Do Dry Concrete Cleaners Work
May 1, 2014
I just got finished with cleaning my concrete around my automotive shop. I have been doing everything I can to clean up the place. When I opened up this location for my transmission repair shop I never expected that I would have so much trouble getting all the grease oil and grime off of the concrete.
So I can tell you today it looks a lot better than it did, most of the concrete has oil so deep inside of it that it can’t be washed off with a power washer or a steamer. The former tenant at this location just took no care in where they spilled oil. I can also assume that they never cleaned up an oil spill.
Dry concrete cleaner eco friendly
So today I bought a three pound container of a concrete cleaner that is supposed to work without scrubbing. Although I don’t understand the technology, dry concrete cleaners come highly recommended.
Apparently dry concrete cleaners do what detergents cannot. They actually do what all else fails and do not wash contaminates into the sewer. I’ve also been told that dry concrete cleaners are preferred by the Environmental Protection Agency.
In the next few weeks I will post an update as to how the concrete looks after being treated. Apparently even though dry concrete cleaners do a good job and require no scrubbing there is a distinct problem with how long they might take to complete the job.
New AC Repair Feature
April 24, 2014
I was reading the Las Vegas news paper. It showed that an old time air conditioning company is turning over a new leaf.
Arctic heating and air conditioning repair company, is now offering a comprehensive 3 year warranty on parts and labor for any repairs that they make to your air conditioner in Las Vegas and Henderson. At first I didn’t think this was any big deal. As I began to check out the competition it seems that only a handful of AC repair companies offer any kind of warranty above and beyond 90 days. Most manufacturers of air conditioning parts only offer a 90 day warranty.
We asked the owners what they thought the extended warranty would do for there customers. The simple answer is piece of mind. Not much more is needed. Most customers want to just feal like they are getting a fair deal. Giving them a 3 year warranty on all repair is a new concept in the HVAC business but it is a solid one that people will grab on to for sure.
Arctic HVAC has created new market for themselves in the air conditioning repair arena. I’m sure it is only a matter of time until other HVAC contractors follow suit with extended warranties. I’m sure that even though they offer this 3 year warranty they will not be the only ones in the coming years.
Sometimes competition is good for everyone. It levels the playing field and makes it possible for advancement with other ac repair companies.
If you need an air conditioning repair and the 3 year warranty sounds like a good deal for you, you can call Arctic HVAC and have them come out and inspect your air conditioner before they do any repairs. They will offer you a comprehensive evaluation and upfront pricing. They do charge a $19.99 diagnostic fee for checking out your air conditioner. I was surprised to learn that this fee is typically 80 to 120 with other air conditioning contractors. I tip my hat to Arctic HVAC and wish them well as they are performing an ethical business and blazing a trail.
This Article Has Premium Tips For Your Heat And Air Needs
April 10, 2014
Lots of people have AC units in their houses. An Heating And Air Conditioning unit is designed to keep a house at a comfortable temperature. You will generally need to have this installed by a pro.Keep reading for great tips on keeping an Heat And Air tips.
Know the name and type of your Heating And Air Conditioning system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will facilitate the process when your contractor any information they might need.
Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils prior to summertime. Clean the outside of your external condenser unit.
Turn the power off so you don’t get hurt or break something. Then, take the grill off, pull the blades out, and begin cleaning the unit and them gently.
Your AC unit may suffer when trees begin dropping their leaves. Make sure the fan’s grill is cleaned often during the leaves begin to fall. The fan must be unobstructed to work properly, and if it gets blocked, you will have to contend with problems.
Turn off your outdoor condenser units when weather turns cold. This should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit. This helps the system working for years and save you a lot on repairs.
Air conditioners tend to ice up.The drain line may also freeze over. If this is something you notice, put your thermostat over to fan. You can call a Heating And Cooling professional, but switching to the fan setting should start to melt the ice.
Look for calculators online to truly understand what size of unit you need for your home. Look at the manual or on the recommended size for air conditioners.
There are plenty of tips that will help when you find yourself dealing with a tech. These tips are found in the article above, of course, but there are others as well. The system needs to be correctly installed and maintained for best results. Put this advice to good use so that you have minimal issues in the future.
You may have felt overwhelmed when you first started looking for information about heating and air conditioning. Though there is so much to learn, you will benefit in the long run. Apply the tips from this article and keep looking for more information.
Want Great Ideas About Heating And Cooling? Look Here!
April 9, 2014
Lots of people have Heating And Cooling units. An Air Conditioning unit that helps keep a house at a comfortable temperature. You will likely need to hire a contractor to install it and maintain your unit. This article will give you along the way.
Know what type of system before looking for a repair person. This will ensure that you can give your new repair company all the information they might need.
If your A/C And Heating system is acting up, tour your home before calling a technician.
Clean your fan and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean off any leaves or debris from your external condenser unit regularly.
Clean the debris that accumulates on an external condenser units. You don’t know when things are going to pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can ruin your system. It could overheat and cause your unit.
Put your outdoor condensers in places with shade.
It is a good idea to replace single-paned windows with ones that have double pane ones.This same effect also helps keep it warm air in the winter.
A programmable thermostat can help you out when it comes to your power bills. Some programmable thermostats can even be controlled from a computer.
Air conditioners sometimes ice up at times. The drain line might also freeze up.If you see this happen, put your thermostat over to fan. If this doesn’t work, call in help.
Look for calculators online to truly understand what size of unit is necessary for your home. Look in the manual or on the recommended size for air conditioners.
Companies that are well established have a better record than those that can help you decide if they’re worth your money and time. Hiring a company can be risky.
There are quite a few sites that allow customers can place their service experiences. This will make it easier for you to find a top notch professional.
You can help your A/C And Heating unit help you. It is critical that the unit receives proper installation and that it is maintained correctly. The tips above should help you do all of those things.
Most people are interested in learning about air conditioning, however, they are not always aware of how to do so on their own. Luckily, this piece includes all you require to move forward successfully. You do, however, need to apply what you’ve learned to realize any benefit from this article.
Furnace Maintenance Tips
May 5, 2018
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This free troubleshooting video shows quick maintenance tips including cleaning the furnace, replacing the air filter, and cleaning the home venting to keeping your furnace working safely and efficiently.
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Tips and Tricks to repair your Furnace DIY
April 16, 2018
In this video I show you a few things to look for to fix your furnace. It’s expensive to call a repair man and most of the time is not needed. I am not an expert, just someone trying to share my experience with you to save some money. Always turn your power to your furnace off before tampering with things. This would be a good video to start with because I try to show a general idea of how a furnace works. When all else fails, you have to call an expert, but first try the steps in this video.
