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The Common HVAC Issues Experts See in Older Homes

Many owners of older homes often struggle with maintaining a comfortable temperature due to the unique challenges that come with aging HVAC systems. In today’s blog post, we will be unlocking the secrets to fixing HVAC problems in older homes. From understanding the common causes of these issues in homes built in the 20th century

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Top Tips For Keeping Your Kitchen Drain Clog-Free

Have you ever experienced the dreaded kitchen drain clog? Nothing is more annoying than when your sink won’t drain, leaving you stuck with dishes you can’t wash. Fortunately, there are several simple steps you can take to prevent kitchen drain clogs from happening in the first place. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the best

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Dealing with Drain Clogs? When to Call a Pro

Do you ever find yourself standing in front of a clogged sink or bathtub drain and wondering if it’s time to call a professional for help? With so many DIY solutions and over-the-counter drain cleaners available these days, it can be difficult to know when it’s time to call in a professional for drain clearing.

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Save on HVAC Upgrades with the 25C Tax Credit

The 2023 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was passed to significantly invest in America’s effort to reduce the effects of US carbon pollution. If you’re a Fort Myers area homeowner who is interested in making energy-efficient HVAC, electrical, and plumbing upgrades, the Inflation Reduction Act includes tax credits and rebates for you to take advantage of.

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Tax credits for heat pumps and HVAC upgrades in Fort Myers

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) offers significant tax credits and rebates that can help you make the upgrades to lower your carbon footprint and make your home more energy efficient. This is great news if you’ve been considering an HVAC upgrade or heat pump for your home. These IRA incentives will help Fort Myers homeowners:

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New SEER HVAC Efficiency Requirements are Coming in 2023

The US Energy Information Agency recently announced that new minimum energy efficiency standards for residential central air conditioning and heat pump systems will be put into place starting in January 2023. The new SEER standard SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, and is a measure of the general energy efficiency of air conditioners and

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Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season in Southwest Florida

Hurricane season starts in this month. Being prepared for the worst and hoping for the best is the right plan of action for those of us living in the Ft. Myers area. Because hurricanes are always very disruptive and nerve-wracking, no matter what the season is predicted to be like, being ready is the goal.

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Is a Smart Thermostat a Worthwhile Investment?  

Throughout the year, Floridians often look for creative ways to stay cool without breaking the bank. While there are many ways to reduce your electric usage, we recommend installing a smart thermostat to keep you comfortable and save on energy costs!   Are smart thermostats worth it? We think so! Keep reading to learn why from

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Indoor Air Contaminants & How They Hurt You in SW Florida

Maintain Indoor Air Quality Standards with Best Home Services You may not be able to see the air you breathe, but there are a variety of pollutants often found lurking inside your home affecting your indoor air quality. Some people are more sensitive than others. A single exposure could produce allergy-like symptoms, such as headaches, […]

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The Importance of Whole-Home Surge Protection in SW Florida

Talk to Best Home Services About Surge Protection Devices Residents of Southwest Florida know the region is susceptible to hurricanes and severe storms capable of producing lightning strikes several months of the year. As such, BHS strives to educate our customers about the importance of whole-home surge protection. Investing in surge protection devices is one […]

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