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How Your Central Air Conditioner Works

Though almost every home is equipped with a central air conditioning system most people have no earthly idea how the device actually works. They seem to take for granted that all they have to do is flip a switch and there is cold air inside their house. Unfortunately, like all things A/C systems can

How to Troubleshoot Refrigerator Noises

Running refrigerators tend to make noises, and many of these sounds are quite normal. When your fridge starts to make a noise that is out of the ordinary, however, it can indicate a variety of issues. Doing something as simple as leveling your fridge or replacing a part may solve the issue.

How Gas Ranges Work

The Gas RangeA gas range is connected to a natural gas source. There is a gas valve located at the base of the unit, close to the floor, underneath the lower drawer (or the broiler in some models). If you need to service your range, be sure to turn off the gas before beginning...

Internet Reliability "Most Common Disruption" to Business, HDTV Offers New Threat

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that for the fifth consecutive year the most common disruption to business was the loss of broadband internet connection, with 39 per cent of businesses reporting some kind of failure.The current perception is there is a significant excess capacity in carrier net

Front Load Washing Machine

With so many brands of washing machines to choose from, which ones should you buy? There are many factors to consider. For example, factors such as budget, brands and features are things you would normally need to consider when it comes to buy a washing machine.

What Do You Do to Get Roaches Out of Your Dishwasher?

Roaches can live in hostile environments, without food or water, for long periods of time. Even the cleanest homes can become infested with roaches, and they will commonly claim the kitchen, notably the dishwasher, as their home base. Most people are unsure of how to eliminate roaches without contam

How to Reverse the Door on a Compact Refrigerator

If you do not have enough clearance for your compact refrigerator's door to open all the way, try reversing the direction of the hinges. This is especially helpful when the refrigerator sits up against a wall and cannot be moved to a more convenient spot in the kitchen. Check your owner's manual for

How to Label Sippy Cups & Pacifiers

Sippy cups and pacifiers are easily lost or mixed up in day cares, play dates and households with multiple children. It's a smart idea to label them so that you can prevent spreading sickness by sharing germs as well as make sure that you aren't wasting your money on cups and pacifiers that will end

Learning the Ropes in Commercial Air Conditioner Supplier

Some individuals deem it easier if they just choose to buy their very own air conditioning units. At first look, this may definitely sound cheaper. However, this isn't always the case. For one, air conditioners for commercial spaces need to be properly maintained. Otherwise, it can malfunction

Factors to Consider Before Purchasing Used Washing Machines

With the advent of the internet, finding just about any used product that you may be interested in purchasing is a very simple task. If you do decide to purchase a used washer, be sure to take the following factors into consideration.

3 Steps to Better Air Quality at Home

When you're sitting on the couch watching television or reading a book, do you pay any attention to the air going in and out of your lungs? If you have a good air conditioning system in your home, chances are you don't give much thought to the cleanliness of the air you breathe. This is ho

How to Install an In-Wall Air Conditioner

A single room air conditioner is great when only one room is heating up in the summer. If that room only has a few windows and you'd rather not use them with a window unit, try installing you own through-wall air conditioner.

How to Install Sky Lights on a Metal Roof

Skylights are found on many different types of houses. Their main purpose is to help bring light into the room. These skylights have many different variations, including ones that open and some that are stationary. They can also come in varying shades to block out the sun. Installing skylights on a

How to Install a Minka-Lavery Light

The Minka Group, which produces Minka-Lavery lights, has a range of light fixtures including single-light pendants and multi-bulb chandeliers. Both lights are mounted to the ceiling and hang down from the mount. The mounts are decorative covers that mask standard ceiling electrical junction boxes. M

Home Theater Vs The Movie Going Experience - Hands Down the Home Theater Wins!

Besides the incredible feeling of sitting in your own home and enjoying the full cinematic experience of your very own home theater, there could be significant cost savings involved when you have one. With the advent of new reasonably priced home theater kits and the rising costs of gas and movie th