smart living

smart living

It’s an extremely difficult time to engage in easy conversation these days with our current political upheaval. I feel like the nation is extremely divided & it has even sunk into satellite troubles, besides elections & national politics. These days, you can’t say much of anything separate from somebody being insulted. Somehow, everything has become

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Portable solution to a damp problem

Portable solution to a damp problem

Is there anything more frustrating than waiting? It seems that I am constantly waiting for something or someone these afternoons; Just the other afternoon I wasted three hours waiting for a contractor that was supposed to supply us a quote on a new roof only to get a call from him saying she would be

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Radiant radiant floors this year

Radiant radiant floors this year

The costs of installing radiant radiant floors are a little high For the past multiple years my family has been complaining that I will not meet them in exotic locations for any of their planned family getaways. I keep telling them that I am not interested in going to some lavish resort as well as

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Will this cold snap ever end?

Will this cold snap ever end?

It isn’t even officially winter yet and I’m already over it. This is probably because of the fact that our home is never really warm and no matter how hard I try I feel cold. The problem has been getting worse over the past couple years and we really need to consider upgrading our insulation

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Why does my filter need to be changed so often

Why does my filter need to be changed so often

As a new homeowner I figured I had a lot to learn. I never really helped my parents around the home and would complain if I were asked to do any manual labor. Now, I wish I would have paid more attention to all of the little things my parents attended to on a correct

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You think AC can withstand some wind

You think AC can withstand some wind

In the climate where I live now things can get tumultuous pretty quickly. The air in this region tends to be really hot and humid, so weather happens fast. You can go from a perfectly sunny day to a completely stormy and dangerous situation in just a few minutes. It doesn’t help that we pretty

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My propane fireplace started smoking

My propane fireplace started smoking

My propane fireplace started smoking a few days ago, as well as I have not used it since, i have had a fear of that fireplace since my buddy and I got it, as well as now, I am super afraid that it is going to start a fire in the house. I don’t know

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Fell in love at HVAC school – professor

Fell in love at HVAC school – professor

You never know what your heart is going to want. And that’s something that I have had to come to terms with in my own life as I have tried to understand the poor choices I have made in men. When I look back at my dating history all I can do is shake my

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You feel A/C can withstand some wind

You feel A/C can withstand some wind

Getting a professional Heating as well as Air Conditioning specialist out to my home in the middle of a stormy weather was no easy task In the temperature where I live now things can get tumultuous pretty swiftly. The air in this region tends to be entirely hot as well as humid, so weather happens

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No more middle of the night wake ups

No more middle of the night wake ups

As of last monthwe are finally able to sleep through the night again. For the past three years, during the winter, my pal and I have been forced to set an alarm for every four hours so that one of us could get up and tend the fire. If my pal and I failed to

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AC That Works Too Well

AC That Works Too Well

I wasn’t sure that it was possible for air conditioning to work too well until I rode in Aaron’s car, but aaron as well as I met about ten months ago on a trip that my buddy and I both took to Asia; Come to find out, my buddy and I grew up in the

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There’s no circulation down here

There’s no circulation down here

I’m really not the kind of guy who prefers to complain. I am seriously grateful for everything that I have plus I really hate to take anything for granted. I know what it is like to live without the basics in order to feel comfortable, secure, plus safe. I have been in some easily dangerous

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Heating, Ventilation, as well as A/C in airport

Heating, Ventilation, as well as A/C in airport

I recently went on a contractor trip that was completely disastrous. I was invited by a contractor to head up there direction for an interview on site. I was honestly excited for the opportunity, however it was complicated to get 600 miles away for the event. The contractor wanted me to fly in, however I

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OCD neighbor is ready for winter

OCD neighbor is ready for winter

This couldn’t be more blatant based on the fact that the heating, cooling, as well as circulation equipment repair man was at her condo three times last week. Isn’t it interesting how you get older as well as realize that other people’s brains were completely differently than yours? For most of my younger years, I

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My propane fireplace started smoking

