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Heating System Check, Now Just $47.

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What can $47 buy you?  How about a winter’s worth of peace of mind, at least where it concerns your home heating system. Well, that’s exactly what Burton is offering with this limited time special:  a very thorough inspection of your home heating system for just $47 with the coupon you’ll find on the Special […]

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Which House Plants Can Clean Your Indoor Air?

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It probably sounds a little odd, but at least in one sense, you’re better off living in an old, drafty house vs. one that’s sealed up tight as a button. Tightly sealed homes, with little fresh air circulation, give rise to “Sick House Syndrome.” That’s when the inhabitants are susceptible to all sorts of indoor […]

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Common Plumbing Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

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When it comes to home maintenance, there are certain things that can wait (like removing that tired looking wallpaper in the bedroom), and others that should be tackled without delay (like cleaning rain gutters before the snow flies). Wat may seem like a minor issue now, can quickly turn into a homeowner’s nightmare. So, to […]

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“Is it Time to Replace My Furnace?”

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All summer long you ignored it.  After all, what was the point?  You were just happy to be spending more time outdoors where the sun supplied all the heat you needed. We’re talking about your furnace, of course.  That vital piece of mechanical equipment you rely on to the extreme to keep you and your […]

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How to Prevent Home Heat Loss

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Let’s say you just purchased a new heating system.  And while it seems to be working about as well as you expected, you’re not seeing the kind of heating cost reductions you expected. Well, assuming it was properly sized and installed, chances are you’re experiencing the kind of day-in, day-out heat loss that relentlessly drives […]

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4 Good Reasons to Call an Omaha Electrician

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Sometimes statistics don’t tell us much at all while other times they can be highly revealing. Here’s a case in point for “highly revealing.”  On average, American home owners hire a licensed electrician for service about once every six years.  Sound about right to you?  Actually, that’s not nearly often enough to maintain full electrical […]

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5 Simple Ways to Humidify Your Home

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Funny thing about home heating systems.  You see, no matter how much comfort they bring your way, they’re equally capable of delivering heaping doses of misery, too.  How can that be?  Well, unless you have some way to add humidity to your home during the heating season, you’re susceptible to all kinds of maladies, including […]

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How to Prepare for a Home or Weather Emergency

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How prepared are you for a personal, home, or weather-related emergency? Would you have a warm place to stay should your neighborhood experience a lengthy power outage? Do your children know how to exit your home safely in case of fire? Are you familiar with CPR basics to help someone who is choking? The truth […]

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6 Reasons to Install a Lighting Control System.

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Saving energy is never far from anyone’s mind. And now, with a lighting control system, you have one of your best opportunities yet.  Once a luxury item, these systems have become affordable for homeowners of all income levels. With one system, you can pre-program lighting fixtures all over your home – or one fixture at […]

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