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WHAT TO DO AFTER SEVERE FLOODING

Your home or business could be unsafe due to damage to plumbing and electrical controls after a flood. Below are two documents for you to check out.
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GAMA & AHRI recommend all damaged plumbing, heating, cooling & electrical appliances & related systems be replaced rather than repaired when severe flooding occurs.

  1. Flood Document GAMA
  2. AHRI Hurricane Flood Recommendations

Caring for the Community 2014 Winners

  • January 2014 – American Red Cross
  • Febrary 2014 – WPMS
  • March 2014 – Waccamaw Community Foundation
  • April 2014 – New Directions
  • May 2014 – Fostering Hope
  • June 2014 – Tidewater Charity Tournament
  • July 2014 – GSDSS
  • August 2014 – Sheriff Foundation of Horry County
  • September 2014 – Grand Strand Miracle League
  • October 2014 – SOS Health Care/ Subs for Santa
  • November 2014 – Pirates Christmas
  • December 2014 – Toys for Tots

Caring for the Community 2013 Winners

December 2013 SOS Health Care/ Subs for Santa

Big Changes To Water Heaters You Need To Know About

waterheaterThe U.S. Department of Energy has put into effect new regulations that require all manufacturers of water heaters to meet a higher energy factor (EF) rating. Based on the new requirements, there will be significant changes to water heaters manufactured after April 15, 2015. This includes gas-fired, oil-fired, electric, tabletop, instantaneous gas-fired and instantaneous electric. Tankless water heaters already meet the new requirements.

How does this affect to me?

Some of the changes that affect you as a consumer are as follows:

  • Higher priced units – up to 35% more expensive.
  • Larger units – 2” tall and 2”wider, and in some cases units may be even larger.
  • More complicated installation requirements
  • Possible significant home remodeling costs if your water heater is located in a small space like a closet or attic.

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