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Tips and wisdom from our team of home fixing experts. 

August 14, 2022

Your water heater is one of your home’s most important and frequently used appliances. Despite having an average lifespan of 10 years, there are a number of reasons why you may need to replace your water heater sooner.Before replacing your water heater, consider the following questions.If your household’s water consumption hasn’t changed significantly, the size

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August 14, 2022

As a homeowner, part of making upgrades is determining whether they’re upgrades that can (or will) also add value to your home. The investment in a ductless mini-split air conditioner could be an upgrade that your home can benefit from in several ways. Of course, it’s important to take the time to get to know your options and ensure that you are prepared to make the best decision. In this process, one of the most important questions that people ask is whether mini-split systems offer a good return on their investment (ROI).

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August 7, 2022

Ductless mini-split air conditioning systems are becoming more and more popular as people search for energy-efficient solutions to improve the cooling in their homes. There is a lot of information out there about these systems, and as with anything, it’s not all as reliable as it could be. To help you get a better idea of what these systems offer and whether they’re right for your cooling needs, we’re going to discuss some of the most common myths and the truths behind them here.

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July 31, 2022

If you’re in the market for a new heat pump installation in Massachusetts, don’t just go install whatever system you can find. You’ll want to take the time to check out all the systems that qualify for the rebates from the Mass Save program. More importantly, consider getting a HEAT loan to help pay for your new system—that way you’re not shelling out the cash upfront. Here’s what you need to know about choosing a heat pump and cashing in on the Mass Save program to help fund your purchase

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July 30, 2022

Nothing happens when you turn on your faucet in search of hot water. The water is still cold. So you wait a few minutes, try again, and realize you’re back where you started. Something is clearly wrong at this point.No hot water, like many plumbing issues that require maintenance, can be caused by a variety

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July 24, 2022

There’s a not-so-new competitor in town that’s putting central air conditioning to the test: ductless mini-split air conditioning. These systems offer installation flexibility, and they have a smaller size, which makes for a less complex installation and operation in the first place. A mini-split system is comprised of a few components that are installed separately, and most systems can be completed within a couple of days. Still curious about these systems and how they work? Read on to learn more.

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July 23, 2022

Upgrading to a new heating and/or cooling system usually starts with an inspection of the existing system. Right now, mini-split systems are growing in popularity in the U.S., and they have been a popular choice for eco-friendly heating and cooling in other areas of the world for some time now. if you’re thinking about a mini-split heat pump or want to see if a ductless system fits your needs, your first step is to call a professional for an inspection and estimate.

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July 17, 2022

Although it is rare, tank-based water heaters and boilers can (and do) explode, often with disastrous results. Water heaters and boilers are built to be safe and are found in millions of homes across the United States. Failsafe devices are built into water heaters and boilers to prevent dangerous pressure levels from building up inside the devices. However, the failsafe devices occasionally fail.

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July 10, 2022

There is a lot that goes into choosing the right heating and cooling solutions for your home. Some homeowners might not be familiar with the option of a ductless mini-split system, since central air and portable units are the most popular choices for U.S. homeowners. However, that’s changing with the innovations of technology and the growing demand for flexible cooling solutions.

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July 3, 2022

Choosing the right heating and cooling solutions for your home is a big decision. Today, there are many options for energy efficiency, including the mini-split air conditioning system. Ductless systems have several great applications, including easy retrofitting of a cooling system when a centralized unit is going to take too much time and effort to install or replace. These systems come in all sizes and styles, too, making them flexible enough for any space.

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June 26, 2022

Ductless mini-split AC systems are gaining a lot of popularity as of late, as more people search for flexible solutions for cooling their homes. Popular across Australia and parts of Europe for decades, these systems are just now trumping the standard central air unit in popularity among homeowners searching for a new cooling solution for their home.

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June 19, 2022

Residents who are considering upgrading to a new HVAC system will want to explore all the perks that come from choosing a mini-split system. These systems are not new, but they’re growing in popularity in the U.S. for several different reasons. They’re efficient and work great in nontraditional spaces (garages, sunrooms, etc.)

