Radiator Pipes Making Noise? Learn How To Fix Your Water Hammer Problem

Posted on: 3 December 2014

If your home has a hot water radiator heating system, from time to time it can start making loud noises that sound as if someone is hitting your pipes with a hammer. This problem is known as water hammer, and it can be fixed with the help of a boiler repair service. Why Is This Noise Happening? Water hammer occurs where there is excess water pressure stuck in the pipes. Water pressure above 60 PSI will cause the water to travel faster in your pipes than it was ever intended to.
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What Does The HVAC Technician Do During An Annual Maintenance Call?

Posted on: 3 December 2014

If you're a homeowner, you've likely heard that you need to have your furnace serviced once a year by a technician from a company like Kohl Heating & Air Conditioning to extend the life of your system and to prevent costly repairs down the road. However, do you have any idea what the furnace technician actually does during this visit? What's involved in an annual furnace check-up 1. Changing the filters. One part of any annual service call is making sure that all of the furnace filters are clean.
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Three Alternative Uses For Spray Foam Insulation

Posted on: 2 December 2014

Spray foam insulation, which consumers can purchase in smaller amounts via spray cans, has some advantages over traditional rolled insulation and blown cellulose insulation. What you may not know is that you can use spray foam insulation in some other, off-label ways. If you have never tried to use spray foam insulation for anything other than insulating your home, you may want to give these three alternative uses for excess insulation a chance.
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Four Simple Landscaping Projects That Can Completely Change The Look Of Your Home

Posted on: 2 December 2014

The landscaping around your home can say a lot, and with small improvements, you can do a lot to change the appearance of your home. This can be done by doing things like removing overgrowth, adding paths and lighting, as well as landscaping features such as retaining walls. You can even add small water features to make your landscaping more attractive. Here are four simple landscaping projects that will change the appearance of your home:
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