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Kitchen hood cleaning and beyond: what unexpected items need cleaning in your home?

copper kitchen hoodWhen’s the last time you moved the fridge to clean behind it? What about the little crack
between the stove and the countertop? If you’re like most homeowners, you may not pay as much attention to the areas in your home that you can’t see. And even if you have taken the plunge, you may not be eager to revisit: those long-neglected crevices filled with goop and grime can produce some gag-worthy smells when that debris is finally dislodged.

Cleaning for appearances is one thing, but have you ever thought about the importance of a deep scrub for proper home maintenance? Thorough cleanings go beyond a quick wipe-down here and there when you’re expecting guests. This attentive service ensures that your expensive appliances, freshly-painted walls and pristine floors remain in like-new condition for as long as possible.

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Do you really need heating and air conditioning service?

Heating and air conditioning service

Spring has sprung, and that means the cooling season is right around the corner.

As we transition from boots and gloves to flip-flops and bathing suits, our air conditioners also need to “change” for the warmer weather ahead. From replacing filters to cleaning out debris, it’s important to ensure that our heating and air conditioning system, called an HVAC system (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), is running at its best during the sweltering summer months.

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Change Air Filters to Stay Healthy and Save Energy

Check air handling filterWinter is a time when doors and windows stay shut, to keep precious heat trapped inside. The unfortunate side effect? Air is trapped inside as well. It’s up to the home’s air handling system to move that air and clean it of dust and allergens. That’s where air filters come in, and why it’s so important to make sure they are clean.

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Gas Leak? HomeSquare To The Rescue!

gas burnerHelping customers take better care of their homes- that’s really what it’s all about for us. It’s particularly gratifying when we can come through in an emergency situation. When customer Molly S. in Greenwich discovered a gas leak from her hot water heater, she quickly pulled up the HomeJotter app and entered an emergency service. HomeSquare was on the scene within the hour, and the issue was resolved that same day.

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The Surprising Cause of 15,000 Home Fires Every Year (and How to Prevent Them)

woman unloading dryer

Consider the humble dryer, squatting next to its washing machine sibling in your laundry room. You might be surprised to learn that dryers and washing machines are involved in one out of every 22 reported home structure fires in the U.S, according to the National Fire Prevention Agency. Yikes. And can you guess the leading cause of such fires? Failure to clean. As in, failing to clean the appliance and associated vents. Order dryer duct cleaning.

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