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  • How To Increase The Efficiency Of Your Furnace


    Is your furnace losing power? Have you noticed reduced airflow? If so, you might need to invest in a new heating unit. However, the problem might not be so severe. In many cases, reduced airflow can be a result of clogged registers, dirty filters and loose hoses. This article explains three ways to make sure your furnace is running as efficiently as possible. After running these tests, you should notice increased airflow.
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  • About A Gas Furnace With Pilot Problems


    Does the pilot to your gas furnace seem to struggle with staying lit for long periods of time? The problem may be an easy repair that is inexpensive, but it can also mean that the furnace is going out and need to be replaced. Find out in this article about the problems a gas furnace pilot can experience, as well as what purchasing a new one is estimated to cost.
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  • Maintenance Tips To Get Your Air Conditioner Ready For Summer


    Every summer it is important to check your air conditioning unit to ensure that is operating at peak levels. Here are a number of maintenance tips that you can do on your own to get the air conditioner ready for the impending summer heat waves. Check The Batteries In The Thermostat The thermostat controls the temperature inside the house and sends the signal to the air conditioner to turn on or off once it reaches a specific temperature.
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  • A Step By Step Guide On How To Clean Your Air Vents For Your Air Conditioner


    Cleaning out the vents to your air conditioner can help keep the system running at maximum efficiency. The vents should be cleaned out once or twice a year to remove the buildup of dirt and grime that can get sucked into your system. Over time, dirt and dust particles get sucked into the vents and can eventually make their way down into the system itself, which can cause the motor to seize if the buildup is not dealt with.
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  • Comparing Gas And Electric Portable Fireplaces


    Portable fireplaces are fireplaces that are designed to be moved around, for use outside or as space heaters, while still providing the aesthetic of a natural fire. They provide an alternative to traditional central heating units. Portable fireplaces can be broadly grouped into two categories, based on the fuel source that they use: natural gas and electric. Both of these types of portable fireplaces operate in similar manners, but have a number of distinctive features about them.
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  • Tips For Keeping Your Heating And Cooling System Running Properly


    Your central heating and cooling system plays a special role in your home. You count on it to keep your home warm in cold weather and cool in hot weather. Your system seems to run with very little from you. All you need to do on most days is to flip the thermostat to the temperature you want your home to be and enjoy the comforts it offers. This can make it very easy for you to take your system for granted and forget to take proper care of it.
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  • Reasons Your Laundromat Needs a Professional Exhaust System Cleaning


    Have you recently purchased an existing laundromat? Are you making a list of everything that needs to be done in order for you to reopen your doors? While replacing a damaged change machine or fixing a broken washing machine may seem the most obvious, here are some reasons why you should consider hiring a commercial exhaust cleaning company: Avoid hazardous fumes: If you use commercial gas-powered dryers instead of electric ones, an accumulation of lint can prevent carbon monoxide gas from escaping.
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  • 3 Ways Prevent Mold Growth in Your A/C Drip Pan


    If you own a home, you want to be sure that it's a safe and healthy environment for your family. Some dangers to your family's health are hard to spot, such as the presence of mold growth. For mold to grow in your home, it has to find a moist environment. One such environment can be found in and near your air conditioner's drip pan. The drip pan is designed to collect condensate from the air conditioner and drain it outside your home.
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  • Go Off The Grid With A Ground-Source Heat Pump


    What would it be like if you could heat or cool your home without worrying about an increase in your heating bill? What would it be like if you could cut out the high costs of heating and cooling your home from your monthly budget? If you like the thought of not paying for running an HVAC system in your home, you should consider whether a ground-source heat pump is right for you.
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  • How To Insulate Your Windows


    If you are a homeowner, you may have experienced your house getting cold and uncomfortable to live in. The good news is that you can now insulate your windows to keep the house warm. Moreover, the process is simple and economical because you can do it yourself.  The following step by step instructions will help you insulate your windows with ease. Step 1: Purchase the materials Purchase a window insulation kit which usually contains a double-sized tape, brief instructions and clear plastic sheeting.
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