2018

Six Signs It's Time To Rewire Your Home

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Just because your electrical sockets still work does not mean your home’s electrical wiring does not need to be updated. Wiring does not last forever, and the wiring that was put in homes a few decades ago was not always of the best quality. So, how do you know it’s time to rewire your abode? Dimming or Flickering Lights If one or more of your lights are frequently dimming or flickering, this could mean the wiring connected to them is starting to fail.…

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Why Annual Maintenance Of Your Heating And Air Conditioning Matters

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Being a homeowner can sometimes feel like an overwhelming prospect. There are so many things you need to keep in mind on any given day that it can be easy to accidentally let things fall to the wayside. For example, you may accidentally neglect or forget about performing maintenance on your heating and air conditioning systems. It can be easy to take for granted the idea that your heating and air conditioning will keep working properly for an indefinite amount of time on their own; however, this is not the case.…

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How To Repair A Leaky Single-Handled Shower Faucet

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That drip drip drip coming from your shower is not going to go away on it’s own. If anything, it’s only going to get worse. All of that extra water dripping can lead to a high water bill and damage to your tub or to the hardware in your tub. Make the faucet repair yourself by following the instructions below. What You’ll Need For The Job: Screwdriver Adjustable wrench New cartridge Plumbing grease Small knife Instructions:…

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4 Common Sign's That A Residential Air Conditioning Unit's Compressor Is Failing

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The compressor is the heart of an air conditioning system – without a compressor in good working condition, the condensing unit of an air conditioner can’t create cold air to be blown into a home. Unfortunately, compressors do not last forever, and since air conditioning compressors are quite expensive to repair or replace, it usually makes more sense to replace your entire air conditioner when the compressor fails. Knowing the signs that an air conditioner’s compressor is failing gives you time to make arrangements for a new air conditioning unit.…

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A Damaged Central Air Conditioning System

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A house that doesn’t have a good source of ventilation can develop numerous problems. For instance, when the environment in the house becomes humid, moisture can cause destruction by way of mold developing. A great way to keep your house ventilated to keep moisture levels under control is via a central air conditioning system. If your house is already equipped with a central air conditioner and still is humid, the system might not be in a good condition.…

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Don't Get Stuck With Costly Repairs: 3 Signs It's Time For An HVAC Service Call

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When it comes to the operating systems in your home, your HVAC system is among the hardest working. Between the heat of summer and the cold of winter, your system might never get a break. Unfortunately, all that hard work can leave your HVAC system susceptible to malfunctions, which is the last thing you want to deal with. Now that summer is just around the corner, it’s time to take care of some maintenance issues for your HVAC system.…

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How To Shut Down Your Furnace

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Homeowners will do whatever possible to reduce their utility bills. Some even end up putting on warmer clothes, bigger blankets, and turn down the thermostat in order to save some cash during the winter. While it is important to use your furnace system as sparingly as possible to reduce electricity and gas consumption, this doesn’t mean you need to live in an uncomfortably cold home. With some basic HVAC maintenance, you can improve the efficiency of your heating system.…

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3 Questions Homeowners Must Ask Before Buying A New Furnace

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Heating your home is essential for keeping your family comfortable during the cooler seasons. Unfortunately, this seasonal use will place stress on the system, causing you to either repair or replace it at one point in time. If your furnace is reaching the average life expectancy of 20 to 30 years, replacing it will most likely be your best option. Before you invest in a new furnace for your home, here are a few questions you should ask.…

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