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6 Signs Your Furnace Is in Need of Repair

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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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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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What a World Powered by Renewable Energy Could Look Like

At Timothy Off, we’re always fascinated by new and continued developments in the renewable energy world and we do our best to keep our carbon footprint down. (Just look at our geothermal heating and cooling service!) Recently, we discovered an article by Kendra Pierre-Louis that discusses the possibility of a world that relies solely on renewable energy. We thought we’d share.

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Can Computer Servers Be Used to Heat Water?

If you’ve ever owned a laptop, you know they can get pretty hot (even to the point of overheating, if your laptop is an older one). Chances are you’ve never thought twice about it, but Dutch company Nerdalize has its sights set on using that heat for something more.

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What Did People Use Before Air Conditioners?

It was 1902 when the first modern air conditioning unit was invented by Willis Carrier and ever since then, people around the world have enjoyed cold, crisp air in the heat of the summer. Although 1902 sounds like a long time ago, remember that people lived long before 1902 without air conditioning. So how exactly did they keep cool? Our air conditioning experts explain.

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The Difference Between Tank and Tankless Water Heaters

Today’s water heaters come in all different sizes and efficiencies, but they also come with the word “tank” or “tankless”. Whether you’re in the market for a new model or a replacement, it’s important to know the difference between tank and tankless designs so you can choose the best one for your home.

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Why Homeowners Are Turning to Indirect Water Heaters

Many homeowners take hot water for granted and don’t think about their hot water heater until something goes wrong. If your hot water heater fails, the last thing you’ll want to do is put off buying a new one, which is why it’s important to know the different types of water heaters.

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8 Easy DIY Bathroom Projects

At Timothy Off, we service bathrooms all over the Greater Philadelphia area, which means our plumbing repair experts have seen their fair share of them. If your bathroom is in need of an update, we have some great DIY projects that you can easily do in a weekend to transform it.

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4 Reasons Your Air Conditioner May Overheat

It’s been a hot summer here in the Northeast, and at our West Chester cooling company, we’ve seen our fair share of home air conditioning problems. If your air conditioner has overheated or you’re afraid it may, here are some of the most common reasons for it.

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