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As children, we were fascinated by the ice that would form on a dehumidifier or air conditioner. However, ice forming on your air conditioner is a sign it is not working properly, and in need of professional attention. Here are some of the top reasons why your air conditioner may freeze, and how to prevent…

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Man working on pipes

For thousands of years, humans have had to deal with the problem of procuring safe drinking water and getting rid of their wastewater. Indoor plumbing has a long history, but the fixtures and pipes as they’re known today are relatively recent inventions. Read on to learn about when indoor plumbing was invented, including each of…

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Bathroom

You probably have air fresheners or candles in your bathroom to ensure there is a pleasant scent. However, sometimes the sewer smell in your bathroom won’t go away. Sewer smells in your bathroom can be irritating and hazardous. When waste accumulates and decays inside your sewer pipes, you will likely experience sewer smells that can…

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Burst Pipe

Whether you own or rent a home, maintenance becomes unavoidable. At times, plumbing problems could occur without any warning. With plumbing systems, it’s not uncommon for pipes to break down or for them to separate at their joints. Typical mishaps may also create problems, such as freezing pipes. Whatever the reason that causes a plumbing…

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When you turn the handle on a faucet or turn on your washing machine, you expect to be greeted by a flow of clean, clear water. You also expect that water to drain away when you’re done with it. If you’re not careful, though, you could be unknowingly damaging the plumbing system in your Niles…

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Despite its name, a heat pump is part of your heating and cooling system. Whether it’s winter or summer, the heat pump works by removing heat from the air. The difference between the two seasons is where the heat pump delivers the heated air. During the winter, the warm air is distributed through the vents…

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As a homeowner, what you might not know is that heat pumps are actually extremely energy efficient. Below, we’ll take a closer look at the technical details of how these pumps reduce electricity usage while keeping you comfortable. Basic Heat Pump Design Heat pumps contain refrigerant that is pumped between two separate copper tube coils.…

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Learn More About AC Seer Ratings Buying a new air conditioner for your home is an important investment. It’s also not something you do very often. As you research what to look for in a new air conditioner, you’ve surely run across the term SEER rating. This figure describes the number related to the Department…

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When you purchase a new house, information is power. That’s why you should take the time to do your due diligence so that you don’t end up making a purchase you later regret. Even with all the inspections and appraisals, though, there are still some aspects about buying a property that you have to take…

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Do you ever walk into your bathroom and see all of the changes you want to make? Well, now is the time to finally get these things done. Sure, bathroom renovations cost money upfront, but they also offer a lot of benefits. Here are six benefits of doing a bathroom renovation. 1. Makes the Bathroom…

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