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7 Benefits of an Air Humidifier

Humidity refers to the amount of water vapor in the air. You know those hot, muggy, sticky summer days? We all have humidity to thank for those. While outdoor air is naturally humidified, indoor air tends to be rather dry (especially in the winter. That’s why some people invest in air humidifiers.

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What a Home Battery System Can Do for You

By now, you’ve probably heard the term “home battery.” It was introduced a little less than a year ago, when Tesla Motors announced their very own home battery product line. Since then, a couple other companies have jumped on board and created their own versions of these batteries, but what exactly is a home battery and what does it do? Is it something worth investing in? Our West Chester HVAC company dove in to find out.

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How Do Hot Water Heaters Work?

While cold water is great, hot water is simply better for some things (like washing dishes, showering, or washing clothes), and you probably have a water heater to do these things. But do you know how it works? Today’s water heaters come in styles like direct, indirect, and tankless, but what’s the difference between them all? And how do they work?

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Frozen Pipes: What to Know

Freezing temperatures can cause some serious damage to your home, and most of the time it comes in the form of frozen pipes. Every year, millions of families experience major damage to their home from frozen or burst pipes, which can end up being a huge hassle and a lot of money to repair. Here’s what you should know about frozen pipes.

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Plumbing Problems: 7 Warning Signs

Plumbing problems are all too common – especially in homes that have older sets of pipes. However, plumbing problems can happen to anyone, and sometimes it’s hard to figure out what’s wrong. Here are seven warning signs that your plumbing needs attended to.

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Furnaces vs. Boilers

Other Solutions

There are some major distinctions between furnaces and boilers, and both have advantages and disadvantages when it comes to heating your home. Before you decide which you’d prefer, learn more about what makes them different.

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How to Clean Faucets and Fixtures

You’re probably aware that we at Timothy Off are known for our heating and air conditioning services. What you may not know, however, is that we also offer quality plumbing services. One of the many questions we’re asked is, “How do I properly clean my faucets and fixtures?” Here are some tips for the most common metal types.

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6 Plumbing Fixes You Can Do Yourself

At Timothy Off, our Glen Mills plumbing experts are always here to help you solve a plumbing problem, but there are some fixes that you can actually do yourself. Here are some common problems that you can address before having to call us.

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How Does Geothermal Energy Work?

As a society, we’ve successfully used the wind, the sun, and water to create power, but what many don’t know is we can also use the Earth itself. We know that wind and hydroelectric power are both created from moving elements, and that solar power is created from rays of heat, so it makes you wonder – how do we get power from the ground?

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5 More Ways to Unclog a Drain

A couple years ago, we wrote a blog titled “6 Ways to Unclog a Drain” to give homeowners a few tips on how to unblock their pipes before having to call our Exton plumbing experts. Well, we’ve heard from many that these methods have helped, so we decided to offer a few more ways to unclog your drain.

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