Posts by R.A. Styron

What Not To Put Down Your Garbage Disposal | R. A. Styron

Nowadays garbage disposals are commonplace in all kitchen sinks. While they are an amazing tool, most homeowners are not aware that you still cannot put just anything down them. As useful as they are, garbage disposals are not indestructible! So what should NEVER go down your disposal or kitchen drain?  PASTA & RICE – Although they…

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How Do I Replace My Flapper?

Most of us have had to deal with a nagging toilet not holding water and constantly running. Not only is it aggravating listening to it but it hits us in the pockets when our water bill comes in the mail. Fortunately, replacing a flapper is inexpensive and can usually be taken care of without the…

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Why Don’t I Have Heat?!

Have you ever had that moment of fear where you know something isn’t right with your air conditioner, but you’re almost too scared to find out? Is that HVAC service call going to cause inconvenience or about to cost money? Well let me tell you that you are not the only one! Before calling in…

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New Year New System

The holiday season is over for now and it’s a new year! How about New Year, new system? I think that has a nice ring to it! 2019 is a year for new beginnings and why not make it new all around. If your system is still relatively new this won’t apply to you, however,…

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New Year’s Resolution

Schedule Annual Maintenance This plan should be an every year plan, whether it’s once a year or twice. Most people don’t realize that this is actually an important task to save you money in the future. Nothing stays perfect forever.   Get A Programmable Thermostat. If you don’t already have a programmable thermostat, consider investing…

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Not Enough Christmas Decorations?

If you don’t think you have enough ornaments, I’m here to tell you about ways you can get/make more! Here are just a few cheap and simple ideas for someone who has a passion for HVAC.   Made From Scratch (DIY) HVAC Ornaments Did you know it was possible to use a dryer vent to…

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It’s Cold & Flu Season

Flu flu go away, come again some other day. Or never, that works too. It’s flu and cold season and I’m not excited even the slightest bit. Cough here, cough there, everywhere a cough cough. How can we avoid this you may ask? We can’t. At least not entirely, but we can sure try! Sicknesses’…

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What Not To Do During Christmas

It’s almost Christmas time and we all know what that means! Cookies, pies, trees, wreathes, lights and so many more decorations are to come. Even though a lot changes, there are a few things that NEED to stay the same. We already spend too much on presents; imagine spending too much on an electric bill…

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