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What’s Inside Your Furnace?

Your furnace is one of the most important and complex systems in your home. Let's have a look inside and see how it works. When the thermostat signals the furnace to start, fuel is sent to the burners. Flames reaching temperatures of over 3000 degree heat...

What is Inside Your Water Heater?

Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home. It works all day, every day to keep water hot for your entire home. Life without your water heater would be pretty cold. Let's have a look inside. Your water heater is a storage tank...

Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring

If you could see behind these walls, you would see a maze of electrical wires and junction boxes all leading to outlets and switches. Your home's wiring may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind. That's because 39% of home electrical fires...

Tankless Water Heater vs Conventional Water Heater

When I'm doing a remodel for a customer, I often get the question, "Should I install a conventional water heater, or a tankless water heater?" My answer is they are both good choices, and it's not a matter of which one is better. It's a matter of which one...

Signs of Faulty Switches and Outlets

Have you ever thought about how many times you turn on a light switch or plug something into an outlet? Over the course of 20 years, that could be thousands of times. Switches and outlets wear out with daily use. When they wear out, they can become...

Replacing Your HVAC System

Should I replace my furnace and AC at the same time or should I just replace the unit that broke down? I get this question all the time. Deciding to replace one or both pieces of heating or air conditioning equipment can be a real dilemma. You may be...

Prevent Plumbing Problems

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of gushing water. A real life nightmare. Your home depends on a properly functioning plumbing system, but as a homeowner, you know, a lot can go wrong. Clogs, leaks, broken pipes, burst washing...

Improve Water Quality

I've worked on a lot of home improvement projects, and one thing that I've noticed is a lot of homeowners seem to have issues with water quality. Here are a few things that you can look for to know if your water needs a little bit of help. You may notice...

How Electrical Generators Work

A storm can leave you with a power outage that can really disrupt your life. The lights go out. Your furnace and a/c won't work. Food spoils. Computers, garage door openers, and security alarms won't work. Your pipes could freeze. And, depending on the...

Electrical Panel Upgrade

This metal box is an electrical panel. It's where the main power line from outside enters the home and then gets routed throughout the electrical system inside the home. Inside the box, these are the circuit breakers. Circuit breakers have a built-in...