Here is a list of codes that was posted to www.doityourself.com by Huston204
Flash sequence codes 1 through 11 are as follows: LED will turn “on” for 1/4 second and “off” for 1/4 second. This pattern will be repeated the number of times equal to the code. For example, six “on” flashes equals a number 6 fault code. All flash code sequences are broken by a 2 second “off” period.
SLOW GREEN FLASH: Normal operation.
SLOW AMBER FLASH: Normal operation with call for heat.
RAPID RED FLASH: Twinning error, incorrect 24V phasing. Check twinning wiring.
RAPID AMBER FLASH: Flame sense current is below 1.5 microamps. Check and clean flame sensor. Check for proper gas flow. Verify that current is greater than 1.5 microamps at flame current test pad.
4 AMBER FLASHES: The control is receiving a “Y” signal from the thermostat without a “G” signal, indicating improper thermostat wiring.
1 RED FLASH: This indicates that flame was sensed when there was not a call for heat. The control will turn on both the inducer motor and supply air blower. A gas valve that leaks or is slow closing would typically cause this fault.
2 RED FLASHES: This indicates that the normally open pressure switch contacts are stuck in the closed position. The control confirms these contacts are open at the beginning of each heat cycle. This would indicate a faulty pressure switch or miswiring.
3 RED FLASHES: This indicates the normally open pressure switch contact did not close after the inducer was energized. This could be caused by a number of problems: faulty inducer, blocked vent pipe, broken pressure switch hose or faulty pressure switch.
4 RED FLASHES: This indicates that the main limit switch has opened its normally closed contacts. The control will operate the supply air blower and inducer. This condition may be caused by: dirty filter, improperly sized duct system, incorrect blower speed setting, incorrect firing rate or faulty blower motor. Also, this fault code could be caused by a blown fuse located on the control board.
5 RED FLASHES: This fault is indicated if the normally closed contacts in the rollout switch opens. The rollout control is manually reset. If it has opened, check for proper combustion air, proper inducer operation, and primary heat exchanger failure or burner problem. Be sure to reset the switch and cycle power (24 VAC) to the control after correcting the failure condition. Also, this fault code could be caused by a blown fuse located on the control board.
6 RED FLASHES: This indicates that after the unit was operating, the pressure switch opened 4 times during the call for heat. If the main blower is in a “Delay on” mode, it will complete it, and any subsequent delay off period. The furnace will lock out for one hour and then restart.
7 RED FLASHES: This fault code indicates that the flame could not be established. This no-light condition occurred 3 times (2 retries) during the call for heat before locking out. Low gas pressure, faulty gas valve, dirty or faulty flame sensor, faulty hot surface ignitor or burner problem may cause this. The furnace will lock out for one hour and then restart.
8 RED FLASHES: This fault is indicated if the flame is lost 5 times (4 recycles) during the heating cycle. This could be caused by low gas pressure, dirty or faulty flame sensor or faulty gas valve. The furnace will lock out for one hour and then restart.
9 RED FLASHES: Indicates reversed line voltage polarity or groundingproblem. Both heating and cooling operations will be affected. Check polarity at furnace and branch. Check furnace grounding. Check that flame probe is not shorted to chassis.
10 RED FLASHES: Flame sensed with no call for heat. Check gas valve and gas valve wiring.
11 RED FLASHES: This indicates that a primary or auxiliary limit switch has opened its normally-closed contacts and has remained open for more than five minutes. This condition is usually caused by a failed blower motor or blower wheel. Cycle power (24 VAC) to the control to reset the hard lockout condition after correcting the failure condition.
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Ways to Clean Up Your House
March 13, 2018
Ten cleaning life hacks to make your spotless household sparkle and shine!
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10. Dirty mattress? Fill up a spray bottle with vodka & spray on your mattress to completely disinfect it!
9. Zipper tough to zip? Wipe down the zipper & zipper track with wax paper to make it glide smoother!
8. Dirty tennis shoes? Use nail polish remover to clean the stains right off!
7. Have extra coffee grounds? Mix it into your plant soil to give your garden an extra nitrogen boost!
6. Stove getting dirty often? Apply a thin layer of car wax on it after cleaning. This makes it shiny and keeps food from sticking to the surface!
5. Cleaning stainless steel appliances? Use Pledge furniture spray to make them even shinier!
4. Have pet hair all over your carpet? Make removing it easier by using a rubber squeegee!
3. Cloudy drinking glasses? Spray the insides with white vinegar then wipe with a paper towel!
2. Smelly couch? Sprinkle the surface with baking soda. After letting it sit for an hour, vacuum it off and the odor will be completely gone!
1. Pet and kid friendly cleaning solution: Fill a mason jar with vinegar and 2 orange peels!
LIFE HACKS FOR A CLEAN & ORGANIZED HOUSE
February 10, 2018
10 easy life hacks you NEED to know for having a clean and organized house! These are life hacks I actually use in my daily cleaning routine + how I keep my house clean and organized! Give this video a thumbs up if you like it!
Hey guys! Today’s video is 10 life hacks that are some of my best life hacks for having a clean and organized home. I use these tips in my daily cleaning routine + they’ve helped me become a cleaner, more organized person!
I’m a naturally disorganized type of person. I like things to be clean, but I’m also the kind of person who has tons of clothes piling up in their room. These are hacks I learned in my own life that really helped me be more productive, be more organized and keep my house clean!
These are easy life hacks + easy ways that you can realistically keep your house clean. If you learn to develop these habits to keeping your house clean, it will begin to seem easy and come naturally to you. I’ve been doing these for so long that they are just my habits for keeping a clean house!
10 LIFE HACKS FOR A CLEAN + ORGANIZED HOME // MY HABITS FOR A CLEAN HOUSE
1. CLEAR COUNTERS: clear off your counters to make your place look larger + cleaner. This tip is great in rooms like bathrooms, kitchens, etc.
2. DISPLAY STORAGE: For the items you DO leave out, I like to organize in surface storage like trays. Even though the same amount of items are still out, a tray looks more intentional and organized.
3. CLEAR THE WALLS: Keep minimal wall art / decor to maximize the space in your room. Focus on one or two statement pieces. Your eye knows where to focus with one or two pieces and can truly appreciate what it adds to the room. Having a ton of photos + decor looks more messy / cluttered. [I’m sure I’ll get a comment like ‘but wait so you’re telling me to remove any personality from a room’ – no, not true. But, sure- these are tips on how to have the CLEANEST space. Get a photo album, put it on your coffee table].
