Prepare Your Chimney for Winter The winter season is the best time for a warm, cozy fire. As the Mid-Ohio Valley welcomes cold temperatures this winter, make sure that your fireplace and chimney are clean and safe. Creosote buildup This occurs as your chimney experiences increased use, and can be
Insulating your attic is highly recommend to save you on energy bills and properly keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Keeping your attic properly insulated can cut energy bills up to 30%. What many homeowners fail to do is check when they need attic
Gas Furnace Safety – If you have a gas furnace, it is important to know that it may produce some carbon monoxide that is released outside your home through the furnace’s vent. Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas that can cause flu-like symptoms, disorientation, confusion, and even death.
In 1996, Tim Hanlon and his wife, Carma, took a leap of faith in purchasing Grogg’s Home Services, a heating-and-air-conditioning business founded by her father, Leon Grogg. Operating first out of their home, Tim learned the trade while working a second job, and Carma juggled phone calls and scheduling with
Congratulations to… Joe Barker of Bridgeport & Mary Daniel of Parkersburg These individuals are the lucky winners of a new high efficient gas furnace with free installation! Both in service nearly 60 years. One winner was so happy that they went ahead and purchased an air conditioner! We want to thank
The best way to tell if your furnace is a high-efficiency model or not is to take a look at the vent. If it is a metal vent, chances are it is NOT high efficiency. High-efficiency furnaces exhaust with minimal heat that they actually vent with PVC plastic pipe. All
If you don’t have working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, GET THEM! This is not something that can be put off along with cleaning out that junk drawer. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors save numerous lives every year. Keep in mind: Detectors have a life span. (usually five to seven
Here are some winter home preparation tips that could prevent a plumbing disaster when the temperatures start plummeting. 1. Remove all your garden hoses from spigots and store away 2. Shut off water to outside spigots where possible 3. Close crawl space foundation vents 4. Seal air leaks at the