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How To Winterize Your Home

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Introduction Ah yes, for some, Winter is the best time of year (cold and snow lovers). For homeowners, you’ve got your Spring Cleaning checklist, then you’ve got your Winterizing checklist. Right? Or, maybe not, since you’re here reading this right now.   Let’s give you a basic rundown on how to winterize a basic residential

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3 Reasons To Use a Smart Thermostat

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Are you in the market for a new thermostat? The available technology may have advanced since the last time you purchased one. Today, you have a wide variety of smart thermostat options to choose from. Never used a smart thermostat option? Here’s why it might be the right choice for your home:

Technical Talk: Budget for an AC Replacement This Summer

Budget for an AC Replacement This Summer

When you need an AC replacement, it often doesn’t feel that you can just wait until you have an unlimited budget to cover it. After all, good air conditioning is crucial to your home comfort, and you don’t want to go too long without it. But an AC replacement is also an investment, and before

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5 Home Updates and How They Give You a Health Boost

5 Home Updates and How They Give You a Health Boost

By Jim Blake Remember when your mother said, “A clean house is a healthy house”? She was right. The dust you inhale every day pollutes your lungs and makes you susceptible to illness. It’s even worse if you suffer from allergies. Aside from dusting and mopping the floors, some home updates may be in order.

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5 Hardy Houseplants That Will Survive Indoor Heating

Houseplants That Will Survive Indoor Heating

Do you love to fill your home with houseplants? It can make a house feel more like home, adding both character and tranquility. But nothing’s worse than a houseplant that thrives and blossoms in spring only to wilt and die when you have to turn on the home heating system in winter. Fortunately, some house

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3 Ways to Know It’s Time for a Furnace Tune-Up

Sometimes it seems as though your furnace breaks down at the least opportune moment — on the coldest night of the year, on the weekend, when you have guests coming over. The list goes on and on. At Service Champions, our 180+ technicians are on call 24/7 to repair your furnace whenever you need it.

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8 Signs That Your Furnace May Need A Tune-Up

Northern California Homeowners Can Prevent Furnace Problems With Maintenance

Northern California Homeowners Can Prevent Furnace Problems With Maintenance There’s nothing worse than looking forward to a warm cozy home when it’s cold outside, only to have your furnace stop working at the exact wrong time. One of the best ways to prevent that from happening is to get a furnace tune-up on an annual

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