My propane fireplace started smoking

My propane fireplace started smoking a few days ago, plus I have not used it since, i have had a fear of that fireplace since we got it, plus now, I am super afraid that it is going to start a fire in the house. I don’t know what caused it to smoke, however I

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Why won’t a geothermal system work in my area

Why won’t a geothermal system work in my area

When we decided to build a house I wanted to make it as eco-friendly as possible. This meant investing in some non conventional ways to power and heat our home. I did a lot of research ahead of time so that I would sound knowledgeable when talking to contractors. The easiest thing to have installed

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Running the local business on my own

Running the local business on my own

Today is a shopping day for me sadly, as I really don’t like to shop for food for some odd reason. I need to change my perspective on this because shopping for food is not going to go away and it really isn’t that big of a deal considering the store is just a three

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Living in a Really Cold Dorm

Living in a Really Cold Dorm

College was one of the greatest times of my life, as well as at times, I wish that I could go back to those afternoons. One of the the things that made school such a lovely experience for me was the girls in my dorm. They made me feel so comfortable from my freshmen year

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Date someone with skills, and never feel freaked

Date someone with skills, and never feel freaked

I cherish having a real partner when it comes to our indoor air quality and utility management… When I was younger I made some very foolish decisions, like most of us. I really wasn’t wise when it came to selecting my romantic interests, and this got me heartbroken over and over again. As a youth,

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Dog’s dust irritations plus air filter

Dog’s dust irritations plus air filter

In my life I’ve had a few absolutely great best friends. I’ve also had a few absolutely excruciating friends. I’ve gone through some experiences that have made me mistrust people, but which is why I tend to surround myself with creatures. I have to say, I love to have pets around me than other human

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There’s no circulation down here

There’s no circulation down here

I’m absolutely not the kind of lady who prefers to complain. I am seriously grateful for everything that I have and I really hate to take anything for granted. I know what it is like to live without the basics in order to feel comfortable, secure, and safe. I have been in some truly dangerous

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Living in a Really Cold Dorm

Living in a Really Cold Dorm

College was one of the greatest times of my life, & at times, I wish that I could go back to those mornings. One of the the things that made university such a enjoyable experience for me was the women in my dorm. They made me feel so comfortable from my freshmen year until I

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The appliances are green

The appliances are green

It’s an harshly hard time to engage in simple conversation these afternoons with our current political upheaval. I feel like the nation is harshly divided plus it has even sunk into satellite complications, besides elections plus national politics. These afternoons, you can’t say much of anything without somebody being insulted. Somehow, everything has become a

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Cleaning My Air Conditioner

Cleaning My Air Conditioner

Although my husband has shown me how to get the covers off several times, I just can’t seem to do it like he can. I just cherish to clean! I know; most people don’t like to clean and find it to be a dreadful task. To me, cleaning is fantastic and rejuvenating. When I’m stressed,

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Why does my filter need to be changed so often

Why does my filter need to be changed so often

As a new homeowner I figured I had a lot to learn. I never really helped my parents around the house and would complain if I were asked to do any manual labor. Now, I wish I would have paid more attention to all of the little things my parents attended to on a regular

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Running the local supplier on my own

Running the local supplier on my own

This week is a shopping day for me sadly, as I absolutely don’t like to shop for food for some odd reason. I need to change my perspective on this because shopping for food is not going to go away & it absolutely isn’t that giant of a deal considering the store is just a

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I obtained a new air cleaner for my family room

I obtained a new air cleaner for my family room

I have been using an air cleaner in my family room for more than 2 years now. I like knowing that I am breathing in nice scrub air when I am sleeping. I feel like it helps me stay healthier to have scrub air to breathe in while in the nighttime… Of course, I appreciate

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Don’t let him DIY your machine to death

Don’t let him DIY your machine to death

When my child told me that she wanted to be a professional skilled worker, I admit that I wasn’t completely supportive. It’s not that I wanted to tell my kid what she should do with her life, although I also know that she has some limitations which would make this particular line of labor pretty

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