Cosmo's Corner


December 9th, 2020

Hi everyone, Cosmo here! Our post, “Top Ten Things to Look for when Buying a New HVAC System,” is one of our site’s most popular pages. Since so many of you have found it helpful, The Boss and I thought it would be a good idea to put together a similar list of tips, questions, and things to consider for those of you who are thinking about getting a whole-house standby generator. So here you go! (more…)

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November 23rd, 2020

Cosmo again! A while ago, we wrote about the life expectancy of water heaters and other HVAC equipment. I’m still not sure whether we’re using dog years or people years here, but that’s not my only question.  The life expectancy of a water heater is usually about 10 years for tank-style models and approximately 20 years for tankless water heaters. That’s a rough guideline, not a magic number. So how do you know when exactly the right time is to replace your water heater?? …

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November 16th, 2020

Cosmo here! You might remember that we wrote about sounds that furnaces can make last week. Well, it turns out that water heaters can make noise too, so listen up! (more…)

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November 9th, 2020

Hey everyone, it’s Cosmo again! We dogs have an excellent sense of hearing. Not only can we hear higher frequencies than humans, but we can also hear sounds from greater distances. There are some sounds we love to hear, like when a person is fixing a meal for us, but there are other noises we don’t like – and you shouldn’t either! Here are some potentially problematic sounds you might hear coming from your furnace and what might be causing them. (more…)

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October 27th, 2020

An independent third-party study has found that the REME HALO® UV catalytic filtration system achieves 99.9% inactivation of the Novel Coronavirus.  Read the full story here.  (more…)

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