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  • How To Maintain Your Condenser

    HVAC maintenance is a constant chore. That is, if you want to keep your system as efficient as possible, you have to be vigilant and make repairs before they become more problematic and expensive to fix. Of course, most maintenance jobs will need to be handled by licensed HVAC technicians, but there are quite a few simple things you can do yourself. Cleaning and maintaining your condenser unit is one vitally important job.
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  • 2 Ways to Lower Your Cooling Bills

    Your cooling bills may be higher than you would like if you live in an area that gets very hot. Trying to keep your house to a temperature you like can end up being expensive. However, there are things that you can do that will help boost your air conditioner's cooling power while saving you money.  Heavy Curtains One thing you can do is hang some heavy curtains up over your windows.
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  • What Is The Compressor, Why Does Your AC Need It, And What Malfunctions Can Thwart Your System?

    A central air conditioner has a complicated system of carefully calibrated parts designed to move a chemical refrigerant that acts as the fuel for cooling. The process starts at the thermostat inside your home, which sends a signal to the condensing unit outside. The first part to start up in the condensing unit is called the compressor. What is the compressor, why does your air conditioner need it, and what malfunctions in the compressor can thwart your cooling system?
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  • Tips For Central Air Conditioner Use In A Multi-Story Home

    If you recently purchased a multi-story home located in a hot climate, then it is important that you know how to properly cool it with its air conditioning system. Since larger homes that have more than one level can be a challenge to evenly cool during the summer, you can make some simple adjustments to ensure that all of your family members are comfortable in your new house. To this end, here are some tips for central air conditioner use in a multi-story home:
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  • Simple Strategies That Can Help You Save On Water, Heating, And Cooling Costs

    If you are like most people, you want to find ways to save money on bills. This is why it makes sense to take some time to look at everyday things you may be doing that are causing your utility bills to be higher. The following are some measures you can take to conserve water and reduce your heating and cooling costs.  Heating and Cooling - Ensure that you have an adjustable thermostat installed and that it is working properly.
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  • Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With These Four Suggestions

    Have you noticed that your respiratory issues seem to get worse when you are in your home? If so, you may have poor indoor air quality. Many people like to think of polluted air as an outdoor issue but it can also be cumbersome inside of homes particularly because of enclosed space. The following are a few things that you can do to improve your indoor air quality. Clean Frequently
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  • Before You Go Away On Vacation, Make Sure You HVAC System Is Set And Protected

    Nothing ruins your summer vacation vibe faster than coming home to a broken AC unit or a through-the-roof energy bill. If you plan on leaving your air conditioning on while you're away, there is always a risk that something could go wrong – but you can minimize that risk by following these tips. Set your thermostat higher. There's no need to keep your home at a chilly 68 or 70 when you're not there – but you don't want to turn it off completely, or you'll come home to a humid heat-box.
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  • Comparing Desiccant And Compressor Dehumidifiers

    Dehumidifiers, like their name suggests, work to remove moisture from the air in order to maintain comfort levels within your home and improve overall air quality. There are two main types of dehumidifiers on the market, both of which perform the same function but do so in a different manner. Understanding the differences in what both desiccant and compressor dehumidifiers have to offer can help you choose the type of dehumidifier that best suits your home's needs.
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  • Preparing Your Furnace For Non-Use In The Summer

    Once winter comes to an end, you will get to enjoy a few months of not having to use your furnace. During those months, your furnace will sit idle. Before you power down the furnace for the summer, it is important that you prepare the furnace for a little vacation. Here, you will learn how to do just that. You will need a few supplies including: Screwdriver Spray lubricant New furnace filter Shop-vac with brush and crevice attachments Turn off the Gas
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  • Two Things To Consider When Buying A Tankless Water Heater For A Tiny Home

    The primary challenge of designing and building a tiny house is maximizing available space. The average tiny house is about 186 square feet, which doesn't leave a lot of room for things like hot water tanks. While tankless water heaters are a good option for this type of home, the diversity of options can make it difficult to choose the right one. Here are two main things to consider when picking a tankless water heater for your tiny home.
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