Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Tips on How to Stay Warm in Cold Weather

Ceiling fan...If you think the weather is too much to bear, you don’t have to fret because there are actually a lot of ways for you to stay warm in the cold weather. Below are some useful tips.

  • –          Put on more clothes and start layering.
  • –          Wear hats and earmuffs in order to keep yourself from losing heat.
  • –          Turn on the ceiling fan and keep it on its lowest setting.
  • –          Trick a locked thermostat in order to turn it off or the heat to kick in.
  • –          Layer your bed with thin and dense blankets.

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How to Stay Warm This Winter

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As the cold weather sets in, more people look for ways on how to stay warm and comfortable inside their homes. Below are some tips on how you and your family can stay warm throughout the winter season.

  • –          Put on more clothes.
  • –          Set your thermostat at 18 degrees Celsius.
  • –          Use an electric blanket in order to stay warm on your bed.
  • –          Prepare hot meals and drink liquid regularly throughout the day.
  • –          Avoid sitting still for more than an hour.
  • –          Wear shoes even inside your home to avoid slips and falls.

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Heating Myths You Should Know

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As homeowners start firing up those furnaces, you should know that there are actually a few things you can do to save on monthly bills. Below are some common home heating myths you should know that will help you as well save on your electricity bill.

Myth #1: Running a space heater is a lot cheaper than using your home’s gas heating system.

Myth #2: Setting your thermostat at a high temperature can make your house warm faster.

Myth #3: You can save more money by replacing your windows.

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Safety Tips for Furnace and Fireplace Inspection

Fireplace

Winter almost means the start of the heating season. Before you start tinkering your furnace, you might want to consider these safety tips when performance your furnace and fireplace inspection.

  • –          Have your furnace inspected and serviced by a qualified technician especially if the furnace is already 10 years old.
  • –          Check the emergency heat cycle if you have an electric furnace.
  • –          Replace the filters regularly.
  • –          Remove the dirt and other debris from the floor registers using a vacuum cleaner.

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Ways to Beat the Heat While Lowering Your AC Bill

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Oftentimes, the summer heat can be unbearable. If you are trying to beat the midday heat during the hottest season of the year, below are some tips from the experts.

  • –          Stay hydrated all throughout the day.
  • –          Keep your air conditioning unit properly maintained.
  • –          Close all drapes and blinds during the day to avoid the sunlight from coming into your home.
  • –          Inspect your doors and windows and seal the gaps to keep the cool air inside.

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Maintaining Your Air Conditioning Unit

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During summer season, more and more people are scrambling to find ways to beat the heat. If you want to ensure a more comfortable home while the temperatures continue to rise, you might want to take a look at your AC unit and make sure that it is in good working condition. Below are some tips on how to properly maintain your air conditioner.

  • –          Schedule a yearly maintenance.
  • –          Change your filters to ensure quality air flow.
  • –          Don’t turn off your unit when you leave your home instead just simply set it back.

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Ways to Avoid Home AC Problems

Circuit Breaker.

According to experts, it is quite important for homeowners to maintain their AC units in order to keep them running well all year round. To get your started in your AC maintenance project, below are some tips.

  • –          Clean the filters regularly or replace them as needed.
  • –          Schedule a yearly check-up and tune-up.
  • –          Check the circuit-breaker.
  • –          Check the cooler pads and make sure they are completely saturated.

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How to Choose a Reliable AC Repairman

AC breakdowns can be very common after the warmer months are over. To avoid getting ripped off by an air conditioning repair company, make sure you know your model first as well as the problem that needs to be addressed. Below are some tips that will help you choose a trustworthy AC repair company.

  • –          Make sure to research the company by checking the Better Business Bureau.
  • –          Inspect the company’s licensing and ask for a copy of their license.
  • –          Obtain estimates from at least three companies.

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Ways to Reduce AC Energy Consumption

Keeping your home or office cool with the use of an air conditioning unit can be a huge expense only to your pocketbook but also to the environment. You probably don’t know it but running an AC requires huge energy consumption. To help you keep your home cool and comfortable without necessarily breaking the bank, below are some tips.

–          Set the thermostat on a reasonable temperature.

–          Turn on your fans to help circulate the air inside the room.

–          Make sure that you don’t overheat your thermostat.

–          Seal all leaky gaps in your doors, walls and windows.

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Tips for Performing Furnace Inspection

Heater filterIf you are planning to do inspection of your furnace on your own, you don’t have to worry because the whole thing can be very easy. Just follow these safety tips and you are good to go.

–          Check the heat exchanger for cracks and have the burners cleaned and adjusted.

–          Make sure to check your electric furnace on the emergency heat cycle to ensure that it is in good working condition.

–          Change the filters regularly.

–          Check the metal flue for any rust or damage.

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