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How Does A Pellet Stove Compare To A Standard Wood Stove For Heating Your Cottage?

13 July 2016
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If you're looking for a sustainable way to heat a cottage that you only live in part-time, then you need to strongly consider both standard wood stoves and pellet stoves. Standard wood stoves burn whole and split logs, whereas pellet stoves burn waste wood that has been turned into small pellets. Both use a natural fuel source and both are capable of adequately heating a small cottage home. Which is the best choice for you, however, will depend on your needs and preferences.
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5 Good Reasons to Replace Your Indoor and Outdoor AC Units Together

3 June 2016
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The indoor evaporator and outdoor condenser units that make up your central AC system are designed to work as a team. So when one half of this dynamic duo goes down, it's usually best to replace both units with a newer and more reliable set. However, many homeowners believe they can save money by replacing only the unit that's given up the ghost. The initial savings may be attractive, but there are five good reasons why replacing the indoor and outdoor units at the same time is the smart choice.
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How to Properly Recycle Your Window AC & Earn Cash While Doing It

25 May 2016
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If you are considering buying a new window air conditioner, first take a look at your current unit's EER rating. Federal laws have increased the minimum EER rating for A/C units to an 8. The higher the number is, the more efficient the air conditioner is. If your window air conditioner has an EER number less than 8, it's in your best interest to ditch it and get something new. But new A/C units can be expensive.
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The Move In: Cleaning

23 May 2016
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If your new house is not brand-new, there are years of other people's dirt and dust that you'll have to contend with upon moving in, even if the house looks clean enough when you purchase it. While giving everything a good wash before moving in is probably something you'll do anyway, here are some other things you should do that might not occur to you.  1. Have the HVAC ductwork cleaned.
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Portable Vs Window Air Conditioners: Which Is Right For You?

13 May 2016
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If you have recently moved from a home with central air into an apartment or home without it, you may be wondering how you will keep your living space cool during the summer. Both portable and window air conditioners provide an efficient alternative for cooling your home, but they do come with some drawbacks. Consider the pros and cons of each before you choose one for your apartment or new home.
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Understanding HVAC Issues

After years of dealing with an air conditioner and furnace that didn't work that well, I decided that I needed to dedicate some time to fixing the issue. Instead of continuing to guess, I realized that I needed to do something to fix things. I contacted a professional HVAC repairman, and he came out the next day to look over our issues. It was amazing to see how many issues he was able to resolve in under a few hours. Now, our home is comfortable and relaxing. This blog is dedicated to helping other homeowners to understand their HVAC issues and work towards resolving them.