Back-to-School Energy Savings Tips for Your Layton Home

Back-to-School Energy Savings Tips for Your Layton HomeSummer is the season for high electricity bills when you have kids. Because they aren’t in school, they spend more time at home watching TV, surfing online, playing video games … you know the drill. But now that autumn is here, you have the opportunity to enjoy significant back-to-school energy savings with these practical tips: Read More »

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Time for Water Heater Replacement? Consider the Installation Cost

Time for Water Heater Replacement? Consider the Installation CostWater heater replacement is one of the most common home improvement investments. If you are experiencing a lack of hot water, you may be considering this yourself. A number of factors affect the cost of a new water heater. The size of the unit, the local plumbing codes, and safety issues must all be considered for water heater replacement. Read More »

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Plumbing Maintenance Pointers for the Beginning of the Fall

Plumbing Maintenance Pointers for the Beginning of the FallAt each change of season it’s important to do your plumbing maintenance tasks, and with the arrival of fall you need to get prepared for the chill of winter so you don’t end up with costly repairs. Read More »

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Tankless Water Heater Not Warm Right Away? Let Us Explain

Tankless Water Heater Not Warm Right Away? Let Us ExplainWhen properly sized for the household hot water demand, tankless water heaters can save money on water heating expenses—generally the second largest consumer of energy in an average home. Because they eliminate the storage tank incorporated in conventional heaters, a tankless system doesn’t suffer the standby temperature loss as water stored in the tank cools between demands, then must be reheated periodically to maintain the thermostat setting. Since tankless heaters heat water on an on-demand basis only, if the specifications of the tankless heater match the demand of the hot water fixtures it serves, theoretically, unlimited hot water should always be available.   Read More »

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Furnace Maintenance Check Up Before the Heating Season Begins

Furnace Maintenance Check Up Before the Heating Season BeginsSummer is coming to an end in Ogden, and your next major home maintenance task is to schedule your annual furnace maintenance before it’s time to turn on the heat. The annual furnace tune-up will help ensure that your furnace operates safely and efficiently, experiences fewer common problems this winter, lowers your energy bills and extends the operating life of the system. Read More »

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What to Look for in a Good Home Ventilation System

What to Look for in a Good Home Ventilation SystemThe fan in your forced-air heat and  air conditioning unit may not be capable of serving as a whole home ventilation system. Exhaust fans in your kitchen and bathroom may not be enough in today’s homes which are sealed to prevent air leaks. A ventilation system that can handle the job, yet is cost-effective, is the ideal solution. Stricter regulations are also on the horizon concerning mechanical home ventilation. Read More »

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Remodeling? Make Plans for Your HVAC System

Remodeling? Make Plans for Your HVAC SystemDirt and excess dust can be very damaging to the HVAC equipment in your Ogden home. In fact, a lot of major repair issues can be traced back to excess dirt and dust caught inside the HVAC system. And if you’ve lived through one remodel already, you know just how dusty the project can be. To help keep your equipment safe and avoid facing a costly HVAC repair post-remodel, consider the following precautions: Read More »

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Overturn the Throne — When It’s Time for a New Toilet

Overturn the Throne -- When It's Time for a New ToiletThere are many reasons you might choose to replace your old toilet with a new toilet. Your old toilet might be leaking and wasting money and your water. Another reason to install a new toilet is that you are doing a remodel in your bathroom or are constructing a new house. Read More »

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Year Round Weatherization Tips for Your Home

Year Round Weatherization Tips for Your HomeMany people think that weatherizing means getting a home ready for winter, but it can help keep your energy bills lower year round. Weatherizing your Utah or Idaho home can keep you cooler in the summer by reducing heat gain and can help you stay warmer in the winter while helping you cut energy use. These weatherization tips can help: Read More »

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Do You Know How Your HVAC System Works? Learn How the Parts Impact Each Other

Do You Know How Your HVAC System Works? Learn How the Parts Impact Each OtherThe different components of your HVAC system are designed to work together, and a problem with one part invariably impacts the entire system reducing your heating and cooling efficiency and increasing energy costs. Read More »

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