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Three Reasons Why It Is A Really Good Idea To Brand-Match Your HVAC Systems

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When you call in an HVAC technician for HVAC maintenance and repair, and he or she tells you that you have a furnace brand that is different from your AC’s brand, you might be puzzled as to why that would matter. Both systems have worked together just fine, so why should they both be the same brand? If you need to replace either appliance in the future (or now), you should know the reasons why it is a really good idea to brand-match your heating and cooling systems, and why your technician would bring this up:…

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How To Repair A Commode That Won't Stop Running

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Does your water continue to run after flushing your commode or toilet? Of course, this can be a giant waste of water, not to mention it can be loud and annoying. So, you want to fix a running toilet as soon as possible. Luckily, the fix is usually simple and cost less than $20. This article explains what you need for the job and the best way to get it done.…

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Sawdust And Air Conditioners: Why This Is Such A Problematic Combination For Carpenters

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Those who love working with wood either professionally or as an amateur need to understand the severe dangers that sawdust poses to their air conditioning units. It may surprise many to know this, but sawdust can cause an air conditioner or an HVAC system to malfunction or even break down. Here’s how to avoid it. Sawdust Can Easily Clog The Air Filter Sawdust is the most common air contaminant in a carpentry shop for obvious reasons.…

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Four Common Air Conditioning Problems And How To Resolve Them

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Air conditioning problems happen all of the time, but if they are addressed right away, it can usually lead to cheap repair costs and an air conditioner that is back up and running again as efficiently as possible. Typically, repairs are needed for these four common reasons: It’s Not Blowing Cool Air: Obviously, if your air conditioner is not blowing cool air, then it’s a problem because this means that your home is not cooling down when you are using energy to do so.…

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Save Money On Heating And Cooling Costs This Year

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Heating or cooling your home can be one of your biggest and most frustrating expenses.  Sometimes it feels like your money is just going nowhere.  If you’re trying to tighten your budget or just be more energy efficient, check out these suggestions on how to save on your heating and cooling bills: Air Conditioning Control When the weather is hot, it’s tempting to come inside and amp up the A/C, but any heating and cooling contractor would tell you that just a degree or two can punch a hole in your budget.…

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Parts Of Your Plumbing System That Can Be Easy To Neglect

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A modern plumbing system can be an extremely complicated system, and you may not be aware of the problems or maintenance needs that the various components of the system will need to be addressed. In particular, there are a few components of plumbing systems that homeowners will routinely neglect until serious problems develop. Sump Pumps For homes that have drainage problems, sump pumps can be essential for preventing the basement or other low areas of the home from flooding.…

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4 Common Toilet Problems

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Families use the toilets in their homes multiple times a day, but most people don’t spend much time thinking about their toilets until their is a problem. Toilet issues can be very annoying, but in most cases, an experienced plumber can solve the problem. Some of the most common toilet problems include: Clogs A clogged toilet is something that no one wants to deal with. A toilet that overflows due to a clog can cause a mess that is a hassle to clean up, and the toilet will be out of commission until the toilet is fixed.…

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From The Kitchen Sink To The Bathtub: 3 Faucet And Sink Repairs To End Your Plumbing Headaches

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The areas of your home where you use the plumbing the most include sinks, tubs and showers. With the constant use of these plumbing components, you are bound to need a repair or two at some point. Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine what is causing leaks or slow draining of plumbing. Here are a few tips that will help you deal with plumbing problems in these areas of your home:…

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4 Ways To Take Care Of Your AC This Summer

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When you depend on your air conditioning so much to keep you comfortable in the summertime, it makes sense that you should be invested in its care as well. Here are a few ways that you can take care of your air conditioning this summer and ensure that it runs as effectively as possible. #1 Clean Off The Outside Unit Keep in mind that your air conditioner draws air from the outside into your house.…

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Is Your Air Conditioning Ready For Weird Weather?

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Whether you’re part of the climate change debate or not, weather patterns simply aren’t what the modern world is used to. If comfort and budget are big concerns in your life, you should probably figure out how different weather patterns may affect your power bill and air conditioning maintenance costs. Here’s a look at how the systems may behave in certain situations, along with ways to keep your home climate control as efficient as possible under a reasonably, below new unit cost.…

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