Water systems make our lives easier by delivering water on demand when and where we need it in our homes. But a water system is anything but convenient if you’re experiencing a backflow problem. Backflow can divert waste water, sewage and other pollutants back into the lines supplying your drinking water, a situation no homeowner wants…

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So your water heater is ailing. Should you repair it and hope for the best, or should you bite the bullet and replace it? That’s going to depend on three things – how old the unit is, what condition it’s in, and what your budget looks like.

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Your kids are off at college. The in-laws have returned to their winter home in the South, and you’re looking forward to having lower heating bills because there aren’t as many people in your Wichita home. If closing off a room to save energy this winter is part of your energy-savings plan, you might need…

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If you’re considering a geothermal installation on your property because of the myriad benefits, you may have fears about what the project will do to your yard. After all, you’ve probably put a lot of time and money into beautifying your landscape.

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Winter will soon be arriving in Wichita, and that means it’s time to schedule your annual furnace tune-up. Preventive maintenance is essential for keeping your system operating efficiently to maintain the highest level of comfort at the lowest cost. Your tune-up will also extend the life of your system, reduce emissions and ensure safe operation…

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Is it time to replace your water heater? Most Wichita homeowners are familiar with traditional tank–also called storage–water heaters. But there’s another type of water heater that you’ve probably heard about, and now might be an opportune time to explore that option. Is tankless water heating a good fit for your Wichita Home? Here are…

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Wichita homeowners are anticipating that nip in the air and beginning to undertake their fall and winter home-maintenance projects. As you look around your yard, you may be wondering if protecting your air conditioner condenser from the elements is something you should be doing. Should you cover your condenser or leave it alone? Here’s some…

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Committed to making your home more energy efficient? A key is understanding the whole-house systems approach. After all, the systems in your home work in sync. Thus, your home’s systems are much like the parts of your body. When one area suffers, it negatively affects another. For example, you can’t achieve an energy-efficient home if…

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In January, Congress renewed the 25C tax credits for energy-efficient heating and cooling equipment, as well as some home improvements. If you had been thinking about a system replacement, this was welcome news. But you may not have rushed out to get that new system, because you had a whole year to act. Well, the…

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