• Cool Your Home Without Air Conditioning

    11 October 2014

    If your air conditioning goes out, you don't want to be miserably hot in your house until the ac repair man comes out. Therefore, you'll need to have a way to bring down the temperature in your home while you wait. The information below will help you stay cool in your home until you can get your air conditioner repaired. Trap the cross breeze You want to be sure you capture a nice, cool cross breeze and then trap it in the house when the day begins to heat up.

  • Top Benefits Of Commercial Window Tinting

    11 October 2014

    If you take a look at some of the more cosmetic changes in commercial settings, you will notice that it has become common practice to install tint on business window. While this may seem like a more cosmetic approach to change, this is actually less about appearance and more about functionality. As a business owner, tinted windows offer benefits that far outweigh the costs associated with commercial window replacement and tinting.

  • Replace Your Faulty Electrical Outlet At Home

    11 October 2014

    Replacing an electrical outlet at home is easier than you think. With just a few tools, you can fix your outlet yourself. Here's how:  What Will You Need? A flathead screwdriver. A digital camera. Electrical tape in white. A permanent marker. Getting Started First, make sure you turn off any electricity that is running to the outlet. You can turn the electricity off with the circuit breaker in your home.

  • Tips For Maintaining Your Showerhead

    10 October 2014

    Showerheads rarely leak because they are not subject to high water pressure. Maintenance of showerheads generally consists of unclogging holes blocked by mineral deposits in the water. Some newer showerheads that are made to restrict water flow are  build into the unit, meaning you have to buy a new one. However, if you have an older shower head, you can take it apart the clean out mineral deposits.    What You Will Need   

  • How To Fix A Clogged Toilet Drain

    10 October 2014

    There are little things more frustrating than having a clogged toilet drain. Whether you have tried using a plunger and it isn't working, or you are looking to see what your options are, the following can help you get that pesky drain cleared. Use a Plunger When you are dealing with a clogged toilet drain, you should always start by using a plunger. The plunger is going to force water down the toilet, hopefully dislodging whatever might be stuck.

  • Behind-The-Scenes Dangers Of Hard-To-Find Plumbing Leaks

    10 October 2014

    There are some plumbing issues that are obvious, such as a clogged toilet or disposal. However, you can't see all of your plumbing, which means you have to know how to detect leaks in other ways. Leaks only get worse as time goes by, so it is important that you understand how to detect these hard-to-find leaks. Read on to learn more. 1. Your Water Bill May Increase. You may have no idea that you have a plumbing leak, but if you constantly keep an eye on your water bill from month to month, you may be able to quickly detect a problem.

  • Troubleshooting Water Heater Operational Failures

    10 October 2014

    Water heating systems have a few unique failure points that can be hidden by other symptoms. From lukewarm water when hot water is needed to scolding water surprises, a failing or improperly installed water heater can fail with devastating results. Consider a few troubleshooting techniques that can return your water heater to proper operation. For Excessively Hot Water There is a difference between constantly heating water and having excessively hot water.

  • 3 Helpful Furnace Hints For Homeowners

    10 October 2014

    Are you a new homeowner who isn't so knowledgable about home maintenance issues? If so, this guide will let you know a few key things that even the novice can do and remember. In no other area of the home is this more critical than your HVAC system. HVAC system repairs and maintenance will help you remain warm throughout even the bitterest winters. With the holidays approaching, make sure that you consider these tips, so that your furnaces remain in working order for as long as you use them.

  • Upgrading Your Kitchen: 3 Important Things To Utilize

    10 October 2014

    The kitchen is one of the most popular areas in your home. This is where you cook and clean, and in order to transform the kitchen both in terms of looks and function, these things can be incorporated into it. Granite Kitchen Countertops An integral part of your kitchen is the countertops. In order to enhance their aesthetic appeal, you can get granite kitchen countertops installed. These countertops feature a luminous look, and they are particularly elegant when the lights are turned on in the kitchen.

  • Weak Air Conditioning Flow Troubleshooting

    10 October 2014

    A very faint delivery of air from the air conditioning can be an uncomfortable tease when the weather is extremely hot or cold. With a few troubleshooting concepts in mind, you can isolate the airflow problem and look for on-site repairs, parts replacement or at least know what to expect when an air conditioning repair contractor like A2Z Heating and Plumbing needs to visit. Inspect The Blower Fan Unit The air conditioning unit requires a steady flow of air in order to distribute its temperature changes throughout a building.