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7 Things You Should Do Before You Leave For Vacation

While leaving for vacation is often stressful, pack a few extra minutes into your departure schedule to protect your home. It’s your biggest investment, and one many homeowners don’t think about while packing for a trip. Before you leave for vacation, take these seven steps! Don’t worry. They’re simple and won’t take much time.

How To Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

15 ways to lower your winter utility bills

During the winter, most Maryland homeowners heat their home to 70-degrees or more. It’s inevitable that some heat will escape through the walls, ductwork, roof, windows, doors, chimney, vents, and floor. The more your house leaks, the more money you’ll pay to stay comfortable. We’re showing you 15 ways to lower your winter heating bill. 

How To Choose A Carbon Monoxide Detector

Maryland Carbon monoxide inspection

A carbon monoxide is a low-cost safety device that every homeowner needs! It protects your family, alerting you to danger much like a smoke detector. Only carbon monoxide (CO) is more dangerous than smoke because you can’t smell it, taste it, or hear it! CO poisoning is an invisible danger for every Montgomery and Howard… Read more »

How To Flush A Water Heater The Right Way

flush your water heater the right way

Who wants to take a cold shower? It’s unpleasant in the summer and especially in the winter. Your comfort depends on your plumbing. The water heater offers warm water all year round. That’s why it’s important to maintain it, by flushing your water heater at least once a year. 

Smart Maintenance: Why It’s Better Than A HVAC Service Agreement

Smart Maintenance

As a family-owned company for more than 63 years, Minnick’s doesn’t believe traditional HVAC maintenance agreements benefit the consumer. We turned the HVAC industry on its head in 2012 and stopped offering maintenance agreements. We’re once again leading the way again with innovative technology that offers an even smarter maintenance option — Smart Maintenance.

What Is The Smart-Approach To Whole-Home Comfort?

Whole-Home Comfort

When you think of your heating and cooling needs, do you automatically think about your furnace or air conditioner? Most homeowners do, but Whole-Home Comfort depends on so much more. The Smart Approach to Whole-Home Comfort looks at how your systems work together to improve the health and comfort of your home. 

Top 10 Reasons To Get A Maryland Energy Audit

energy audit improves home performance

Do you have high utility bills yet you still feel uncomfortable at home? You probably need an energy audit. It’s a low-cost way to find the source of heating and cooling problems. Here are 10 of the top reasons to get an energy audit.