4. COLOR CODE: Color coding makes maximum impact in a space. It looks so appealing to the eye + organized. This is especially great in small spaces where closets feel more cramped or are out in the open, like a studio or dorm.
5. SET TIME LIMITS + MULTI TASK: Don’t plan a day to clean, give yourself a time limit: 30 minutes, 1 hour. 30 minutes out of 24 hours doesn’t seem that daunting. Play a netflix show, listen to a podcast or an audiobook and enjoy the time.
6. PUT THINGS AWAY ONCE: Develop the habit to put things away immediately, no matter how easy it is to throw something right when you get in the door. You’re doubling the work for yourself by doing that!
7. CLEAN AS YOU GO: I like to clean as I go in situations, especially when I’m cooking. Throw out trash, put utensils in the dish washer and clean your surfaces as you go so your kitchen is mostly clean by the time you’re done.
8. ORGANIZE BY FUNCTION: I have specific storage based on function. I have one bag where I keep all of my technology- it keeps cords off tables / desks, but I also always know where those items are.
9. USE CONTAINERS: I got organizers at the container store for storage in my bathroom, kitchen etc. I separate my face products from hair products and it keeps everything organized and in place.
10. STORAGE INCEPTION: Use larger items to house smaller items that you use less frequently. I have throw pillows in my purses [also great for displaying- they keep the shape!], winter fuzzy socks in my stand up boots and extra pillows / blankets in my larger suitcases.
These are easy life hacks that will you develop habits to have a clean and organized house! Let me know if you guys like videos like this by giving this video a thumbs up and letting me know in the comments!
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DIY Natural Bathroom Cleaning Tips
January 5, 2018
Whether you live by yourself, with a partner, or have a few kiddos, the bathroom is the dreaded must clean zone.. Today I’m sharing a few easy & natural DIY’s to use when cleaning your bathroom + how I generally clean this room… Contrary to what it may seem on this channel, my house is NOT always clean, and it’s aaaaall good. I definitely think a bit more clearly in a clean space, but it’s not always realistic, so I clean whenever I can.
DIY Bath Bombs
1 1/3 cup baking soda
½ cup citric acid
add water a little at a time till it becomes mixed together.
10 Drops Lavender essential oil
10 Drops Peppermint essential oil
10 Drops Lemon essential oil
DIY ‘Poop-Pourri’ Recipe
1/2 Witch Hazel
10 Lemon Essential
10 Lavender Essential
DIY Surface Spray
Essential oils of your choice. I used-
5 Drops Lemon
5 Drops Lavender
Shark Steam Mop (I bought this myself on Amazon, and I’m absoutely obsessed.)
Glass Spray Bottles (set of 6 for $9 on Amazon)
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December 27, 2017
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Five Crucial Home Remodeling & Renovation Tips
November 6, 2017
http://pixvid.me/remodel For your next do it yourself project, you want to make sure you make no mistakes. Follow these five tips to help you have a successful DIY home remodeling project.
First, you need to stay organized and think ahead. Know your schedule and how long the project will take, and stick to your proposed schedule. Check to see if your room can be left unused if you’ll be working on it for more than a few days.
Check if any permits are necessary for your remodeling job. Make sure you know how to acquire permits and that you know what to submit along the way.
Once you have your permits, make a budget for your project. Pick out your products and have a clear idea of the cost. This will help prevent you from paying more than you want.
While working on your remodeling job, expect the worst. It is quite possible you will find some needed repairs behind your walls.
Lastly, make sure you know local building codes. A failed inspection can cost you extra money.
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How To Choose The Right House To Renovate
October 5, 2017
The most important step in successfully renovating a property is first choosing the right property to renovate. Choose the wrong property or the wrong area and you have likely lost before you even began.
Today I talk with Jane Slack-Smith from The Ultimate Guide To Renovation about how to choose the right house to renovate so you can maximise your return on renovation.
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Ryan: Choosing the right house to renovate is a really difficult decision. There’s a lot that goes into that decision including research into a suburb, finding the right street, finding the right house within that street. It’s not always as easy as buying the worst house in the best street. Today, I talk to Jane Slack-Smith from the Ultimate Guide To Renovation about how to choose the right house to renovate. So renovation is a strategy that you want to pursue. It’s very important that you choose the right property in order to maximize your profit from the renovation. So here’s my interview with James Slack-Smith.
Hi guys Ryan here from onproperty.com.au, your daily dose of property education and inspiration. And today I’m grateful to have with me Jane Slack-Smith from the Ultimate Guide To Renovation. And we’re going to be talking about how to choose the right house to renovate. Thanks for your time today, Jane.
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Home Renovation Guide
September 12, 2017
9 out of 10
Indian Home Owners who renovate their homes are not happy with the results.
Lets find out !
So Before Your project starts
You spend hours on Internet searching for cool ideas and designs
And before you realise you are overloaded with information
You start talking to Contractors and realise – – there are no fix standards
You feel it is impossible to know who is right
Talking about building material 100s of choices for each & every item you have never been so much confused
Now lets talk about what happens during Renovation
It seems like nothing is under your control
With so many things happening at the same time
not able to figure out – right from wrong you stop trusting your contractor & at some point you stop trusting your ownself
Its time for getting control back in your hands
‘101 Home Renovation Guide’
101 Things which Most Contractors Won’t Tell You
we spoke to more then 50 home owners who recently renovated homes.
Made a list of all common pain points
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We compiled this list of 101 Tips & Suggestions.
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AMAZING New Green Technologies in the Works
August 20, 2017
The world is feeling the effects of climate change. Storms are getting stronger, weather patterns are changing, food is becoming scarce, and animals are going extinct at an alarming rate. Fortunately, while there are many people that are continuing to hurt our environment, there are also people out there who are working feverishly to help it. From simple ideas to entire Eco-cities, new ideas are being developed everyday to help improve the environment and our lives.
Air Purifying Roof Tiles
A big problem with green technology is making it as practical as it is useful. With this in mind, a new trend in practical green technology is the coating of roof tiles with titanium dioxide, which is useful in cleaning the air. Titanium dioxide works as a photocatalyst by oxidizing nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds into soluble nitrates and fatty acids when exposed to UV light. Studies have shown that a thick coating of material on roof tiles reduces 97% of target greenhouse gases, while a thinner, cost effective coat still reduces the target gases by 88%. This means that it could cost just five dollars to coat an entire roof with the purifying compound. One home could remove 21g of nitrogen oxide a day, which is the equivalent of what a car releases driving 18,000 km. Widespread application would allow every home in the world to become a mini-air purifier. The idea is still in the testing phase, but early results have been extremely promising. The lighter color of the tiles also has the added benefit of producing a small cooling effect. There’s also a possibility of producing tiles to remove carbon dioxide, but this would decrease the practicality of the tiles by making the roofs harder to install.
