HVAC expert’s take on window-type air conditioning

Advantages of using window-type aircon https://www.flickr.com/photos/icathing/12643117/ What are the benefits of using a window-type air conditioner? (Photo Credits) For families who may have been used to centralized air conditioning system, using a window-type air conditioners will be a foreign idea. It of course will never be needed in their home except if there are home [...]

Signs the HVAC Ducts need Cleaning

Maintaining the HVAC Unit https://www.flickr.com/photos/moonhouse/4481326466/ How to know when the HVAC needs a cleaning. (Photo Credits) HVAC Duct Cleaning is a must-do for some households, given that this can help improve air quality at home. The National Air Duct Cleaners’ Association says homeowners stand to benefit from all the cleaning especially if some family members [...]

What to do with a humming HVAC

Dealing with HVAC Noises https://www.flickr.com/photos/jmrodri/8050926529/ The HVAC Equipment can create random noises, and sometimes, even a continuous humming sound. (Photo Credits) A humming noise coming from the HVAC is not just annoying, it can also be an issue that merits the attention of the homeowner. So what does a humming HVAC mean? American Home Shield [...]

Plumber’s Guide on Avoiding Kitchen Clogs

Ways to Keep a Good Working Kitchen Sink https://www.flickr.com/photos/d00d/55456750/ Kitchen clogs can be a stressor in the kitchen, learn how to avoid it in this blog post. (Photo Credits) A clogged kitchen sink drain is not an uncommon problem in a household. Again, not uncommon but entirely avoidable, given that the owner uses the sink [...]

How to deal with malfunctioning HVAC Thermostat

What to do when the thermostat is not working https://www.flickr.com/photos/mightyohm/2634944513/ A problematic thermostat can be a hassle. (Photo Credits) A malfunctioning thermostat can be an issue in a household especially during hot summer months, or the dreary cold of the winter. Apart from the inconvenience of having to guess what temperature to set it to [...]

Plumber’s Advice on Water Efficiency in the Bathroom

Conserving Water in the Bathroom https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5769885108/ The bathroom consumes a huge chunk of a household’s water usage. (Photo Credits) Conserving water in the bathroom can do a lot in terms of saving on water bills, and being friendlier to the environment. More and more households are getting conscious about this because water does not only [...]

HVAC Expert’s Advice on Reducing Heating Bills in the Bedroom

Lowering heating costs https://www.flickr.com/photos/dmitri1946/8380027045/ Efficient heating in the bedroom. (Photo Credits) Sleeping cold in the winter will never be a good idea. Apart from it being uncomfortable, it can lead to sickness for some individuals who may be sensitive about drops in temperature. The website This Old House says there are various ways to cut [...]

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 [...]

What to do with unpleasant HVAC Odor

Dealing with foul stench from the HVAC https://www.flickr.com/photos/mightyohm/2634944513/ When the HVAC unit stinks. (Photo Credits) It can be really annoying when a foul odor lingers around the house because of its HVAC System. It can be downright embarrassing too especially when there are visitors who may have to bear the stink around the home. Plumbing [...]

Plumbing Details to inspect before buying an older home

Check plumbing details before closing the deal https://www.flickr.com/photos/lameazoid/3525624218/ Expensive plumbing repairs can be avoided when a home is thoroughly inspected prior to buying. (Photo Credits) Some older homes can have a perfectly working systems and but some do not. To ensure that ine is not buying the latter, it is important to inspect its plumbing [...]

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