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Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

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Top Mobile Apps Every Homeowner Should HaveAdvancing technologies, such as mobile devices and apps, connect people and events in a way that make the world a little smaller and accessible. There are mobile apps for practically everything under and beyond the sun. So, why not leverage apps to make your home life easier, more productive and even save money in the process? Following are a few key apps to help you as a homeowner:

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Benefits of a Wi-Fi DetectorHomes just keep on getting smarter. The most up-to-date residences now have a smart TV, a smart alarm system and a smart thermostat, along with smart detectors for smoke and carbon monoxide. But that's not all: what about a smart detector for water leaks in your pipes and fixtures?

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The Benefits of Air Humidifier Use in the SummerIf you're asked about when you'd use an air humidifier in your home, you'd probably say during heating season, when the outdoor humidity is low and your indoor air is extra dry from running the furnace.

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Signs Your A/C System is DyingLike all systems in your home, your air conditioner will inevitably break down and need repair or replacement. The cost of keeping a dying air conditioner can be more than that of buying a new one in the long run. So how can you know if your A/C system is on its last leg?

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Understand These HVAC BasicsYou know that your air conditioner cools your home and your furnace heats your home, but do you know how they do this? Understanding HVAC basics has its advantages when you need to troubleshoot a minor problem, and when it's time to replace one or more of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (or HVAC) units.

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summer plumbing problemsThe risk of frozen water pipes is a thing of the past, now that winter is behind us. But summer also brings its own set of potential plumbing problems. So what particular issues should you watch out for? Here are the top summer plumbing problems:

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5 Simple Summer HVAC Maintenance TipsThe easiest way to avoid high cooling bills is to provide HVAC maintenance. HVAC systems need routine care and to be used within their operating limits for the most efficient and dependable performance. This summer, you should:

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Options for Furnace Vent ReplacementsWhen you're planning a furnace replacement, your choice of venting options is a key consideration to limit your family's risk of carbon monoxide (CO) exposure.

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Prevent Mineral Buildup in Your HumidifierThe moisturizing mist from a humidifier helps reduce static electricity in your home and relieve dry sinus passages and other side effects of dry air. Unfortunately, the device can also be a health hazard if not properly cared for.

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What You Need to Know About Washable Air FiltersWhile many people know how important an air filter is in maintaining the efficiency of an HVAC system, very few pay attention to the type of filter they buy for their system.

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