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Low-Maintenance Plumbing Fixtures 101: 3 Things To Consider

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The plumbing in a house has a major responsibility, and if you are like most modern homeowners, you will want whatever you put in place to do its job and require as little time and attention from you as possible. As it is with most household implements, there are some things that are going to require more maintenance than others, but this is something few people ever really think about when in the process of adding new plumbing components.…

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Investing In Upgrading Your Home's Air Conditioning

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Replacing an air conditioning system is an expensive upgrade to a home, but it does not have to be a stressful ordeal for a homeowner to go through. Being thorough when preparing for this investment can allow a homeowner to avoid mistakes that could limit the effectiveness of their home’s new unit. Have All Of The Ducting Inspected When you are replacing a current air conditioning system, it is necessary to verify the condition of the ducting.…

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Factors That Determine Water Heater Life Expectancy

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Water heater installation is a relatively expensive venture, so it makes sense that every homeowner would want their water heater to last forever. Your water heater might not last forever, but it can last a long time, depending on the following factors. Water Mineral Content Residential water typically has dissolved minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. The type and quantity of minerals vary by location. Unfortunately, a lot of dissolved minerals can reduce your water heater’s life expectancy.…

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Tips For Maintaining Clean Air Ducts

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As the name implies, air moves through your home’s air ducts, as does anything that air happens to be carrying with it. This might meant that, from time to time, moisture, mold spores, pet dander, and other undesirable things enter your home and affect your air quality. While you can’t keep your air perfectly clean all the time, you can keep it cleaner by choosing to clean your air ducts on a regular basis.…

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Addressing Problems With Your Frymaster Before It Fries Your Business

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Working in the restaurant business means ensuring the safety of your customers. A big part of ensuring customer safety is to serve properly cooked foods. It is estimated that there are approximately 48 million instances of foodborne illnesses each year, one of which is food poisoning. If your fryer is on the fritz, it can lead to foodborne illnesses and other issues that could hurt your business. It is important that you are aware of the problems and how to address problems with your fryer.…

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4 Common Plumbing Problems To Watch For In An Older Home

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Buying an old home can be affordable and fun. It’s always nice to remodel rooms the way you want them and to admire the way homes were built in the past. But there is one system, in particular, that you will need to keep an eye on in an older house — that’s the plumbing system. The sooner you catch plumbing troubles, the better, so keep an eye out for these four issues that are common in the plumbing of older homes.…

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Refinishing Your Basment? How To Make Sure It Stays Cool

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If you live in a part of the country that gets a lot of heat during the summer, then you know just how important it is to make the inside of your house comfortable. If you are in the process of finishing your basement, one thing that you will want to consider is ensuring that on hot summer days, you can stay cool in your basement. Because basements are naturally cooler, they will be one of the best spots in your house regardless of anything else that you do.…

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Signs It's Time To Call An HVAC Contractor To Check Your Air Conditioner Or Furnace

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Your home’s HVAC needs frequent maintenance so it runs efficiently and safely. You may not feel comfortable working on your HVAC other than changing the filter when it’s needed. That’s why you should call an HVAC contractor in a timely manner for routine maintenance as well as repairs. Servicing your HVAC on time can prevent damage to your system and home. Here are some times to call an HVAC contractor for help.…

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Pros & Cons of Rooftop-Situated HVAC Systems

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As a commercial business owner who must have heating and cooling in your building, picking the proper HVAC system can be a little intimidating. Not only do you have to look at the system that will be the most efficient for your large space, but you will also have to consider where the best place for the system will be. If you pay careful attention to commercial buildings, you will notice that many of them have HVAC systems mounted on the roof, and it is for good reason.…

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How To Create Prime Real Estate For Your Air Conditioner

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Size isn’t the only thing that matters when buying and installing a new air conditioner for your home. Proper placement is also important. Some spots are simply better than others and placing your A/C unit in an area that’s less than ideal could hurt its performance, efficiency, and longevity. 1. Choose an Area With Plenty of Shade You use hats to shield your head whenever you’re working under direct sunlight. Your air conditioner, on the other hand, isn’t so lucky if it happens to be in a location exposed to direct sunlight.…

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