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How to Keep Your Heating Bill in Check During the Winter

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Winter’s in Florida are nowhere near as cold as they are in the northern states, but Floridians still notice the temperature drop which happens come end of the year. And when it happens, you know what’s next – turning on the heating and waiting for a bigger utility bill.  Well, while you wait, you can see if there’s anything you can do to keep your utility bills to the minimum and still have a comfy, warm, winter. Maintenance Tips that Read more

Telltale Signs Your Heater Needs Help

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We’re about a month away here in Florida from the time of the year when we need to turn the heaters on. If you want to make sure you’re not going into the winter with an unpredictable heating system, you might want to fire it up a bit earlier and check it for malfunctions that should be fixed before the heating season begins. Gas Leaks We’ll try to cover problems that appear across different heating systems, but before we get Read more

Stay Cozy This Valentines Day With These Heating Tips

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Stay Cozy This Valentines Day With These Heating Tips

The temperature is dropping outside, but that’s no reason to be chilly at home. Even in sunny Florida, winter is making itself known. As Valentine’s Day approaches, there are a few simple tips that will keep you cozy and warm. Maintain a Steady Temperature Rather than blasting the heat for an hour before turning it off, and then repeating the process once the house cools down, it is much more cost efficient to simply maintain a comfortable temperature. Not only Read more

Top 10 Holiday Displays for Your Front Yard

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Top 10 Holiday Displays for Your Front Yard

Now that the holiday season is upon us, are you looking for some new holiday display ideas to dress up your front yard this year? No need to look any further as we have compiled a list of some great examples of creative holiday decorations from across the country. 1. Some people like to interweave specific themes into their holiday displays. Learn how to create a theme for your front yard with these creative holiday light designs for houses. 2. Read more

The 5 Coldest Days in Florida’s History

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The 5 Coldest Days in Florida's History

With the pleasant fall weather slipping away, winter is just around the corner. Despite being the Sunshine State, Florida can sometimes experience the rare frigid temperatures. Most of Florida rejoices whenever it gets a reprieve from sweltering heat. So, to put recent Florida “winter” weather into perspective, we put together a list of the state’s coldest moments for your reminiscing pleasure. #1 In February 1899, Tallahassee reached -2 degrees Fahrenheit, the only time a part of Florida has ever reached subzero Read more

What Is the Best Way to Heat a Florida Home?

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What Is the Best Way to Heat a Florida Home?

Florida may be warm and humid for the better part of the year, but the Sunshine State does experience below-freezing temperatures from time to time. For this reason, it’s important to have the right system to heat your home on those rare days we don’t need AC. A Central Heating System Can Keep Your Home Comfortable A central heating system is a good option to keep your Florida home warm during the winter. This type of system will keep each Read more

Why Your Florida Furnace Needs an Annual Inspection

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Why Your Florida Furnace Needs an Annual Inspection

Although the Sunshine State boasts mild temperatures year round, Florida experiences the occasional cold snap every now and then. When temperatures drop, the last thing you want is to be is caught without proper heat in your home. Most homeowners pay little attention to their furnace since the appliance hardly ever gets used, but neglect isn’t the best choice. In fact, the best thing you can do for your heating system is to get an annual inspection—here’s why: Do I Read more

What’s That Burning Smell Coming From My Heater?

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What's That Burning Smell Coming From My Heater?

It’s December in Florida, and while temperatures are still finding their way into the 80s every now and then, the Sunshine State does experience some chilly lows from time to time. If you’re like the average Floridian, chances are you only use the ‘heat’ setting on your thermostat every so often, so that burning smell coming from your air vents may be making you a little nervous. What Causes that Burning Smell? If your heater is producing a burning smell, Read more

Heat Pumps Vs Straight Cool Systems: Which is Right for Me?

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Heat Pumps Vs Straight Cool Systems: Which is Right for Me?

The winter months are quickly approaching and temperatures are dropping, meaning we Floridians will be breaking out those sweaters we get to wear a few days of the year. Although Florida doesn’t typically see harsh winter weather, if your home doesn’t have some type of heating element, you could be left shivering. When it comes to heat, there has been a long-winded debate between different heating methods—mainly heat pumps and straight cool systems. While both work to heat your home, Read more

How to Use a Hygrometer

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When your air is too moist or dry, it can cause serious problems for you and your home. Luckily, there is a handy little device that can help you out. Hygrometers have been telling us the humidity for centuries. Today, digital hygrometers are a useful tool that all homeowners should own. Your home’s safety is important and investing in a hygrometer can help protect it. What Is a Hygrometer? A hygrometer is a device used to test the humidity in Read more