Archive for January, 2018

Air Conditioning Units Life Saving Devices

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Air conditioning. It is a vital service during summer, when the heat waves can cripple a grid system and can lead to heat strokes, heat exhaustion, and other ills. When an air conditioning system goes out, there can be danger. The summer months are deadly, especially in the southern states. Knowing when to repair your AC is crucial.

An air conditioning unit is part of a network of units called the HVAC system. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. It controls the air quality and the air temperature within a home. It was invented over a century ago and the majority of houses in the United States are equipped with it. Why is it so important? Consider this.

It’s 90 degrees out and you’re sweating bullets. The heat has raised your body temperature, your skin temperature, a

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Top 3 Reasons to Consider Installing a Pool This Year

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If you’re looking to jazz up your backyard area, why not consider installing a pool? Pools can be used for a variety of activities, from swimming to another fun entertainment space to simply a place to cool down and relax. If you have children, so much the better! Pool parties will make your house the place to be — and it’s a good excuse to have some friends over to entertain while the children are mostly occupied (as long as you have a designated adult watching the pool, of course!). However, if you are thinking about installing a pool, there are some considerations you’ll want to keep in mind. Pool screen enclosures can help keep small children (or pets) from getting too close to the wate

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Septic Tanks The Basics and Guidelines

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Although the majority of Americans have access to plumbing from the municipality that they live in, many Americans do not. They must dispose of their waste themselves, which can be difficult in certain areas of the country. They take advantage of a system that has been around for hundreds of years. It’s called the septic tank.

A septic tank is a system by which waste from a home can be disposed of. One quarter of homes in the United States use a septic system, including great parts in the Midwest or other places that are rural and lack access to a city maintained waste disposal system. A septic tank may seem crude but it has a certain chemistry to it.

There are certain factors that go into the making of a septic tank. Water usage is one of those factors. On average, a single family home will

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Five Questions to Choose the Right Paint

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If you have ever walked down the paint aisle of a local home improvement store, chances are you were overwhelmed at the number of options. You knew that you would have to choose a color and maybe even a texture, but you were not aware that there were many other paint decisions to make. Not only are there many different brands to choose from, but there are other important paint type choices to make. Asking yourself the following questions can help you narrow down your options and choose the best type of paint.

What type of room are you painting?

The type of room that you intend to paint will play an important role in deciding on the type of paint that you need. For example, if you are painting an exterior part of your house, you will need a paint material that is extremely durab

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5 Reasons You Need to Test Your Home for Radon Gas

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There are a lot of things you need to worry about when it comes to the health and safety of the people who live in your home. Radon gas can cause people a lot of problems and is dangerous because you cannot smell it, see it or taste it. This can be a problem because radon gas exists naturally all over the world. It is also the second leading cause of lung cancer, right after smoking. More than 20,000 new cases of lung cancer and diagnosed every year as a result of radon gas exposure, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Surgeon General’s Office. Before you moved into your home, the chances are good that you had a radon testing company check the place out. That does not mean your work on this is done. You still need to have testing for radon done in your home. H

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