How to Fix a Clogged Drain at Home

January 8, 2016

There are some home remedies you can try to clear a clogged drain. And things that you can do at home to help keep it from happening again. Try these things at home before investing in some of the harsh chemicals they sell at the store. Often these products can cause damage to your pipes…

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How Can I Save Money on my Heating Bill this Winter?

December 17, 2015

Is your energy bill too high in the winter time? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? At Eller Services we want to save you money! There are a number of simple things that you can do at home to help bring down your energy bill in the winter. Some of them are big…

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Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

December 3, 2015

The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) estimates more than 15,000 holiday decorating injuries during November and December. The injuries include everything from stepping on ornaments, falling off a ladder and even electrocution. From 2007-2011 the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) reports that christmas trees caused and average of 6 deaths per year, 22 injuries and…

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Why Does My Pilot Light Keep Going Out?

November 6, 2015

The most common reason that your pilot light on your water heater keeps going out is a damaged, bent or dirty thermocouple. A thermocouple device that measures temperature. More importantly it is the device that regulates the gas flow inside your water heater or furnace. It has two wires. One sits near the thermostat and…

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Thermostat Troubleshooting

October 19, 2015

What is a Thermostat? A thermostat is a heat-activated switch. It has a temperature sensor that causes a switch to open or close. By opening or closing, the switch completes or disrupts the electrical circuit that runs your heating or cooling system. Why won’t my furnace turn on? Sometimes the most obvious solutions to a…

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Different Types of Furnaces

September 25, 2015

There are three different basic types of furnaces available. There are a few things that factor into which kind will work for you. You should consider your heating requirements, duct work and insulation, size of you home and number of floors, and your budget. One of the certified technicians at COMPANY NAME can assist you…

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work

September 3, 2015

How Does My Gas Furnace Work? Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot light, newer furnaces use an electronic starter. With a pilot light, the regulator…

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Save Money By Replacing Your Water Heater Before April 2015

January 29, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA), issued energy-efficiency mandates for almost all residential (and some light-duty commercial) gas, electric, oil and tankless water heaters. These mandates go into effect on April 16, 2015, at which time manufacturers must comply with the new standards. With the…

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Bradford White Defender 50 Gallon 65,000 BTU Water Heater

December 4, 2014

BRADFORD WHITE DEFENDER 50 GALLON, 65,000 BTU I’ve read about the Rinnai, the A.O. Smith Vertex & NEXT Hybrid and they look a little high tech for me & my family. What are some more efficient conventional tank water heaters? In a world of options, for some, less is more. For these people who do…

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Sump Pump Back-Ups: The Basics

November 1, 2014

Sump pumps are important devices for homes with above average ground water. However, like all mechanical devices, they sometimes fail. Having a back up sump pump system is important for the times when the primary pump has failed. This will help prevent water damage to property and belongings in a basement. What options exist for…

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