2017

Maintenance Planning Points For The Colder Seasons

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As the colder months arrive, it’s important to take stock of your air conditioning and heating situation. Soon, you won’t have many options aside from turning the heat on, and if you’re going to prepare the heating, you may as well plan on air conditioning maintenance as well. Here are a few problem and maintenance points to consider as the seasons begin their shift into more consistent cold weather while you still have relative comfort.…

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Why You Should Always Test Your Heating System Out Early In The Season

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When you are a homeowner, there are many different tasks that you will need to complete as the seasons change every year. Winter can be especially tough on your home as the conditions and temperatures are quite harsh. And one of the aspects of your home that is most impacted by the winter season is your heating system. Getting your heating system ready for the winter season can include testing out your system early in the season.…

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Electrical Maintenance For Storm-Prone Homes

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Did you buy a home in a locations that gives you everything you need, only to find out that it’s a hot spot for storms? Electrical storms, hurricanes, and those weird tornadoes that pull thunder clouds over to become your problem are a regular liability for some areas. Unless you’re in an area with record-breaking, top-of-the-nation electrical storm activity, you may have to learn about it on your own. Here are a few problems to watch for, along with ways an electrician to help reduce your repair costs.…

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Emergencies And Property Management: Mechanical System Problems And Dealing With Maintenance Emergencies

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If you are a property manager, then you are going to have to deal with many different situations and sometimes there are emergencies. Many of the problems that you will face will have to do with the mechanical systems, such as plumbing, electrical and HVAC.  Storm damage and structural emergencies are also problems that you need to be prepared for. Here are some of the different mechanical systems and maintenance emergencies that property managers deal with:…

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How To Clean Your Furnace Air Pump

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Besides your mortgage, your utility bills might be your most substantial monthly expense. Of course, most of your utility charges are unavoidable. However, there is a good chance that your system is not as efficient as it could be, and that you could reduce your bills quite easily. You don’t need to invest in a brand new, energy efficient, natural gas furnace or low wattage condenser unit to reduce your monthly bills.…

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3 Things To Address When Installing A New HVAC System

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Being able to maintain a constant indoor temperature is critical when it comes to ensuring the comfort of your family. Installing a new HVAC system can provide you with access to the heated and cooled air that you need. While most homeowners know that selecting the right unit is important when it comes to HVAC installation, many overlook some other important tasks that could affect the performance of their HVAC system in the future.…

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Is Your Air Conditioner Trying To Tell You Something? Signs Of Impending Failure

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With the summer season hitting its peak heat, this is the time when it starts to become evident if your air conditioning system has entered into its dying days. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t know what kinds of things to watch out for, so they miss the early signs, leaving them in the heat with a broken air conditioner when it finally stops working. If you’ve been wondering if this is the season when your air conditioner is finally going to give out, there are a few things you can think about to determine how likely that might be.…

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How To Troubleshoot Common Portable Air Conditioner Problems

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A portable air conditioner makes a great alternative to central air, since they can be moved easily from room to room. However, you don’t ever want them to malfunction on a hot day. You may be tempted to call in a professional repair service, but it often isn’t necessary. It is possible to diagnose the problem with your portable air conditioner by using this troubleshooting guide to find the cause of common issues.…

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Locate a Cracked Hot Water Pipe and Patch It

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If the hot water in your mobile home doesn’t last as long as it normally should and you have been subjected to taking cold showers and washing dishes in cold water, one of the pipes attached to the water heater may have a crack in it. The following steps will assist with locating the damaged pipe and patching it. This repair is a temporary fix, but will allow you to use hot water as desired until the pipe is replaced.…

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Five Threats To Your Air Conditioner

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Your air conditioner may look big and tough, but like all appliances, it does have its weaknesses. Since air conditioners are not cheap to replace, you want to do your best to help your AC unit avoid these five major threats, each of which increase its risk of breakdowns and malfunctions. Weeds and Brush If weeds and brush start growing up and around your outdoor air conditioning unit, a few problems may result.…

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