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HVAC Duct Size

Modern central heating and air conditioning systems are complex, taking conditioned air from a single point to multiple vents and collecting "used" air to return it to the unit to be processed again. The complexity starts with the fact that the central unit actually has two components, one

How to Troubleshoot and Fix Common Refrigerator Problems

When one of your household appliances goes on the fritz, the first step you'll need to take is to find the root of the problem, and then of course you'll need to find out how to fix it. I doubt that anytime your appliance has an issue, you would run out to the nearest appliance dealer and

What Part of the Dishwasher Is Responsible for Emptying the Water?

Dishwashers are designed for convenience and ease of use, able to wash loads of dirty dishes in minutes. But automatic dishwashers aren’t without their share of maintenance issues, including when the washer’s basin won’t drain. Chances are the machine’s sump isn’t doing

Combi TVs

A few facts about current combi TV technology. Find out about features including LCD, DVD, MP3 and more.

Comparison of Electric vs. Gas Furnaces

This gas furnace is adjacent to the home's water heater, which also uses gas.Comstock/Comstock/Getty ImagesFurnaces use fuel to heat the air in businesses and households. Gas and electric furnaces are two of the most common versions and are found in homes across the United States. These...

How to Find a Good Drinking Water Filter System

A good drinking water filter system can protect your family's health, save you money and help save the planet from all of those plastic bottles. There are lots of different purifiers on the market. In order to find a good one, you need a little help. If you follow the advice in this article, yo

Intensify Your Home Theater Experience With Hdtv

Home theater is entertainment at home with a bit of excitement thrown in. It is basically a combination of video and audio equipment set up in your home in such a way that you feel you are actually sitting in a movie theater as opposed to in your own living room or family room.

My Kenmore 90 Series Dryer Won't Restart After it Has Been Running

Owners may think they know what to expect with a Kenmore 90 Series dryer, as the dryer has such features as an end-of-cycle signal, lint screen, normal, knit, delicate and cotton fabric options, an automatic moisture sensor and timed dry, air dry or touch-up options. If the dryer will not restart af

Buying A Toaster Oven? 4 Great Reasons To Select One

Are you in two minds about buying a toaster oven, especially since you already have a large oven at home? If your home is small then a large oven will take up too much of space. However, you'll be surprised to know that there are quite a few reasons to pick up one of these ovens as well as an a

No Power to a Whirlpool Fridge

Whirlpool refrigerators are sold in French door, side-by-side, bottom freezer or top freezer configurations and have a wide range of available features, from full-width shelves that slide out to temperature sensors, a water filtration system, electromechanical ice and water dispenser and an adaptive

Checking AC Problems

All AC problems are not complex as you think. Some problems can even be diagnosed and fixed easily without the help of air conditioning companies.

Refrigerator Panel Ideas

Refrigerators can be more than an essential appliance; they can play an integral role in the decorating scheme of your kitchen. Refrigerator panels refer to the exterior section of the doors. You aren't just limited to black, white and stainless steel. Refrigerator panels come in a wide range of col

How Do Dual Element Water Heaters Work?

Electric water heaters are a relatively recent alternative to the traditional gas-powered heater design. Whereas gas heaters heat water with a burner that produces a flame, electric heaters instead use electricity to heat an element. Manufacturers make electric heaters with either one or two element

How Unique Fireplaces Do Double Duty

When you're limited on space and you need to maximize what you have, these unique fireplaces add warmth to your room while serving up additional storage. Not only do Dimplex fireplaces include the industry leading technology called Electraflame, the media console designs pull double duty as a f

How to Install a Leviton Switch

Leviton makes a wide range of single-pole electrical switches for residential use, and these are available in most hardware and electrical supply stores. Besides the common on/off toggle switch, the company manufactures dimmer and rocker switches, as well as remote-controlled and touch-sensitive mod

How to Create a Parallel Circuit

Parallel circuits are the most widely used circuits in residential, commercial and industrial electrical work. Receptacles, lights, appliances and power tools are all wired using parallel circuits. Parallel circuits deliver the full system voltage to each and every load connected to the circuit. Par