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What is IAQ?

Are Indoor Air Quality Products a Scam?

Air quality products seem to be more and more talked about in our industry year over year. As a customer, you’re probably wondering which products are necessary, which ones are just good suggestions, and which ones are a complete scam. You may be surprised to find out that a great majority of the indoor air…

best HVAC brands

Which Heating & Air Conditioning Brand is Right for Me?

What is the difference between brands and why does the price vary so much? How do I decide which is the best HVAC system for my home? How can I compare systems, brands, and prices to make a smart purchase? A lot of people ask these questions, because there are several brands on the market,…

To Repair or Replace… that is the question

The major systems that run your home (specifically the electrical, plumbing and HVAC) as well as the components that comprise these systems are not usually at the forefront of your thoughts. However, there will come a time that you face a major plumbing leak, or your air conditioning doesn’t cool down or some other issue…

Is re-piping my home necessary?

Your plumber may have mentioned that “re-piping” your home would be a good idea or perhaps you’ve worried about the quality of the pipes yourself. Is re-piping really necessary? Possibly. If you have an older home, it could be that your pipes have come to the end of their life or maybe an accident or…