Signs That My Furnace Filter Needs To Be Changed

There are so many different furnace filters on the market that there is not one change cycle stand (once a month, every quarter, twice a year, etc.).   However, there are some tell tale signs that you need to change your furnace filter:   1) You notice your furnace is running a long time in

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The Most Common Reasons People Call Levine & Sons

A lot of people think you only call your plumbing, heating and cooling specialist when there is a big problem. Its as if they feel embarrassed to call for a small problem. As if they are imposing upon their service professional. The truth is that all large problems started out as small minor problems that

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

Flashlights Unless your power goes out during the day, flashlights are a necessary to keep around the house in order to see during a power outage. Have lots of batteries stored, and if you can purchase the flashlights powered by you cranking it. Food Keep a nice pile of non-perishable dry foods in a easily reachable spot.

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How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filters?

Failure to regularly change your furnace filters will cause your furnace to fail prematurely. Dirty air filters are the #1 cause of furnace breakdowns. A dirty air filter will create drag, which stresses the blower motor, causing it to fail earlier than it normally would. Dirty air filters will also reduce the amount of air

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3 Plumbing Tools Every Home Should Have

Some plumbing jobs can be easily fixed without any extensive plumbing knowledge and with a few inexpensive tools. That’s right, no need for a toolbox full of unnecessary and expensive tools! Get these three tools and you can solve some of the most common and basic plumbing repairs: Plunger: If you have a drain back-up

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5 Tips to Help You Drink More Water 

Water is not only the healthiest beverage on the market but it is the least expensive. I t also comes in many more options and flavors than you may have imagined. Comfort water- If you aren’t ready to take the “plunge” into plain, cold, water- try squeezing a lemon or heating up your water first.

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5 Plumbing and Maintenance Tips for Summer

1.) Summer means more time spent outside, which also means more dirty clothes. Make sure to check your washing machine hoses for bulges, leaks or cracks and regularly remove dryer lint.   2.) During the humid summer weather, your ductwork may sweat and create condensate. This “sweat” can cause a backup if the drains are

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3 Signs You Should Call a Plumber

1.) Slow drains – a slow drain is a sign of a partially plugged pipe. Have the pipe cleared now to prevent a complete blockage and possible overflow, which will create a mess to clean up. You may be tempted to use a drain cleaning product that you see advertised on television. The liquids and

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7 Around-the-Kitchen Cures for Constipation

So, you’re feeling a little backed up. Hey, we’ve all been there. Traffic jams happen from time to time. But unlike the highway, you’re mostly in control of the roads in your body. In fact, curing your constipation might be as easy as walking to your refrigerator. Here are 7 around-the-kitchen cures for your dinged

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6 Tips for Pooping at Work

When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go. But for a variety of reasons, sometimes going isn’t all that easy. Maybe there’s no bathroom around. Maybe the facilities are disgusting. Or maybe, you’re just freaked out about using a public toilet. If you’re nervous about pooping in your toilet at work, you’re not alone. People do

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