2017

  • 3 Tips To Prevent Plumbing Problems In Your Rental Unit

    As a landlord, you have to worry about keeping all of the aspects of your unit in good condition, including the plumbing. When you have tenants living in your properties, you have to be prepared for anything, including middle-of-the-night calls about the plumbing. Fortunately, it is possible to help prevent plumbing problems from occurring in the first place. These are a few tips that can help. 1. Inspect and Repair Plumbing Before Renting Out the Unit
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  • Choosing The Right BTUs For Your AC Unit

    When it comes time to invest in air conditioning, there are a lot of options. Window units are a good solution for smaller homes and apartments. This article highlights window AC units, explaining their limitations and what to know before buying. It will help you determine whether a window AC unit will work for your property, or if you need to invest in something more expensive and substantial. Choosing the Right BTU
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  • Installing Air Conditioning In Your Home

    It can be pretty miserable in a hot home, and if you do not have an air conditioner, you may be miserable a lot in the hot summer months. Nobody should have to go through a day in their own home and suffer through temperatures in the high 80's in their own home. Not only is that type of temperature miserable, but it can also be a health hazard. The good news is it can be fixed with an air conditioning system.
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  • How to Clean Your Furnace Pump

    Are you looking for a cheap and easy way to reduce the cost of your electricity bills? Often, it is the cost of running the heater and air conditioner that contribute most to utility bills. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can make your HVAC system more productive, more efficient, and cheaper to run on a daily basis. Most people don't really do any HVAC maintenance, besides occasionally replacing the air filter.
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  • A Guide To Buying Propane Fuel

    As you look to fuel your home or stock up on an energy source that serves you, consider switching to propane. Propane is a great fuel to use no matter where you live or what sort of budget you are working with. To this end, make sure that you learn a little bit more about buying propane, so that you're being a good steward over your energy use and making the best purchase for you.
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  • How To Winterize A Window Air Conditioner

    Window air conditioners provide an affordable and easy to install cooling solution to your home when larger air conditioning systems are impractical to install. However, just like all other types of air conditioners, window units need to be properly winterized to ensure that they do not become damaged by freezing winter temperatures. Thankfully, winterizing your window air conditioner unit is a fairly straightforward process: What You'll Need You'll need a screwdriver, lint free cloths, replacement air filters, a soft bristled brush, a bucket, common cleaning detergent, bungee cords, and a plastic tarp large enough to wrap your air conditioning unit in.
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  • Three Ways Your AC Filter Makes Your Life Better

    If you're like most homeowners, the filter on your air conditioning system isn't something that crossed your mind on a regular basis. In fact, you probably don't think about it at all until and unless an air conditioning malfunction occurs. However, paying attention to your ac conditioner's filter is an excellent preventative maintenance strategy that can help prevent a variety of problems. Following are just three of the ways that clean, intact air conditioner filters help improve your quality of life.
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  • 3 Things You Can Do to Prevent Your HVAC System from Overworking

    Many homeowners overpay on their utilities because they don't know how to protect their house so that their HVAC system isn't draining the energy. In order to protect your house, there are some things that you should do to prevent over energy use. Here are some tips. 1. Program Your Thermometer There is a sweet spot with your thermometer that will save you money. You don't want to completely turn it off and on during the day because that will actually cost you more money.
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  • 10 Signs It's Time To Call An HVAC Professional

    Have you been experiencing some strange occurrences with your HVAC system? Are you hearing strange sounds coming through the vents? Are you struggling to keep your house cool in the summer and hot in the winter? If so, you might be considering calling an HVAC specialist. If you are unsure about whether or not you have a DIY situation or something more serious, these signs will help clue you in to your next steps.
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