Spring is a wonderful time of year in Columbia, Maryland. Flowers bloom, birds chirp, and it provides a way to get outdoors after the long winter. Spring cleaning, on the other hand, isn’t nearly as wonderful. However, it’s a necessity. While you’re getting the house spick and span, you should also do some home maintenance tasks to improve the value of your home and keep it looking great. Here are just a few ideas to get you started.

Inspect and Seal Windows

If you haven’t inspected your doors or windows in some time, it’s a perfect time to do so. The wear and tear of weather over time can damage caulking and weather-stripping. This allows the warm air from spring and summer to leak into your home, or allow air-conditioned air to seep outdoors. If you notice any cracks, use caulk to repair and replace any torn weather-stripping. You should also do this around the exterior of the home.

Get an HVAC Tuneup

Another way to save money and provide ultra comfort to your home is by getting an HVAC tuneup. When you call us for service, we’ll come out, prepare your furnace for the dormant season, and get your air conditioner humming like new. Plus, we can provide advice and suggestions about the things we see during inspection and maintenance.

Check for Leaks

Spring is the perfect time to check various appliances and fixtures for leaks. Pipes under the kitchen sink and bathroom sink may become leaky or sweaty, and fixing them can prevent catastrophic situations. You should also check your water heater, washer, and dishwasher for any pools of water, as this could signal more extensive and expensive problems in the future.

Cleaning your home and taking care of essential maintenance during spring isn’t a glorious task, but it’s something requires due diligence on your part. If you can’t fix the problem on your own, call the pros at Griffith Energy Services at 888-474-3391 today.

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Dear Customers,

At this time, when the news is dominated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency around the world, we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure your safety and the safety of our team.

We are closely monitoring the guidance of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the spread of the virus. This is an evolving situation and we will continue to develop and take necessary measures as needed. Our focus is to ensure that we meet customer needs while doing our part to keep you, our employees, and our communities safe.

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Everyone on our team has received enhanced training and protocol briefings. We will continue to evolve and adjust these protocols as needed.
  • We are implementing telecommuting options for positions where applicable.
  • Non-essential work travel is currently on hold for all employees.
  • We are conducting enhanced cleaning practices at our locations and are instructing employees to continually sanitize their work stations and vehicles.
  • We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing.

Information for you:
If you have an existing service appointment, we look forward to seeing you and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to promote a safe and secure service experience.

During this challenging time, if you are experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus or have been exposed to it, in order to protect our team and all the customers we serve, we encourage you to please reschedule your service appointment, by calling us at 888-474-3391.

Your safety is our highest priority and we truly appreciate the trust that you place in our team and our company.

Best regards,
Griffith Energy Services

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