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14 tips to keep you comfortable during a power outage

We’ve all been through this feeling once in our lives. And it’s not a good feeling.

All of a sudden, darkness and silence descends on everything. The power’s out. You quickly check to see if it’s just you. And the entire time, you’re wondering how long it’ll take for the electricity to come back on. A few minutes is tolerable, but it could also last a few hours.

Make sure you’re always prepared with these 14 tips for surviving a power outage.

1. Pick Flashlights Over Candles

Keeping multiple flashlights ready at various accessible locations is the first way to …

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How does the water damage restoration process work?

There is never a convenient time to have your home flooded, but something about returning from a vacation to find your basement submerged in feet of water is especially hard to take. In a perfect world, our homes wouldn’t flood. There wouldn’t be anything to restore because our basements would always stay dry, our pipes always leak-free and our drywall and carpeting would never have mold.

Causes can vary, but your reaction should be the same regardless. While nothing can completely stop floods, it’s nice to know there is a place to go for help if you have one, call …

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10 ways to make sure your HVAC is ready for winter

Winter is almost here. Is your HVAC ready? The long nights and cold winds mean your heating system will be working overtime. The last thing anyone wants is for their furnace to quit working in the middle of a snowstorm. An hour of maintenance can go a long way in preventing or predicting problems down the road, and it can also help reduce your energy costs in the process.

Give It Space

HVAC systems need room to breathe. As a rule of thumb, you need to move anything on top of the heater and clear everything in a three-foot radius …

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