Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2018

How to Keep Your Water Heater in Good Condition

Monday, January 29th, 2018

tank-water-heaterYou may not think about it that often, but your water heater has to put up with a lot of demand on a regular basis. Don’t believe us? Think about how many times a day you use hot water for things like washing dishes or taking a shower. Now multiply that by 365, and you’ll quickly realize how much strain the average water heater is put under. The system is designed to cope with that level of demand, of course, but it can’t do it for long without help. Read on to find out more about how to keep your water heater in good operating condition as long as possible.

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If You Are Using an Air Conditioner With Freon, Read This!

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Freon has been slowly disappearing as a refrigerant in air conditioners over the last couple of decades. Where before it used to be nearly ubiquitous, it now is used in a small fraction of refrigerant-based air conditioners. Now, the EPA has mandated that all Freon R-22 be phased out by 2020. If you are currently using an air conditioner that makes use of Freon R-22, you should replace your system sooner rather than later. If you have any questions about how the Freon phase out affects you, contact us today and we’ll help you out!

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The Benefits of Solar Panel Installation

Monday, January 15th, 2018

solar-panelIt used to be that if you installed a solar panel on your property, it meant that you perhaps had a bit more money than sense. Those days are long gone, though. Solar technology has made tremendous strides in terms of both efficiency and affordability over the last couple of decades.

Now, if you want to cut down on your energy costs and help the environment at the same time, installing a solar panel is a great way to do it. Have a look at a couple of the benefits of installing a solar panel on your home property this year.

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Signs That You Have a Plumbing Leak in Your Home

Monday, January 1st, 2018

burst-pipeOf all the various problems that can affect your plumbing system, leaks are the most common. They’re also among the most damaging if allowed to develop for long enough. That’s why it’s so important that you be able to identify when there is a leak in your plumbing system. You may not be able to detect every leak without professional training and equipment, but any that you can catch early will help prevent further damage. Have a look at some of the warning signs that you have a plumbing leak in your home.

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