Wow it’s hot in here

My partner and I have been giving a lot of thought to purchasing a central heating and air conditioning system. We have been happy with our boiler system, but now that we are retired, we are focused more on upgrading to a central air unit…

That was more money than expected

When my hubby, Martin and I built our home, we utilized claim to fame contractual workers to deal with the various needs. A general worker finished the specific building and counseled with an independent circuit tester, handyman, and HVAC contractual worker.  Initially, we both should…

I need to tackle this project

I guess that it’s time to upgrade the outdated gas furnace in my house.  I would have been smart to upgrade the furnace numerous years ago. I’ve easily been paying higher than usual heating bills every Winter season.  When the gas furnace was brand new,…

I can’t fix this

Several months ago, the people I live with and a few of my friends were honestly given quite an opportunity to do something really good. Our school set us up with a summer program, that paid us to help foreign children learn the English alphabet.…

A high crime area

Finally, after years of slaving away in warehouses plus factories, I have been able to scrape together enough currency to purchase a corner store. Though that might seem like a different option of business to get into, I can see the possibilities in it. First…

This is required

I have owned my dwelling for over twenty years plus after all that time it is finally time to say goodbye to this old place. I am getting older, retiring, plus preparing to move down south where the weather is way more hospitable to an…

These gases keep coming in

I have been a longtime homeowner and have had to face all sorts of repairs and repair complications throughout the years. Up until recently the worst instance was when the roof had to be replaced. It’s crazy because most horror stories you hear about roofs…

WIFI and televisions

Our county just had the worst snow storm in a long time.  We lost power a while ago and it looks like it will be a while before it gets back on. Luckily, they set up an emergency response center at the elementary school so…

I love how warm it is

It is the first day in a long time that the temperatures are above sixty degrees.  It is slightly above eighty, and it is windy. My fiance and I took a walk around the neighborhood, checking out the fruit trees and looking at some flowers.…

I wonder what my friends think

When I graduated from middle school this summer season, I told my parents that I didn’t want to attend college. Instead, I wanted to become a technician into  heating, ventilation plus air conditioner (Heating, Ventilation plus A/C). My parents are awesome and supportive of my…

This air quality is horrible

We all have mixed memories of our high school days. Some of us may have been the popular kids, while others were the nerds with no friends. In my case, high school was a total nightmare. I came into high school weighing over 230 pounds,…

Hate their HVAC system

My bestie Admiral in addition to myself have easily known each other for about 11 years. We’ve known each other for a long time, in addition to even been the best Mensch at one another’s ceremony. We’ve even been able to provide some assistance with…

spending more money on the house

It seems honestly crazy that most folks have unrealistic expectations for their whole life. Life will not be a fairy tale that is with cute reservations in addition to dreamlike scenarios. There isn’t a secret plot that gives you everything you want. This honestly became…

Demolished his heat pump

My buddy in addition to myself really detest each other. It’s always a sizable fight between us, which seemed to start over a particular oak tree. The argument had to do with this particular oak tree and Edition to how it straddled the various property…

I stopped listening

My dad typically warned me to keep up with my appliances! He told me that it was so important to be proactive with the appliances to save myself trouble.  He really believed that by doing a repair check, I could avoid trouble in the long…

I’m thankful

Growing up, my parents really were very thrifty.  It made sense that they were this way. They raised six children, so they had to save money wherever they could! That meant that clothes were handed down between brothers and sisters, dinner was eaten at home…

Good about HVAC repairs

I have learned the reasons why apartments become vacant so often, and people are always moving.  It seems many of them want to get their own homes, so they are in charge of their own destiny. I plan on getting my own home, because I…

The old boiler as a kid

We had a boiler system in our home, when we were growing up.  The boiler was in the basement, but I don’t remember ever being warm.  The HVAC company said they had it sized right, and they could find anything wrong with the boiler, but…

Hate a/c at the gym

I have been training for many years, in the art of self defense.  As a kid, I was enamored with the type of fighting that I saw Bruce Lee use.  I really wanted to learn that style of fighting, and I learned that it was…

Just getting cut off from cooling

Because of the need for our family to constantly be on the move, we were not only in different states and countries, but we experience different types of climates.  There were times where we were in areas that needed to constantly have the air conditioning.…

This guy is awesome

Children today have great advantages for learning about math, science etc. My sister’s daughter is using a language translation tool to learn how to speak greek, and she’s only 10 years old! Recently, my kid came home to tell me that his teacher assigned a…

I was amazed at the air vents

Indoor air quality has regularly been a big thing for me.  I have a number of pollen irritations that hit at different times of the year.  I have Springtime pollen irritations to pollen plus Wintertime pollen irritations to dust plus mold.  On a trip to…

The furnace is finally working

I have this problem with attracting trouble. It’s sort of a curse. Bad things just seem to follow me. I was really hoping this wasn’t going to hold true for my house renovations. The contractor ensured me that we had a very healthy contingency in…

We made an educated decision

I have an issue with doing renovations. It’s just a whole lot of work and money! Why we just can’t find a place where we can move right in, I don’t know! My wife will say it’s too expensive. She’s right of course, but don’t…

