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A DIY Home Inspection Checklist
Heating and Air Conditioning

A DIY Home Inspection Checklist

A DIY House InspectionIf you own your home or buying a home here is what is required for a DIY house inspection. If the home is yours this will help you to know what to correct and could save you a lot of money in the future. And if you are buying a home this could help you spot situations that could be problems.What you need for a DIY house inspection. Print this checklist Gloves and binoculars You will need a flashlight, flathead and Phillips-head screwdrivers Start out side and check these locations Check your roof's shingles: Use binoculars to check shingles for curling, or other signs of wear. Look at the gutters to see if they are clogged. Clogged gutters will cause water damage in other locations of the home. Check gaps around doors and windows uneven spacing could be caused ...
Mold Remediation – A Big Word For a Big Problem
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Mold Remediation – A Big Word For a Big Problem

Have you been noticing an odd smell in your home environment on a regular basis? Is it constantly on the damp side in certain areas of your business? Does someone in your family only sneeze and cough when they are inside your home? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have a serious problem. The key to effectively eliminating it is through mold remediation.There are two food sources that these sometimes-deadly spores love most - oxygen and moisture. They gorge themselves on both until they have taken over your home environment. They can grow on almost anything such as carpet, food, wood, and even paper products.You may be wondering just what causes the moisture. Well, out-of-control humidity, construction code changes over the years, and even building materials, which hav...
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5 Signs You Need to Repair Your Air Conditioner

Is your air conditioner not cooling properly? More often than not, the performance of your conditioner will send you indications of an issue as it begins to malfunction. At the point when you can address the issue right on time with the assistance of a cooling fix from your local air conditioning repair technicians, you will be able to save up on cash and be able to evade an all-star conditioner catastrophe.We have got 5 tells that may show there is an issue concocting in your air conditioning that should be tended to.Hot, Humid AirIf your air conditioner is blowing hot air, at that point, it might demonstrate a messed-up blower or compression. It could likewise show a hole or leakage in the system's refrigerant. Both of these are easy to repair, cost less, and still you must cater to the ...
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Refrigerant Recycling Makes Environmental and Business Sense

If you are an HVAC contractor or a building or facility manager, you may want to consider refrigerant recycling services instead of replacing your fluids each time. This can be more cost effective for your business, and it is better for the environment. Using this service may remove some of the impurities that can build up over time in your system, causing it to not perform as well, or even to malfunction.Who Performs the Service?There are strict regulations for this service, so you can be assured you are receiving quality materials that will not harm your equipment. Refrigerant recycling services must comply with Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. Some of these EPA rules include the following:- Technicians who perform these services must meet specific vacuum levels when opening equipment t...
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Keeping Your Trane Heat Pump Trouble Free

Trane heat pumps are one of the higher quality heat pumps available in the market. But you may run into problems while operating the product. There are some minor issues that you can easily remedy and may spare you from calling the service center.Problems on cooling or heating functions can have the same root cause: incorrect thermostat setting or faulty power line connection. These problems can be solved by resetting the thermostat level to desired temperature and by ensuring that the unit is plugged to a working power supply. Another problem that can cause the cooling mechanism not to work is when the outdoor unit is turned off. Resetting the unit by turning off the thermostat for one to three hours may help. As for heating problems, another underlying cause could be that a gas val...
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Reasons Why You Should Consider Hiring A Licensed Home Inspector

Even if you have decided to sell your home, you still need to care about your homes condition. If you are ready to sell you need to realize that potential buyers will be looking at your home and its current condition which is important to them when looking for a home to buy.As a seller you need to keep in mind that prospective buyers will likely hire a home inspector before closing on your property. This can be a problem for a seller if there are issues with your home.If you are planning to sell your home it may be in your best interest to hire a licensed home inspector before you put your home on the market. A home inspector is licensed to check for damages or problems with fixtures and wiring in your house.Having your home inspected before you begin allowing guests to view the house c...
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The Potential Hazards of Water Damage

Millions of Americans must deal with the adverse effects of water damage to their home or property each year. Thousands will find that had they been proactive and arranged for restorations immediately it would have been cheaper in the end or in extreme cases had saved their residence. Water damage is one of the leading causes of loss of property in the United States. It is vital that homeowners be able to identify possible water damage and more importantly find experienced and certified professionals to assess the damage and restore their home. There are several dangers associated with water damage that can put the property and the residents at risk. Often times the severity of water damage is underestimated leading to one of several unfortunate scenarios which will be discussed at a later...