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Your Season-by-Season Home Improvement Calendar

Posted by Networx News Team | Jan 23, 2017

Thinking of making home improvements in the coming year? Great! Upkeep, repair or replacement of essential components will keep your house in top shape and safeguard your investment....

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My Heat Doesn’t Work! Troubleshoot 6 Furnace Problems

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 15, 2017

Freezing, frosty, frigid are all perfect words to describe typical Northern winter weather … outdoors. If they describe the inside of your home, however, chances are excellent...

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Understand Your Home Heating System

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 30, 2016

Are you looking to install a new heating system? Or does your furnace need repair or maintenance? Learn the terminology so that you can discuss your home heating needs with contractors...

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Are You in the Market for a New Boiler?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 04, 2015

Are your boiler and/or radiators creaking and squeaking? Or do you find that your boiler is not heating your home evenly, the way it used to? Maybe it seems to be working harder than...

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Know Your HVAC System Components and How They Work

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 23, 2014

An efficient HVAC system is important to the comfort of your family throughout the seasons of the year, because this climate control device is responsible for Heating, Ventilating,...

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Heat Up the House With Compost

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Feb 10, 2014

When compost breaks down, it provides a lot of heat as a byproduct -- so much heat that you can actually cook with it -- and many people have long wondered why that heat should go to...

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Factcheck: How Wasteful are Steam Boilers?

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Oct 31, 2013

Vintage boilers are common in older apartment buildings and homes, complete with their delightful clanking radiators. (As anyone who has tried to sleep in a room with a radiator going...

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Is a Gas Fireplace for You?

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Oct 30, 2013

The crackle of flames in a fireplace is especially appealing this time of year. It conjures up images of lounging on comfortable furniture, drinking hot chocolate, and snuggling into...