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The Horizon Comfort Zone is the ultimate destination for plumbing, heating, air conditioning, drain cleaning and sewer and water line information. Discover a wealth of plumbing, HVAC and home comfort tips, articles and news that you can use…plus lots of great ideas for making your home more energy efficient and saving money.

Call Horizon Services for Quick Air Conditioning Services & Chill Out!

There is nothing quite as frustrating as having your air conditioning unit stop working in the middle of summer. Having no way to escape the heat can make anyone absolutely miserable. The good news is there are many professional services able to respond to your service call quickly, getting your home cool and comfortable again.  Have you got a mid-summer emergency?  Chill out!  Call Horizon Services for quick air conditioning service. Some of the reasons to call this professional team are highlighted here.

Quick Response Time

One of the primary reasons you should call Horizon Services for your air conditioning repair needs is because they offer a quick response time. This means that you don’t have to wait days for service, suffering in the heat. Their technicians will arrive at your home, usually the same day, ready to evaluate and fix the issue.


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Horizon How-To: Non-Stick Spud

Horizon How-To:
Non-Stick Spud

Tired of food sticking to your grill? Pre-heat your grill so it’s hot. Then cut a raw potato in half and use a fork to rub the cut side of the potato over the grill. The starch from the potato forms a barrier between the food and the grill creating a non-stick surface which keeps fragile food like fish from falling apart and makes clean-up a breeze!

 

Are you considering a new cooling and heating system for your home?

 

Every year millions of homeowners find themselves wondering if it’s time to replace their current unit. Unfortunately, most homeowners don’t have their unit replaced when they start having problems. Instead, most of them have it repaired multiple times before replacing it. If you’ve found yourself in this situation, it’s a good idea to take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of replacing your heating and cooling unit, instead of having it repaired again.

 

One advantage of replacing your cooling and heating unit instead of having it repaired is that you would likely see a drop in your heating and cooling bill. This is especially true if your current unit is more than 15 years old because new units are much more energy efficient


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Horizon How-To: Refresh Sour Summer TowelsHorizon How-To: Refresh Sour Summer Towels

Horizon How-To:
Refresh Sour Summer Towels

Throw smelly beach towels into your washing machine and fill with hot water, add 1 cup of vinegar and run the load through the entire wash cycle. Once complete, add ½ cup of baking soda and run a complete cycle again with hot water. The vinegar will break up any water mineral deposits on the fabric that may lead to mildew and the baking soda will neutralize any additional odors and stains.

Every homeowner loves knowing that their heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is able to keep the house at a comfortable temperature. In addition to making sure, their system receives regular maintenance, it is important for homeowners to also make sure the filters are replaced in a timely manner either 30 or 90 days depending on the manufacturer. Here are a few of the reasons why filter replacement is something that shouldn’t be overlooked.

Controlling Airborne Contaminants in the Home

Choosing to go with timely Filter Replacement means that the quality of the air in the home is higher. Many people do not realize how many contaminants are pushed through the vents and into each room. The filters on the system help to reduce those irritants by catching many of the contaminants and preventing them from circulating freely. Getting rid of the old filter and replacing


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