Category : Home Safety

Steps to Take After a Storm

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When a storm is coming, it's important to prepare your home for it, but it's also important to take the proper steps afterwards. Storms can cause both electrical and structural damages, so keep these things in mind from our heating & cooling company.
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Get a Home Electrical Inspection for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us! At Oliver, we believe one of the best parts is decorating your home for the season. However, it's important to make sure your home is safe. With a home electrical inspection from our professionals, we can assess your electrical components and ensure your home is ready for your lights and decor.
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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Northeastern winters can be beasts in themselves, but they can also bring dangers like frozen pipes. Every year, thousands of homeowners experience pipe bursts in their homes due to cold temperatures. These situations can cost hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars in damage and the worst part is - they can be prevented. Here, we share some tips for how to prevent frozen pipes this winter.
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The Importance of Generator Maintenance

A generator is a great investment for your home - especially if you live in an area that experiences bad weather. Like other systems, you generator needs care in order to operate properly. Generator maintenance is an important part of owning a generator and at Oliver, our experts can help you schedule it on a regular basis.
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Water Heaters: Tank vs. Tankless

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These days, a water heater is an essential appliance in your home. Without one, you can't take hot showers, wash your clothes in hot water, or use your dishwasher. Whether you're buying a new hot water heater or looking for a replacement, here are some things to know.
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A Helpful HVAC Glossary

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When it comes to HVAC services, our experts are always talking in industry terms. However, we know you may not be familiar with what "HSPF" stands for or what a programmable thermostat does, so we've created a basic HVAC glossary to help. If you have a term that isn't defined in this article, feel free to "ask the expert."
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Plumbing Repairs: DIY or Call the Pros?

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Owning a home means there are some projects you'll probably take on by yourself, such as landscaping, painting, and decorating. When it comes to plumbing, however, it may be hard to tell whether your problem is something you can fix or something you should call the pros for. We're here to help.
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8 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

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Electricity is a wonderful invention, but many of us forget that there are hazards that come with using it. Take some advice from our electrical wiring service experts and follow these electrical safety tips.
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Why a Home Generator Is a Good Idea This Winter

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If you've been thinking about a backup generator for your home, our home electrical service experts can say that the idea is a great investment - especially during the winter. While the upfront costs of a generator may seem high, keep in mind that there are many benefits to installing one for you and your family.
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28 Safety Tips for Your Labor Day

It's time to get ready for the last vacation of the summer - that's right, Labor Day is this weekend and whether you're hosting a Labor Day party for family or friends or hitting the road for a road trip, there are several things you can do to stay safe.
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