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Christmas Burglary Stats: The Truth about Holiday Crime

There has been an ongoing debate about whether or not the holiday season is unusually active for burglars. A number of studies support this idea; other studies refute it. Common sense would seem to fall on the side of supporting … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Stay Cool: Ice Cream!

There’s no doubt about it – this summer’s been a hot one! As you hunker down in the basement and try to keep cool without running your air conditioning bill sky high, you might be interested in taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Why Protect Your Home with Surge Protectors

  Surge Protectors A power surge happens in a split second — a thousandth of the time it takes you to blink your eyes. Maybe you see the lights flicker, or your computer locks up for no apparent reason. Maybe you … Continue reading

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What is Ductless Air Conditioning?

  Ductless technology has been around for more than 50 years, but has only been available to Delaware homeowners for about thirty years. In Japan, ductless accounts for 90% of all HVAC systems sold and in more than 80% in Europe. “Ductless” … Continue reading

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Hurricane season is just about here . Have you worried about losing power? When the power goes off, everything stops in a hurry. NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 1 to 4 major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; … Continue reading

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Carrier Presidents Award Winner

Burns & McBride Named Carrier Presidential Award Winner For 4th  Straight Year Posted on March 8, 2016by burnsandmcbride We are pleased and humbled to announce that we have been selected as one of the Carrier Corporation’s Presidential Award winners for … Continue reading

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