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How to Make Sure Your A/C is Ready for Summer

Do you rely on your air conditioner all summer long? There are a few things you can do to make sure your A/C is ready for those long, hot summer days. When you check out your A/C before summer comes, you lower your chances of a breakdown during the hottest days.  Test it Out One […]

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The Top 6 Energy Saving Tips for Spring

As spring comes to our part of the world, it offers you a great opportunity to find new ways to save energy at home. These methods could save you significantly and leave you with more money to spend on the things you love! Check Your Filters If the filters for your HVAC system get dirty, […]

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How to Fix a Clogged Drain Without Drano

Drano or another chemical solvent is often the first thing you turn to when your drains get clogged. You pour it in, wait 15 minutes, and then…nothing. The clog is still there. While Drano can effectively dissolve some types of clogs, it can’t get rid of them all. That doesn’t mean you’re left high and […]

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Choosing Between Tankless vs. Tank Water Heaters

There are many types of water heaters available on the market today. Conventional, or tank water heaters, hold all of your hot water in a tank. The system works hard to keep this water hot so it is available whenever you need it. Tankless water heaters are newer and they don’t store water. Instead, they […]

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Tips To Lower Your Heating Costs

Who doesn’t want lower heating costs in the winter? Try these options and all us at One Source Home Service today if you’d like even more strategies to reduce your Colorado Springs heating bill in the winter.  CALL NOW Use Space Heaters Strategically Don’t use space heaters to heat large areas. However, they are perfect […]

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Furnace Won’t Turn On? Here’s What To Do!

The temperatures are steadily decreasing, and before long, you’ll be switching your furnace on for the first time this season. Chances are, it will come on without a problem, but what happens if your Colorado Springs furnace won’t turn on? Do you know what to do when your furnace won’t turn on in Colorado Springs? […]

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Key Differences Between Boilers and Furnaces

Homes in the Colorado Springs area we serve have some form of central heating. These systems heat the home as a whole, rather than requiring the use of multiple space heaters to keep different areas of the home warm.  There are two types of heating systems that are the most common: boilers and furnaces. While […]

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When Do I Need a New Boiler?

At One Source Home Services, we would be happy to help you replace your old boiler with a new one. When you work with us, we aim to make the process quick and easy for you so you can get warm again soon. In fact, sometimes the hardest part of the process is deciding that […]

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Top 5 Things To Keep Your Family Comfortable

Hi, I’m Anthony Pererra, owner of One Source Home Services –  your local Colorado Springs heating and cooling pros. Many people always ask me how to ensure their Colorado Springs HVAC system is running tip top for the winter, so I’ve put together the top 5 things that you can do to ensure your home’s heating […]

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3 Common Causes of Burst Pipes

Burst pipes are an unpleasant experience, causing water to leak out into your yard or home and increasing your bills. Sometimes, you may only notice some reduced water pressure, but this can still indicate a leak that is slowly damaging the foundation of your home and collecting dangerous mold and mildew. When there are major […]

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3 Things That Can Cause Your Water Heater to Burst

According to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, a ruptured water tank is one of the top five causes of residential water damage. These incidents cost an average of $4,444 after the deductible is paid. A ruptured water heater may not be one of your top concerns, but it is actually one of […]

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How to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

Winter is coming and it’s time to think about getting your Colorado Springs furnace ready for winter. Sure, you haven’t thought about it much over the last few months because it has been so warm, but now it’s time to put a little bit of effort into your heater. After all, you want it to […]

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Indoor Air Quality Testing

Are you concerned about your indoor air quality? Have you been looking for the right company to perform indoor air testing in Colorado Springs? At One Source Home Services, we would love to help you find out more about the quality of the air in your home.  Our indoor air quality testing experts promise to […]

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Is Duct Cleaning Necessary?

Have you heard about duct cleaning but you’re not sure if it’s for you? Maybe you’ve seen some disturbing pictures on an advertisement and you want to make sure your ducts don’t get dirty like those did. Contact us at One Source Home Services today to learn more about your Colorado Springs air duct cleaning, […]

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Is Your AC Ready For Summer?

We offer the best and most friendly maintenance program around. If you are having any issues with your AC unit in Colorado Springs, or the surrounding areas, we would be glad to help.   READ OUR PROMISE TO YOU! One Source Home Service was founded on the premise of integrity, reliability, and putting our customers first. […]

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Water Leak Detection

Water leaks can cause major damage to you property when left unchecked, but not all leaks are noticeable at first. It is important to keep track of your water usage, as this is a good way to check for potential leaks. Read on to learn more about what to do if you think you may […]

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Air Pros Donates a Free Furnace to Local Veteran

At Air Pros, over 70% of our company is made up of veterans. This means that we understand what it means to serve our country and the challenges that veterans can face when they move from active service to the civilian side. We want to help them make this transition however we can. Sometimes, this […]

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UV Air Purification System Giveaway

One Source Home Service is giving away a PremierOne UV Air Purification System One Source Home Service is committed to serving our community in the highest manner. In the last few weeks our community has started seeing the direct effects of the global pandemic caused by the outbreak of COVID-19. Education is key while weathering […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Plumber’s Putty

Do you need to make a watertight seal somewhere in your home? Then plumber’s putty may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Here’s what you need to know about how to use plumber’s putty before you decide whether or not it is right for your home. If you want to use it but you’re […]

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5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System

Your home’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition) system runs ’round the clock, 24/7, all year long. You can’t expect it to last forever, but you can expect your furnace to last for about several years—depending on the model, you may get 15-20 years out of your furnace and 10-15 years out of your air […]

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Here’s 7 Quick Tips To Save Money And Use Less Water…

You already know how important it is that we all try to reduce our use of water. Our planet’s future depends on it! And, there are so many practical and surprisingly easy ways for us to do that.  So, here are seven really practical ways for you to conserve water in your home… Monitor your […]

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Make Your House Look Great At Low Cost with Outdoor Lighting

Lighting up your outdoor spaces can increase your security, enhance your enjoyment of your property, and help raise the value of your home. Here are five tips to think about regarding your outdoor lighting. #1. Entryways You need the brightest lights on your entryways, any places into your house or garage. While spotlights or pot-lights […]

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7 Practical Ways to Conserve Water at Home

In America we’re used to have running water readily available and in seemingly endless supply, but the long-running drought in California and water restrictions in western states should tell us otherwise. There is a finite supply of water and though water is a renewable resource the amount of clean drinking water is declining. We can […]

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Want A Comfortable House Where Every Room Is The Right Temperature?

