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Shock Your Electric Bill: Save Using Your Washer, Dryer & Water Heater

[fa icon="calendar'] September 21, 2015 at 3:38 PM / by Home Services Expert

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You're on a mission: to reduce the shock of your monthly electric bill. All together, your home appliances probably represent about 15 percent of your energy bill.

Unlike your toaster, coffee maker and waffle maker, you probably don't unplug major appliances when you're done using them, such as the washer, dryer, or water heater. That's partly why they're known as “energy vampires”: they continue to draw energy simply because they remain plugged in, adding constantly to your electric bill.

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Things to Consider About Your Heating System When Building a New Home

[fa icon="calendar'] January 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM / by Home Services Expert

posted in Heating and Air, Home Remodeling

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It will affect your comfort, your health and your monthly budget. And while you have many decisions to make while you're building a new home, choosing a heating system is one of the most important of all.

But this is no time to be daunted. Instead, look upon the exercise as an opportunity to install a heating system that suits you, your lifestyle and your budget. And with a trustworthy heating system service company at your side, educating you about the issues you ought to consider and the options available to you, you will arrive at the right choice with all the confidence you deserve.

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How Local Electricians Can Help With Your Home Remodel

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2014 at 8:03 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Let's assume that even half of the assertions you've heard about home remodeling jobs are accurate. Among them:

  • They involve dozens of dizzying details
  • They can be stressful
  • They require full doses of patience and restraint (when dealing with contractors)
  • Ultimately, they can be rewarding

We'll let you in on a little secret: at The Hignell Companies we happen to believe that all of these assertions are true, and to make the last one become a reality while mitigating the first three, we offer a heartfelt suggestion.

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Tools to Have on Hand for Home Electrical Repairs

[fa icon="calendar'] May 9, 2014 at 6:34 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Sometimes it can be a tricky proposition: when you're confronted with a stubborn nut or bolt, should you reach for a pair of pliers or a wrench? (And if all else fails? Well, we were born with fingers, weren't we?)

There probably isn't a professional or amateur electrician in the world who hasn't debated between using one tool over another – or who has improvised when he's had to - while doing electrical repairs.

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Fall in Love with Your Home Again with Help from The Hignell Companies: Home Remodeling Services

[fa icon="calendar'] February 12, 2013 at 4:10 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Is there a space in your home that needs some new life? Maybe it’s your outdated kitchen where guests somehow always end up gathering when company comes over. Or your master bathroom that you use every day, but just isn’t functional. Or the guest room that is ready to be converted to your ultimate home organization room now that you’re an empty nester. Any kind of construction and remodeling project is no easy feat, which is why it’s important to work with a company you trust.

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