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Water Heater Failure Inspection Points

Water heater failure usually comes at the hand of corrosion or burnout, but the cause of the problem may be deeper than first expected. By analyzing a few failure points and looking for the possible causes, you can get your hot water running properly and avoid future breakdowns from the same problem. Corrosion And Rust From Water Quality Changes Most water heater and tank systems are made from steel or copper. Read More 

Annual Maintenance To Prepare Your Furnace For The Winter Months

The words "annual maintenance" may cause you a little worry; after all, if there are any ways to escape annual maintenance costs, you'll probably take them. But your furnace is a complex and expensive piece of machinery, and if for any reason it stops working during the winter, you'll be looking at expensive repair bills -- and being cold while you do it. Yearly maintenance and repair is a good way to keep costs low and your furnace running efficiently, but there's a positive spin to it. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Know About Caring For Your Safety Helmet

If you have recently become employed in the construction industry, you have probably been issued standard safety equipment and instructed on how to wear it. Now, it's probably your responsibility to learn how to care for your equipment properly. Your safety helmet is an essential piece of equipment that you will be using on a regular basis. The following are three strategies that will help you obtain an optimal level of protection from your safety helmet. Read More 

Should You Repair or Replace Your Portable Heater?

Whether you use a portable or space heater to avoid high electricity bills, or just enjoy that burst of extra warmth while you relax on the couch or huddle under the covers, heating a small space can provide big advantages. However, when your heater breaks down, you may face a tough decision: should you try to repair it yourself or purchase a new one? Depending upon the size and structure of your heater, you may be able to perform some simple repairs yourself. Read More 

Remodeling Your Kitchen: Choosing The Right Stove For You

When you decide that it is time to finally remodel your kitchen, you have a wide variety of decisions to make. These decisions do not only extend to the building materials you will use and the architectural design, but also to your new and improved appliances. One of the most important appliance decisions you will make in this process is your choice of stove. When deciding which stove is right for you, it is important to analyze the various benefits of each type of stove. Read More