Cleaning Up Your Ventilation System
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Cleaning Up Your Ventilation System

When I moved into my first place, I couldn't believe how dirty everything was all the time. I found myself dusting and mopping continuously, only to deal with a fresh layer of grime later. After awhile, I realized that the problem was blowing straight out of my air ducts. My ventilation lines were so dirty that it was spreading grime through my house every single time the air clicked on. Fortunately, I called an HVAC contractor who was able to clean my vents to a gleaming shine. I know how big of a difference cleaning up your ventilation system can make, which is why I want to spread the word.

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  • Three Tips For Keeping Your Energy Bill As Low As Possible This Winter

    23 December 2015

    If you live in an area with cold winters, and you have an electric heating system, you can expect your energy bill to increase during the winter. However, there are many things you can do to minimize just how high it gets. For example, turning your thermostat down can save you about one percent of your energy bill for each degree you lower it for more than eight hours. Wear warm clothes or use blankets instead.

  • Put Your Home On An Energy Diet With An Upgraded Air Conditioner

    28 July 2015

    Energy bills in the summer are enough to bring anyone to tears. While air conditioning is technically a modern luxury, it is difficult to imagine life without it, and for many, trying to survive without air conditioning is actually unsafe. Rather than just eating those high summer cooling bills, upgrade your system to get your budget back into line. Put In A Zone Based System Zone based systems offer several advantages over traditional systems.

  • How To Check Your Oil Furnace For Soot Accumulation And Understand What The Readings Mean

    10 July 2015

    A problem that affects oil furnaces on a regular basis is soot accumulation in the heat exchanger and chimney. Accumulations of soot can cause problems with the furnace operation including a puffback, a localized explosion inside the combustion chamber. A puffback can be destructive to equipment and even be the source of a house fire. That's why measuring the level of soot accumulation is so important for preventing puffbacks in oil furnaces.

  • Want To Move Away From Expensive Heating Oil? Consider Biodiesel

    5 May 2015

    As the price of heating oil continues to rise, you may be debating the move toward a less expensive fuel. However, purchasing a new heater or boiler (or retrofitting your house for electric heat) can be even more expensive than your current heating bills. However, there is at least one new alternative that will allow you to keep your current heating infrastructure while switching to a substantially less expensive type of fuel.

  • 3-Step Guide To Naturally Cleaning Your Clogged Shower Head

    28 March 2015

    If you have noticed that your shower's stream is no longer strong and even, you may have a clog somewhere in your line. Usually, the problem lies in the shower head where hair, debris, rust, and lime can accumulate. Before you call a plumbing service, try naturally cleaning your shower head using the three-step guide below. Step 1:  Remove Hair And Debris From Inside The Shower Head The first step involves cleaning out any clumps of hair or loose rust that is blocking the holes.