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  1. How to use a generator without setting your house on fire or electrocuting yourself

    Power outages are frustrating enough. Add in a generator catastrophe, and, well ... boom.

    Portable generators provide a convenient backup supply of electricity when the grid goes down. But use one incorrectly, and the hazards are high. Among them are carbon monoxide poisoning, electrical shocks and electrocution, and fires.

    Any one of these can lead to death. But carbon monoxide exposure may be your biggest enemy. According to data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, ...
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  2. Should I install a ductless mini-split system?

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ID:	11339You may have heard of ductless mini-split air conditioners or heat pumps recently. They're one of the more recent developments in HVAC technology. But is one right for your home?

    Ductless mini-splits do exactly what the name implies: They provide heating and cooling without requiring large metal ducts to snake through the entire house, and without requiring intrusive window units. Small ductless units install directly in the rooms they're servicing, connected ...
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  3. Top Reasons Why You Should Use the Portable Generator

    The person who knows the importance of electricity will surely value the portable generator. This type of generator is really easy to carry from one place to another, and they can provide sufficient electricity that you need as the time of power outage. These appliances are the saviors during the time of emergencies. Not only the portable generators offer adequate power, but they are easy to carry wherever you want.

    If You Are Thinking To Buy the Portable Generator or Not, Here Are ...
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  4. How can I keep warm without using my heater?

    As the temperature drops (and keeps dropping!) in the weeks to come, it might feel like time to turn on your heating system and switch the thermostat to warm things up. But heating your home can be an energy-guzzler. Here are a few steps to help endure the cold that donít involve just putting on a sweater or bumping the temperature up a few degrees. Save energy and increase comfort with these tips.

    Set your ceiling fan to run in reverse. There should be a switch on the body of the fan ...
  5. What options can improve my HVAC system?

    September is an excellent time to take stock of your HVAC system before the cool season begins in earnest. If nothing else, you should change your filters and hire a pro to inspect and tune up your system, at a cost of around $80 to $100, before turning your heater on.

    However, if you're ready to make a big investment, this is also a good time to think about upgrading your system with zoned, multistage or smart systems. These improvements make a big difference in energy efficiency and ...
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  6. Air Duct Cleaning Services; Are They Worth?

    Some homeowners get surprised when they go to their homes, and there is a lot of debris and dust covering the floor, furniture, and any visible surface. The next thing that rings in their head are the source of all those contaminants, and the best way to eliminate them and ensure that it doesn't come back. Well, there is the only way of achieving this and is by working with the right air duct cleaning services provider.

    Dirty ductwork is the main problem in many homes. However, because ...
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