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  • Why It's Better To Hire A Plumber Instead Of Doing The Work Yourself

    As a homeowner, you might like doing some of the work around the house. While it is true that many people find that completing repair work on their own helps give them a sense of pride in their home. However, professional residential plumber services is not likely something that you are going to want to skip out on. To help you have a better idea as to why it is better to hire a professional than to do the plumbing work on your own, check out the following:
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  • Which Type Of Air Conditioner Is Best For A Tiny Home?

    Tiny homes are rapidly becoming more popular as people begin to downsize and simplify their lives. They're very inexpensive, and the tiny footprint allows you to save a substantial amount of money on your energy bill — in fact, many tiny homes are run completely by solar power. Due to their small size, tiny homes have different cooling and heating needs than larger houses. An air conditioner meant for cooling a single room is typically adequate for keeping a tiny home comfortable.
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  • Troubleshooting Common Furnace Noises

    When your central forced air furnace kicks into gear, a certain amount of noise is to be expected, since the fan and blower system have to move a great deal of air through the ductwork and to the various rooms throughout your home. However, there are a few different sounds that can point to mechanical issues with your furnace. Knowing what the most common irregular sounds that your furnace can make are, and what issues they indicate, can help you identify problems quickly so that they can be addressed by a HVAC professional before they grow to be serious and expensive to fix.
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  • Are Heat Pumps Worth The Money?

    Thanks to a greater awareness of the need to protect the environment and rising energy costs, many people in the US are looking for more efficient ways of using energy in their homes. Many people end up looking at ways of reducing their heating costs because this is where the highest percentage of energy costs comes from in most households in the US. One of the solutions that have been brought forward is the use of heat pumps.
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  • 4 AC Maintenance Tips For Winter Care While Preparing For Warm Spring Weather

    Even though you are not using the cooling in your home now, there is still some maintenance that needs to be done. You will want to make sure that winter weather does not cause damage to your AC system and check your system after storms. There is also maintenance that needs to be done to get ready from warmer weather. Here are some AC maintenance tips for winter care and to prepare for warm spring weather.
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  • Refrigerator Too Warm? Check For These Issues

    Does it seem like your refrigerator is a little too warm lately?  This can turn into a serious problem if you don't address it quickly, because a warm refrigerator can allow your food to spoil. Various problems can cause a refrigerator to become cooler than normal. This article takes a look at some of the most common issues. Gaskets The gasket on your refrigerator is a large seal that wraps around the inside of your door.
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  • One Long, Hot, Wet....September? How To Deal With The Strange Weather

    Look around the country. Wildfires are still raging in California. Hurricane Florence is wiping out parts of the Southeast Coast. The Midwest is getting blasted with torrential rains and flash floods. Finally, even though it is September and people are expecting cooler, less humid weather, it is quite the opposite. How can anyone deal with this long, hot, wet, and terrible weather? Ask your HVAC technician for help. They can help with most of the following.
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  • 3 Things To Consider When Choosing A Specialist To Maintain Your New Air Conditioning System

    Now that you've decided to install a new air-conditioning system in your home, it's a good idea to hire a specialist to maintain the system as it ages. A good service technician can help ensure optimal performance and a reduced chance of break downs as time goes on. Here are a few things to consider when choosing an air-conditioning specialist to hire: Is a Maintenance Plan Provided? One important consideration when hiring a specialist to maintain your new air-conditioning system is whether or not a maintenance plan will be provided for the coming year.
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  • Keep Your Condenser Fins Straight And Clean

    When you look at your air conditioner, are the exterior metal sheet smashed, bent, flattened, or dirty? Are they also starting to rust? The sheets are more than just the outer layer of your air conditioner unit; they are also connected to the vital condensing system. This article explains what these aluminum sheets are, why they are so important to your AC, and how they can be fixed. What Are Condenser Fins?
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  • How To Maintain Your Evaporator

    One of the most important tasks of your HVAC system is to remove moisture from the air that is circulated into your rooms. Conditioned air is really just air that has been cooled and the moisture removed from it. Dry air is cleaner, and it heats and cools rooms more efficient. So, even if your HVAC system is properly producing the right amounts of hot or cold air, it won't be as efficient as possible if the evaporator is not doing its part to remove moisture from the air.
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