Mexico City’s Manuel Gea Gonzalez Hospital constructed a 2,500 square meter facade that breaks down air pollutants when exposed to UV light. The honeycomb increases the surface area by 200% and allows the structure to neutralize the same amount of pollutants in one day that’s produced by 8,750 cars.
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11 Amazing Eco Friendly Inventions and Ideas
July 11, 2017
11 most incredible alternative energy sources like lamps powered by blood or salt and an air conditioner made from recycled bottles.
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6. The Eco-Cooler
This amazing DIY air conditioning system was created by a Bangladeshi citizen named Ashis Paul and it requires no electricity whatsoever. This makes it the first air conditioning system that runs on zero electricity. Made out of a board and recycled soda bottles, this air conditioner is able to cool the internal temperature of huts up to 5 degrees Celsius, which is good because most huts are made with tin roofs that magnify the sun’s heat. The blueprints on how to create one of these are located online for the public so that everyone is able to build one of these.
5. The Blood Lamp
What would you do for the sake of having electricity? Would you be willing to cut off your own hair? What about giving up just a drop of your essential life force? That’s what Mike Thompson, the designer of the blood lamp, did when he asked himself the question “what if power came at a cost to the individual?” This is more of a statement piece on the matter of energy conservation but it really makes you think doesn’t it? So how is this possible? Thanks to one special ingredient: luminol. For those of you who watch a lot of crime shows you already know but for those of you who don’t, luminol is what forensic scientists use to identify blood. The chemical reaction occurs only when the luminol reacts with the iron in the blood. Isn’t science just so amazing these days?
4. The Immortus
The first invention on this list that runs solely on solar energy is the Immortus car that was created by the company EVX Ventures that is located in Melbourne. Thanks to solar photovoltaic paneling that’s attached to the exterior of the car and a 10killoWatt hour lithium-ion battery, the car is able to run just like any other normal vehicle. It’s also capable of traveling indefinitely at a speed of 37 miles per hour but the range the car can travel is limited by lighting exposure and as the car increases in speed. EVX hopes to start selling their environmentally friendly cars in low volumes to “maintain affordability.”
3. The Ecocapsule
This interesting pod that looks like it was ripped right out of some sci-fi movie is called the ecocapsule and it was created by Nice architects. So what this little egg-shaped contraption lets you do is live completely off the grid by harnessing a multitude of energies all at once. It runs on not only solar power but it’s also wind power and comes with a rainwater collection and filtration system. It might look incredibly small but you’d be surprised to know that the ecocapsule is able to fit two grown adults. Not only that, but all the essential amenities needed in a home such as a kitchenette, a working toilet, and a shower with hot water. The cool thing about this is that it’s super portable and flexible enough to be transported to almost anywhere in the world.
2. The LifeStraw
This amazing little device has the potential to provide millions of people in Third World countries with the opportunity of clean filtered water and it only costs around 37 US Dollars. Created and developed in Denmark back in 2005, the LifeStraw allows you to safely drink water from anywhere. Yes, from toilets to rivers the LifeStraw is capable of removing up to 99.99 percent of waterborne bacteria. Its purification pipe is so incredibly powerful that it can even get rid of parasites such as E. coli, salmonella, and much more. Just one of these LifeStraws is can filter out at least 1,000 liters of water. At the time of its invention, it was given extremely high praises and was dubbed as “one of the ten things that will change the way that we live.”
1. The Ocean Cleanup Device
This device is still just an idea but nonetheless it is a revolutionary idea that could have a monumental impact on our ocean one day. The idea was proposed by a Dutch man named Boyan Slat, who was just 19-years-old at the time that he proposed his idea. He stated that his concept would be able to clean up around 20 billion tons of plastic debris from the ocean without disturbing fish and plankton. If this ends up seeing the light of day it could possibly end up saving the lives of dozen marine animals who are prone to swallowing plastic and end up dead. The Ocean Cleanup Foundation is currently raising funds to see the fruition of this project.
Cool And Weird Inventions For Travelling
June 10, 2017
8. Motor Scooter Suitcase
Looks like people have come up with a way to make lugging suitcases around a little more fun and bearable. These suitcases have built-in motors complete with a seat. No more missing your flight because you couldn’t drag heavy luggage to the terminal on time. There’s even some that look more like traditional scooters that kids use and don’t come with a motor. A few models have settings that go over 5 miles an hour if you don’t keep it on “indoor” mode.
7. Air Conditioned Shirt
Trendy in Japan, if you don’t mind looking a bit bloated for the sake of keeping cool, this air-conditioned shirt is actually something that exists. Used by lots of label workers, it’s also become quite a popular product for travelers whose vacation spots have higher temperatures. It uses two high powered fans located on the inside to keep you cool during hikes or camping.
6. Water Filter Straws
If you’re like a hiker or just like exploring the nature, you know one of the first rules is to always have enough water with you. But should you ever run out, straws that filter water are handy. The company LifeStraw made the original one back in 1999 to help people living in impoverished areas have clean drinking water by removing worm larvae from the water source. Just don’t try to suck water out of the ocean, as it is not recommended. A water filter that’s as small and easy to use as this might be the difference in staying hydrated and not having any water in the
5. Clear Boat
Clear canoes and kayaks are used mostly to enhance your water excursion visually. Especially if the water is clear, you’ll be able to see the ocean floor and everything swimming under you. While they may not seem sturdy, clear canoes are used often and are usually made of polycarbonate materials like this Molokini kayak made by Clear Blue Hawaii that make it a hard shell but also lightweight, safe for rowing in both the ocean and rivers.
4. Labyrinth Tents
Tents with connecting rooms make is appealing for campers who want to bring more than a handful of friends out camping with them or for anyone who just wants more room in their shelter when they’re not enjoying the outdoors. Decagon tents are just part of how some of them are designed. They come in all shapes and amounts of rooms so it’s not impractical to have a whole party of people camping and trying to have a good time together anymore.
3. 10 Year Old Hoodie
No, it’s not a jacket made for kids. It’s a hoodie that Flint & Tinder claim will last 10 years. It might be $89, but if you’re someone who goes through clothes that fall apart easily, it might be worth the investment. Plus, when you can’t always do laundry or when you always have to do laundry when you’re moving around all the time, it’s nice to have one that won’t rip on you mid-vacation.
