Portable Air Conditioner/Heater – Portable air conditioners are the type you see sold in stores. The advantage of these systems are that they are cheap and portable. The disadvantages are that these systems are costly to run and will do … Continue reading

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§14 · October 26, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


Don’t wash some pieces of clothing. This wastes water and electricity, making your bills that much higher. Ensure you have a full load when you’re ready to do your laundry. The thermostat is one of the most common reasons people … Continue reading

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§13 · October 26, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


Some homeowners are electing to install flood alarms as a part of their AC system. Flood alarms work in a similar to regular smoke alarms. They run on batteries and make a loud sound when they are touched by water. … Continue reading

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Black tea. Try black tea for relief from tightening of the chest. It contains chemicals which are also used in many medical asthma remedies. Three or four cups of black tea can help to open the airways and ease breathing. … Continue reading

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After pumping from the source, numerous chemicals and filters are added, deleted and used in order that the product pumped from the facility meets those government standards. Most of the fast hot water delivery systems put a pump at the … Continue reading

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§10 · October 25, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


Locate and turn on the furnace switch. It is typically somewhere near the bottom of your basement stairs – sometimes in the ceiling, sometimes in the furnace room itself, and usually at eye level or slightly higher. Do not let … Continue reading

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§9 · October 25, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


Windows are my least favorite energy upgrade because of their short life span. The average window only lasts 7-10 years and that’s only if it is installed correctly. First off, you should never buy a window that does not have … Continue reading

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§8 · October 25, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


Plenty of storage space is a plus. Adding extra cabinets can make the job of keeping things organized a snap. Always keep one drawer for small tools and one for first aid. I use one cabinet just for storing fix … Continue reading

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§7 · October 25, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


The box sill area (the area between the floor joists around the perimeter of a house) is one of the leakiest areas of a home. These can be air sealed and insulated with closed cell polyurethane spray foam insulation. If … Continue reading

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§6 · October 25, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·


Sound familiar? Well, if you are into a good bargain when shopping for clothes or home goods, then you know a deal when you see one. The best way to guarantee that the work done on your ac unit is … Continue reading

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§5 · October 25, 2015 · Journal · (No comments) ·