Working on a fair price

The other day when our Heating and A/C system was having some difficulties, I said to my partner that both of us should call the Heating and A/C company, and he agreed that both of us should. I was initially surprised and asked him if…

We always enjoyed reading books

Remodeling your  home is an exhaustive process, that can take weeks or even months. I never wanted to endure a remodel, but my husband wanted to add a library to our house. I have always enjoyed reading books. We have a collection of over 15,000…

They are very apologetic here

The condenser for my HVAC unit, is situated right outside of my back door. There are a few cracks in the concrete, so we get an occasional weed growing around the condenser. The weeds can be a nuisance, so the lawn care team usually cleans…

This winery will be great

My oldest brother Tommy plus I are starting our own wine business. Our wonderful mom is a grape farm worker and he and I have began buying our mother’s grapes for our product. Thanks to our great connection my brother Tommy and I now have…

Working on our air conditioner

      My brother Shane and I despised our high school band director, he was super mean and regularly screamed at us in front of the whole class of students. As payback, we together made his life horrible! On one occasion, Shane and I stole his baton…

The HVAC business is nice to us

I have been working for the same HVAC provider, since I finished my certification classes. I was fresh out of college, and I couldn’t get hired anywhere! Most HVAC companies wanted to hire someone with at least 3 years of experience. How can I get…

Can’t sleep with no a/c

My best friend Dan and I work in the same office building downtown.  Dan and I have been walking to work for several months because it is not that far from our apartment building and is good exercise.   Well, we’re right in the middle of…

The a/c is all set to go

      There are so many interesting sites that I want to see before I die. I absolutely enjoy  travelling, so I try to see a modern site each vacation I have away from work. I am usually pretty easy going when I’m on a holiday, plus…

I need a heater repair

As far as I can see, Autumn is by far the best season of the year. The air cools a little after a stifling summertime, and coats find their way out of the depths of the closet! Leaves turn color, even if just a little!…

Where you live, a/c

Life in the south can be vastly different from how it is in the north. Neither bad or good, on it’s own merits, as it all depends on the guy you are talking to. After moving down here for the first time, I wasn’t a…

Soothing my fatigued body

I had been five hundred long miles.  There had not been much to see on this stretch of our trip plus I was extremely tired. The family plus I were about halfway through our 2000-mile-long road trip plus the novelty plus excitement of the adventure…

I know how we can use this

Have you ever considered how difficult it can be to drive a strange vehicle? I truly hate driving any car other than the one I am familiar with, and I own a Toyota Camry, as well as admittedly, it is a beater. It still has…

Down south we use a lot of a/c

The conversion when you move into the deep south is a difficult time, plus takes a un-biased amount of tolerance. The people here are decent plus genuinely honest, plus the costs for rent are much more affordable than I am used to. On the other…

Forced air heating equipment

I keep a lot of amphibious pets and am having trouble keeping them warm in the wintertime; Heat emitting lights, as well as under tank heater, work well however they make our electric bills go up so high. i also worry about fires or even…

Settling the auto accident

After an automobile accident a few months ago, I was in for some legal trouble. The accident wasn’t my fault at all.  Unfortunately, the guy who hit me didn’t have automobile insurance. This caused a mess since my truck was totaled. My insurance didn’t cover…

Importing cars

My brother Evan just sold his business and is retired. He is not even 30 yet and is retired. He has tons of money to throw around too. He right now is building a new inground pool for his home. He suntans and watches the…

Moving the temperature to 72

There are people that take two sides when it comes to pregnancy, however the nature-loving, hippie types say pregnancy is just a natural state of being, just like any other. There’s really nothing that special happening past the baby in your belly, and then there’s…

I do have a good feeling

Last week, I traveled about 400 miles for work to put on attend a workshop in the southwest corner of the country… Periodically, I don’t want to go down there because it is so darn warm.  Often I worried that if they did not have…

A new furnace

My real estate company has been slowly growing over the fifteen years that I’ve owned it, and i’ve gradually added to my staff, improved the office technology, and expanded the reach of my advertising, my business model includes conservative spending and liberal networking. I have…

Replacing the furnace filter

I own a HVAC company  and have built up an impressive clientele over the twenty years that I’ve been in the HVAC business. There is a definite cycle to this field, and naturally each stage is weather-related. I have offered Monday afternoon repair classes at…

I’d like to learn dance

Our son has been dancing for most of his life, and from the time he was a little boy, he loved ballet, tap and jazz. He has always been very bendy, and has a natural dancer’s physique, and when other kids played sports, he was…

We made the healthy choice

I  love grocery shopping! I think t is so fun to pick out groceries and choose what foods you want to eat that week.  I also love that most stores give out tasty samples. My neighborhood grocery store also has huge bakery and dining sections.…

Sad about the a/c

When I was in university, I played in a band to make extra money. Making music was a lot of fun, & it was something I really enjoyed. But we were always struggling with finding a good place to rehearse. Once we tried using my…

