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Don't Get Stuck In The Heat: 3 Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Air Conditioner

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If you’re like most people, you want your air conditioner to last as long as possible. That means that you’re going to do everything you can to keep it in good condition. In addition to the routine maintenance it’s going to need each year, there are some other simple tricks you can use to help your air conditioner last longer. Here are a few things that you can do to keep your air conditioner in peak operating condition. Read More»

For Plumbing Maintenance, Do Sweat The Small Stuff

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Many people take their plumbing for granted – until something goes wrong. But modern plumbing systems, while reliable, do wear down over time, requiring maintenance and repair. Knowing a little bit about common plumbing problems can help you get them fixed quickly before they balloon into costly repairs. Dripping, Leaky Taps – This might be the number-one most-ignored plumbing problem. After all, it’s just a minor annoyance, right? Well, unfortunately, leaky taps can actually have some pretty bad consequences. Read More»

Rearranging Electrical Designs For Computer Households

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As computers become a more integral part of living and intrepid workers convert their homes into home offices, the shortcoming of electrical layouts can stick out like a sore thumb. When you don’t have enough electrical plugs, cables to connect with or consistent ways to use the Internet, it may be time to rebuild your electrical system to better suit your needs. Consider a few modification ideas that can enhance your home or small office to be more convenient for computer-based progress. Read More»

How To Troubleshoot Your Gas Water Heater

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Gas water heaters are often less expensive to purchase and install than other types, and the maintenance is sometimes easier than with an electric or solar water heater. There are going to be times when you need maintenance or repairs, but first you need to troubleshoot the problems you are experiencing. Here are some common issues with a gas water heater installation and what might be the issue. There is Insufficient Hot Water Read More»

3 Ways To Minimize Mold In Your Remodeled Bathroom

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Bathroom remodeling can give you the room of your dreams – or it can turn into a mold-filled nightmare if proper precautions aren’t used. There are a few easy tips to know and discuss with your contractor during the remodel process. Ignoring these tips could create an expensive mess in the future. Mold-Resistant Drywall  If you’re undergoing a major bathroom remodel, it’s likely that some of the walls were opened up to give your contractor access to the plumbing. Read More»

3 Window Trimmings To Save You Money On Your Energy Bill

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As the weather begins warming up, you worry about what you are going to do to keep your heating and cooling bills down. For most homeowners, they are trying to save money at every turn. By making a few simple changes in your window treatments, you can keep more of your air inside and save on heating and air conditioning service and repair bills. Stop losing money on your energy bill and start keeping it in your pocket by following the tips below. Read More»

Signs That Your Furnace Is about to Shut Down

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When your home’s furnace shuts down completely, of course you need to call a contractor and have it repaired, but often there are signs that the unit is in need of repairs long before it actually breaks. Being aware of these signs can help a homeowner to know when they should repair their furnace and will help avoid even costlier repair bills down the road. If you notice any of the following in your own home, call a contractor right away. Read More»

Do You Need To Replace Your Water Heater?

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Your water heater is an essential appliance in your home, helping to heat up water in the faucets, bathtub and shower. If you are having problems with loud noises or improper temperature of the water, you might be thinking about replacing it. Before you do, make sure it needs replacing, instead of just repair. Does the water get hot? One of the most common complaints about a water heater is that it is not getting hot enough, though this doesn’t always mean it needs to be replaced. Read More»