Tips & Tricks

  • How to Heat up a Pool Fast?

    Early to mid-April may not be everyone’s favorite time for dipping in the pool but with the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine still raging on, many of us are looking for things to do at home or in the yard. So, how to heat your pool fast during the spring months…

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  • How to Heat a Pool Without a Heater?

    Pool heaters are excellent devices but they can also be quite costly both to install and to operate. So, whether you want to save some money or you just like efficient life hacks, here are several good ways how to heat a pool without a heater. Many of them can…

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  • How to Reduce Humidity in House Without Dehumidifier?

    Having high humidity in your home is something that can range from being just an annoyance to a full-blown problem and a crisis. The average recommended humidity for most homes falls in the 40%-50% range with anything above 60% bringing too many risks for respiratory problems, mold, and mildew, as…

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  • How to Air Condition a Garage?

    Most people don’t bother air conditioning their garages because they don’t spend too much time there. If you like using your garage as a workshop, however, or if you let your pets or kids play there, you might want to keep it well ventilated and air-conditioned. The problem is that…

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  • Removing Baseboard Heaters

    Removing baseboard heaters is usually tricky, especially depending on the type of heater you have and some other circumstances around its installation. It is something that lots of us need to do, however, as older homes and buildings usually have either hot water or electric baseboard heating systems that might…

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  • Convert Baseboard Heat to Forced Air (and How Much It Costs)

    Replacing baseboard heaters with forced air systems is a common decision that a lot of homeowners make. While electric baseboard heaters are easier and cheaper to install than forced air systems (or hydronic baseboard heaters), they are also less energy-efficient and can hurt your wallet in the long run. How…

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  • How to Bleed Air From Baseboard Heating System

    Knowing how to bleed air from baseboard heating systems is the main solution to one of the most common problems in hot water and other hydronic baseboard heating systems – trapped air in the pipes. This problem can be easy to identify by the loud noise in the system’s pipes…

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  • Common Baseboard Heater Problems and Their Solutions

    It’s always annoying to see your home’s heating system malfunction, especially when it happens in the middle of a cold winter. Baseboard heaters are no exception – having a baseboard heater not working in one room or in your entire home can be a huge problem both from a financial…

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  • How to Bleed a Furnace?

    If your home’s furnace isn’t working properly there are several typical steps you’d want to try before calling a technician – resetting the ignition button, refilling the oil, and checking if the thermostat is working properly. There is one last thing you’d want to try before calling a professional –…

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  • How to Use Fire Glass?

    If you have a natural gas or propane fireplace that you want to spice up and make more beautiful, fire glass is a great option to consider. If you haven’t heard or don’t know much about it, however, here are the main things you need to know about fire glass.…

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