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How To Clean Your Central Air Conditioner Drain Tube

July 30, 2015

Central Air Conditioner Drain Tube


Any home that has a central air conditioner unit installed has a condensate drain line.  Air conditioning units produce one natural by-product, Water!  The warmer air from your home, meets the colder surface of the evaporator coil and naturally, condensation occurs.  The water from your AC unit runs down the sides of the coil and collects inside the condensate pan, eventually reaching the condensate drain and flowing off to the drain method your installer chose during installation.  If the drain line becomes clogged, there is no place for the excess water to go. This leaves your home opened to water damage.   Read more...

Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? Your Guide to HVAC Projects

July 28th, 2015

HVAC Unit Service and Repair: Can You DIY?

Do you have an HVAC problem in your home? Many handy homeowners often thrive in their own DIY projects. Doing fixes and repairs yourself can save you quite a bit of time waiting for repair technicians to show up to yourself. Fixing problems yourself can also save you lots of money in many cases.

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How To Make Your Sink More Quiet

July 13th, 2015

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The plumbing in your home is often the number one source of strange noises that plague your family.

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Home Maintenance Checklist and Schedule

July 7th, 2015

home maintenance checklist John C. Flood

Just like your car, your home needs consistent maintenance and tune-ups to stay in tip-top shape. In addition to helping you keep everything clean and neatly organize, regular home maintenance prevents breakdowns and ensures that your exterior, plumbing, heating and cooling, security and electrical systems are all working correctly. As a plus, regular inspections allow […]

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How to be more energy-efficient while doing laundry

March 6th, 2015

Here are a few ways to take care of your washing machine and your plumbing system.

Here are a few easy ways you can do laundry in a more energy-efficient manner.

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Are you familiar with your bathroom's plumbing system?

March 6th, 2015

What are the hidden parts of your bathroom you should be familiar with?

Every homeowner should be able to recognize the different parts of the bathroom's plumbing system.

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How to properly maintain your home's washing machine

March 4th, 2015

Here are a few ways to care for your washing machine.

Here are a few easy ways you can maintain your washing machine.

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Tips for improving your home's plumbing system for a sale

February 24th, 2015

Fixing your home's plumbing will be essential before a sale.

You will need to keep your home's plumbing system in top working shape in order to sell it.

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Why you should regularly clean your shower head

February 24th, 2015

Here are a few tips for keeping your shower head in top working shape.

To keep your shower healthy and in working order, you should clean the shower head at least once each year.

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How to keep your household machines in top shape

February 24th, 2015

Here are a few ways to care for your household appliances.

Here are a few simple ways you can care for the machines in your home.

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How to save water in your home [Video]

February 23rd, 2015

Here are a few ways you can save on household water.

Here are a few ways you can save water in your home.

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How to tell if your pipes are rusty [VIDEO]

February 20th, 2015

As pipes are used more and more, they will eventually wear down, and you will want to consider replacing them. If you're worried about your plumbing, it could be time to take action.

Transcript: Hi everyone, and welcome back to our video blog series. As pipes are used more and more, they will eventually wear down, and you will want to consider replacing them. If you're worried about your plumbing, it could be time to take action. Inspect your pipes carefully. If you notice any discoloration, flaking, stains […]

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Check pipes for freezing during the winter [VIDEO]

February 19th, 2015

It's winter, and the temperature outside is dipping to below freezing.

Transcript: Hi everyone, and welcome back to our video blog. It's winter, and the temperature outside is dipping to below freezing. This can put a lot of strain on outdoor pipes -- if you have any plumbing outside of your home, be sure to check it for any signs of leaking. If your pipes are […]

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Tips to help you manage an overflowing dishwasher

February 18th, 2015

Here are a few ways you can fix an overflowing dishwasher.

Here are a few easy ways you can fix an overflowing dishwasher on your own.

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How to make your bathroom safer [Video]

February 17th, 2015

Here are a few ways to make your bathroom a safer room.

Here are a few easy ways you can make your bathroom safer.

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How to make your bathroom more efficient [Video]

February 13th, 2015

Here are a few ways you can make your bathroom more efficient.

Here are a few ways you can make your bathroom more energy-efficient.

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