How to deal with malfunctioning HVAC Thermostat

What to do when the thermostat is not working
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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 get the desired […]

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What to do when the HVAC fails to cool a room

HVAC Issues
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What to do when the HVAC is not blowing cool air? (Photo Credits)

It can be quite frustrating to have one’s HVAC system running, but is not producing cool air. This is especially true during summer months, when being inside an air conditioned home can bring a lot of comfort.

Angie’s List came up with […]

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Plumber’s advice on dealing with dirty water

What to do when faucet water is brown and murky
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What to do when brown water comes out of the faucet? (Photo Credits)

Seeing brown and murky water flowing through one’s faucet can be troublesome for some homeowners. For one, it may mean that there is a need for piping replacement creating another expense, and more importantly, […]

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Plumber’s guide on water conservation in the kitchen

Saving water in the kitchen
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A lot of water can be saved in the kitchen. (Photo Credits)

Being mindful of water use in the kitchen can help a lot in terms of lowering water bills at home. Apart from cutting down costs, conserving water helps the environment as water is a valuable resource.

Apart from bathrooms, the […]

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Winterizing the HVAC System

Preparing for the Winter
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The winter months can be damaging to the HVAC System. (Photo Credits)

The HVAC System, like any home fixture, will need to be prepped and protected from harsh weather conditions like the winter. A good way to prevent any damage is to winterize the HVAC System particularly the part of the system […]

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Plumber’s tips on conserving water in the garden

Saving water while gardening
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Making a home garden more energy efficient. (Photo Credits)

Tending to a home garden can mean consuming more water. After all gardens demand a regular watering schedule for plants and trees, and require water as a cleaning tool as well. So how can households make their garden and landscaping more efficient in […]

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Plumber’s Guide in Installing Water Softeners

Step-by-Step Procedure
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Water softeners are a must for some locations. (Photo Credits)

For property owners in hard-water areas, having a water softener is a must.  But how easy is it to own one, lest install and maintain?

Hometips.com came up with an advice on where to install the softener, for households who will  be installing one for the […]

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Plumber’s Guide in Installing a Faucet Filter

Home Filtration System
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Installing a residential water filter system. (Photo Credits)

Families that need a cleaner and better tasting water from the public supply resort to installing water filtration system. While some homeowners just use a water filter for their drinking water, some families would rather have whole home filtration system to ensure that their whole […]

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Solar Air-conditioning 101

Pros and Cons of Solar Powered Air-conditioning
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When solar heat powers air conditioning. (Photo Credits)

Air conditioning takes up a huge chunk of utility expenses for most households, and so finding an alternative and cheaper energy source is good step in taking control of this otherwise huge expense. Plumbing Association of San Diego 

The website Tree Hugger says […]

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Plumber’s Guide on installing a Garden Fountain

Water Fountain
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Installing a garden fountain can be a huge project. (Photo Credits)

A garden fountain can always be a great addition in a spacious garden. Installing one can be quite a huge endeavor, and for the most part should be undertaken by professionals.

Do It Yourself.com however says it can be a home project by anyone […]

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