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Identifying Common Heat Repair Problems

If you are a homeowner, you are almost guaranteed to have to deal with heat repair problems at some point. This article will run you through some basic diagnostic steps to help you get a fair estimate; it is not meant as a do it yourself guide, nor should you try to fix your heating system yourself....More...

My Brand New Hotpoint Aquarius Washing Machine Won't Work

The Hotpoint Aquarius washing machine is primarily sold in Europe and includes several options, including separate detergent dispensers, prewash, fast wash and specific wash cycles for various fabrics, and variable temperature and spin speed dials. While the Hotpoint Aquarius should operate well wit...More...

Crucial Travel Trailer Air Conditioner Issues

A travel trailer ensures your comfort zone during a vacation. However, these trailers have some specific problems also. Malfunctioning of the air conditioner is a prominent one among them. You need an efficient air conditioning repair guy to deal with the problems. The article discusses what you sho...More...

How to Change the Belt on a Dyson

Dyson vacuums are best known for the large ball design used to steer the vacuum throughout a home and in between obstacles. Dyson products still have belts on the vacuum that can wear down and break. If the belt breaks it prevents the product from cleaning floors, rendering it unless. In order to be...More...

How to Adjust a Taco Automatic Fill Valve

Taco makes a number of valves and control mechanisms for heating and cooling (HVAC) systems and applications. One such valve is the boiler auto fill valve which allows a supply of pressurized water to pump into the boiler before being sent through the system pipes. Systems such as hot water radiator...More...

How to Operate a Swamp Cooler

For those of us who have lived through the heat of an intense summer without any type of cooler, we know how difficult and uncomfortable it can get. If you have lived through this type of heat, you need a swamp cooler. Swamp coolers use much less energy than air conditioners, and they produce humidi...More...

How to Calculate an Electric Space Heater Per Kilowatt Hours

Though small in size compared to most high-energy appliances, such as air conditioners and refrigerators, electric space heaters use large amounts of energy to produce heat. This energy usage is significant enough to raise the electrical costs of a domicile. Calculating the per kilowatt hour rating ...More...

What Would a Burnt Plug Mean on an Air Conditioner?

A burnt plug on an air conditioner means that either the plug is malfunctioning or the outlet that it's plugged into has an issue. In either case, the outlet very likely has been damaged by the heat that caused the burn marks on the plug. Change the outlet and then attempt to ascertain whether the a...More...

How to Protect an Electric Water Heater

Electric water heaters are useful for efficiently providing hot water to a home or business, and they can be safer than a gas heater in the event of a fire. Electric water heaters are usually smaller, more efficient and cheaper to install than their gas heater counterparts. While electric water heat...More...

Cheap Dehumidifiers - Places Where You Can Purchase Cheap Dehumidifiers

There are some good places where you can purchase cheap dehumidifiers. It really depends on the location where you live and the time of year when you are attempting to purchase them. Cheap dehumidifiers can offer you a very cost effective way to help control the humidity in your home during some par...More...

How to Build a Large Wire Frame Lighted Tree

Bring light to the dark corners of your home with a sculptural lighting element. Work up a large wire frame tree over the course of an afternoon, and you'll have an art piece that will spark conversation and act as a convenient place for year-round ornaments, memorabilia and other small, tie-on bric...More...

Power Measurement Instruments

Power measurement instruments allow you to measure electrical currents.Industrial scopemeter image by Volodymyr Khotenko from Fotolia.comPower measurement instruments allow you to measure items like wattage, voltage and amperage, and these devices are designed to detect the presence of a......More...

My Range Vent Hood Leaks Cold Air

A range vent hood can be both beautiful and practical, adding charm to the cooking area while also removing smoke, grease and fumes. The air drawn out of the kitchen must go somewhere, and a properly installed vent has ductwork leading to the outside. This duct should be designed to let air out, but...More...

Tandem Circuit Breaker Rules

Tandem circuit breakers are two thin circuit breaker units attached to each other. Only certain sections of a panel box will accommodate these piggyback units. Several code rules govern the use of tandem circuit breakers....More...

Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

The traditional Water Heaters take away more than thirty-five percent of your home energy budge. This is said to be mostly due to the huge amount of water that take too much time to do their job. Its simple common sense, if you have small amount of water the need for energy to heat it will be much l...More...

How to Reset a Frigidaire Refrigerator Defrost Timer

The Frigidaire corporation, which was founded in 1916 in the state of Indiana, developed the first-ever self-contained refrigerator. Frigidaire also manufactures air conditioning units, ranges, microwaves, dryers, dehumidifiers and clothes washers. In Frigidaire refrigerators as well as other manufa...More...