2. Ostrich Pillow
For the frequent traveller, ostrich pillows are becoming quite popular. Stick your head in here and enjoy a nice nap at the airport, on a plane, or anywhere you don’t wish to interact with the outside world for a few moments. The holes on the side were made to rest your hands in, but there are also specially made pillows for other parts of your body as well. They’re designed to cancel out most noises and help individuals have a somewhat private space to rest.
1. Aerial tents
Take camping to a new level, literally. Aerial tents get campers off the forest floor away from most bugs, snakes, and anything else unsavory that can’t fly. Most aerial tents are used like hammocks and are only suspended a few feet off the ground or right up against the tree trunk. But like they do at this Bavarian camp, you can buy one that lets you hang right off the branch off a tree. And since they hang off the ground, the tent has minimal contact with the environment, making it a little more eco-friendly than most tents.
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Tips To Reduce Electricity Consumption of an Air Conditioner
May 5, 2017
A few Tips to reduce AC electricity consumption:
1) Ideal Temperature
In an air conditioner, higher the temperature that you set, lower is the electricity consumption. We have seen that 25 degree celsius is an ideal temp for both cooling comfort and electricity savings. If you set the temp lesser than 25, then your ac will consume more electricity.Using ceiling fans helps to regulate the cooling of the ac throughout the room. However, if the roof of your house is directly facing the sun, then avoid using ceiling fans along with air conditioners.
2) Placement of outdoor unit
If the outdoor unit of your air conditioner is installed at a place where it gets a lot of heat from the sun or from other heat emitting appliances, then the cooling of the ac will be reduced. Also make sure that the outdoor unit is not placed in a cluttered space for maximising its output.
Air conditioners are meant to cool enclosed spaces. So it is very important that the heat entering the room through the walls, ceilings and windows should be minimised. For doing that, you can white-paint the roof of your house, or use thermal insulation for the ceiling. Thermal insulating wallpaper can also be used for the walls of the room. Keeping the doors and windows closed and using curtains will help in insulation.
Clean the filters of the ac before start of the season as unclean filters block the air inflow. Also make sure that you don’t miss out on the Annual Maintenance Contract
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How you can discover a dependable AC Repair Company
July 31, 2014
Working on your own Heat and AC generally is not advisable due to if you really don’t know what you are doing you can contribute to much much more damage making what could have been a small Heating and cooling repair into a much larger and more costly Heating and AC repair.
Employing an unlicensed AC Repair Company can void your manufacturers warrantee, as well as they
do certainly not have to back up any of their repairs. Always make sure you check that the AC repair repairman you are using is functioning for an authorized AC Repair Co.
Soiled filters can bring about unnecessary deterioration of your Air conditioning and heating system and you may be paying for air conditioning repairs which could have been averted. Air filters are necessary given that they stop the dirt and debris from getting into your ac and heating unit, however, the dirt and debris additionally will probably contribute to the ac filter to restrict ventilation making the cooling and heating system to work harder. This can contribute to the evaporator coils to ice up making your fan motors and air conditioning compressor to need to replaced sooner than they should. You can burn up the fan motors in one season of you do not keep the air filters switched.
Installing a brand new Air conditioning unit and getting the best price
If you’re looking to replace your ac with a completely new air conditioning machine, now could be an excellent time, you’ll find some wonderful sales going on correct now for Las Vegas Nevada. With the sale prices for brand new AC units you could save money installing a new element over making large AC repairs. Call a few air conditioning repair company and check out out the very best price ranges for a brand-new AC system If you’ve had to do lots of ac repairs on your existing system, you could possibly want to consider buying a brand-new ac system. Take a look at out google reviews on Trane, Goodman, Rheem, Ameristar, York, Goodman.
Ensuring your Air conditioning gets routine maintenance completed on it can keep it running long after the brand manufacturers stated life span for an Heat and AC system. Just like a car if you treat it right it will continue to work for you. Getting the coils cleaned will also keep the unit running correctly and not consuming big quantities of energy. Yelp will certainly help you when you are trying to discover a terrific AC Repair Co, they give unprejudiced testimonials that might give you the right information on the AC Repair Company.
Stop causing your AC to need repairs, change your air filter at least monthly. But you say I buy the costly good ones, well sorry to break it to you but that means that you need to replace them even much more often, it is suggested to change them every two weeks.
When searching for a new air conditioning and heating unit you should look the brands up on online. Check out these different models American Standard, Amana, Bryant, Ameristar, Carrier, Goodman, Comfortmaker, Trane, York, and Rheem. Do you want to replace your A/c system, make sure that you read up on all the different models? You can locate information on all brands on the internet; you might also want to speak with a few AC repair companies on what brand names they like. A few of the brand names that you can check out are Amana, American Standard, Ameristar, Bryant, Carrier, Comfortmaker, Goodman, Rheem, Trane, and York.
AC Repair In Las Vegas Help When You Need It
June 2, 2014
If it’s getting hot in your home, then it may be time to get AC repair for Las Vegas based assistance. You’ll want to read through this advice to get the help you need right away so that your family doesn’t have to suffer any longer.
Keep in mind that you’re not going to want to do this kind of work on your own if you’re not sure of how to fix things. All too often people think that they’re experts at things and they can just take it all apart and be able to fix it. The fact of the matter is, this is a delicate operation and you may end up making the problem that much worse. Leave this kind of work to a professional if you don’t want to have to pay to repair whatever it is when you make a mistake.
You’ll want to shop around to see who has the best prices for AC repair Las Vegas based services. There’s no reason to pay a bunch of money to someone when you can get the same service for a lot less from a company that’s different. Make it a point to call at least three different people so you can see whether or not you can get a price that will match your needs. Don’t pay too much because you didn’t want to do your research, that’s basically like you saying you’d enjoy throwing your money away for no reason at all.
You need to make it a point to work with the right company that has a lot of good history with making their customers happy. You don’t want to work with people that don’t make others glad they’re doing their job because then you may not get things fixed for a good price or fixed right at all. To figure out what a company is like you need to look for reviews on them online. If you can’t find any that may be a good sign since that means people haven’t had a chance to complain about them just yet.
Once you use this advice to get AC repair help, then you’re going to be set. You won’t have to worry about it being too hot in your home any longer. It can really save you time and money since you won’t have to fix anything yourself.
