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Spring Electrical Tips!

By on May 1, 2018

Household issues and problems are common enough, but an electrical problem needs dealing with right away. Not only do you want to ascertain the safety of your home and its wiring, but you also rely on your electrical to work

Keep Your Garbage Disposal Healthy

By on April 24, 2018

What Not to Put Down Your Garbage Disposal: • Fibrous Foods: celery. Lettuce, carrots, onion skins, potato skins, etc. • Pasta, Rice and Beans: these foods can swell in water • Grease, Fats and Oils: grease can clog drains and

Spring Cleaning

By on April 2, 2018

Wow, with all of this beautiful Eastern North Carolina sunshine, it’s easy to start dreaming of spring. Does this weather get you into the spring cleaning mood? Cleaning the kitchen, going through that mound of winter clothing that has piled

Heating and Cooling During the Mild Seasons

By on March 16, 2018

Deciding when to switch from heating mode to cooling mode, and vice versa, may not be easy. It’s important to keep air circulating during the spring and fall, but you may not need the power of your gas furnace or

HSEC Canine Crawl is Oct. 14 in Greenville

By on October 13, 2017

The 17th annual Canine Crawl, a local festival to celebrate pets and raise money for The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina, will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Greenville Town Common on First Street along

True or false: A bath uses more water than a shower.

By on October 2, 2017

True. Showers, on average, use less water than baths, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A bath in a standard bathtub uses an average of 36 gallons of water, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. If you have a deep

What to do if your HVAC is flooded

By on September 26, 2017

Eastern North Carolina has experienced flooding in the past — and recent hurricane threats remind us that the area is sure to have to deal with high waters again. Your heating and air conditioning unit is built to withstand normal

How to keep your garbage disposal from stinking

By on September 13, 2017

You put all kinds of kitchen scraps and food bits into your garbage disposal. And you let the water continue to run for about 15 seconds after you turn off the disposal to flush out all of the food particles.

Hurricane preparedness tips

By on September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever, is pounding the Caribbean and heading toward the United States. Although its path can’t be accurately predicted by experts, there’s a possibility that the storm will impact us here in Greenville,

Late summer tips for your air conditioner

By on August 30, 2017

As we residents of eastern North Carolina move into the month of September, the outside temperatures are still warm enough to run the air conditioner. Your cooling unit has gotten a good workout this summer. You probably began running it