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Horizon Services’ Blog is PACKED with Useful Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Tips and Insight.

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.

10 Sure-Fire Methods to Stop Menacing Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are a familiar late spring and summer nuisance. Mosquitoes can be very annoying but unfortunately they can also be transmitters of encephalitis, malaria, yellow fever to humans, and heartworms to pets.

Protect Your Backyard

Since many generations of mosquitoes can breed right in your backyard, you must learn to take some simple, positive steps to reduce this menace by limiting their breeding.

Common Breeding Sources

Breeding sources consist primarily of standing water. After a rain storm, walk your property and look for areas in the landscape that are not draining well. If you find puddles that remain after a few days, you may want to consider regrading it. If water stands for a little over one week – many mosquitoes will breed! So, if there are any places around your home where water collects (i.e., water-holding containers, storm drains, clogged rain gutters, around your HVAC


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2014 Bucks Half Marathon

There’s nothing easy about running a half marathon, but we hope that Horizon Services’ sponsorship support and Horizon Helps volunteer efforts made the challenge a little more enjoyable for those who participated in the 2014 Bucks County Marathon. We would like to thank everyone who came out to the event, and encourage you to tag yourself or share our photographs we caught you mid stride.

View Photos from the 2014 Bucks Half Marathon

To view photos from the 2014 Bucks Half Marathon, visit the Horizon Services’ Facebook page.

Horizon Helps

Established in 2010, Horizon Helps is a non-profit, community services organization formed by and comprised of Horizon Services employees volunteering their time to assist, support and raise awareness for charitable causes and community events throughout Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Gloucester, Camden and Burlington County New Jersey, and Northeastern Maryland.

 


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Christina River Watershed Cleanup

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, Horizon Services returned for a second straight year to sponsor the Christina River Watershed Cleanup.

The Horizon Helps team was happy to get down and dirty to help clean up the Christina River. Horizon Services employees volunteered their time to support Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to remove litter and garbage from the banks of the Christina River.

View Photos from the Christina River Watershed Cleanup

To view photos from the Christina River Watershed Cleanup, visit the Horizon Services’ Facebook page.

Horizon Helps

Established in 2010, Horizon Helps is a non-profit, community services organization formed by and comprised of Horizon Services employees volunteering their time to assist, support and raise awareness for charitable causes and community events throughout Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Gloucester, Camden and Burlington County New Jersey, and


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Y RUN Central Bucks Family YMCA 5K

Horizon Services returned for a second straight year to sponsor the Y Run Central Bucks Family YMCA 5K Race / Walk. As part of the Bucks 5K Series, the event was the area’s only Saturday evening race.

Each year, the family friendly event encourages athletes of all ages and speeds to come out to support the Central Bucks Family YMCA and to encourage everyone to become more active as a community. We would like to thank all of those who came out to brave the rainy weather to support the cause.

View Photos from the Y RUN Central Bucks Family YMCA 5K

To view photos from the Y RUN Central Bucks Family YMCA 5K, visit the Horizon Services’ Facebook page.

Horizon Helps

Established in 2010, Horizon Helps is a non-profit, community services organization formed by and comprised of Horizon Services employees volunteering their time to assist, support and raise awareness for charitable causes and community events


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Clean Your Showerhead by Horizon Services

Horizon How-To:
Shower Power

Over time your shower head can become clogged with mineral deposits and require a thorough cleaning. Shelf the chemicals and use denture tabs or vinegar to unclog it. Remove the shower head and submerge it in a bowl of 4-5 dissolved denture tabs or warm vinegar. If you cannot remove the shower head, place your cleaning solution in a bag and use a rubber band to secure the bag over the head of the shower. Let the solution work over night and rinse away the clog.