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Never Flush These 8 Things Down the Toilet

It’s easy to forget toilets are designed to handle very specific tasks—and flushing anything other than what’s intended can lead to clogs or worse. These seven common items are, also, some of the most common clog-causers. Our advice? NEVER let them down your toilet or drains. Too Much Toilet Paper Yes, toilet paper belongs in the toilet—but to a point. …

How To Help Protect Your Family From COVID-19

How To Help Protect Your Family From COVID-19

How We’re Ensuring Cleaner Air and Helping Curb Coronavirus in Our Community How can I keep from getting COVID-19? How To Make The Air In Your Home Clean And Sanitary With so much information—and misinformation—swirling around right now, it’s important to understand the day-to-day implications of COVID-19 and what you can do to stay safe not just out of the …

Choate’s Coronavirus Response Plan

As everyone is aware, the United States, as well as the world, is currently dealing with a serious health threat right now known as COVID-19 or the Coronavirus. You are highly encouraged to research the issue using factual resources; we recommend the following websites: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/. World Health Organization, https://www.who.int/ Tennessee State Government, https://www.tn.gov/. …

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Air Leaks And Business Cost Savings

Air Leaks are Costing Your Business Serious Money… The tighter the seal of an envelope, the less air can escape—and a building’s “envelope” works in the same way. The tighter you seal the building, the less heated or cooled air can escape—and the less amount of untreated air can get into your home or business. That said, air leaks are …

Reasons To Insulate Your Home

4 Reasons to Insulate Your Home Right Now

Is Your Home Insulated Enough? Ninety-percent of U.S. homes are under-insulated. If your home lacks proper insulation, you’re in the majority—and you’re also bleeding energy and money, while creating a less-than-optimal environment for your office or your family. And that’s a problem. Proper insulation ensures consistent climate control all year long, ensuring you’re comfortable—and ensuring your energy bill stay in-check. …

HVAC Tips For Pet Owners

HVAC Tips For Pet Owners

You hear this a lot when it comes to HVAC system maintenance, and that’s because it is so important — and with pets, it’s even more vital. Pets have dander and fur, both of which can very easily end up in your heating and cooling system. Imagine what happens when your cat lays on a piece of clothing for an …

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Why Dryer Vent Cleaning Is Important

Every time you turn on the dryer to dry a load of laundry, the system goes to work to pull out the moisture using heat. Yet, most dryers create exhaust fumes. Those fumes travel out of the dryer into a vent hose and out of your home – when the vent is cleaned and properly maintained. If this doesn’t happen, …

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Toilet Buying Guide

Can buying a toilet really be that hard? If you haven’t purchased a new toilet recently — or ever — the answer may surprise you. Today there are more considerations and features than ever. And, that’s a good thing. It means you can be comfortable, energy-efficient, and stylish, even in your bathroom. That said, to ensure you’re making the right …

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Common Water Heater Problems

Common Water Heater Problems—and how to solve them It’s simple: you need on-demand hot water. From bathing and showering to washing clothes, cleaning dishes and more, it’s essential you have access to hot water whenever you need it—and that’s exactly where you water heater comes into play. While the typical water heater will last for years if not decades issue-free, …

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Energy Bill Savings with eScore

It’s not uncommon for energy costs to rise significantly during the summer months. Your air conditioner needs to pump out the hot, humid air to keep your home dry and comfortable. The more it runs, the higher your energy bills are. That said, there are some simple things you can do to keep bills more level. For example, try raising …