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Outside the home winter preparedness

01st November 2012
Before you bring plans for Thank giving, consider some of those winter preparedness ideas. With the official arrival of the fall season, itís an excellent time to do those chores in and around the home that have been put off for a while as we prepare for ... Read >
Author: Charley Shimanski

Track Building Air Leaks and Heat Loss

02nd September 2010
Many times buildings and homes are losing heat or have air leaks that are wasting precious energy and money. One way you can tell if there might be an air leak is by looking for thermal tracking stains on the ceiling or wall. These stains are also sometim... Read >
Author: Optimize4you

DIY Spray Foam Insulation: Tips and Techniques

24th May 2010
Leaks in the home occur not only where there is a faucet or tap, but through attics, basements, windows, and walls. These types of leaks are referred to as air leaks. Having unwanted air enter your home and wanted air leaving results in higher utility bil... Read >
Author: Conservation Mart

Mini Diggers Reviews

23rd April 2010
When shopping for any mini digger, you should browse purchasing a pre-owned one in case you are not necessarily destined to be utilizing it inside your day to day work. A pre-owned product might price as much as 25% just one brand new design. Normally the... Read >
Author: nuscheysmith

Which Door Sweep is Right for You?

21st December 2009
One of the first steps in weatherizing your home is to identify the air leaks. Assuming you have completed this crucial first step using either thermal leak detectors or smoke pens, the next step is to seal up those leaks. A major source for air to come i... Read >
Author: Conservation Mart

How To Detect And Prevent Air Leaks In Your Home

05th July 2009
If your house has air leaks, your electric or gas bill is going to reflect it pretty quickly. So how do you detect whether you have air leaks in your home and what do you do to prevent them? A heated house is much like a chimney in that they both hold ... Read >
Author: Author Unknown

Swimming Pool Filter Troubleshooting

09th September 2008
Your Swimming Pool Cartridge Filter will not clear algae from the pool The three filter types will clear up algae, provided it is not in a live state. Consult http://www.1800 Pools.com for the proper chemicals to help rid the algae. Most cartridge filter ... Read >
Author: one800pools

Soundproof window plugs with Dr.Bob

02nd April 2008
Windows that just don't have the sound blocking ability of drywall or other wallboards many times cause soundproofing issues and therefore the window becomes the proverbial weak link in the soundproofing chain chain. What do you do if you have lots of sou... Read >
Author: Dr.BobO

Factors affecting the ability of milk to foam or froth.

11th July 2006
When coffee milk does not want to froth, these might be thereasons:1. Proteins in milkThe protein in milk, especially the whey-proteins, is largelyresponsible for the foaming capacity in milk. These proteinsform a film on the surface of the air bubbles in... Read >
Author: Leon van der Westhuizen
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