The leaves are falling, and snow season is just around the corner. Here are four tips to prepare for cold weather.