How to Get Rid of Roaches In Appliances

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Having roaches in your house is never a comfortable feeling. But knowing that you have roaches hiding in your appliances is somehow infinitely more unnerving. Whether you have cockroaches living in your oven, microwave, or dishwasher, you need to evict them right now. Not only is their presence a cause for the heebie-jeebies, but they … Read more

How To Fix The 11 Most Common Electric Fireplace Problems

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Electric fireplaces are excellent alternatives to traditional wood-burning and gas fireplaces. Unlike a real fireplace, electric fireplaces don’t require you to split firewood, build fires and empty the ashes. But, like most electric appliances, electric fireplaces can develop problems over time too.  In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the most common electric … Read more

Do Air Circulators Cool Rooms?

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Read any blog about how to stay cool in the summer, and you’ll no doubt see a subheading about air circulators. However, these articles rarely address how they work and when they’re helpful to use.  To help you understand more about the potential benefits of air circulators and get the answer to the most important … Read more

How Heavy Is a Ceiling Fan?

Electrical Safety Foundation International reports that nearly 20,000 people are injured from falling ceiling fans every year. Surprisingly, the injuries suffered are almost always blunt force trauma rather than cuts and decapitation. So, before you install that new fan above your bed or the dinner table, it is a good idea to understand how heavy … Read more

The Different Types of Thermostats

Most homes have thermostats. But the majority of homeowners don’t know they have other options to control the heating and cooling of their home. As long as the thermostat turns your heating and air conditioning on, you likely won’t be looking for a new one.  However, since your thermostat is the “brain” of your HVAC … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Doorless Showers – Make Your Dream Walk In Shower

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Remodeling your bathroom can be pretty challenging, especially when dealing with small spaces or configuring them to suit particular conditions such as accessibility, less humidity, and of course, aesthetics. So, if you’re the type to consider all these aspects, then you might want to take a look at doorless showers.  Despite being around for centuries, … Read more

The 5 Best Digital Shower Control Systems

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Smart showers give you the ultimate control over your shower experience. Depending on the model, you can enjoy digital temperature control, multiple outlet valve control, Wi-Fi integration and even voice control. Some systems even allows you to create multiple users so everyone can have their preferred temperature level programmed directly into the shower system. No … Read more

3 “Smart” Tips to Reduce Electricity Consumption for Your Air Conditioner

Summer months are full of outdoor barbeques, lawn games, pool parties, and increased utility bills. When temperatures begin to climb into the 90s, it’s not uncommon for monthly utility bills to climb above $200 monthly. Talk about a budget buster! So how can you stay comfortable, while avoiding excessive bills? Here are three “smart” ways … Read more