Ask Our Experts: Whole-Home, Wired Smoke Detectors

May 16, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I’ve heard about whole-home, wired smoke detectors.  What are they all about, and why are they so great? Our Experts’ Answer: Short Answer This type of…

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Ask Our Experts: Home Water Treatment Options – What’s Right for You?

April 13, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I was under the impression that if I have a water softener installed at my home, I’m helping to protect my appliances and keep my drinking…

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Ask Our Experts: Inconsistent Water Temperature in Shower or Tub

June 9, 2015

  Why is my water temperature inconsistent? Inadequate water heater size Competing nearby appliances Side effects of tankless water heaters A faulty valve Before we tackle solutions, let’s briefly discuss…

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Ask Our Experts: What is a Whole-House Fan?

May 18, 2015

Question for Our Experts: What is a whole-house fan? Our Experts’ Answer: The Short Answer A whole-house fan is a large fan installed in your attic or otherwise above the…

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Quick Q&A: What are Low-E Windows?

April 20, 2015

Quick Q: What are Low-E windows, and are they right for me? Quick A: Low-E windows are double paned windows that have a special material applied to the glass during…

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Quick Q&A: When to Replace Your Windows

April 6, 2015

Quick Q: How do I know when to replace my windows? Quick A: Many windows do indeed reach a point in their life cycles when they become “too old,” leading…

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