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Decoding foul HVAC Odors

What does that offensive odor mean? https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremylevinedesign/16714470544/ Different odors emitted by the HVAC could be possible warning signs. (Photo Credits) HVAC odors can be stressful as it usually permeates a huge section of a home, and could even mean that there is an issue with the whole system. Compact Appliance enumerated five unpleasant HVAC Odors [...]

Plumber’s Advice on Upgrading Bath Tubs

Modern Bath Tubs https://www.flickr.com/photos/133418222@N05/17972012921/ Modernizing the bath tub. (Photo Credits) Bathtubs are one of the best places for relaxation around the home. But when it is old and malfunctioning, it can be a cause for stress. This Old House shared practical advice on replacing worn out bath tubs. Plumbing Association of San Diego    “Reglazing, or [...]

HVAC and Safe Space Heater Use

Using Portable Heaters https://www.flickr.com/photos/eclecticlibrarian/11039135955/ Safe usage of portable heater is important to prevent accidents and fires. (Photo Credits) For some people, space heaters can be a more efficient way of heating the home. It however comes with some safety risks that could endanger the whole household. The Electrical Safety Foundation has provided important information on [...]

Common Injuries Sustained by Plumbers

Plumber Injuries https://www.flickr.com/photos/elisfanclub/3121426155/ Plumbers are at great risk to certain injuries. (Photo Credits) Every job has a considerable injury risk, and the plumbing profession is no exception. The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety detailed in its official webpage the health and injury risks that plumbers face. Plumbing Association of San Diego “The main [...]

Safe HVAC Use in an Elderly Home

Safe Home Heating https://www.flickr.com/photos/yourbestdigs/34087583290/ Home heating and Safe HVAC use in an elderly home. (Photo Credits) Safety during the winter is important especially for older property owners. They have a specific set of risks and vulnerabilities that are important to address in order to prevent heating injuries and home fires. The Electrical Safety Foundation International [...]

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