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6 No-Cost Ways to Start Saving Energy Right Now

start saving energy, Milford, MassachusettsWith the cost of living on the rise, many homeowners are looking for simple ways to lower their utility bills. There are a few things you can do around your Massachusetts home to start saving energy. Read More 6 No-Cost Ways to Start Saving Energy Right Now >>

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Furnace Installation: A Job for the Pros

furnace installation, Boston, MassachusettsFor the confident do-it-yourselfer, no household job may seem to be off limits. After all, if you’re handy with tools and can read directions, what could go wrong? When it comes to furnace installation, the answer is “plenty.” Read More Furnace Installation: A Job for the Pros >>

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Can a Condensing Furnace Make an Impact in Your MA Home?

condensing furnaces, Boston, MassachusettsIf you’re looking for ways to save on your winter heating costs — now and for years to come — consider investing in a condensing gas furnace. Read More Can a Condensing Furnace Make an Impact in Your MA Home? >>

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Gas Bill on the Rise? Make It Your Business for Energy Savings

rising gas bill, Boston, MassachusettsA rising gas bill is something no homeowner likes to think about. After all, one benefit of gas is supposedly its lower cost as an energy source. If the energy costs for your home are higher than you believe they should be, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at your gas bill. Read More Gas Bill on the Rise? Make It Your Business for Energy Savings >>

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Guard Against These All Too Common Home Hazards

overloaded plug - home hazards, Boston, MassachusettsWinter in our region is the season when home hazards present the highest risk for electrical, fire and hazardous chemical problems. Homes are tightly sealed and fireplaces and furnaces operate overtime to keep you warm. These tips can help you reduce the hazards associated with home heating, electrical and chemical hazards. Read More Guard Against These All Too Common Home Hazards >>

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Fiscal Cliff Tax Credits Keep Your Home Energy Efficient

tax credits, Boston, MassachusettsLegislation passed to solve the recent “fiscal cliff” dispute reinstated tax credits for homeowners who increase the energy-efficiency of their residence. Read More Fiscal Cliff Tax Credits Keep Your Home Energy Efficient >>

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Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Has Just Gone Off — What You Need To Do Now

carbon monoxide detector, Boston, MassachusettsWhether it happens in the middle of the night or the middle of dinner, the shrill sound of the alarm going off on your carbon monoxide detector is terrifying. You likely know how deadly this gas is. The fact that it’s also undetectable by smell or sight makes it even more dangerous. Further, exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide (CO) can result in acute symptoms in a matter of minutes, so your reaction time when you hear the alarm is absolutely crucial. However, in order to act properly and avoid serious effects, you need to know exactly what to do when your detector goes off. Read More Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Has Just Gone Off — What You Need To Do Now >>

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Winter Safety: Keeping Your Sidewall Vent And Meter Free Of Obstructions

sidewall vent and meter, Boston, MassachusettsDoes your home use a sidewall vent to funnel the exhaust and fumes from your furnace to the outside of your house? Do you ever give much thought to this vent? Most homeowners don’t, but keeping your sidewall vent and meter free from obstruction, especially during the winter, is an important part of making your home safe and secure. Read More Winter Safety: Keeping Your Sidewall Vent And Meter Free Of Obstructions >>

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A Conked-Out Furnace? Follow These 8 Steps To Get It Up And Running

conked-out furnace-check thermostat, Boston, MassachusettsYou’re feeling a chill, but then you’re breaking out in a sweat. Your furnace has conked out and you’re ready to hit the panic button. Read More A Conked-Out Furnace? Follow These 8 Steps To Get It Up And Running >>

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Furnace Basics: Know How Your Forced-Air System Works?

forced-air system, Boston, MassachusettsYour forced-air system is powered by a furnace that delivers heated air to every room through a network of ducts. Ducted forced-air systems are the most common type of central heating, but do you really know how they work? Read More Furnace Basics: Know How Your Forced-Air System Works? >>

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