Winterizing Your AC: What You Shouldn’t And Should Do This Year

21 December 2015
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If you plan to winterize your outdoor AC unit this year, you may decide to cover the unit with a tarp to protect it from snow and ice. However, that may not be a good idea. Mice and rats can crawl inside the covered AC to escape the cold weather and chew up the wiring attached to the run capacitor and compressor. The best way to protect your AC over winter is to check the run capacitor and condenser coil for damage. Read More 

What Should You Know About Opening A Food Truck?

12 November 2015
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If you've spent years as a chef or baker dreaming of kissing the rat race goodbye and going into business for yourself, you may see the rise of food truck culture as your opportunity of a lifetime. Indeed, the cost of purchasing and outfitting a food truck that can generate hundreds of dollars in profit each lunch hour can be as low as $70,000 to $80,000, while opening a physical storefront could cost $100,000 to $300,000 with no notable increase in your profit margin. Read More 

Landlords: Complete This Checklist Before Having That New Air Conditioning System Installed

21 July 2015
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If you've decided to have a new air conditioning replacement system installed in your apartment building, you want to make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible for your tenants and your business. Completing this checklist before installation day arrives will ensure everyone gets the most out of the new air conditioning system and has a pleasant experience. 1. Give your tenants plenty of notice about the upcoming work. Read More 

How To Perform Your Own Home Energy Audit

15 June 2015
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A professional home energy audit is a great way to measure the energy efficiency of your home, as well as discover where you can make improvements that save both energy and money. However, you always have the option of performing your own assessment of your home's energy management. A self-done home energy audit won't be as thorough as a professionally performed audit, but you'll still be able to pinpoint areas that are in need of your immediate attention. Read More 

What You Need To Know When Air Conditioning Is A Medical Necessity

5 May 2015
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Air conditioning units are luxuries for most people but, for people with certain medical conditions, keeping cool is a medical necessity. If you or a family member has a medical condition that makes it difficult for the body to regulate temperature, such as hyperthyroidism and multiple sclerosis, not having a working air conditioner in the sweltering summer months can lead to serious health implications. Here's what you need to know. Read More