Posts by Stramowski

When you’re ‘falling back’ and changing your batteries, don’t forget about your furnace tune-up!

When you’re ‘falling back’ and changing your batteries, don’t forget about your annual furnace tune-up! Every fall we are reminded of the life-saving habit of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The reminders typically come when there is a fire that could have been prevented, or when daylight savings…

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Stop choking your air conditioner!

Blocked Air Conditioner

It’s amazing how much junk can collect around the base of an outdoor air conditioning unit. Grass clippings, leaves, flowers – you name it – all seem to be magnetically attracted to the bottom six inches of the air conditioning units. This happens because it is where the air intakes are and they suck-up the…

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Is there a swimming pool forming under your A/C unit?

Pool Under A/C

Every so often you may see water pooling under your air conditioner… and that’s ok. Small amounts of water collecting underneath your A/C unit are typical. You’re likely to see puddles when it is very warm outside and the unit is working hard to keep your home cool. BUT…  if you see a larger ‘swimming…

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Stay cool as a cucumber this summer…

Cool As Cucumber

It’s easy to say that winter never leaves Wisconsin, but in reality there will be some hot days in store for us this summer. Though your air conditioning will keep your home cool, it can also run-up your electric bill during the warm months. Here are a few ideas for maximizing the impact of your A/C…

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