Do people in your home fight over the thermostat setting? In many homes, especially split-level homes, someone is too hot, someone is too cold and no one is happy.  Even in a home with adequate central air conditioning, mom or dad may find the temperature to be fine in the kitchen or living room, but […]

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5 Tips For A Spooky Yet Safe Halloween

Who else wants to save some money this month while also enjoying a spooky, fun Halloween? We want it all—the fun and light-hearted “scare” of a Halloween… but also a safe Halloween… and we don’t want to spend too much on electricity. So, you’ll love these tips… Lights The kind of lights we use could […]

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How to Fix a Faucet Aerator

Is your kitchen or bathroom faucet running slower than normal? Does it seem like the water pressure is low? The first thing to check is the aerator. It could be clogged. Low pressure is the most common sign of a clogged aerator, but sometimes the faucet can also misdirect water, spraying it on the side […]

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3 Tips To Cooler Central Air Conditioning

Is your central air conditioning failing to battle the heat and keep you cool inside? If you turn down the thermostat to 75 degrees, is the air conditioner able to cool down to that temperature or does it work all day slowly getting there? We have three tips to cooler central air conditioning in your […]

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5 Tips To Help You Save On Your Energy Bill

Want to save money on your electricity bills? Here are 5 tips to conserve energy and save money!  #1. Energy Efficient Appliances If you have several old appliances, they will work together to increase your utility bills throughout the year drastically. Old dishwashers will use more water. Old hot water tanks take more power and […]

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5 Tips to Protect Your Home While You’re on Vacation

Just because you’re away on vacation doesn’t mean you don’t stop thinking about or needing to take care of your house. Here are 5 tips to make sure your home is safe from electrical issues while you are gone. Unplug Even when your devices are turned off, they still use up power and electricity and […]

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7 Tips to Help You Stay Cool and Save Money on Air Conditioning

When summer days get hotter, air conditioning can be so awesome! It feels so good to escape the heat and cool down in the comfort of your home. At least it feels good and cool until the first skyrocketing energy bill comes in. Then things really heat up! How can you keep your house cool […]

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Flushable Wipes and 7 Other Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

Ask any plumber and they will tell you that people often flush things down the toilet that really should not be flushed. They’ve cleared enough clogs from toilet drain pipes to know the worst things that people flush. Save yourself the plumbing bill by never flushing any of the following things down your toilet. Wet […]

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One Source Home Service Tops The Charts With Aeroseal

Aeroseal is quickly becoming the most talked about sealant product in renovations. Its cutting-edge technology enables installers to find those areas of the home experiencing leaks and quickly deploy sealant to stop energy loss and maintain home comfortability. One Source Home Solutions has not only seen an uptick in clients requesting the service but positive […]

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How Safe Are Your Children Around Electricity?

Kids are naturally energetic and curious. They can get into absolutely everything, especially what you don’t want them to. Because of this, kids can get in to danger and we must be diligent about electrical safety in our homes. Wires Look out for frayed wires! Fraying typically happens on either end of the wire and […]

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What To Do When Drano Doesn’t Work

It’s a really good idea to have a plunger in the bathroom for the next time the toilet is clogged. It can easily be stored under the sink or in a storage closet. And it is the best and quickest way to clear most clogs from the toilet. But what if you don’t have a […]

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Cold Spots In Your Home? Here’s What You Can Do.

Do you find yourself wearing a sweater in some rooms of your house but just a t-shirt in other rooms of your house? Or maybe you walk from one room, through a central room, to another part of the house and find that one spot is just a bit chillier. These “cold spots” in your […]

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Are You Aware Of What Lurks Within Your Walls?

You upgrade your TV from time to time. You upgrade your phone from time to time. You upgrade your car from time to time. But when was the last time you even looked at the wires inside your walls and considered whether they needed to be upgraded? Technology changes and yes, it has even changed […]

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Springtime Plumbing Tips For Colorado Springs Homeowners

Spring is here in most parts of the country… and with spring comes a mix of weather for many people! This could include rain… maybe snow… warm days but cold nights. And the result? Wear and tear on your plumbing system! Those warm days may make you want to open up the windows and turn […]

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This March, Give your HVAC System A Little Love

Chances are, you don’t give much thought to the system that warms your home in the winter and cools your home in the summer. And why should you? You leave it to the experts to take care of it for you; meanwhile, you focus on more important things in your life—like family, work, etc. As […]

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AC Maintenance Tips for Colorado Homeowners

We know that keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter is important to you and your family. After all, you can’t live your best life when you’re too hot or too cold. That’s why we work hard to make sure you have everything you need to keep your home running […]

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Signs You Should Tune up Your AC

We know that you count on your Colorado Springs air conditioning all summer long. After all, it gets hot here, and you need to stay cool to function well and enjoy those warm days. Did you know that a tune up can help keep your AC running efficiently all summer long? You might think it’s […]

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