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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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How to Respond to a Pushy HVAC SalespersonFace it: you'll never deal with buying a more expensive item for your house than an HVAC system, or anything that will make such a big difference for your household in long-term costs and comfort. That's why it's essential to work with a company whom you can trust.

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Get the Answers to Your FAQs About HVAC SystemsIt's not hard for a typical homeowner to get intimidated about his or her home's heating and cooling system. This is complex machinery, and learning how to use it efficiently and effectively requires more know-how than just adjusting the thermostat. That being the case, following are some answers to basic questions about a typical residential HVAC system.

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Prepare Your HVAC System to Spring ForwardSpringtime is almost here and with it comes the return of Daylight Saving Time. As you prepare to “spring forward,” now is a good time to think about how to prepare your HVAC system for warmer temperatures. Here are a few tips you can use to spring forward and get your HVAC system ready for the spring and summer:

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How to Know if You Need a New Water HeaterWill you know you need a new water heater before your existing water heater completely fails? Water heaters tend to be the most frequently replaced large appliance in a household, lasting on average about 10 years.

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How Does a Wi-Fi Thermostat Work?If you're ready to upgrade your home's thermostat, you'll be tempted to purchase a Wi-Fi thermostat. Also called "smart" thermostats, Wi-Fi thermostats take the regulation of household temperature to a new level.

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Think You Might Have a Gas Leak? Here’s What You Should DoAny home with combustion-powered appliances is at risk for a gas leak. Fortunately, there are many signs that gas is leaking, so learn to spot them and know when to take action. Following are some tips for detecting and dealing with gas leaks.

Why Gas Leaks Are Dangerous

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Finding the Best HVAC Contractor for Your HomeAny improper handling of your HVAC system can degrade your home's comfort, indoor air quality, shorten equipment life and increase your energy bills. For that reason, you should take the time to find a good HVAC contractor. Here are helpful tips for choosing the best possible contractor.

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Important Principles of HVAC Ductwork DesignThe design of your ductwork contributes to your home's comfort, air quality and utility bills. A poorly-designed duct system makes it difficult for your heating and cooling system to operate efficiently and wastes energy through pressure imbalances, air leaks and thermal losses.

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These are the Warning Signs of Poorly-Vented Drain LinesPoorly-vented drain lines in your home can mimic other plumbing problems and even lead to futile attempts to clear blockages that aren’t there. Your plumbing drain system requires air to operate properly. As drain water flows through the pipes, pressure imbalances occur.

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Considerations to Make for Furnace InstallationSo you've decided to upgrade your home's furnace. What now?

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