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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Caring For Your Windshield

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While it’s a relatively small part of your car, your windshield is of utmost importance when it comes to safe driving. It allows you to see clearly, protects you from flying debris, and it even contributes to the vehicle’s overall structural integrity in the event of an accident. Obviously, making sure that it stays intact and free of flaws or weaknesses is essential for your safety and the safety of your passengers. But how much do you really know about taking care of your windshield? Check out some important information that...

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Four Tuckpointing Mistakes Unwitting Homeowners Approve

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If you own an older brick house, you may notice that the mortar between the bricks wears away over time. Actually, the process is so slow that you probably won’t notice it happening. However, if you compare your current home to pictures of it when it was originally built, you will notice a difference—and you might notice chunks of mortar missing and wonder when it happened. Luckily, it is possible to replace worn mortar without tearing down your walls and relaying the whole thing. This process is called tuckpointing or repointing....

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Pay Attention When Using Drop-In Replacement Refrigerants

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With spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to conduct some well-needed maintenance on your building’s heat pump system. It’s also a great opportunity to make the switch from R-22 refrigerant to the latest environmentally friendly replacement. However, not all replacements are created equal. While some drop-in replacements offer nearly-perfect compatibility with heat pumps reliant on R-22, there are others that could easily place yourself and your system in danger. Read on to learn the dangers of unapproved refrigerants and...

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Tackling Condensate Leaks

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While condensate is a natural byproduct of the air conditioning process, it can be a source of annoyance for the average business owner or facilities manager. Condensate leaks are a common source of trouble for many commercial air conditioning systems. For the average roof-mounted system, an ongoing leak presents a hazard not just to your equipment, but also to customers and merchandise. The following goes in-depth about the most common problems that cause condensate leaks in commercial HVAC units. Clogged Condensate Drains Blocked condensate...

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Avoid Leaks By Being Careful When Changing Your Oil Furnace Filter

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Oil furnaces are usually reliable and operate without much regular intervention other than refilling the oil storage tank. That helps make oil furnaces a popular heating option for individuals who don’t have access to natural gas, but they do require a bit more maintenance than gas furnaces. One area that is unique to oil furnaces is the need to change the oil filter at least once per year. However, done incorrectly, a filter change can lead to frustrating oil leaks. Below is more information about furnace oil filters and how you can...

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Protect Your Home From Water Damage With These 4 Features

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A poorly insulated and inadequately ventilated home can many times lead to excessive moisture buildup. This buildup may result in problems with mold and mildew, as well as water damage in and on the walls and floors. Luckily, you can help protect your home from costly water damage and problems with mildew by making sure that your home has the following features: Energy Efficient Windows Not only do energy efficient windows decrease the need for air conditioning and heating throughout the year, but they also reduce condensation buildup due to...

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Is Your Home Draining Your Energy? Save Money And Increase Comfort With These Tips And Tricks

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Whether you live in the humid tropics, the dry desert, or anywhere in between, it’s important to protect your home from the outdoor elements. A proper paint job, a yearly inspection, and installing Energy Star approved doors and windows are all great ways to minimize wear and tear on your home throughout the years. You can also save yourself some money on energy bills and increase your comfort while spending time at home with the help of these tips and tricks: Switch out Your Water Heater An effective way to warm up your water with...

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Five Custom Enhancements For A Residential Swimming Pool

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If you own an in-ground swimming pool, consider customizing it with aesthetic enhancements. Doing so may increase the value should you decide to sell your home in the future. Custom features can make your swimming experience more enjoyable as well. Enhancements such as waterfalls, jets and water slides are a few additions to maximize your experience. Where to Begin When you add customization to your backyard pool, you have the option of installing the enhancements yourself or hiring a contractor to do the work for you. That decision may...

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Pool Water Features: So Much More Than Decoration

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A lot of people think that the water features available for swimming pools are for decoration purposes only. Sure, fountains and waterfalls look lovely in pools, but do they provide any real purpose? As a matter of fact, they do. Click for more info or read on to learn more. How Will Water Movement Help Your Pool Function Better? Water features force the water in your pool to circulate. In turn, the chemicals you use to clean your pool and the water temperature of your pool are more evenly distributed.  Temperature Control —...

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3 Home Modifications Needed Before Your In-Laws Move In

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If you are preparing for your in-laws to move in with you, there may be some things you will need to do around the house to get your house ready for them. One of these things might involve rearranging the space you have in your home to offer them private living quarters, but there are also three other important things you may want to do before this day arrives. Replace Your Water Heater You may not think about this, but when more people live in a house, the water consumption can significantly increase. When your in-laws move in, you may need...

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