Don’t like hydronic heaters

I never ever wish to get the in-floor radiant warming system. However, I know that buddyings really wish to have it. I had a buddy who acquired that system. She got the best one possible. She had to have the system that pumps the tepid…

HVAC was broken after that

My wife plus I have a four year old daughter, Veronica, plus she is quite engaging. Some would honestly say that she causes trouble a lot, but she’s constantly messing with something, plus she’s a genius for trouble. She must have inherited that from her…

Sickness and pure air filter

This has been easily one of the worst flu seasons on record. I have basically been keeping my children at home away from activities at friend’s houses plus school events. I just can’t take the risk of them getting the flu over plus over at…

HVAC ruined by the power

You know how many people are electrocuted in property misfortunes? THere are a number of studies that put these staggering numbers around 30,000 people every single year… About 5% of those people will end up dying in a type of household related electrocution. Unluckily, several…

Indoor air conditions

The last time I had to get a roommate, things did not go well. I did not sufficiently screen the applicants, which is my fault, and I ended up with a terrible roommate! This time around I was a lot more selective, just to make…

HVAC and the air conditions

My siblings are the best! We have always been extremely close, & I feel that I can count on them whenever they are needed. Anytime I need them to help out with something, they are there for me without hesitation, to lend a hand.  Recently,…

AC for our pup

Every Saturday, I constantly make a point to go to my local park for a nice outing. It’s so great to get up and out of my apartment for a little while as well as to soak in some sunshine as well as fresh air.…

Playing outside

It seems like I can never get comfortable at work.  I am a university teacher and I love my job, however the environment is not that comfortable, meaning the heating and cooling systems are never set to comfortable settings.  Just a few weeks ago, I…

The cooling system is dead

For way too long, I’ve been laid up with a back injury, while I was in the military, I suffered a terrible injury to our back, i was actually working inside of a building, when a large piece of tubing broke free from the ceiling,…

Vacuuming the heater

I suppose that I should have replaced our furnace more than two years ago, since mine is approximately twenty years old, and doesn’t run like it used to.  I’ve been conscientious about filter changes as well as annual maintenance, but components have still gradually worn…

I’m glad I have access

Last fall, I realized I needed to get away from the stress of work and my hectic schedule.  I figured some time in the woods would be relaxing and revitalizing. I couldn’t wait for the peace and quiet, plus I knew the color changing in…

Why are the windows down

Everyone has that moment where they just want to hop on a bus and start over somewhere across the country. Maybe work was particularly awful that day, or your boyfriend or girlfriend just picked the worst fight with you. Maybe you really just hit rock…

This is incredibly hot

My nephew Jack just had his fifth birthday. My brother George was so excited to throw a big party for his son that he was forgetting about his actual duties as an adult! While I was more than happy to help George organize the birthday…

Elements at play

Southern living means winter becomes a bit of a rarity. If you grew up in a more northern place and are wanting relief from the cold, this is a fine change. My husband John and I, on the other hand, had no complaints about the…

Taking my shoes off

My brother actually just got married to his fourth wife. I swear he goes through them more often than he does clothing. I care about him a lot even though I feel like sometimes he makes bad decisions. At least his newest wife is supremely…

Preparing for damage

Do you ever get serious alerts on your phone.  Now that there are cell phones in most people’s possession, the emergency alert system can notify people consistently of dangerous weather or other hazards that may impact them. This is exactly what happened last month when…

Larger boats

I was happy to spend time with my father-in-law as well as take him on an afternoon cruise out on the lake, however both of us have not had much chance to see his up to late because our lives have been so ridiculously full.…

I want to turn this off

My dear husband, Dirk and I have spent our entire lives in a remote northern region of the country.  We’ve always dealt with long months of below freezing temperatures and constant snowfall. The two of us recently purchased a second home down south.  It is…

Let’s make some moves

When my wife, Regina, and I bought a lake home down south, there was a ton of work to be done.  The home had been vacant for quite some time, so everything was rundown as well as old. The master bathroom, specifically, was in bad…

Getting hot water

Bob’s been looking into the option of going from conventional to tankless water heating.  Now he has a traditional water tank installed in his basement. The water oil furnace takes up lots of space, is ugly & not all that energy efficient.  Plus, he’s dealt…

Priority service

Angela raises four children, takes care of multiple pets, and works full-time, so her schedule is super hectic.  All of her children are involved in multiple sports teams plus clubs, and her work is rather demanding. Trying to keep up with additional household responsibilities like…

Improving health and comfort

Because of where I live, there’s rarely a time when I’m not relying on either the gas furnace or the air conditioner.  I spend a fortune on yearly utility bills, plus preventing energy waste is a priority. I’ve gone to great lengths to seal up…

My expenses are piling up

After several years, my father has been having a lot of trouble with his household appliances and then after he got divorced from my mother, he felt it necessary to try and fit a particular role that my mother had always filled. It can be…

I want to take a trip

Since I work from home, I travel all of the time. All I need is the tablet as well as steady internet, then plug in and start working. I have traveled to a lot of peculiar places. I occasionally stay in one area for about…