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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: What is Passive Solar Heating?

January 24, 2016

Question for Our Experts: I’ve heard about residential solar energy systems that require solar panels on a home’s roof.  I hear this is often called “active solar heating.”  But what…

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Ask Our Experts: About HVAC Filters

July 23, 2015

Question for Our Experts: How often should I change my HVAC filters – and are washable filters better than regular ones? Our Experts’ Answer: This question begs some related questions…

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Ask Our Experts: Troubleshoot a Sump Pump

June 22, 2015

Question for Our Experts: How can I troubleshoot a sump pump? Our Experts’ Answer: Several things could potentially cause a sump pump to stop working, including loss of power, motor…

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Ask Our Experts: Inconsistent Water Temperature in Shower or Tub

June 9, 2015

  Common Causes of Inconsistent Water Temperature Why is my water temperature inconsistent? Inadequate water heater size Competing nearby appliances Side effects of tankless water heaters A faulty valve Before…

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Ask Our Experts: Pro’s and Con’s of Today’s Lighting Options

February 8, 2015

Question for Our Experts: What are the pro’s and con’s of the various lighting types available today? Our Experts’ Answer: The Short Answer Your choices can be mind-boggling, and each…

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