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Three Ways To Reduce Your Heating Bills This Winter (And They All Cost Less Than Ten Dollars!)

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Sky-high heating bills can completely undermine your budget in the winter. But so many methods for saving on heating require you to spend money in order to save! Instead of spending hundreds on special insulating curtains or spray foam insulation, try implementing some of these cheap, easy ways to save on heating. They all cost less than $5! Replace your furnace filter. If your furnace filter is clogged and dirty, your furnace filter has to work extra hard to push air through it.…

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Wondering Why There's Water? What To Do About Condensation

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If you have an HVAC system in your home, you know it’s supposed to produce hot or cold air. But it’s not supposed to produce water, and if you’ve got water dripping out of one or more vents, you know you’ve got a problem. Water coming out of a vent is not a good thing, but it is a common thing with three simple causes and fixes. Insulation Integrity Part of the problem is due to the contact of hot/humid and cold.…

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Winter Maintenance For Your Central Air Conditioner

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You may put a lot into properly maintaining your central air conditioning unit during the warmer months, but you should also do what you can to protect it during the colder months. By not protecting your system when it’s cold outside, you will be increasing the chances that it won’t work right the next time you go to use it. Follow the advice below to care for your central air conditioning during the cold months.…

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Upgrading Your Toilet Seat In 4 Simple Steps

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Toilets are one of the most used plumbing fixtures in the home. Thus, over time it is not uncommon for toilet seats to become chipped, cracked, or otherwise broken. Luckily, you don’t necessarily have to call a plumber when the time comes for a new toilet seat. If you’ve got a broken toilet seat–or if you’re just looking to trade in your current seat for a nicer model–read on. This article will teach you the four simple steps to replacing a toilet seat.…

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3 Tips For Keeping The House Cool Without Spending Too Much Money

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Keeping your house cool in the warmer months may seem like a mystery to some. It may seem as though you have to crank the AC higher and higher to get the house comfortable. However, this creates a larger utility bill that many people can simply not afford. This is why it is best if you can find alternative ways to keep your house cool while keeping the AC at a reasonable temperature.…

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Tips For Air Conditioner Improvements

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If your home is hard to keep cool and you find yourself running your air conditioner all day in order to keep the temperature down then you may need to perform some AC tune-ups. Air conditioners that aren’t working properly can take longer to cool a home, which can force you to run your unit for a much longer period of time. To ensure your AC is running properly and efficiently, consider tune ups like the following:…

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Feeling Sick All The Time? It Could Be Legionnaire's Disease Caused By Your Air Conditioning

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If you are feeling sick all the time, your air conditioning system may be the culprit. You should call an HVAC technician to clean your system, as the bacteria inside of it can cause Legionnaire’s disease. Below is some information about this disease, as well as cleaning your HVAC unit. Legionnaire’s Disease Legionnaire’s disease is a form of pneumonia that is caused by bacteria. In most cases, a person gets this disease by breathing in a mist that contains a certain bacteria called legionella bacterium.…

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2 Ways Your Air Conditioner Compressor Can Malfunction–And How To Fix It

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The compressor on your central air conditioning unit is responsible for pumping refrigerant and triggering the start of the whole cooling system. Problems with the compressor can lead to less refrigerant entering the system, which can impact efficiency, or keep the unit from cooling at all. There are a few common compressor problems that can affect a central air conditioner. Here are a few of the potential causes – and how you or an air conditioning repair technician can fix the problem.…

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2 Ways to Improve Your Furnace

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There are a number of ways to make your furnace more efficient. You do not always need to buy a new furnace because yours is no longer producing as much hot air. There are many small issues that might effect the airflow and production of hot air, and a lot of these repairs can be self-diagnosed and fixed without professional help. This article will explain how to make your furnace more powerful by cleaning the air filter and blowing compartment.…

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Three Simple Ways To Reduce Your Heating Bills Without Being Cold All Winter

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When you’re trying to reduce your heating bills, some common tips you’ll hear are to turn the thermostat down a few degrees or only operate your heat when you absolutely need to. While using your furnace less will certainly lower your heating bills, it will also leave you feeling cold. If you’d rather be comfortable and save money, consider these other simple strategies for saving on your heating bill: Change your furnace filter.…

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