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  • 3 Warning Signs Your Gas Furnace Is Producing Carbon Monoxide


    If your home has an old gas furnace, you may be concerned about it producing carbon monoxide. If so, look for the following warning signs that your heater may be producing and releasing the gas into your home. 1. Pilot Light Glows Yellow One visual sign you can look for to determine whether or not your furnace may be producing carbon monoxide is the color of the pilot flame. Normally, the flame glows a bright blue, indicating that the pilot is receiving the right amount of gas and is burning it cleanly.
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  • Have Uneven Temperatures Throughout The House? What To Know And Do


    If your home is hot in some rooms, and super cold in the others, and you can't get a consistent temperature, you want to have an HVAC service professional come to your home. You are not only wasting energy, but it could be uncomfortable in certain areas of the house. Here are some of the things to ask yourself, and to talk with the professional about so they can service your HVAC needs properly.
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  • Two Times When You Definitely Want To Have Your Ducts Cleaned


    Although duct cleaning can improve the air qualify in your home, it isn't necessary to have it done on a routine basis. However, here are two times when you will want to have a professional clean your ducts to minimize the risk of airborne contaminants finding their way into your home and making you or your loved ones sick. After a Renovation While remodeling your home is a great way to personalize it and increase the market value of the property, there are some disadvantages to undergoing the process; one of which the renovation can generate a significant amount of contaminants that may find their way into your duct system and cause problems long after the remodeling has been completed.
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  • How To Access The Inside Of Your Furnace Cabinet


    Regular furnace maintenance is key to a healthy heating and AC system. As a homeowner, you can do quite a few simple things, in regards to your furnace, that can help to maintain the efficiency of your HVAC system. Many of these things need to be done within the actual furnace cabinet. This article looks at the furnace and why it is so important. It also explains the best way to safely access your furnace so you can start to check and maintain certain components within it.
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  • How To Reduce Your Air Conditioning Bills


    During the summer, high outdoor temperatures can place a huge strain on your home's central air conditioning system. An air conditioner that is working overtime is at high risk for experiencing mechanical problems and will also make you suffer from high energy bills. Fortunately, there are a few different ways that you can reduce your air conditioner's energy usage to save you money on your monthly energy bills. Use Fans For Ventilation
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  • All in the Family: 3 Steps to Designing an In-Law Suite in Your Home


    If you're trying to care for an aging parent while having to run your own life at the same, you know how hard it can be to find solutions that work for everyone. One housing answer that more and more families are taking advantage of is combining households by bringing parents into the younger family's home. A so-called "mother-in-law suite" can be the perfect way to do this while still maintaining privacy for everyone.
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  • 3 DIY AC Repair Tips


    Having an air conditioning unit that is functioning properly is critical when it comes to maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home during the warm summer months. If you find that your home's interior is warmer than usual, your AC unit may be malfunctioning. Here are three simple things that you can do yourself to help remedy the problem before contacting an HVAC specialist for assistance. 1. Check to ensure your AC unit has power.
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  • Help Your HVAC Technicians - Three Steps For Easy System Maintenance


    If you don't know the first thing about HVAC systems and how to keep them in good condition, read on to discover some of the options for easy maintenance that can help your furnace or other system last longer. You don't have to go to school for heating and cooling systems to understand some of the finer points of HVAC system maintenance. In a lot of cases it's as easy as doing recommended maintenance over time and making sure that systems are set up the way that they're supposed to be.
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  • Pros And Cons Of Radiant Ceiling Panels For Heating Your Home Or Office


    Radiant ceiling panels provide a type of heat that feels natural like sunlight. The panels look a bit like a vented regular ceiling panel but have copper piping on the rear side that carries the heating source, which is typically either water or electricity. Radiant heating panels have positives and negatives that can determine whether they are the right heating choice for your office or home. You should always discuss your options in further detail with an HVAC contractor in your area, such as Action Appliance Services.
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