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How To Winterize Your Home

cozy home after winterization by service champions

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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Various Types of Home Heating Systems

home heating system scheme concept

Need a new home heating system? You don’t have to stick with the same thing you had before. You have options! These days, there are several different types of home heating systems, all ranging in terms of effectiveness in different climates and energy efficiency. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to home heating systems,

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Using Nature to Keep Your House Warm

Way before furnaces and central heating, humans had to stay warm somehow. How did our ancestors in Russia, Europe, Canada, and other cold places around the globe survive temperature extremes? One thing they did was come up with smart ways to make use of nature and preserve heat inside their shelters. This method of heating and cooling

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How to Lower Energy Bills This Winter

Winter Home - 7 Ways to Lower Energy Bills This Winter

How can you stay warm and comfortable while saving money on your energy bills this winter? Here are 7 ways to make sure your castle is cozy and energy-efficient all winter long. Lower the thermostat thermostat Install a programmable thermostat for maximum HVAC savings. Remember though, you’ll need to program it. Check your owner’s manual

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Winter Indoor Air Quality Tips

Winter Indoor Air Quality Tips - Service Champions

Winter makes indoor air quality much more apparent due to the increased time spend indoors and reduced ventilation from closed windows and improved air sealing and insulation. Trapping air will lead to unhealthy conditions, which is why it’s important to have ventilation and other systems in place to refresh your air and improve indoor air

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DIY Furnace Maintenance vs When to Call the Pros

DIY Furnace Maintenance

When it comes to your furnace, it’s much better to be proactive than reactive. Now is a great time to go over some DIY furnace maintenance to prevent the expense, inconvenience, and even danger that a neglected furnace can cause. DIY Furnace Maintenance In addition to scheduling a furnace tune-up from the pros, you’ll want

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How to Keep Your Heating System Safe | Prevent Heating Accidents!

How to Keep Your Heating System Safe

As the nights gets darker and colder, we start to rely on our heating systems more and more. It’s no surprise then that nearly all home fires from heating equipment take place in the winter months (December, January, and February). According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2009 and 2013, “heating equipment was

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System

How to Make the Most Out of Heating System

Northern California heating systems see a lot of use every winter, when the temperatures drop and we look for ways to keep our homes cozy and comfortable A reliable heater can be your best friend during those cold months, and most people assume they have to pay high heating costs in order to get that.

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