Fall is a season of transition in terms of your HVAC system. At the beginning of fall, you may still be using your air conditioner, but by the end of the season, chances are good that you'll be heating your home. It's important that during this time, you do some preventative maintenance on both components of your system so that your heater functions well all winter and your AC is in good shape when spring comes.
The sensors on automatic garage doors prevent them from causing serious injury or damage. Without them, you could close your garage door only to realize too late that something or someone was in the way. If you have an automatic garage door, you should familiarize yourself with the sensors, so check out these five important facts.
The Sensors Are Designed to Prevent Injury and Damage
Garage doors are heavy, and they are under a lot of tension, making them a potential hazard.
If you're in the market for new windows, your head is probably spinning at the sheer variety of choices and options awaiting you. Without some guidance and foreknowledge, it can be all to easy to buy the wrong products for your needs. Here are four basic considerations you should always keep in mind during your window-shopping adventures.
1. Operable vs. Fixed
Some windows move, and some don't. Which kind you select will depend on such factors as the window's size, intended use, location and cost.
Most people don't give their electrical panel a second thought until a circuit trips and they need to go turn the power back on. While, for the most part, this is just fine, you still need to evaluate its condition every few years and determine if it is time for an upgrade.
How Old Is The Panel?
If your home was built before 1974 it is likely you will need the panel replaced, if it hasn't been already.
Many people admit that they love the look of patio doors, but they have concerns about security, safety and energy efficiency. The clever design and sturdy build of most modern patio doors make them a great choice for many homes, if you can look past a few mistaken beliefs. Here are some common misconceptions that people have about patio doors, and the truth about each one.
Misconception: Patio doors are not secure