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Do I Need a Home Generator?

Do I Need a Home Generator?

What are the benefits of a home generator? Do I really need one? Is a generator worth the cost and hassle of installation? If these questions have ever run through your head, you’re probably a Floridian. Hurricanes are a way of life for Floridians. In fact, we often...

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3 Tips to Keep Your Air Conditioner Hurricane Safe

3 Tips to Keep Your Air Conditioner Hurricane Safe

Like it or not, it’s officially Hurricane Season in Southwest Florida. All we can do is keep our fingers crossed that we don’t end up in the proverbial Cone of Uncertainty. Home-Tech is here to help you keep your air conditioner hurricane safe should the worst happen....

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Should I Get a Smart Thermostat?

Should I Get a Smart Thermostat?

With a smart thermostat, you can save money, time and energy by having the power to control your home’s temperature at the tips of your fingers. But aren’t there some negatives to this device? Today we’re going to talk about the pros and cons of a smart thermostat....

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Will Rust and Corrosion Affect My AC System?

Will Rust and Corrosion Affect My AC System?

Your HVAC system is designed to be outside and withstand the elements. However, living in Southwest Florida, rust and corrosion are more prevalent and can affect your AC system more than it can in other areas. It's been studied and noted that the four main causes of...

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Why You Should Hire a Home Watch Company

Why You Should Hire a Home Watch Company

Do you have multiple homes that you stay at during different times of the year? As a seasonal resident, do you worry about your vacant home? By hiring a home watch company, these worries will go away and allow you to fully enjoy the moment. You may think that you have...

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Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes? 7 Helpful Tips

Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes? 7 Helpful Tips

We've all come home after a busy day and needed just one task to go as planned. Sometimes the simplest of things complicate our lives that much more. If you've ever wondered, "Why on Earth is my dishwasher not cleaning dishes?" You're not alone. Table of Contents...

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Week before Christmas To-Do List

Week before Christmas To-Do List

Christmas always seems to sneak up on us, huh? The week before Christmas is always filled with last minute shopping, baking and cooking. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, however, should be spent visiting with family and friends. There’s a lot of prep to be done and...

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What is the Best Room Temperature for Sleeping?

What is the Best Room Temperature for Sleeping?

Creating an optimal sleeping environment is arguably the most crucial aspect of getting a good night of quality sleep. Lack of quality sleep has been linked to loss of attention, reduction in memory, and reduction of processing speed. Suffice it to say, without...

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How to Host Thanksgiving Dinner

How to Host Thanksgiving Dinner

We’ve all been there – it’s been a few years since your family has had the entire extended family over for Thanksgiving. The past couple years you’ve rotated between going to your in-laws, going on vacation for the holiday and heading to your brother’s house for...

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Do I Need a Pool Heater in Southwest Florida?

Do I Need a Pool Heater in Southwest Florida?

The Sunshine State was given its nickname for a reason…it’s almost always sunny and hot. So, why would anyone need a pool heater then? Well, it’s not always as sunny and hot as you’d think. While winter for us may not include snow or ice, it does include a high of...

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