How To Find Out Which Heating And Air Conditioning Strategy Is Best For You
April 8, 2014
You probably don’t think about your Heating And Air Conditioning system in the home until it isn’t working It can be hard to get a repairman to fix your system correctly. The tips here will ensure you have no issues with the whole process.
Clean your fan and coils come spring. Clean the outdoor condenser unit regularly.
Turn the power off so you don’t get hurt or break something. Then, pop off its grills, pull the blades out, and gently clean them as well as the unit itself.
Don’t let grass clippings pile up against your outside unit. Aim the grass in a direction from the unit. This applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in the yard.
Your A/C And Heating units might suffer when trees start to lose their leaves. Make sure the fan’s grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves. The fan must stay clear in order to function, and if it gets blocked, you will end up with many headaches with the unit.
Lubricate your condenser at least once each year. You can find these ports as they have a rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Turn off your outdoor condenser units when it becomes cold out. This should turn it off to prevent damage if the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit. This can keep your system remain in good working for years and save you a lot on repairs.
A programmable thermostat can really help save money on air conditioning costs. Some programmable thermostats can even be controlled from your smart phone or other device.
During your service visit, they will inspect the motor of the system, oil the different moving parts as well as check the system’s freon levels. These simple things will boost the performance of your system running at peak performance.
You are done reading the article, and now you should be a bit more aware about Heat And Air systems. Next time you have trouble with your unit, you will now be much better prepared. Always remember these tips and they’ll continue to serve their purpose in your future.
Many people want to find out more about AC repair, but they don’t know where to start. This article, luckily, is exactly what you need for that. Just put all this advice to good use.
Great Ideas About Heating And Air Conditioning That Anyone Can Use
April 8, 2014
It is not easy for homeowners to understand where to turn when the Air Conditioner And Heater system begins to fail. To prevent real inconvenience and misery, it is best for any homeowner to get acquainted with this topic. This article is intended to help homeowners get the help they need.
Know the name and type of your Air Conditioning system before calling someone to fix it. This will let you know that you’re able to give your chosen contractor any information they might need.
If problems arise with the Air Conditioning system, look around your home before calling in people to help. This will help the company determine where the problem is and how to fix it.
Know what you want done before you select an A/C And Heating company. It will be hard for a service company to provide you with an estimate over the phone without knowing what your current system. It will be way more hard if you over the phone without the information readily available.
Clean the debris regularly. Debris can pile up after a storm, and this can foul up the inner workings of your system.It could overheat and cause your unit.
Leaves and debris can wreak havoc with your system. Make sure you clean out your fan grill often during the fall.The fan must not have anything in the way so that air can flow into it, and if it is clogged, then your system could suffer.
Lubricate the oil ports on your fan condenser at least once each year. You can find these ports covered with rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
It is always a good idea to swap out single pane windows with ones that have double pane ones. This same effect also keeps warm air during the winter months.
Have you ever lost your Air Conditioner system during the bitter winter or blistering summer months? If you have, then you know what a terrible nightmare this can be. But if they know what’s going on, they can quickly fix the situation. The suggestions in the above article should lead homeowners to making smart decisions when it comes to their Heating And Air Conditioning system.
People don’t know how to find information about air conditioner service online. Luckily, this piece includes all you require to move forward successfully. Take this information, and start using it right away.
Heating And Cooling Do’s And Don’ts For The Average Person
April 7, 2014
Everyone who owns an Air Conditioning knows that proper maintenance is key. A Heating And Air Conditioning system can end up costing the homeowner a ton of money. The article you’re about to read is composed of multiple tips will help you care for your Heating And Air Conditioning maintenance and repairs.
Know what type of system before looking for a repair person. This will let you to give your chosen service company the information that can help them.
If your Air Conditioning is running into problems, look around your home before calling in people to help. This information will help the repairman determine what the problem is and how to fix it.
Know what work you want done before you hire a service company. It will be hard for an AC tech to give you with an estimate over the phone without knowing what your current system. It will be way more hard if you over the phone without the information readily available.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outside unit. Aim your grass in a different direction from your unit. This also applies when you are taking care of the leaves in the yard.
Your outdoor Heating And Air Conditioning units might suffer when your trees start to lose their leaves. Make sure the unit’s fan grill is cleaned often during the fall. The fan needs to have an unobstructed path for air to enter the unit, and if it gets blocked, you will have to contend with problems.
Make sure your Air Conditioning system checked twice a year. This should happen in the fall and malfunctions.
Research and check the companies before hiring them. Check them out at the BBB and look for reviews as well. This can help you have to do in order to make the best choice.
This advice should assist you in maintaining and repairing your Heat And A/c system. A poorly operational A/C And Heating system can become cumbersome as your electricity bills rise and maintenance costs increase, so having the right information is key to success. Keep these tips in mind as you strive to keep your Air Conditioner And Heater unit in the best shape possible.
This information served as a great tutorial regarding heating and cooling repair. Luckily, this piece includes all you require to move forward successfully. It is up to you to apply the ideas you have reviewed.
Stop Making Mistakes When Purchasing AC Equipment With This Advice
April 7, 2014
This article has some great tips you’ve been looking for.
If you struggle with your Heating And Air Conditioning, check things out yourself prior to calling in a technician. This will help the tech determine where the problem is and how to fix it.
Know what you want done before you select an A/C And Heating company. It will be hard for an Air Conditioning service company to provide you a price estimate on the phone without knowing what your current setup is. It can be harder if you can’t figure out what they need to do.
Be sure to clean debris from external condenser units.You don’t know when things are going to pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can ruin your system. It could overheat and cause your system to malfunction by overheating.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outdoor condenser.Aim the grass in a different direction away from your unit. This also applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in the yard.
Your Air Conditioning units might suffer when trees start to lose their leaves. Make sure the unit’s fan grill is cleaned often during the fall. The fan must not have anything in the way so that air can flow into it, and if debris is blocking this air flow, you will end up with many headaches with the unit.
Make sure you have your Heating And Air Conditioning system checked twice a year. This should be done in the fall and the spring.
During your service visit, the repair company will oil parts, oil the unit’s moving parts and ensure the unit has proper freon levels. These simple things will help your system running at peak performance.
Never allow your home reach a dangerously hot inside. Air conditioners can only cool a home by just twenty degrees Fahrenheit within a short time. If the temperature in your home reaches 100 degree Fahrenheit, you would only be able to cool it down just above 80 degrees. This is not a healthy environment to live in.
Research and check the companies before hiring them. Check with the BBB and online reviews of potential companies online. Doing these things beforehand will allow you make a better decision.
