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  • Get a 2nd or 3rd opinion on replacement furnace cost

    Get a 2nd or 3rd opinion on replacement furnace cost

    “Katie Burger of St. Paul said she still gets angry about the time a heating contractor red-tagged her 25-year-old furnace. The contractor disabled it a year ago because of a cracked heat exchanger that could leak dangerous carbon monoxide into her home. With several space heaters on loan from the contractor, she decided to get a second opinion. That technician  Read More »
  • Shopping for a new furnace

    Shopping for a new furnace

    “The winter months are well upon us, and that means you’ll be putting your furnace to work. While it’s easy to take for granted the warm air pumping from your vents during these cooler months, it’s important to ensure you have a game plan should your furnace stop functioning correctly and need repair or replacement. Because furnaces typically last 15-20  Read More »
  • Energy saving tips to save you money

    Energy saving tips to save you money

    “If you’re like a lot of people, you probably cringe at that first winter energy bill, but we have an idea that could save you some money. Ameren Illinois is among the utility companies that offer customers energy audits. Energy experts will test how energy efficient your home is. Ameren said to keep your energy bills down, it’s important that  Read More »
  • Save energy with these winterization tips

    Save energy with these winterization tips

    “With colder temperatures on the way, it’s about that time to winterize your home if you haven’t done so already. “In the winter, your heating system uses most of your energy so that’s the thing you want to pay attention to, at least right now,” said Dan Olmstead with Idaho Power. This includes the air heater. “Particularly change your filter.  Read More »
  • Tips for preparing your furance for winter

    Tips for preparing your furance for winter

    “Brace yourselves. Winter is coming. While this may be the time to binge watch our favorite television series and movies, it’s also the time to properly prepare our homes, and minds, for winter. Take advantage of the bit of Indian Summer we have left to ensure your furnace is running properly, safely and as energy-efficiently as possible. Here are 10  Read More »