During the summer, you may depend upon your home's air conditioner, running day and night, to keep your home comfortable. It is important to keep your ac well-maintained and in good repair to help it work as efficiently as possible. Here are two easy maintenance tasks you can handle by yourself and help improve the efficiency of your air conditioner. Repair Bent Condenser Coil Fins The exterior of your outside air conditioner condenser unit is covered with a series of thin metal fins, set closely together, creating a grill-like pattern.
- A heat pump relies on a refrigerant and coil system to pull heat in from the environment. It condenses that heat and distributes it through your house. If you're new to using a heat pump in your home, it's important that you understand some of the things that set these heating systems apart from traditional furnaces. Here are a few of the things you should keep in mind. Their Heat Feels Different from Furnace Heat
- If you've recently transitioned from apartment living to homeownership, you may be excited at the prospect of hosting large parties in a more expansive space. However, adding the extra strain of multiple toilet flushes -- or worse, showers -- on an unsuspecting septic or sewer system can cause major problems. What can you do to maintain your new plumbing and help it last for years with minimal maintenance? Read on to learn more about the potential impact a temporary crowd can have on your home's sewage system, as well as what you can do to help stave off any problems and provide a great experience for your guests.
- Removing a tree from your yard can be a big decision, especially since a tree is alive and provides many benefits to you and the environment. A tree in your yard can also have many disadvantages, depending on where it is growing, what type of tree it is, or if it is diseased. Here are some aspects to consider about a tree's benefits and detriments before you choose to cut it down. What Drawbacks Does a Tree Have?
- Marble is a highly coveted material that can make any room feel more luxurious. Whether you use marble on your floors or your countertops, you will quickly find that it can change the entire look and feel of any room. In order to maintain the beautiful look offered by your marble surfaces, you need to know how to properly care for them. Fortunately, some tips, tricks, and info can go a long way toward helping you succeed.