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Reid Geiler

Reid Geiler
Reid Geler is the Vice President of The Geiler Company.

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Why is Radon a problem

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 13, 2019 11:29:57 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in Radon Mitigation, Radon Testing

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Radon is a cancer-causing colorless and odorless gas that is found in the ground all over the United States.  It results from the natural breakdown of uranium and is the second largest cause of lung cancer after smoking, killing an average of 21,000 people per year nationwide.  That's more than drunk driving and house fires combined.
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Prepare for a comfortable fall & winter season

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 11, 2019 7:45:00 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in AC, heating, HVAC Filter

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The HVAC system is one of the most important and expensive parts of any home. As a result, homeowners face a difficult decision when the system starts flashing some warning signs. Yes, homeowners must determine between that repair vs replace HVAC decision.

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R-22 Refrigerant: Yes you can still use it!

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 9, 2019 7:53:48 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in AC

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We are hearing from the field that some consumers are under the impression that R22 units cannot be operated or cannot be repaired as of Jan 2020. This is simply not true. 

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What makes my AC pipes freeze?

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 24, 2019 9:47:00 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in Frozen AC

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What makes my AC pipes freeze?

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Should I leave my AC fan on?

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 9, 2019 9:30:04 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in air conditioning

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Should I leave my AC fan on all the time?  

The primary benefit to leaving your AC fan running all the time is that it circulates air more frequently.  This can help with more even heating and cooling inside the home.  It can also help move cleaner air throughout the house, which helps allergy sufferers.  Less frequent starts and stops of the fan can also extend its lifespan, because the stress of startups is reduced.

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What is the best water heater for residential use?

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 26, 2019 8:20:00 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in Water Heater, Tankless Water Heater, Solar

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What is the best type of water heater for residential use?  It's an important question. The U.S. Department of Energy says that heating water is the second highest energy expense in the home, accounting for about 15 percent of an energy bill.   

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Are Gas Water Heaters Better Than Electric?

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 12, 2019 8:34:00 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in Water Heater

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Are gas water heaters better than electric?  It depends on what features you are looking for.  

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Is my furnace too old?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 29, 2019 8:15:00 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in heating, furnace

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Do HVAC filters really help air quality?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 15, 2019 7:41:00 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in indoor air quality, HVAC Filter

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How much will a leaky faucet increase your water bill?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 24, 2019 7:31:30 AM / by Reid Geiler posted in water bill, Faucet

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The short answer?

It depends on how much water is leaking down the drain. A typical drip is about ten drops per minute, or every six seconds. 

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