After reading the above article, you should have a good understanding of what your Air Conditioner And Heater system is all about. Be sure you pay close attention to everything as you learn. Use the guidelines from here to help you along.
Many people are searching for information concerning AC repair, but most don’t find the best information. Thankfully, this article contains excellent tips to help you move ahead. Now is the time to take the knowledge you have gained and apply it to your life!
Techniques To Help You Find Air Conditioner And Heater Success
April 7, 2014
Heating And Air Conditioning contracting is something too many people know a lot about. This fact can become a problem if it is time to work on a heating or cooling emergency.
Know the name and type of system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will ensure that you to give your new company any information they need.
Know what work you need before you hire a company. It will be difficult for an Heating And Air Conditioning contractor to give you with an estimate on the phone if they have not seen your current setup is. It will be more hard if you over the phone without the information readily available.
Clean your fan blades and coils when the weather begins to warm. Clean the outside of your condenser unit.
Turn it off so nothing moves.Next, pop off the grill, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.
Don’t let grass clippings pile up against your outside unit. Aim your grass cuttings in a direction from the unit. This also applies when you are taking care of the leaves in the yard.
Your Heating And Air Conditioning system could suffer when your trees begin dropping their leaves. Make sure the unit’s fan grill is cleaned often during the fall. The fan must be unobstructed to work properly, and if it gets blocked, you’ll have a lot of headaches eventually.
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Lubricate your condenser if it has oil ports. You can find these ports as they have a rubber or metal cap. Use SAE 20 oil that is non-detergent and lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Make sure your Heat And A/c systems is checked at least twice a year. This should happen in the fall and malfunctions.
When they come out for a service visit, oil the parts that move, and see how much freon is in your system. These easy to do things will keep your system running at peak performance.
Research the reputation of companies before hiring them. Check them out at the best one for reviews posted by former customers. These simple steps can help ensure you make a better decision.
A tarnished Heating And Air Conditioning can cause a lot of issues. However, by knowing more about the topic, you can keep your Heating And Air Conditioning system in good shape. Any homeowner can use the tips above to perform the simple maintenance required by their home Heat And Air system.
Many people wish to become more knowledgeable about heating and cooling repair, but they may not know how to do that. Thankfully, this piece has given you information to help you do it. Get out there and implement this information.
Heating And Air Conditioning Purchase Advice Made Easy To Understand
April 6, 2014
Anyone that has an A/C And Heating unit in their house knows how it important it is to have it properly maintained. An Air Conditioning unit that runs poorly will only end up costing money on pricey repairs. The article you’re about to read is composed of multiple tips will help you care for your Heating And Air Conditioning maintenance and learn what to do if you eventually need to replace it.
Know the name and type of system you currently have before calling someone to fix it. This will help you to give your chosen tech the necessary information.
If your Heating And Air Conditioning is running into problems, take a look around the house prior to calling a contractor. This will help the service company determine where the problem is and how to fix it.
Know what work you need before you hire a tech. It will be hard for a tech to provide you a price estimate over the phone without knowing what your current setup is. It will be more hard if you can’t figure out what they need to do.
Clean the fan blades and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean the outside of your external condenser unit regularly.
Clean the debris that accumulates on your condenser unit. You don’t know when things are going to pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can throw a wrench in your system. It can also cause your system to malfunction by overheating.
Don’t get grass clippings on your outdoor condenser. Aim the grass cuttings in a direction away from the unit. This applies when you are taking care of the leaves in debris.
Put outdoor unit in the shade.
Have your Heating And Cooling serviced twice per year. This should happen in the fall and malfunctions.
Turn off any outdoor condensers you have when weather turns cold. This means that you should be done when the temperature drops below 60ÂºF to avoid damage. This helps your system last much longer and will have to be repaired less often.
You should know how to keep your Heat And A/c system running after reading this article. You don’t want a Heating And Air Conditioning system that costs you more money. Bookmark these suggestions and refer back to them as needed.
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An Easy-to-understand Guide To All Your Heat And A/c Questions
April 5, 2014
Your house will stay comfortable when you have an AC system. Many homes already have this type of system in place, but they do need to be replaced from time to time. Knowing what you need when it comes to an Air Conditioning system may help with buying the right products.
Know what type of your AC system you currently have before looking for a repair person. This will enable you give your chosen service company the necessary information.
Clean your condenser’s fan and coils come spring.Clean the outside of your condenser as well.
Don’t let grass clippings pile up against your outside unit. Direct the grass clippings in a direction away from the equipment. This applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in debris.
Lubricate the oil ports on your fan condenser at least once a year. These are usually covered by a rubber or metal caps. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, putting 10 drops in each port.
Put your outdoor unit in the shade.
A programmable thermostat can help save money on your air conditioning costs. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from a computer.
Don’t allow your home get overly hot. An AC unit is really only able to reduce the internal temperature of your home approximately twenty degrees in a short time span. If your home gets above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, you would only be able to cool it down just above 80 degrees. This is not a healthy environment to live in.
Research the reputation of companies before hiring them. Check them out at the BBB and look for reviews of potential companies online. These steps will help make a wise one.
Air conditioners tend to ice up.The drain line may also freeze over. If you see this, change the setting on your thermostat to the fan setting and this will disable the compressor. If this doesn’t work, call in help.
Having an Heating And Air Conditioning system can be a great investment, especially if it keeps your home comfortable year round. If you need a new one, or if your old one needs maintenance or repairs, these tips will come in handy. They will assist you in getting what you want with respect to your Heat And Air system.
You should be professional when dealing with ac repair from now on. Keep this information in mind, and discover how much easier it is when you are educated. Build up your proficiency one day at a time and you’ll find success eventually.
Get Educated About AC With These Simple To Follow Tips
April 5, 2014
The comfort of a home is heated and cooled is important. This is why your Air Conditioning system is constantly checked and you ensure it is properly working.If you do not properly care for it, you will likely experience costly repairs and uncomfortable temperatures. Here are some great tips to get you keep your AC system running smoothly.
Know what work you need before you hire a tech. It will be difficult for an Heating And Cooling repair company to give you with an estimate over the phone without knowing what your current setup is. It will be way more difficult for him to assist you over the phone without the information readily available.
Your Air Conditioner unit may suffer when trees begin dropping their leaves. Make sure the fan’s grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves. The fan needs unobstructed air flow, and if debris is blocking this air flow, you will end up with many headaches with the unit.
Put your outdoor condensers in places with shade.
Have the Air Conditioner system checked twice a year at least yearly.This should be done in the fall and the spring.
