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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HVAC Expert’s advice on installing a window aircon unit

Window type air-conditioning
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Installing a window type air conditioning unit is not that complicated. (Photo Credits)

Installing an air conditioning unit can be a complex idea for homeowners who are not too handy about working around their own respective homes. But expert advice tells us that it is not that complicated really.

Popular Mechanics for instance came […]

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Decoding Sounds from the HVAC

What to do with a Noisy HVAC
Outdoor Unit

What does the noise in an HVAC Mean? (Photo Credits)

One of the HVAC’s main function in a home is to make everyone feel comfortable. But how can one be comfortable when the HVAC is making some noises. Whether the noise is loud or just humming, it will surely […]

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Plumbing 101: How to replace a Bathroom Faucet

Basic Faucet Replacement
Fixed faucet. Brand spankin new. Just need to bleach rust stains.

Faucet replacement can either be easy or challenging depending on the type of faucet to be installed. (Photo Credits)

Bathroom faucets do not last forever. No matter how pricey it is, and how great the installation job is, because materials corrode, and fixtures malfunction.

Once it gets irreparable, faucets then need to be replaced. […]

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Decoding foul HVAC Odors

What does that offensive odor mean?
Recycled Wood Flooring

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 that wave the […]

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Plumber’s Advice on Upgrading Bath Tubs

Modern Bath Tubs
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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 refinishing, a worn-out […]

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HVAC and Safe Space Heater Use

Using Portable Heaters
Someone finally noticed the portable heater is on.

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 staying safe while […]

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Common Injuries Sustained by Plumbers

Plumber Injuries
Antarctica: Plumbing Reflection

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 occupational hazards for plumbers […]

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Safe HVAC Use in an Elderly Home

Safe Home Heating
electric heater control closeup

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 came up with a […]

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