When the summer heat kicks in and you're trying to stay cool, it's important to know that your air conditioner is up to the task.  The same is true when it's cold and the furnace is on the fritz.  You never want to be in this scenario and not know who or where to turn to get reliable and professional HVAC help that can get your home back to comfortable levels.  Finding local HVAC pros near you is a lot easier when you can read reviews and see ratings from real customers who have used the heating and cooling service in the past.

It's always good to know what questions to ask and the tips for hiring an HVAC contractor, as well as cost to install a new A/C and the difference betwen HVAC brands.

Gas fireplace
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Charlotte-area business says homeowners should consider the look, heat, efficiency in deciding to convert to gas logs.
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More homeowners are moving away from ventless fireplaces because they emit byproducts such as carbon monoxide and water vapor and produce a burning gas odor.
ceramic gas logs burning with flames and embers
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Consider these ventless fireplace maintenance tips, safety concerns and install costs.
Brown, stone fireplace as focal point of living room
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Choosing the right fireplace stone requires a look at style, cost, labor and maintenance.
Old oil tanks can be costly to remove, particularly if they're in the basement or another hard-to-reach location. Photo by Paul Plympton
Propane and Heating Oil
Underground oil tank removal cost averages $2,500. The underground removal cost is high because it will need to be excavated. Above ground tanks can cost less to remove (see below).