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The Best Ways To Heat An Older House

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Although older and historic houses are charming and have a lot of history, they also are more complicated. Those that have older homes find that they are often attempting to keep the living areas warmer without accruing a large energy bill. Fortunately, in the modern era, there are heating systems that can work well with an older house. Plus, there are more ways that you can keep your home warm without it costing a fortune. Read More»

What To Do About A Flooded Air Conditioner And How To Reduce The Risk Of Flood Damage

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If your yard is flooded after a heavy rain, you may be relieved the water didn’t get inside your house. However, you don’t want to forget about the air conditioning unit sitting outside. Fortunately, an AC unit can usually withstand a few inches of flooded water, but several inches could cause serious harm. Here’s what to do when your AC has been flooded and steps that might prevent it from happening again. Read More»

Be Ready For Winter

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When winter is right around the corner, you want to make sure that the house is properly prepared to keep your family warm and dry. Following this short guide to winterizing your home can help break things down for you, so you know that you are well-prepared when all that rain and snow along with cold temperatures arrive. Start with the roof and attic Start at the top part of the home and make sure you don’t have any leaks in the roof. Read More»

Makeover Your Home With A Geothermal Mechanical Design That Does More For Cooling Energy Needs

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Is your AC outdated, inefficient, and in need of constant repairs every summer, needs to be replaced and upgraded? Today, there are options, like geothermal mechanical designs, which can be used to make your new air conditioning more efficient, reduce winter heating costs, and save energy with other mechanical systems, like water heaters. The following geothermal design options will help you choose the best solution for your home when you replace your air conditioner: Read More»

Are Your Home's Drains Giving You Trouble?

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Just about everyone sends various liquids and debris down their kitchen or bathroom drain without really thinking about it. Assuming you aren’t sending something you know shouldn’t go down there, there’s really no reason to give it a second thought. But what happens if your drain goes out of its way to seek your attention? Here are some scenarios that could be a sign of a drain that is in need of professional plumbing services. Read More»

Grease Has Clogged Your Kitchen Drain. Now What?

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Every homeowner should know that dumping grease or other leftovers from a meal down into your kitchen sink is a bad idea. And yet plenty of homeowners still manage to accidentally clog their kitchen drain anyway. Maybe you were lazy and didn’t feel like taking out the trash again because just scraping it into the sink is so much easier. Maybe your kids have been dumping things into the kitchen sink without telling you. Read More»

Important Things To Know About Air Conditioning Coolant Leaks

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In most homes, the air conditioning system is the most expensive appliance. Thus, it is important to identify problems quickly so small issues don’t turn into something that requires a very expensive repair, or worse yet,  a need for an AC replacement. One air conditioning issue that can become serious if it is not caught early and repaired is a coolant leak. An air conditioning system relies on coolant to absorb heat in the air so it can be rapidly cooled and blown through the vents in your home. Read More»

When A/C Is Medically Necessary: Proactive Management and Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

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More Americans today enjoy the cool comfort of air conditioning than ever before. In fact, according to industry information, approximately 87 percent of homes in the United States are equipped with some sort of air conditioning. In addition, most workplaces, including offices, factories, and retail shops are kept cool and comfortable through some type of mechanical cooling process. For some Americans, however, air conditioning is not just about personal comfort. Instead, being able to live, work, and travel in air-conditioned spaces may be necessary due to a medical condition. Read More»

Is Your Air Conditioner The Right Size?

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If you’ve recently moved into a home and are having problems with your air conditioner, it can be due to a lot of different things, one of which can be the size of the unit. If the unit installed was too big or too small, it could be causing you a few different problems. Read on for information to tell if your unit size is the problem. Condensing Unit Over-Cycling Read More»

Is It Time For New Air Conditioning Installation?

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Even though you may have a central air conditioning system in place, it might not be enough for your home anymore. To find out if it might be time to call in the professionals for a new air conditioning installation, you will want to read through the following information. Your Unit Always Needs More Coolant If it seems as though your central air conditioning system runs out of coolant more often than it used to, it might be time to get a new one. Read More»