It is a good idea to replace single-paned windows for double panes. This will also helps keep in heat when it gets cold.
A programmable thermostat is a simple way to help you save money on air conditioning bill. Some programmable thermostats can even be controlled from a PC or computer.
When they come out for a service visit, expect inspections of freon levels and the motor, moving parts well oiled and the level of freon adjusted if necessary.These easy to do things will keep your system running at peak performance.
Do not allow your house get extremely hot. Air conditioners really can cool a home by just twenty degrees Fahrenheit within a short time. If your house’s interior temperature hits 100 degrees Fahrenheit, it will only reduce it to 80 or more. This won’t be a safe and comfortable temperature for you to sleep in.
Now you know what you have to do to keep your home Air Conditioning system healthy. Paying close attention to maintenance will help you avoid problems. Use what you’ve learned here to keep things working right so you don’t get home and find out there’s a disaster on your hands.
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Heating And Air Conditioning Do’s And Don’ts For The Average Person
April 5, 2014
A great Heating And Air Conditioning system is important for your home. A lot of homeowners spend money fixing them up when broken, but if they were able to figure out how to fix things on their own it would have been avoided. The following article will educate you about Heating And Cooling systems and tell you how to keep them running efficiently to avoid paying for expensive issues.
If you struggle with your AC, take a tour of the house prior to calling a professional. This information will help the company determine where the problem is.
Know what work you want done before you hire a repair company. It will be difficult for an Air Conditioner And Heater company to provide you a price estimate on the phone without knowing what your current system. It will be way more hard if you don’t know what’s wrong.
Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils each spring to ensure that your condenser fan operates at it’s best. Clean the outdoor condenser unit regularly.
Turn the power off first so you don’t get hurt or break something. Then, pop off its grills, pull the blades out, and gently clean them as well as the unit itself.
Lubricate the oil ports on your condenser once a year. You can find these ports covered with rubber or metal caps covering the ports. Use a lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Have the Air Conditioning serviced twice per year. This should be checked often for debris and the spring.
As stated above, your Air Conditioner system is very important and you need to keep it running right. The tips from this article can help you avoid a poorly working Air Conditioner And Heater. However, they can only help if you choose to follow them carefully. They can prevent serious damage and should be taken seriously.
Most people want to know about air conditioning and heating, but do not always know how to go about it on there own. Luckily, this piece includes all you require to move forward successfully. Use the information you’ve learned, and get busy.
This Article Has Premium Tips For Your Air Conditioner And Heater Needs
April 4, 2014
Having an A/C And Heating system is something that keeps a home remain comfortable regardless of the weather outside. While many homes come with these systems in place, you may need to upgrade or replace it at some point. Understanding how to properly maintain your system will help you to buy a great product when it comes to repairs.
Know what type of system before looking for a repair person. This will help you to give your chosen service company the necessary information.
If your Heat And A/c system us giving you issues, take a tour of the house prior to calling a professional. This will help the repairman determine where the problem is.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outdoor condenser.Aim the grass in a direction away from your unit. This also applies to leaf blowing and any other yard work that results in the yard.
Your outdoor Heating And Air Conditioning unit may suffer when your trees lose their leaves. Make sure the unit’s fan grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves. The fan must stay clear in order to function, and if it is clogged, you will have to contend with problems.
Lubricate your fan condenser at least once each year. You will notice these ports have a rubber or metal cap covering the ports. Use SAE 20 oil that is non-detergent and lightweight, and put 10 drops or fewer in each port, putting 10 drops in each port.
Make sure you have your Air Conditioner And Heater systems is checked at least twice a year. This should happen in the fall and malfunctions.
A programmable thermostat can really help you save money on your power bills. Some of these thermostats can even be controlled from a PC or other device.
Never allow your home reach a dangerously hot inside. An AC unit is really only able to reduce the temperature of your home approximately twenty degrees in a fair time. If your house’s interior temperature hits 100 degrees Fahrenheit, you’ll only cool down to still above 80. This is not a healthy environment to live in.
Air conditioners tend to ice up.The drain line might also freeze up.If this happens, put the fan on to shut the compressor off. You should call a pro to fix this problem, but switching to the fan will make the ice melt.
Your AC system is important. It keeps your home comfortable and the air clean. When the time comes to replace your system or buy a new one, keep the above tips in mind. This information will allow you to make a wise choice when it comes time to purchase a good Air Conditioning system.
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Here Is Simple Air Conditioner And Heater Advice Not Found Elsewhere Online
April 4, 2014
Air Conditioning service and contracting is something that you may know nothing about. This fact can pose a problem when issues arise.
If your Heating And Air Conditioning doesn’t seem to be working properly, try touring your home before calling a professional. This will help the repairman determine where the problem is.
Clean your condenser’s fan blades and coils when the weather begins to warm. Clean the outside of your external condenser unit.
Be sure to clean debris from external condenser units.You don’t know when things are going to pile up, especially after a windy or rainy storm, and that can ruin your system. It can also cause your system to malfunction by overheating.
Turn it off first so nothing moves. Next, pop off the grill, put the blades out and start to gently clean them along with the unit.
Don’t let grass clippings on your outdoor condenser.Aim the grass in a direction from the unit. This also applies when you are taking care of the leaves in the yard.
Your outdoor Heating And Air Conditioning system could suffer when trees begin dropping their leaves. Make sure the fan’s grill often once nearby trees start shedding their leaves. The fan needs unobstructed air flow, and if it becomes blocked, it could cause your system to break down.
Lubricate the oil ports on your condenser at least once a year. These are often covered by a rubber or metal cap. Use a lightweight, detergent-free SAE 20 oil, but make sure to avoid overfilling them.
Put your outdoor condensers in the shade.
Have your Heat And Air system serviced at least yearly. This should be done in the fall and the spring.
Turn off your outdoor condenser when weather turns cold. This should be done when the weather falls under 60 degrees Farenheit.This simple tip will help keep the system working for many years to come.
Research and check the companies that you consider using.Check them out at the best one for your situation. This is what you make a smart decision.
Companies that are well established have track records that haven’t been. Hiring a newer contractor means taking a bigger risk.
A failed Air Conditioner And Heater system can be a problem that every homeowner fears. However, if they become well-informed on the topic, the process can be smoother. Keep the tips and tricks listed above handy, and you will have what you need to work on your Air Conditioner And Heater system.
Learning what there is to know about heat and AC can help you out today and tomorrow as well. Read this article a few times and keep it for future reference. Afterward, read more articles and do the same with them in order to become even more knowledgeable on the subject.