On those hot days, one of our best friends becomes the air conditioner. Without complaint, it fires up and cools us down, allowing us to recharge our sun-soaked bodies and bring our body temperatures down enough to get a sound night’s sleep. There are times, of course, when the A/C starts to fail, namely when the air that’s pumped out is warm instead of the bitter cool that we’ve grown accustomed to. There are a number of issues that could cause an A/C to blow out warm air such as a bad compressor or lack of refrigerant. Unfortunately, warm air isn’t the only pitfall that can befall an air conditioner, … read more
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As the weather gets warmer, people naturally spend more time outside, which increases the likelihood of getting dirty. As a result, there is more laundry to do. Make sure you look at the hoses of your washing machine to ensure that they are in pristine condition. Get a new one every few years. Also, make sure to take out the dryer lint after every load.
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Your washing machine should not be right up against the wall because it could cause issues with the hose. There should be approximately four inches of space there. In addition, only run the laundry when … read more
Most Canadian homeowners are more concerned with keeping their indoor air clean; thus very few ever think of extending their heating systems outdoors. Nonetheless, several homes are taking advantage of outdoor hydronic or electric heating systems during winter to keep their driveways and sidewalks free from ice and snow. Thanks to these systems, homeowners can do less shoveling of snow and concentrate on other important matters; moreover, the lack of ice also reduces the risk of slipping. In this article, we highlight how homes can take advantage of in-ground heating to have easier and safer winter days.
The Functions of Outdoor Heating systems
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There can be little doubt about the destructive effects of ice and snow buildup on the roof in the winter months. An excess of snow accumulation can in fact cause a roof to collapse, and a buildup of ice near the roof’s edge can result in clogged gutters and leaks within the home. This is the reason many homeowners choose to have heat mats and other items installed on their own roofs. This facilitates ice melting and proper draining of all moisture off of the roof surface. Keep reading to discover the great benefits of heat mats and the ways they can stop your home from sustaining significant damage.
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Just the thought of sewer is disgusting and nasty, it is something no one ever wants to even consider having to deal with. However, if your home has a sewer there is no helping the fact that at some point the line will have to be cleaned out. Raw sewage backup is not only disgusting due to its putrid smell; it is also very unsanitary and something you want to avoid at all costs. Here are a few signs (shared by folks at http://plumbers-edmonton.ca/) which could indicate it is time for your sewer line … read more