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Is it Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

There aren’t always surefire ways to tell that your water heater’s time is up, but it’s best to not wait until you’re jumping in an ice cold shower at 6 a.m. to find out. Listed below are a few tips to help you decide whether you should fix or replace your unit. Signs you may Have to Replace your Water Heater Aside from a giant puddle of water on the floor, here are a few signs that may signal something is wrong: Water does not heat as rapidly as it once did. Keep in mind that if this occurs as… Read More >

Are your Home and Family Ready for a Hurricane?

With Hurricane Irene moving up the eastern seaboard, it’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to preparing your home and family for whatever the storm may bring. A few simple preventative steps, outlined below, may help you to avoid costly repairs once the storms have passed.   Clear away yard debris and dead/dying branches Large branches or fallen trees can easily be tossed about by high winds during a storm. If you have trees near your home, be sure to trim any dead or dying branches, or at least ask your landscaper to do so at your next… Read More >