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Leona Lowe

Faulty HVAC Systems

Heating, cooling and air conditioning (HVAC) systems use a number of electronic components and safety measures and procedures to control and manage the flow of current in your system and to ensure that it will not impose any harm to you or your unit. Issues regarding these wirings like faulty wirings, loose connections and exposure of broken wires can damage the HVAC system which may result in its malfunction which in turn disrupts the comfort you wish to be in. It is important to address these problems directly and professionally as it may determine your fate, health, and expenses.

Different types of electrical wires actually supply current to different components of the HVAC system. As the days pass, these wires … read more

Dirty Air Ducts – Less Comfortable Home

There are numerous courses ended up being extremely useful in avoiding medical issues yet conduit cleaning isn’t generally at the highest priority on the rundown. As per examines, an increment in molecule levels such residue and dust isn’t entirely ascribed to the state of air pipes. This is because of the way that the earth that is inside the air conduits does not by any means enter or go to the living space. It just adheres to the pipe surface consequently the air isn’t really influenced.

There are a ton of different ways that can be wellsprings of particles that lessening the indoor air nature of our homes beside filthy air pipes. Toxins and contaminants can originate from both outside … read more

Combat Indoor Air Pollution with Plants

Pollution has been one of the most debated and discussed problem due to the fact that it spreads like wildfire all across the globe. From underdeveloped and third-world countries and even to the countries and places with the most advanced technologies and developed industries, pollution is a great threat to humanity and the environment.

Pollution is an environmental problem that affects almost every living thing and can result to bigger challenges such as climate change, global warming, ozone depletion, ecological imbalance and a lot more that has negative effects on the environment. Two most significant types of pollution would be air and water pollution.

It is said that air pollution was once an outdoor problem but recent studies show that … read more

Allergies Triggered by Lack of HVAC Maintenance

Indoor comfort brought about by indoor air that suits you is often related to the air’s temperature.  While the temperature of the air goes along way to improve your comfort in your home, the quality of indoor air is just as important to achieve the perfect comfort level.

Breathing is an unconscious activity, so it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards. Breathing in too much dust and smelling unpleasant smells and malfunctioning ventilation, your indoor comfort is basically compromised. However, the trouble of having to install these equipment if we just know how to take care of the HVAC systems that are already installed in our homes.

To save money and energy, it is essential to install the right air … read more

Tips to Keeping Hardwood Floor Warm

hardwood floorHardwood floors are a fancy and elegant addition to every home.  Although the hardwood gives your home an elegant finish, as well as improving your home’s value, it can get unpleasantly cold in winter. Aside from this, the wood can warp if exposed to moisture or uneven heating.  Nonetheless, investing in a high-quality heat and air conditioning unit can help preserve the floor.

 

Comfort vs. Aesthetics

Hardwood floors can get uncomfortably cold especially during the winter season. Investing in a radiant floor heating system, however, doesn’t solve the heating issue, as this could cause the wood to warp. This makes it hard for homeowners to decide on the best floor heating option to go for, considering radiant heating systems … read more

Why Choose a High Efficiency Gas Furnace

high efficiency furnace

According to Bulldog Heating & Cooling Ottawa, there are a couple of reasons why homeowners in Ottawa’s largest neighbourhood — Kanata, Ontario — make the switch from their conventional heating systems to a new high-efficiency gas furnace, and they are kind of obvious.

First of all, everyone wants to save money. And using an inefficient heating system costs more money to operate. All of us want to reduce our monthly utility bills, and upgrading to a high-efficiency gas furnace is the first step in that direction. The second is perhaps the most underrated yet has the biggest impact regarding our energy use, the realization that most of our sources of energy are finite. In short, the time will come that … read more

Winter Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Plumbing Tips for Homeowners During Winter

• Avoid frozen pipes. During winter, it is advisable that you keep an eye on water pressure; and the first sign that your water pipes are frozen is restricted water flow. When you notice this, it is important that you act fast. Call Rescue Rooter/ARS today.

• During the evening when temperatures are coldest, let the water trickle from the faucets at a width that’s slightly smaller than a pencil’s. This will help prevent freezing since moving water doesn’t freeze.

• During winter, drain outdoor pipes and disconnect garden hoses to protect them from getting damaged. Garden hoses that are left connected can have ice forming in/on them during cold snaps, leading to pressure … read more

Tips for Replacing an Old Furnace

Furnaces are one of the most efficient heating options for any home or commercial building. They offer a number of advantages over other types of heating systems. First of all, you can manage your furnace with a single thermostat, which can improve air quality and lower utility bills.  Secondly, furnaces can last for years with very little maintenance. Just like any other mechanical system, however, they eventually wear out. When this happens, you will need to replace your old furnace with a new one. There are a number of important things to think about before buying a new furnace including the following tips.

Price

Your budget will play a key role in determining which furnace you can buy. Even if … read more

Tips & Pointers on Choosing a Qualified Plumber

There are all sorts of fixtures pipes and other forms of plumbing running through your house. Due to the amount of water a household can use these pipes and fixtures get just as much use as any other thing you own. Due this fact alone it should not be surprising that you may have a problem with your plumbing from time to time. When a plumbing problem arises many times we may wonder how to locate a trustworthy and qualified plumber. Here are a few tips and pointers which will help you find a plumbing company which is respectable in your community, on who will make the trip to your home and fix all your plumbing issues.

1. Word of … read more

What’s The Best Type of Air Conditioner for My Home?

These days, we all have plenty of choices when it comes to installing an air conditioning in your home. You may go for an inexpensive window unit, a mid-level split air conditioning system, or simply go with the old faithful central HVAC system. With so many options, you may start asking yourself what’s the best choice for air conditioning your home, and indeed, each of them provides a variety of pros and cons, and the best decision can vary from one individual to the other. However, in the vast majority of cases the best choice is by far getting an air conditioner which is part of an HVAC system. Here are some of the reasons why:

1. Aesthetics

Since HVAC … read more