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Futuristic Shower Technology May Significantly Reduce Water Usage

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For many people, a shower is the most delightful part of the day where they get to take a moment to rest and let the water wash away their cares. Unfortunately, one person can use up to 20 gallons of water during an 8-minute shower. However, new showerhead technology is being developed that may help reduce the amount of water people use while bathing. Here’s more information about the new bath tech that’s becoming available and a few tips on what you can do to conserve water in your home now.…

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3 Good Reasons Why Buying an Oversized Furnace Can Be a Bad Thing

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Just as too much cake can be bad for your health and your figure, too much heating capacity can be bad for your home. Unfortunately, many homeowners purchase oversized furnaces under the belief that the bigger the unit, the better the heating capability. However, there are 3 good reasons why you should consider the right size for your potential furnace purchase. An Oversized Furnace Can Experience Short Cycling Problems A properly-sized furnace is designed to gradually bring temperatures in your home to your desired levels.…

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Which Water Heater To Choose? 4 Scenarios To Guide Your Decision

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Unless you’re an experienced home improvement buff, you may be completely stumped as to what kind of water heater you should buy for your residence, either as an initial installation in a custom home or as a replacement for a failed old unit. The fact that there are several categories to choose from – including traditional storage water heaters, tankless water heaters, heat pump systems and even solar systems – only makes the decision tougher.…

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A Refrigerant Leak In Your Air Conditioner May Be Costing You Money

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All of sudden, your air conditioner is not cooling your home the way it used to. If you’ve checked the usual suspects such as the thermostat and the filter and can’t seem to find the problem, then the issue may be caused by a refrigerant leak. Most air conditioners use a refrigerant such as Freon to help cool the air, and a leak in the system can lead to poor performance and increased energy bills.…

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5 Myths About Using Central Air Conditioner Unit Covers During Cold Months

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Investing in a central air conditioning unit can cause many owners to naturally be overprotective of the device. Along with warranties and protection service plans, many home owners may want to keep the unit protected during the autumn and winter months when it is actually not in use. Just like wood piles, swimming pools, and lawn mowers, it is natural for owners to want to cover their air conditioning unit when harsh weather arrives.…

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