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6 Benefits of Installing a Programmable Thermostat

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With today’s technology, homeowners can enjoy a variety of advanced home solutions and one of these solutions is a programmable thermostat. At our HVAC installation company we recommend swapping out your old standard thermostat for one that lets you program when the temperature of your home should change. Here are a few of our favorite benefits to investing in a programmable thermostat.

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How Do Airplane Toilets Work?

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If you’ve ever gone to the bathroom on an airplane, you’re familiar with that loud, telltale “woosh” sound after you flush. But have you ever wondered exactly how the plumbing works on an aircraft? Here, our plumbing professionals explain.

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Troubleshooting: Heat Pumps

HVAC technicians

Our HVAC technicians know that like any other piece of HVAC equipment, heat pumps can sometimes act up. That’s why we’ve compiled a checklist of what to do if you need to troubleshoot yours. Try these steps before you call us.

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Four Countries with Geothermal Potential

geothermal heating and cooling

In an article by Energy Digital, Dan Brightmore discusses four major countries with volcanic zones that could play a major part in geothermal energy in the future. Our geothermal heating and cooling experts thought as pretty interesting and wanted to share.

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How to Seal out Drafts

Ever wonder why it takes more heat than it should to warm up your home? The culprit could be windows and doors that aren’t sealed properly. Bad seals not only let in drafts of cold air from outside, they also let the warm air in your home escape.

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7 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe While You’re Away

If you’re traveling for the holiday, the thought of leaving your house empty and unguarded has probably crossed your mind. At Timothy Off, we understand it can get a little worrisome. That’s why our HVAC & plumbing experts are here with some tips on how to keep your home safe while you’re away.

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6 Signs Your Furnace Is in Need of Repair

furnace repair

The cold temperatures are in full swing in the northeast and at Timothy Off, we know you’re relying on your furnace to keep you and your family warm. If you’ve been experiencing problems, however, it could mean your furnace is in need of repair. Here are some signs to look and listen for.

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Space Heater Safety

During the cold months, many people opt to turn off their heat and only use a space heater where they need it. This can be a good way to save money on your heating bill, but can also be very dangerous; around 25,000 home fires start with a space heater, which means certain precautions need to be taken. Our heating service experts recommend following these tips.

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Old Windows: Replace or Restore?

Windows have a lot to do with your energy bills – a window that isn’t properly sealed can let in hot air during the summer and cold air during the winter, making your heater or air conditioner work harder to keep your home at the right temperature.

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