• Tips To Save Money On Your Air Conditioner

    When the long, dark and cold days of winter set in, it's hard to think about your air conditioning system. But if you go through and look at how much money you spent last summer on air conditioning, you may want to start preparing and considering ways for you to save money during the upcoming and future cooling seasons. Here are some tips for you to do just that. Program Your Temperature 
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  • Top Common Toilet Repairs

    If you've ever had a toilet back up and/or not be able to be flushed, you know that's not a problem you want to wait for until polite business hours. It's a situation for an emergency plumbing specialist. You're not alone. The plumbing business in Canada is a six billion dollar industry. Common plumbing situations range include every thing from a clogged toilet to one that won't stop running. Most common types of toilet repairs
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  • 4 Reasons To Have Your Furnace Inspected Before The Holidays

    During the hustle and bustle of gift shopping, holiday cooking and baking, entertaining and more, furnace repair is probably one of the last things on your mind. However, it's a good idea to have your furnace inspected by a professional before the holidays roll around. If you've never thought about it, think about these four solid reasons why. 1. Lower Your Utility Bills One reason why you might not be interested in having your furnace inspected is because you could be worried about the cost.
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  • 3 Easy Ways To Fix Your Clogged Shower Drain

    Shower drains clog quickly, especially when there are a few long-haired people living in your house. These clogs are easy to fix if you act quickly, but if you let more hair accumulate, the clog will become more than you can handle by yourself. Here are three ways to fix your clogged shower drain by yourself. Baking soda and vinegar Baking soda and vinegar react when they're combined, and this reaction is useful for more than just school science projects.
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  • How To Paint A Door

    Doors take a lot of use and abuse, as they are moving parts of a building. Over time, they can become damaged and chipped, and their finish may wear away. If you want to improve how your doors look, you can paint a door to give it a brand new look. You do not have to remove the door from its hinges to paint it, though you can if you want to.
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  • Getting The Most Out Of Your Heating System Without Spending Too Much

    Have you ever wondered how much you spend each year on heating your home or business? According to the Survey of Household Spending, in 2006, "Canadian households spent an average of $1,895 on electricity, natural gas, and other fuel for heating and cooking" which was slightly more than the cost of maintaining the home itself. In order to decrease this amount of spending, citizens need reliable methods to help lower the cost of electricity while combating the bitterly cold winters.
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  • Struggling With A Leaky Toilet? How To Address The Most Common Causes

    A leaking toilet can be far more than just a nuisance. In fact, if your toilet is leaking around the base, it could be a potential health hazard, because leaking from the base of the toilet is frequently contaminated water. Here's a look at the two most common causes for toilet leaks and how to fix them. Loose Tee Bolts The tee bolts on each side of the toilet base can come loose over time.
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  • Water Ponding On A Flat Roof: What It Is & How To Prevent It By Keeping Drain Outlets Clean

    Although trees surrounding a home can be beautiful to look at, they can also lead to a flat roof getting damages. When you have trees that are close to the roof, the leaves can clog up the drain outlets and cause water ponding. In this article, you will discover what water ponding is and how to keep drain outlets clean to prevent it from happening. What is Water Ponding? Water ponding is simply an accumulation of water on a flat roof that usually occurs when it rains.
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  • Electricity Go Out Right Before Your Party? 4 Ways To Continue The Party While You Wait For Repairs

    There's never a good time for your electricity to go out. Some times are worse than others, though. For instance, you may be left scrambling for options if your electricity goes out right before guests arrive. If that happens to you, don't send your guests home. Simply call your electrician, like one from PRO-FX Services Inc, and then continue on with your plans. Here are some great ways to incorporate your lack of lights right into the dinner plans.
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