How Can I Save Money During The Holidays?

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow... Christmas is upon us, and while spending time with family and friends is refreshing and joyous, blowing your Christmas shopping budget on astronomical utility bills is most certainly not. Here are some excellent ways you can save some money on your gas and electric bill this winter. Decorate with [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00November 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Can I Save Money During The Holidays?

What are SEER, AFUE and HSPF Ratings?

When it comes time for you to upgrade your old heating and cooling system it is oftentimes very easy to become overwhelmed with all of the HVAC contractor jargon. What is SEER? What is AFUE? What is HSPF? Many clients trying to compare model numbers and efficiency ratings can end up feeling like they are [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00November 28th, 2016|Energy Savings, Heating & Cooling|Comments Off on What are SEER, AFUE and HSPF Ratings?

What Is A Nest Protect?

Did you know that every year more than 20,000 people are hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning? Unfortunately, another 400 people lose their lives to CO poisoning every year, which is why we call it the silent killer. The best way to protect your family from this silent killer is to install smoke and carbon monoxide [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00November 27th, 2016|Carbon Monoxide, Heating & Cooling, Smoke Detectors|Comments Off on What Is A Nest Protect?

What is a Nest Learning Thermostat?

You live in Sioux Falls, SD – so you’re heating and air conditioning bills tend to run high year round. The brutal winters and blazing hot summers are just a part of the price we pay to live in such a beautiful, clean and safe state. But what if I told you there was a way to easily lower those [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a Nest Learning Thermostat?

Nest Learning Thermostat vs. Trane ComfortLink II XL950

There are a lot of reasons to change out your thermostat. Two of the most common thermostats we install for our clients are the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Trane ComfortLink II. If you have already looked into replacing your thermostat then you’ve probably already heard about the Nest Learning Thermostat. Another popular thermostat is the Trane ComfortLink II. So to [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Energy Savings, Heating & Cooling, Thermostats|Comments Off on Nest Learning Thermostat vs. Trane ComfortLink II XL950

Golden Rule Service Heating & Cooling Fights Breast Cancer This Fall

At Golden Rule Home Services we love giving back to our community and to families in need. This year we have decided to participate in the #CoveredForTheCause campaign. In October, you'll see our signature "green booties" switching to #PINK! For every image home owners post online of a technician in pink shoe covers that is tagged [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00October 1st, 2016|Community Involvement, Pink|Comments Off on Golden Rule Service Heating & Cooling Fights Breast Cancer This Fall

PEX Pipes vs Copper Pipes

Sioux Falls Plumbing Repair: PEX Pipes vs Copper Pipes in Cold Climate Every so often we get a call from a new homeowner or prospective home buyer asking us about plastic pipe durability.Generally speaking, when it comes to smaller repairs we will go back with the same type of pipe which you had before, generally [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:27+00:00September 26th, 2016|Plumbing|Comments Off on PEX Pipes vs Copper Pipes

Installing A New Toilet

How do I install a new toilet? Installing a new toilet is often an exciting time for any household. It is not uncommon for a family to replace a toilet only once, if ever, during their time in a home. When you are ready to install a new toilet it is important not only [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:23:28+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Plumbing|Comments Off on Installing A New Toilet