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June 12, 2022

As it gets warmer in the Boston area, you may be wondering how you can keep your ductless mini-split as efficient as possible. Since the heat is here to stay, at least for now, anyone who is living without an air conditioner should find the time to get one.

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June 5, 2022

Anyone who has researched ductless mini-split heat pumps knows that they are highly efficient for cooling and heating purposes. You might not know that they also offer a great way to keep the air in your home clean and fresh. This better air quality makes your home safer and keeps you and your family healthy.

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May 29, 2022

It’s becoming more common for Bostonians (and other residents of Massachusetts) to choose a ductless mini-split heat pump system for heating and cooling. There are many reasons to make the swap – such as quieter operation, more comfortable living, less expensive utility bills, and greater energy efficiency.

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May 22, 2022

While many people know about the heat that ductless mini-split heat pumps offer in winter, fewer are aware of the benefits these systems provide in summer. Even in hot and humid locations, mini-splits perform exceptionally well and can ensure your home is comfortable throughout the summer.

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May 15, 2022

Due to being called ductless mini-split heat pumps, many homeowners are confused about how they work to create cooling. This leads them to choose another cooling option. It can be surprising to realize that heat pumps can not only keep the home warm in winter but also keep the temperature down in the summer.

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May 8, 2022

Many people select central cooling, perhaps since most of us are accustomed to it. However, it’s also not the only option. Ductless mini-split heat pumps can be an excellent choice for the efficiency and superior cooling of multiple zones. Commonly used in other parts of the world, these systems are gaining popularity in the United States.

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April 30, 2022

As we move into the warmth of summer, it’s more important than ever to have proper home cooling. One of the best options for many people is a ductless mini-split system. These are used to create a cool and comfortable home while incorporating modern features for your convenience.

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April 19, 2022

The most substantial benefit of mini-splits is that there is also no need for ducts in your home. If you live in a space that doesn’t already have ducts, the process of installing them can be expensive and take a lot of time. Mini-splits can be used in homes without ducts to keep all the rooms comfortable for your family.

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April 10, 2022

If you live in a home without ducts and don’t want to spend a considerable amount of money installing them, ductless systems are the best bet for heating and cooling. Also called mini-split systems, they can offer full home heating and cooling in even the most extreme climates. While anyone can use a ductless mini-split heat pump, they make more sense in some situations than others. Read on to learn more about when you might wish to install mini-splits in your own home.

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March 30, 2022

A mini-split is a top option for add-ons to homes or renovations when ducts aren’t installed. If you don’t want to go through the process of installing new ducts or extending existing ones, mini-splits will let you stay comfortable without all the extra work. In addition, a ductless mini-split may be used in situations where larger homes need different levels of heating and cooling in separate rooms. You can heat or cool only the spaces in use to save both money and energy. Plus, everyone can set up their space to the temperature they like.

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March 20, 2022

When you consider that heating and cooling is the most considerable expense in most homes, you can see why you don’t want it leaking energy as ducted systems do. The good news is that you can choose an alternative system: A ductless mini-split heat pump can provide warm air right to the space you need it. This can save you cash and ensure you stay comfortable throughout the winter months.

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March 10, 2022

Curious about ductless mini-split systems? They can offer a lot of benefits. Improved comfort and lowered utility bills are just two of them. Of course, we understand that this technology is new for a lot of people and you probably have quite a few questions. We’ve put together the answers you need to the most frequently asked questions about ductless mini-split systems.

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March 1, 2022

Tired of seeing your utility bills go up every year? It’s time for something different. Adding a ductless mini-split system to your home can offer a lot of advantages, including reducing your utility costs. How does it work? We’ll explore that below.

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February 23, 2022

Whether your current central HVAC system isn’t keeping your home comfortable or you’re looking for ways to reduce your energy usage, the answer could be a ductless mini-split system. Not sure if this is the right choice for you? Here are six reasons you should consider one for your home.

