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    Tips to Safely Heat Your Home This Winter

    In the winter, it is crucial to the comfort of your family to keep your home warm. While there are a number of different ways to keep your house nice and cozy, but some of the methods for heating can be dangerous. In fact, space heaters, wood-burning stoves, and fireplaces cause 72 percent of home…

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    Space Heater Safety This Winter

    Space heaters are a great way to get a little extra heat in small areas—especially in the winter months. They are also the second leading cause of house fires in the United States, so it is important that you know how to own and operate a space heater safely. Cates Heating and Cooling doesn’t want…

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    Five Tips to Stay Warm all Winter

    While summer seemed to last forever this year, the cool air is finally making its arrival in the Midwest. You’re probably finding yourself reaching for a jacket in the chilly mornings and evenings, swapping out your iced coffee for hot and of course starting to enjoy all things pumpkin! Before you know it we’ll have…

  4. Benefits of Installing a Humidifier

    Dry, itchy skin, bloody nose, dry throat, static electricity – do these common winter problems sound familiar to you? Wintertime brings dry, cold air with low humidity which can pose a real threat to your family’s comfort and health. Fortunately, there is a solution to these common winter issues: installing a whole-home humidifier in your…