Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Jackson’

Furnace Problems You Need to Watch for This Fall

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Furnace-TechnicianWe’re getting pretty close to heating season, which means you’re probably going to start using your furnace on a daily basis in the next few weeks. That added strain makes it much more likely for your furnace to develop some sort of problem over the next few months. Preventive maintenance will help to keep your furnace in good condition during the heating season. However, it’s not a guarantee. There are still ways for your furnace to develop issues during the season, which is why you should keep an eye out for any signs that your system is in trouble. The following are just a few of the possible signs that your furnace might be in need of repairs.

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Why Installing a Generator Right Now Is a Good Idea

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Generator-InstallationHurricane season is coming up, which means you probably have a lot on your plate right now in terms of making sure your home is ready for the storms. If you haven’t already got one installed on your property, now would be a very good time to consider installing a new generator system for your home. Generators are a key part of ensuring that a home stays comfortable and secure during a power outage, which is all the more likely to happen during hurricane season. Read on to find out why it’s best to have a generator ready by the time hurricane season arrives this year.

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How to Keep Your Generator Healthy

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Generator-InstallationGenerators are among that class of systems that absolutely have to work when needed. They are only activated in serious situations, often emergencies, which means that if they don’t work when needed all sorts of dire consequences can result. If you have a generator installed on your property, you should make sure that you take whatever steps necessary to ensure the system remains in good condition. The following are just a few tips to ensure that your generator is healthy enough to be there for you when you need it.

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Water Line Issues You Need to Know About

Monday, August 13th, 2018

water-lineThe water line is the part of your plumbing system through which all water flows before it gets to your home. It’s a vital part, and if it suffers then your entire plumbing system will also suffer. For that reason, it’s a good idea to make sure that you know all you need to know about how to keep your water line safe, starting with signs that it’s in trouble. If you can recognize when your water line is in need of repairs, you can have it dealt with quickly before any more damage can be done. The following are a few of the more common ways that water line problems manifest themselves.

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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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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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The Benefits of Installing a Heat Pump

Monday, November 20th, 2017

heat-pump-cashWe’re getting deeper into the cold weather, which means that now is the time to make sure that your home heating system is in good shape. Preventive maintenance and prompt repairs will go a long way towards accomplishing that. However, sometimes the best thing you can do is replace your current heating system entirely. If you’re in the market for a new heating system (and air conditioner!), you should have a look at what heat pumps can offer as options.

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Get Your Furnace Ready for Fall with Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

furnaceWe’re moving deeper into the fall season, which means it’s time to get your furnace ready for the increasing demand that’s going to be placed on it. You don’t want to have your system suddenly start to experience issues just when you need it the most. The single best thing that you can do to make sure that your furnace is ready for the added strain of daily use during the winter is to schedule preventive maintenance for it.

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How Home Automation can Improve Your Quality of Life

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Nest-ThermostatWhen you think of the phrase “home automation,” what comes to mind? Rube Goldberg machines that feed your pets, a la Back to the Future? Cameras in every room, and an AI controlling everything? It may seem like the concept of home automation belongs more in the realm of sci-fi than reality, but it’s actually quite attainable today. There are a variety of different systems you can install that will help automate certain parts of your home. Let’s go over a few of the options offered by one of the most popular home automation brands: Nest.

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Warning Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

Monday, August 14th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairSummer is primetime for air conditioner issues, which makes sense considering how many hours a day the average household uses theirs. If you are relying on your air conditioner to keep cool throughout the daylight hours, you should be especially vigilant for any signs that the system is developing a problem. You can’t completely prevent the possibility of issue occurring, of course. If you react quickly, though, you can at least mitigate the damage with quick repairs. Have a look at some common signs that your AC is in trouble.

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