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Why is My House So Humid: Causes and Prevention

Why is My House So Humid: Causes and Prevention

How often you have heard people talking about high humidity just because the weather is too hot? Well, in some cases your statement is valid but in most cases, they are not. There is misconception about this issue and very often these misconceptions lead people to unnecessary and ineffective solutions

Save Up on Energy – Set Up Your Own Thermostat

Save Up on Energy – Set Up Your Own Thermostat

When you feel cold, you want some warmth, but when you feel warm you need some cool air. Thermostats give you the comfortable temperatures you desire in your room. However, not many people know how to wire a thermostat. Before getting thermostats it’s better to know what type of HVAC system is available in your home.

DIY Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips: Say Goodbye to HVAC Experts

DIY Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips: Say Goodbye to HVAC Experts

Air conditioners have been an essential part of our lives ever since they were invented in 1902. Similar to all other electronic devices, air conditioners need regular maintenance if they are to function perfectly. But unfortunately, many users lack the basic skills required for air conditioning service and so they often end up paying a lot of money to the serviceman that they could have otherwise saved with that knowledge.

Understanding Why Your Dog Hates Vacuums & How to Deal with It!

Understanding Why Your Dog Hates Vacuums & How to Deal with It!

Why do dogs hate vacuums? This is a frequently asked question by dog owners due to individual personal experiences when it comes to dog handling and breeding especially in homes. The sight of these mechanical monsters set the alarm bells ringing for domestic pets and dealing with this problem can be just as complicated as it is frustrating. Why then are dogs afraid of vacuums? How can you vacuum pet hair without frightening your lovely pet?

Using Your Vacuum Cleaner as a Leaf Blower! A Must-Read!

Using Your Vacuum Cleaner as a Leaf Blower! A Must-Read!

When you have a tough mess to clean-up, using your vacuum cleaner as a blower might be your hidden secret weapon. Many types of vacuum cleaners these days are designed to not only suck in dirt, but also blow air out. This redesign allows you to multi-task easily and efficiently to clean no matter what mess you have. But, at first, you need to know how to use your vacuum cleaner as a blower. Well, we’re here to help you!

12 Salutary Tips for Vacuuming Pet Hair

12 Salutary Tips for Vacuuming Pet Hair

Grooming pets can be a rewarding and an exciting experience but the challenge that accompanies this hobby can be daunting for many. Besides taking care of your pet’s health, one of the most recorded problems faced by pet lovers is the volume of pet hairs they get to deal with frequently. It can be very frustrating due to the frequency in which these pets shed their

The Easiest Way to Repair Vacuums for Improved Suction

The Easiest Way to Repair Vacuums for Improved Suction

How to fix a vacuum cleaner with no suction? Well, a vacuum cleaner is an expensive appliance that needs to be up and running day in, day out. We recommend taking the time to repair the vacuum cleaner before moving forward to purchasing another one. While it may seem complicated, there are many easy vacuum cleaner repairing techniques that can be followed without a lot of know-how or tools. Diagnosing your own vacuum is the best way to know how to improve vacuum suction.

From Dull and Boring to Sparkly Clean Floors! Must Read!

From Dull and Boring to Sparkly Clean Floors! Must Read!

If you have a hardwood floor in your home, you will know just how beautiful and hard-wearing they are. They are an investment that adds great value and attraction to your home. But they often take the most abuse of any home flooring given that they are usually in high-traffic areas: people coming in from outside in all kinds of footwear, tracking all sorts of dirt across them. Many people often presume that they are