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How and Why a Furnace Gets Red Tagged

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How and Why a Furnace Gets Red Tagged

If you’re looking for bargain, a red tag sale is good. But if you’re trying to heat your home, a red tag on your furnace is bad. In plain language, a furnace red tag means your furnace has been condemned because it’s dangerous to operate. It can be a pretty shocking and traumatic situation for the homeowner. Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air wants you to learn ...

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You Have Options When it Comes to Home Heating

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You Have Options When it Comes to Home Heating

Consumers have many home heating choices. When it comes to HVAC needs in Montgomery, AL or the surrounding area, Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air is here to sort through the choices to find out what will work best for you. The most common heating is some form of forced air heat, but it may not be the best heating system in all cases. ...

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Home Warranty or Maintenance Program?

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Home Warranty or Maintenance Program?

This story is set in fictional town and is not based on actual events, which doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen all the time.

Robert and Dora just love their home they bought a few years ago. To protect their investment and give them peace of mind they bought a home warranty. So, they weren’t too concerned when their HVAC systems stopped working. They started to get frustrated when it took days for an HVAC technician to arrive. The frustration ...

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Smelly Problems can Mean Indoor Air Quality Issues

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Smelly Problems can Mean Indoor Air Quality Issues

Everyone appreciates the visual beauty of snow-capped mountains or a gorgeous sunset. For many people, the beautiful sounds created by an opera singer or a concert pianist can move them to tears. But psychologists tell us smell might be the most powerful of the senses. Especially in the way it’s linked to memories.

Where are we going with this? Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air knows not all smells are pleasant; and bad smells can often indicate a ...

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What You Don’t Know About Condensate Can Hurt Your Home

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What You Don’t Know About Condensate Can Hurt Your Home

Imagine this experience. You own a two-story house, and one day you walk into the upstairs bedroom and you see water dripping from the ceiling and the sheetrock on one wall looks decidedly soggy. You are stunned because there’s no plumbing in the attic and there have been no recent rain storms, so where is the water coming from? The homeowner was surprised to learn it came from his 2nd floor air handler ...

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DON’T IGNORE SIGNS OF REFRIGERANT LEAKS

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DON’T IGNORE SIGNS OF REFRIGERANT LEAKS

There simply is no other way to say it: leaks are bad. Here are a couple of things to remember when talking about leaks. First, they usually do not go away on their own. That is, they will continue to leak until the leak is stopped. Second, small leaks can turn into big leaks rather quickly. Given these characteristics, it is a good idea that once you spot a leak, you fix it as quickly as possible. Good ...

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YOU ARE READY TO SELL. IS YOUR HOUSE?

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YOU ARE READY TO SELL. IS YOUR HOUSE?

Life is full of those significant moments that you mark in time. Graduations and birthdays, marriage, the birth of your children. Your first home. Selling that first home or perhaps the home where so many of those other life-changing occasions took place also has a place on the list. So, when you decide to sell that home, no matter the reason, it is a major move.

So, you and your spouse have made the decision, which means ...

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