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Plumbing is one of the single most important aspects of any Sarasota, Florida, home, but when things go awry, it’s a messy situation. Whether the toilet backs up, you have dripping faucets, or any other type of plumbing fiasco, it puts a drain on your finances and stress on your life. Fortunately, there are ways […]
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Although many people in Sarasota, Florida, have made energy-efficient upgrades to their home, an ultra-efficient home is a completely different level. Ultra-efficient homes use a very small amount of conventional power methods to run them. Ultra-efficient homes don’t allow any unwanted air to come in or escape, and they are often powered by alternative power […]
Comments Off on Ever Wondered About that Knocking Sound in Your Pipes?
Does it sound like someone is standing behind your living room and bedroom walls knocking on them whenever a toilet flushes? If so, it’s likely coming from your pipes. Also known as ‘water hammer,’ this knocking noise in your home’s plumbing can become as annoying as a clogged toilet. Luckily for most homeowners in Sarasota, […]
Comments Off on 4 Ways You Can Be Energy Efficient With Your AC in Manatee County
Keeping your hot Sarasota home comfortably cool can cost less than you think. Most Florida homeowners spend more on cooling costs than they should. Just a few simple changes in the way you manage your home can make a big difference in your electric bills. Here are four ways to save on cooling costs in […]
Comments Off on Save the Environment This Summer with an Everpure Water Filtration System
Florida summers bring vacations, sunshine and outdoor fun. They also bring increased heat and the need to drink plenty of water. Every summer, discarded water bottles litter beaches, hiking trails, campsites and roadways. These bottles carry with them the potential to do damage to our environment. By using an Everpure water filtration system, you can […]
Comments Off on 4 Ways to Save Money on Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning is an opportunity to rid your home of dust and prepare for the hot Florida weather that’s only a few short weeks away. Deep cleaning doesn’t have to stress your budget, though. With these four money-saving tips, you can clean your Sarasota home in a cost-efficient way. Mix Your Own Cleaners If you […]
Comments Off on Should You Get a Solar Water Heater?
If you’re in the market for a new water heater for your Sarasota and Manatee County, Florida home, a solar model could be a smart decision. From longer lifespans to impressive energy savings, learn about the benefits of solar water heaters. Solar Water Heaters Last Longer As a busy homeowner, you don’t want to have […]
Comments Off on How to Set Your HVAC to Keep Pets Comfortable
You know how to set your Sarasota, Florida, home’s thermostat to accommodate human comfort needs. Your pets, however, are in the house when you aren’t, and they’re subject to shifts in thermostat settings that the humans are scheduled to miss. Always take into account the animal members of your family during the hottest Florida days. […]
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Sick building syndrome is a phenomenon in which being inside a building can make you feel unwell. It all has to do with the air you’re breathing, which can contain all kinds of nasty particulates. In a humid climate like Sarasota, Florida, sick building syndrome is especially relevant and can apply to all buildings, even homes. […]
Comments Off on How a Duct Cleaning will Reduce Utility Costs
Are you determined to save every penny you can? Do you think you’ve made your home as efficient as possible? While your Sarasota, Florida, home may be more efficient than some of your neighbors’, if you haven’t had your ducts cleaned, then you could still be paying more in utility costs than you need to. […]