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  • With summer winding down don’t forget about A/C maintenance

    With summer winding down don’t forget about A/C maintenance

    “As you prepare to pack away your summer clothes and close up the pool for the season, don’t overlook one other household task you should take care of before the cooler fall air settles in: Maintaining your air conditioning system. Trained professionals are equipped to handle the dangerous mechanical components and can spot any potential issues that can cause problems  Read More »
  • The different types of residential water heaters

    The different types of residential water heaters

    “You probably don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about your water heater, and that’s a good thing. As long as it’s producing hot water there’s really not much you need to do. But, you should have at least a basic understanding of how the system works and what options you have when the heater needs replacing. There four  Read More »
  • HVAC heat exchangers might become a lot more efficient soon

    HVAC heat exchangers might become a lot more efficient soon

    “Researchers from Tsinghua University and Brown University have discovered a simple way to give a major boost to turbulent heat exchange, a method of heat transport widely used in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. In a paper published in Nature Communications, the researchers show that adding a readily available organic solvent to common water-based turbulent heat exchange systems  Read More »
  • Budgeting for the most common appliance repairs

    Budgeting for the most common appliance repairs

    “Household appliances help keep your life running smoothly. When they break down unexpectedly, routines—and budgets—get thrown off. That’s why it’s so important to budget for appliance maintenance, repair, and replacement. To help you plan, the household appliance repair experts at Puls have just released a report on appliance repair costs and reliability across the United States.” Read the full story  Read More »
  • What to do with food in your refrigerator after a power outage

    What to do with food in your refrigerator after a power outage

    Here are the food safety steps you need to take to stay healthy during a power outage: Keep your food from going bad: Keep your fridge doors closed as much as you can to prevent the food inside from spoiling faster. The FDA states that the refrigerator will keep food cold for approximately 4 hours if it’s unopened, while a  Read More »