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Generated 6 days ago

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  • Spring Home Prep Checklist

      As the year rolls on, you’re probably very ready for spring to arrive. Well, at least in your mind you are. How’s your home looking? There are some maintenance items you should take care of before spring arrives so you can fully enjoy the warm weather without having to worry about your home.   Outside Your Home Gutters: Clear out any debris from your gutters so spring rain can flow away fr...

A.B. May Company

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Generated 6 days ago

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  • Benefits of a Programable Thermostats

      If you take a quick look at your utility bill, you’ll probably notice that heating and cooling make up a large bulk of your energy usage. An easy way to better control how much energy you use is by installing a programmable thermostat in your home. Switching from a manual to a programmable thermostat can add convenience and comfort to your home in more ways than one.   Save Money: The best ...

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • How to Save Money on Energy Bill

        While heating and cooling are necessary to keep your home comfortable throughout the year, soaring energy bills that get delivered to your home each month are not.   While certain homes may require new repairs or installations to be efficient, there are plenty of ways to save on your energy bills without spending a dime.   Watch Your Vents If you have central air or heating, there are air ve...

A.B. May Company

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Why Clean Your Air Ducts

      Try as you might, it’s nearly impossible to keep your home 100% clean. We’re not talking about keeping your floors mopped or your windows streak-free. We're talking about cleaning your air ducts -- which is probably not always high up on your spring cleaning checklist. However, every few years, it should be. There’s plenty of reasons to have your air ducts cleaned by professionals.   How Air D...

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Improving Your Home for a New Baby

      Congratulations! You’re about to become a parent to a beautiful, new baby. You’re probably ready with bottles, diapers, and onesies galore; but how’s your home looking? Make sure to prep your house for your new little one before he or she arrives. Baby-Proof Your Home: Every room holds new dangers that could harm your baby. In your nursery, keep your baby’s bed clear. While all of those fuzzy ...

A.B. May Company

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Ways to Make Your Home Cozy for Valentine's Day

      Happy Valentine’s Day! On one of the most romantic days of the year, all you probably want to do is enjoy a nice night at home with your significant other (or Ben & Jerry’s). If you’re in need of some quick ways to make your home cozy, we’ve got you covered.   Create a Comfy Couch or Bed: If your plans include cuddling up to watch a good movie, you need to have a cozy couch ready to go. Cov...

  • High-Tech Home Gadgets

      It’s 2017; The world has self-driving cars, virtual reality, and 3D printing. While those things are all fine and dandy, it’d be nice if there were neat tech tools you could use every day. Well, low and behold, there are! These are some of the coolest high-tech gadgets you can get for your home.   Clocky Robotic Alarm Clock: Are you one of those people who hits “snooze” at least 10 times be...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Where am I Losing Heat in my Home?

      With all the effort you take to ensure your home is warm during these cold, Kansas City winters, finding out that heat is escaping your home can be quite frustrating. AB May is here to help with solutions to keep heat inside your home and dollars inside your wallet. You might be asking yourself: Where is Heating Escaping my Home? Even when your home is well-insulated, there are still little cr...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Effects of Dry Air on Your Health

    No one enjoys shivering in the cold or feeling like even an eighth cup of hot chocolate isn’t enough to warm you up. Besides the discomfort, Kansas City winters can do a number on your health. The cold air combined with the use of heaters can lead to dry air in your home. See below for some of the effects dry air can have on your health. Sore Sinuses Dry air depletes moisture from your nose and ...

  • How To Create a Dust-Free Home

    It’s common to hear wishes of good health as the New Year begins. So why do so many people experience allergies and colds during these early months? It could be because you have a lot of dust in your home. We’re here to tell you how to significantly decrease the dust in your home.   Invest in Doormats. When you or your guests enter your home, you are bringing in outside dirt, and these little...

  • Holiday Stain Removal Guide

      Let’s face it, the holiday season can be really messy! From lots of holiday parties, to extra home visitors, it’s inevitable that you’ll find yourself having to deal with lots of spills. But before you part with your favorite blouse or table linens, this holiday stain removal guide will ensure you survive even the filthiest of festivities:   The Stain: Wine- Since holiday parties are often fil...

  • Should I Repair or Replace my Heating System?

      If you keep experiencing problems with your heating system, eventually you’re going to ask yourself, “do I repair or replace this unit?” While you may think it’s easier to have a simple repair performed by your HVAC technician, sometimes it is more cost effective to replace your system entirely. Take a minute to think about the state of your heating system to decide if it’s better to repair or...

  • Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cool Air?

    When the temperature outside is hovering in the 30s or below, the last thing question you want to have to ask is “Why is my furnace blowing cool air?” The answer to that question could be several things, so checking these areas could help you solve the problem and get warm air pumping back into your home.   The Thermostat: If you walk by a vent and it is blowing cold air, it could be as simple a...

  • Bishop Sullivan Center

    Bishop Sullivan Center is helping to make a change in Kansas City! Their two food pantries serve more than 1,200 families each month, making them Harvester’s largest recipient. They also serve hot meals to 250 people every evening at their community kitchen on Troost. In 2016, Bishop Sullivan Center helped more than 400 people find a job, and provided nearly 300 elderly people with much needed w...

  • Reasons to Own a Standby Generator

      Harsh winter weather can result in heavy snow, slick ice, and even power outages. While we can all hope that our homes are never left without electricity, it's important to be prepared if they are. These are the top reasons to have a standby generator attached to your home or business. Standby generators have a longer runtime than portable generators. Since portable generators run on genera...

  • Why You Need a Humidifier

      Does walking around in socks in your home result in someone getting an electric shock? Do you wake up with dry skin, itchy eyes or irritated sinuses? A dry mouth or bloody nose? These are some of the many negative impacts that dry winter air and low humidity can bring. An effective way to fix this is by increasing the humidity level in your home. Here a few benefits of adding a  whole home hum...

  • How to Use Less Energy in Winter

      Wintertime can rack up a lot of extra dollars on your energy bill. Between heating your home and taking long, hot showers to get warm, your wallet can take a big hit. Do yourself a favor and follow these tips to use less energy in winter.   Non-Money Moves Open your drapes, and let natural sunlight help heat your home for free. Just remember to close the drapes once the sun is no longer sh...

  • How To: Reduce Your Hot Water Usage

    Few things feel better than taking a hot shower after being out in the cold - but your shower may be a killer on your hot water usage. Wasting hot water can seriously increase your utility bills, since water heating is typically the second largest energy expense for homeowners. Here’s how to reduce your hot water usage in your home.   Fix Leaks A small drip coming from your faucet every other mi...

A.B. May Company

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Generated 5 months ago

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  • Come Join The A.B. May Family!

      Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference in the lives of those around you? And does the opportunity for up to a $4,000 sign-on bonus excite you? We are looking for Plumbers as well as HVAC technicians to join the A.B. May team!       Since 1959, we have been the premier plumbing and hom...

A.B. May Company

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • 4 Maintenance Tips To Transition Your HVAC System For Fall

    The crisp weather is starting to appear, and that can only mean one thing--fall is almost here! Fall is a transition time when it is so important to take advantage of the mild weather and get your home ready for that extreme weather that we can face later in the year. Give your HVAC systems a break from the summer, before they have to work hard for the winter with these transitioning tips: Utili...

  • Tips For Cleaning Your Dryer Vents

      Did you know that according to The Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are tens of thousands of fires starting from dryers each year? While most people may not pay much attention to performing routine maintenance on their dryers, it’s actually really important. Cleaning your dryer vent is a crucial step to keep you and your family safe. You should clean your dryer hose once a year and ins...

  • How To Lower Humidity Indoors

    While homes need a certain amount of moisture in the air for comfort and health, too high a level can lead to trouble. It’s important to keep an eye on the level of dampness in your space to avoid a potential problem for your health and your home. Being aware of early warning signs is the best way to take control and bring the moisture level back into a healthy and safe range. Before you can lowe...

A.B. May Company

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Generated 6 months ago

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  • Tips For Hiring a Plumber

    Hiring a plumber is an important decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly by homeowners. Since a plumbing system is one that is relied on daily, it’s important to ensure that you have a reliable, trusted and skilled plumber working on the one in your home. Failure to hire a high-quality or experienced plumber can lead to costly and dangerous repairs in the future. Here are some things to consider...

  • The Importance Of a Carbon Monoxide Detector

    The cooler weather is right around the corner and with that, our home will be tightly sealed with our furnaces working to keep us warm. Having your home insulated and sealed is a great thing in the colder conditions, but can be a negative thing when it comes to carbon monoxide. Levels can accumulate to a hazardous state in a short period of time, making it very dangerous for you and your family t...

A.B. May Company

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

A.B. May Company

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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