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Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Com...

Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Components
Heat pumps and furnaces are essential systems to have in your home throughout the winter months of the year. Many people use heat pumps and furnaces interchangeably. However, apart from heating up a home, they are very different. The Differences…
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6 Types of PVC Pipes: Benefits & Drawbacks

Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Components
The unsung heroes of water transportation, PVC pipes are used anywhere from sewage systems to agricultural irrigation. They are one of the most versatile types of plastic pipes, and have a wide range of benefits; they are lightweight yet durable,…
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What Size Gas Furnace Do I Need? 6 Factors to Consider &#...

Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Components
When it comes to furnaces, it’s important to determine what size you need prior to purchasing a system. In fact, it’s absolutely necessary. A furnace system can make or break your home’s comfort. If you get a furnace that is…
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8 Causes of Furnace Short Cycling Problems

Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Components
Furnace short cycling refers to the switching on and off of your furnace system without reaching the set temperature on the thermostat. And for those experiencing short cycling, you may notice suddenly that your home isn’t as warm as it…
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How To Drain Your Water Heater: 4 Step Guide

Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Components
Your water heater is a very valuable appliance in your home. That’s why it’s important to maintain it and drain your water heater every year, no matter what type of storage-tank you own. Over time, sediment builds up within your…
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What is a P-Trap Pipe? Ordinary Problems & How to Re...

Heat Pumps vs. Furnaces: 4 Differences & Primary Components
How Does a P-Trap Pipe Work? If you open the cabinets beneath your kitchen sink, you will see a u-shape pipe that is connected to your wall. The official name of this pipe below your sink is a p-trap and…
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