How To Test And Replace The Run Capacitor On A Central AC That Isn't Running

Posted on: 3 May 2016

Has your central air conditioner's condensing unit suddenly stopped running without any clear cause? If you have already checked to make sure the breaker or fuses haven't popped and that the thermostat is set correctly, the problem could be a failed run capacitor. A capacitor is essentially a tiny helper part that carries an electrical charge. The run capacitor carries a charge to help ensure the compressor, which pumps out the gas refrigerant that cools the system, has a steady supply of electricity.
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How To Get Jewelry Out Of A Bathtub Drain

Posted on: 2 May 2016

Losing something precious down a bathtub or shower drain is no fun, but the good news is that the item may not be gone forever. It's often possible to get it back if you act quickly. The following guide can help you with the process. Shut off the water Before doing anything else, turn off the tap. If the bathtub was full and draining, plug it and bail the water out into the sink or toilet.
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Keep Your Home Comfortable In The Winter With Radiant Heating

Posted on: 29 April 2016

Have you ever noticed that your feet are cold when in your home's basement or bathroom? That's because heat will rise, and when you combine that with a cold flooring surface, it can make your home feel uncomfortable. Thankfully there is a heating solution that will make your home feel comfortable in the winter by having it originate from the floor. Radiant Heat vs. Forced Air A traditional furnace works by heating the air and blowing it through ductwork into every room of your home.
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Air-Source Vs Absorption Heat Pumps

Posted on: 27 April 2016

If you are looking to get a new solution to your HVAC needs, then heat pumps are an excellent choice. To help you decide whether a heat pump is the right choice for you, here is a general explanation of how they work, along with a comparison of two of the most popular types of heat pumps: How do heat pumps work? The basic idea of heat pumps is that they can be reversed.
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