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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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Natural Gas Users: Prepare for Higher Costs This Winter

You’ve probably heard by now that this year’s winter is predicted to be longer and colder than past winters and according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, it’s looking like that may be true (especially for those who live east of the Rocky Mountains). In fact, the Northeast is supposed to be 17% colder than last year, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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This Ivy League School Is Planning a Geothermal Installation

At Timothy Off, we’re big fans of using geothermal energy as a source of heating. In fact, we encourage homeowners in the West Chester area to consider a geothermal installation in order to save money and reduce their carbon footprint. After all, that’s what Cornell University is planning on doing. A recent article by Popular Mechanics (originally adapted from the Cornell Chronicle) explains the Ivy League school’s plan to heat its campus.

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Why Choose Hybrid Heating?

Our Heating Experts Explain the Benefits While you’ve heard about heating and you’ve heard about air conditioning, have you ever heard of a hybrid system? Here, our Chadds Ford heating company explains what a hybrid heating system is and what …

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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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The Secrets Behind Seasonal Allergies

At Timothy Off, we offer an indoor air quality test because clean indoor air can not only improve your health, but it can also relieve your seasonal allergies. If you haven’t already begun suffering from fall’s seasonal allergies, we’re sure you’ll start to feel them soon. Our company dove into what exactly causes allergies and why.

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How to Reduce Your Electric Bill

In addition to powering their lights and appliances, a large number of Americans turn to electricity to supply their heat in the winter. This can add up to a rather hefty electric bill during the coldest months, but there are some small measures you can take to reduce your electric use.

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