Does Your Home Need a Humidifier Installation?

During the winter season, most homes have low humidity levels. Whole-home humidifier installation is recommended to raise the indoor humidity while making the home feel warmer. In the summer, humidifiers come in handy because they help counteract the dehydrating effects of the air conditioning system.  The following signs can help you determine if your home needs a humidifier installation:  Gaps and cracks on the floor, furniture,…

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Benefits of a New Gas Line Installation

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Are you contemplating installing a gas line but not sure why it’s important? You’ve come to the right place! A new gas line installation will offer several benefits that you may not be aware of. Here are some reasons why a new gas line installation is a worthwhile investment. ● Efficiency Natural gas offers an efficient way to heat your home, operate your gas appliance and…

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Different Types of Water Heaters

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Different Types of Water Heaters A water heater isn’t something you buy every other time, and if you’re like most people, you may only need to get a few in your entire lifetime. But when it’s time to buy or replace your heater, you may realize that there are many different types of water heaters in the market. Below is a list of the most popular…

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Home

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Carbon monoxide is a poisonous and deadly gas with no smell or color. According to the American Medical Association (JAMA), at least 1500 Americans die every year due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. These statistics are shocking, so keeping your home free of CO can help prevent your loved ones from being part of these figures. The best way to do that is to have frequent…

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How to Pick the Right Heating System for You

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The process of choosing a perfect heating system for your home can be overwhelming. Luckily, you can comfortably select a heating system when you know what to look out for. As a trusted HvAC contractor, Blue Mountain Plumbing is here to help you find an appropriate heating system. Types of Heating Systems Furnaces- Furnaces (forced-air systems) are either powered by electricity or natural gas and function…

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Can Swamp Coolers Improve Air Quality?

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Many people today rely on swamp coolers to cool their homes and businesses. This device is a great alternative to air conditioning systems that often consume a lot of energy to optimize the temperature in a space. Besides emitting harmful elements, air conditioners use refrigerant gases that can be hazardous if not well maintained. A Swamp Cooler – How Does It Work? A swamp cooler, also…

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Plumbing Tips: How to Make Your Plumbing Last This Year

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The plumbing system is one of the most essential yet complicated systems in a home. You need it for water supply to every part of your home. Since most of our daily tasks rely on plumbing, inefficient plumbing systems can make things unbearable. However, with these tips, you can extend the useful life of your plumbing system and save on plumbing repair costs. Water Pipe Insulation…

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Reasons Why Your Heater is Blowing Cold Air

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A heater should keep your home warm a while after turning it on. However, if you start your thermostat and notice the heater is blowing cold air, you should contact a qualified HVAC expert for assessment. Below are some reasons why your heater may be blowing cold air: Dirty Air Filters Air filters capture dust particles and debris from the air. If the filters are dirty,…

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Should You Repipe Your House?

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Repiping your house is a worthwhile investment that can save you a lot time and money. You may opt to do it just to have a new structure or if you notice problems with the existing piping system. If you are unsure when you should repipe your home, here are some of the telltale signs to check. Leaks A single leak on your polybutylene or lead…

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Plumbing Tips: How to Save Big on Water This Year

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Every homeowner wants to find ways to reduce their utility bills. If you feel like water bills are taking a toll on your finances, you may be seeking ways to reduce the costs. Luckily, there are several ways to avoid water loss and save money, from ensuring your plumbing system is in top shape to reducing daily water usage. The following plumbing tips will save you…

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