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Do I Need My A/C Checked?

It’s getting to be that time of year once again, we are turning off the furnaces at our homes and businesses and will soon be needing our air conditioning systems to give us a bit of relief from the summer heat. So you may ask “Why in the world should I have my A/C cleaned before I use it?”

Here are my five main advantages to having your air conditioning systems clean and tuned before you turn it on.

Honesty Always Pays

I received a phone call from a friend of mine over the weekend. He wanted me to price a compressor replacement at the church he attends. The air conditioning unit for the sanctuary was out due to a "bad compressor" according to another company. I received the list of items from my friend of what needed to be replaced (per this other companies pricing) and I worked up a price of $4808.

Envirotech's Tasty Thursday- Best Homemade Guacomole

Ingredients:

3- Avocados (peeled and diced)

1- Lime

1/4 Cup red onion (finely chopped)

2 Tab salsa

1- Clove garlic

1/4 Cup of cilantro

1/2 tsp kosher salt

Dash of pepper

In a bowl mash the avocado with a fork. Squeeze in the juice of 1 lime and stir. Add salsa, onion, garlic, cilantro and seasonings. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Compliments of Terri Gallet

Envirotech Tasty Thursday- Peach/Blackberry Dump Cake (Gluten Free)

Ingredients:

1-21 oz. can peach pie filling, (or whatever combination of flavors you desire)

1-21 oz. can blackberry pie filling, (or whatever combination of flavors you desire)

½ -1 tsp. cinnamon, optional

1 box Betty Crocker Gluten Free yellow cake mix

½-3/4 cup butter

½-3/4 cup chopped pecans, optional

Directions:

Envirotech's Tasty Thursday- Super Easy 7-Up Biscuits

Ingredients:

4- Cups Bisquick

1- Cup Sour Cream

1- Cup 7-Up

1/2- Cup Melted Butter

Instructions:

Mix bisquick, sour cream and 7-Up. Dough will be very soft -dont worry- knead and fold dough until coated with your baking mix. Pat dough out and cut into bisquicks using a round biscuit/cookie cutter. Melt butter in bottom of a cookie sheet pan or a 9X13 casserole dish. Place biscuits on top of melted butter and bake for 12-15 minutes or until brown at 425 degrees.

Envirotech's Tasty Thursday- Crock Pot Bourbon Glazed Kielbasa

Ingredients

1 pound Kielbasa, sliced

1 cup apricot preserves

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tbsp bourbon or apple juice

Directions

1. Combine everything in the crock pot

2. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours

How easy are those directions! I love recipes that are so easy to make. This is the perfect recipe for football parties or holiday events. You can toss everything in the crock pot and it takes care of everything so you can relax and enjoy your event.

Compliments of Terri Gallet

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