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Air Conditioning Repairs | 3 Signs Your Refrigerant Is Leaking From Your Air Conditioner

Posted by on Jul 1st, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Air Conditioning Repairs | 3 Signs Your Refrigerant Is Leaking From Your Air Conditioner

Leaking refrigerant in your AC is always a reason for concern because it not only compromises cooling, but it also affects the efficiency of your unit. When refrigerant leaks, an air conditioning repairs company will need to identify the source and fix the problem. This guide equips you with signs to help you know if refrigerant is leaking from your AC. Low Cooling Power A major sign of leaking AC refrigerant is low cooling power –– either because you haven’t filled it or because of a leak somewhere in the system. This affects the...

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Quick Troubleshooting Tips for Common Sewing Machine Problems

Posted by on Jun 7th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Quick Troubleshooting Tips for Common Sewing Machine Problems

If you love to sew and have invested in a good sewing machine, it should last for many years without any problems. However, if you’re not using it properly or have neglected its maintenance, it can soon start to act up. This is true of a machine you use at home or a commercial machine used to sew garments, to stitch shipping bags, and the like. Note a few quick troubleshooting tips for very common sewing machine problems. Thread looping under the fabric This is often the cause of not enough top tension in the stitch; when you...

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Don’t Get Tapped Out: Choosing Materials For Low Budget Bathroom Taps

Posted by on May 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Get Tapped Out: Choosing Materials For Low Budget Bathroom Taps

When it comes to renovating a bathroom on a tight budget, the materials you choose are all-important, and you should do your best to find a decent balance between low prices and practical durability in the materials you choose. The materials you choose for your new tapware are no different, and while expensive, high-end materials such as copper and granite may be out of your reach on a restrictive budget, you can still find taps made from strong and attractive materials at a much lower price point. Brass The traditionalist’s metal of...

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Fire Outbreaks When Using Electric Iron Boxes: Simple Ways to Prevent Them

Posted by on May 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fire Outbreaks When Using Electric Iron Boxes: Simple Ways to Prevent Them

Electric iron boxes are among a variety of electrical heating appliances that make life convenient at home. Just like most of the other electrical heating appliances, iron boxes also pose some hazards when they are in use. Fire is one of these hazards. If proper care and attention are not given to iron boxes, there are incidences where they can lead to a fire breakout. Thankfully, you can stay safe by minimising the chances of such fires by doing the following things: What Type of Fabric Are You Dealing With? With a wide variety of fabric to...

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Some Questions You Might Have About Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

Posted by on May 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Some Questions You Might Have About Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

When it’s time to install a new air conditioner in your home, you have many options and one of them is a reverse cycle air conditioner, often called a heat pump. This can be a very economical choice for your home, but if you’re unfamiliar with the system, you may wonder how it works and if it can actually cool your home properly. Note a few questions many consumers have about reverse cycle air conditioning and then discuss these with a contractor to know if this is the right system for you. 1. How does a reverse cycle air...

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3 Easy Ways to Extend the Life of Your Microwave

Posted by on Dec 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Easy Ways to Extend the Life of Your Microwave

Microwaves aren’t the most expensive appliances in the modern kitchen, but it’s still well worth making the effort to keep yours in good running order for as long as possible. Following these tips will help extend the life of your microwave with very little effort. 1. Make Sure You Hit Stop Microwave failures are commonly caused by overheated fuses, switches, and capacitors. It’s not that these components are particularly expensive, but they are quite tricky to repair, and many people will simply choose to throw their...

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