Importance of a generator

The Importance of a Whole-Home Generator

A power outage can happen anytime, day or night, often without warning. That’s why it’s essential to have a plan in place should the electricity go out for an extended period. Install a whole-house automatic standby generator before the next storm hits. Don’t let another power outage leave you in the dark. Contact Standard today for all your generator needs!

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Burning Heater Smell: What Does It Mean and How Do I Fix It?

Heating systems can fail for many reasons, but if you notice a burning smell lingering for longer than a few hours, there might be an issue. A quick fix could make things worse by causing more damage or putting your family in danger, so call us immediately! We’re here to make sure your home stays warm all winter long!

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Warning: Do not flush wipes down the toilet

You’ve seen the flushable wipes at the store and probably even bought them for your family. They’re convenient and claim to be safe for your plumbing system – but are they safe?

Tips to fight inflation

Fight inflation at home with these tips

Rising costs are taking a toll on consumers everywhere – from high food and gas prices to increasing energy costs; you’re probably looking for ways to save money on your monthly expenses. You can fight inflation at home with some of these money-saving tips to help you cut those energy costs.

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Why you should avoid chemical drain cleaners

It’s happened to all of us – you’re taking a shower, the water isn’t draining, and soon enough, the bathtub filled with water. Drain clogs are annoying, and you may reach for the chemical drain cleaner under the sink. But is it safe to use?

Freon cannisters

R-22/Freon Phase out

As of January 1, 2020, it is illegal to produce new Freon refrigerant or R22 (also called virgin refrigerant). Freon is a CFC gas that is harmful to the ozone layer and the phaseout was mandated via the Montreal Protocol treaty between global nations. You can legally buy Freon and use it in HVAC systems; …

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