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Avoid Frozen Pipes=Avoid Damage

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 @ 07:25 AM

A water line that froze during very low temperatures and then burst when temperatures warmed up can causes a mess!

By taking a stroll through your house and inspecting hidden piping you could minimize potential leaks, which would save you from ruined property, a big cleanup and money.

Here's how...

How To Maintain Your Steam Boiler

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 @ 08:06 AM

Got a Steam Boiler?

Lucky you! What a great way to heat your home...

Here are a few easy steps to extending the life of your steam boiler.

Are You Getting A Good Deal?

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 @ 09:30 AM

Remember Monty Hall?

Back in 1963 the Game Show "Let's Make A Deal" was all the rage.

Does the mathematical conondrum still exist today? How does it figure into your calculations when you're trying to make a decision? Do you try to "make a deal"?


Can you believe it's February already?

Even if your furnace is not your number#1 priority, here are a few reminders.


Decisions: Price? Quality? Reputation?

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 04:27 AM

Choosing the right company for a new Heating System, Air Conditioning System or even a service provider can be daunting...

Everyone is price conscious...but having work done in your home is not the same as buying a pair of shoes...Not a commodity.

We're told by some new or prospective homeowners that the process has been clouded because they've been told they should seek three (3) prices.

Happy New Year! 10 Tips to Start Off...

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Fri, Dec 30, 2016 @ 10:26 AM

It seems to me that 2016 has been a very L O N G year! 

And we hope it was a good year for you. But, now... it sure seems that wishing everyone a Happy New Year is our goal, and one filled with good health, peace, safety, personal fulfillment and all good things.

How To Prevent Frozen Pipes

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Fri, Dec 16, 2016 @ 02:11 PM


Did you ever try to turn on a faucet in your home after bitter cold freezing weather?

No water!? No fun, is it?

Let's talk about some ways you can avoid this problem...

How To Test Your NJ Sump Pump

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Mon, Dec 05, 2016 @ 08:59 AM

Rain, Sleet, Ice, Snow.....it's all water and it ends up in your Sump Pump!

As the weather changes, and winter approaches, we still see rain, and then sleet/ice and snow.

All of this precipitation regardless of its type ends up as water and contributes to the rising water table of your property

Don't Ignore Your Furnace Filter!

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Sat, Nov 26, 2016 @ 04:48 PM

Ok, we sound like a broken record...

but I can't tell you how many service calls are the result of a clogged, dirty filter.

Each day, when you heat and cool your home through a forced air (ductless) system, air flows through the ductwork in your home or office bringing warmth or cooling to your living space.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind...Generator Maintenance

Posted by Bonnie Bornstein Fertel on Fri, Nov 25, 2016 @ 07:15 AM

As we all know there have been brown-outs and service interruptions due to local switching stations or major storms, ice on tree branches that bring down power lines and other natural causes of losing electricity from the power grid.

You were wise enough to have a contractor install a standby backup generator. Don't be neglectful and overlook required annual maintenance!

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