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Is Your Heater Making Strange Sounds? What It Might Mean

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Most of the time, when your heater kicks on you will not even notice it. You have become accustomed to the sound so it does not register. If you do notice that sound, perhaps it is because it is slightly different than normal. Any time the HVAC system in your house makes unusual noises, you need to take a few moments and pay attention to them. Here are a few sounds that will require some type of repair to the unit. Scraping of Metal on Metal When you hear the sound of metal scraping against metal in your HVAC unit, it can mean that something...

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Tips To Make Your Air Conditioner More Attractive

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There’s nothing quite like the relief you experience when you walk into a cool house after being out in the summer hear. That’s why so many people use air conditioners in the summertime. However, they don’t exactly add a decorative element to the house. If you are the one in charge of making your house look great, use some of the tips below to spruce up the way your cooling unit looks after you get it serviced for the summer. Add Aromatherapy By using an air freshener, you can add to the usefulness of your unit and in some...

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Cleaning Tips For Every Type Of Kitchen Counter

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Kitchen counters offer valuable space while cooking and eating. All of that usage can also make these counters one of the easiest places in the house to dirty. And cleaning isn’t always as simple as spritzing on a commercial counter cleaner and wiping with a sponge. The correct cleaning method depends on the type of kitchen countertops you have. Granite Countertops: Warm Water, Dish Soap Granite countertops from designers like Sandia Marble are elegant but also require a bit of gentle maintenance. It’s important to clean up...

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4 Tips For Building A Home In A Hurricane Zone

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Are you building a new home in an area that is vulnerable to hurricanes? If so, it’s important that you take steps to ensure that your home can withstand intense wind and torrential rain. Homes in hurricane zones require a few extra steps that aren’t necessary in homes in other areas. Construction is usually the best time to perform these steps because your construction team will have access to the home’s frame and foundation. Following these steps won’t prevent all damage in a hurricane, but it will greatly reduce the...

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Tips For Keeping Your Home Siding In The Best Possible Shape

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When you have a house with siding on it, you have to make sure that you are doing everything you can to keep it as clean as well kept as possible. To help you do that, you can make use of the following tips outlined below. Power Washing While this might not be something that you are going to do every weekend, it is a good idea to make a habit of it at least a couple times a year. Even if you are not noticing anything visibly dirty on the siding of your home, there is a good chance that there is a buildup of dust and dirt, especially if your...

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Keep The Storms Outside – Learn About Storm Windows

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Have you noticed that your windows are letting the weather conditions into your home? Whether it’s a storm or the summer heat, you probably want the weather to stay outside. The only time the outdoor conditions should be coming inside is when you open the doors and windows. If your windows are allowing the outdoor conditions in, you may think that replacing them is the only option. However, there is another option, and that’s storm windows. Cost Effective If your windows are leaking small amounts of air, the addition of storm...

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How To Easily Thaw Out The Freezer Compartment In Your Refrigerator

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Thaw out the freezer compartment in your refrigerator if ice has formed and you are having difficulty shutting the door. This process is easy to complete and only requires some basic materials.  Use The Following Items trash bags pots of boiling water towels putty knife table salt baking soda rubbing alcohol spray bottle water soapy cloth dry cloth Store Food And Boil Water Remove all of the food that is in your freezer. Place what you can in coolers. If you do not have any on hand, stack the items together and place them in trash bags....

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Three Situations In Which Your Home Needs A Water Filtration System

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If you’re concerned that the water you and your family are drinking is unhealthy, consider getting a water filter. While water filters can be beneficial to just about anyone, the three circumstances below highlight those who will benefit the most from a water filtration system. Lead and Other Toxins Found With Water Testing Whether you use city water or get your water from a well, it’s a good idea to get your water tested annually for heavy metals, pesticides, and other toxins that can leak into your pipes over time. While small...

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Create Niches With Your Backyard Landscaping

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Your large backyard is a boon. However, to make it both charming and usable, create niches with your landscaping design. Use shrubs, ornamental trees and perennials to transform your yard into a lovely backyard with surprises and delights for both you and your guests. Fire Pit Channel that feeling of being deep in nature around an open fire with a fire pit and seclusive landscaping. Start with a sunken fire pit surrounded by pavers. Next, have bench seating in rustic pine installed in a semi-circle around the fire pit. For the...

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Three Sound Indicators Of A Needy Furnace

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There is nothing unusual with the low humming noise that a furnace makes. This is usually an indication that its burner is working properly. Neither is there a problem with occasional small pops in the ducting system. But when a furnace starts to make a loud squealing noise or when it produces a slightly loud bang when you switch it on, there is a problem. Your furnace is calling for your attention. And if it doesn’t get it on time, chances are that you will be facing astronomical furnace repair bills in no time. Here is what you should...

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