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February 14, 2022

One of the main reasons people choose a ductless mini-split for heating and cooling is for its simple operation and installation. It doesn’t hurt that these units tend to be quiet and more environmentally friendly than other HVAC systems. Even with all these benefits, it’s essential to be aware of a few tips to optimize how you use a mini-split heat pump. This ensures it is efficient, provides optimal performance, and keeps your home comfortable for you and your family.

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February 7, 2022

If you’ve seen a ductless mini-split in a home or business, you might be wondering whether it’s a good option for your needs. Ductless mini-splits are highly versatile and more energy-efficient than other HVAC systems. They can be used in condos, apartments, homes, and even historic buildings since they do not require air ducts.

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February 2, 2022

If you’re building a new home and considering your heating options, consider a mini-split system. It can also be used as a complementary way to add heating or cooling to your existing home. While these systems may not be as common as central heating and cooling units, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider their use. The reality is that mini-split systems can offer many sources of savings. If you want to keep money in the bank while ensuring your home is comfortable in every season, a ductless system could be the perfect answer.

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January 23, 2022

With winter upon us, it’s time to ensure that your home is ready for the arrival of cold weather. Winterizing your home will help make certain that you’re able to keep your utility bills low while staying warm and comfortable even during the coldest months of the year. Below, we’ll cover five critical tips to help you achieve that goal.

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January 13, 2022

If you’re looking for an alternative heating solution to keep your home warm all winter, you might have looked into a mini-split system. These systems are great because they allow you to heat only the rooms you plan on spending time in during the cold winter months. Doing this can lead to increased savings on your utility bills because you no longer need to use as much energy to heat the entire house as you would with a regular central heating system.

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January 6, 2022

With winter rapidly approaching, you might be wondering if your current heating system is ready to handle the inevitable freeze. Depending on which type of heating system you have, there will be certain considerations that will need to be made to ensure that your home stays warm all winter long. Whether you currently have a central heating system or multiple ductless mini-split units, here are some tips on how to make sure your system is ready for winter.

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December 29, 2021

There is an alternative heating solution that can help you reduce your energy consumption and overall utility bills. This solution is a ductless mini-split unit. In this post, we will give a quick overview of the benefits of mini-split systems as well as tell you how they can help you save on your utility bills.

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December 13, 2021

What are the merits of installing a mini-split unit and what advantages it has over a conventional central heating system? While both systems will do a good job of keeping you warm this winter, both come with their pros and cons

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July 13, 2021

Looking for a more efficient, faster way to cool your home? A ductless mini-split system could be exactly what you need. However, before you decide to invest, you’ll need to know a few things, including how to size the system correctly. What Are Ductless Mini-Split Systems? First, let’s address what we mean by ductless mini-split systems and

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July 1, 2021

With records being shattered across much of the country, there’s no arguing that summer has arrived with a vengeance. Many people find themselves wondering how to keep cool as the mercury climbs. You might even be considering adding a ductless mini-split system to help cool parts of your house. Of course, it’s not just about

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June 20, 2021

Benefits of mini-splits are endless. But what are mini-split systems? As the name suggests, mini-split systems or aka ductless HVAC are heating & cooling solutions that require zero ductwork. An effective & scalable method of providing heating or cooling, ductless systems consist of one or more wall, floor or ceiling-installed indoor units connected to an

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March 15, 2021

Plumbing emergencies are likely something you prefer to avoid thinking about. That’s understandable since they can be a bit messy. You can avoid dwelling on a potential plumbing emergency, but the more you know, the better prepared you’ll be when one does happen. Here, we will go over the most common types of plumbing emergencies

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February 7, 2021

Freezing pipes are among the most common and expensive problems any homeowner faces come wintertime. If pipes freeze and break, it can cause a lot of water damage to your property and possessions. This disaster is avoidable and in this article, we share with you 5 ways to prevent freezing pipes in the winter.How Freezing

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