air-conditioner Archives - On the House

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  • summer show notes
    Show Notes: Hot Tips for a Cool Summer

     Show Notes from the On The House with The Carey Brothers and Cameron recorded July 7th, 2018. Learn everything from what size ceiling fan to cool your room to whether you should have a dehumidifer or an...

    • Posted July 7, 2018
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  • air conditioner
    5 Ways to Hide That Big Air Conditioner in Your Yard

    If you live in a hot climate, your air conditioner is probably your favorite major appliance. However, it can quickly become a major party crasher in the middle of your backyard summer barbecue. That same hulking, boxy...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Fixing side
    Easy Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Home

    Keeping your home and its operating systems clean and in good working order will make it safer, more energy efficient and will cut utility and repair bills. What’s more, regular maintenance can prevent damage that can lead...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Mounting A Room Air Conditioner

    It was in 1902 that Dr. Willis Carrier invented refrigerant air conditioning. Concerned that his new invention would receive a “cool” reception, he staged a boxing match to attract a crowd to showcase this never-before-used technology. Almost...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • gardening
    Show Notes: Late Summer Gardening

    Kids  are heading back to school and that means summer is coming to an end. For the avid gardeners out there, you still have time to get the last vegetable garden planted and to finish up summer gardening, if you...

    • Posted August 8, 2015
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  • cooling a house
    If you can’t stand the heat: Get a new air conditioner

    During a recent heat wave, the central air conditioning system failed in our home. An investigation by a local heating and air conditioning contractor revealed that the compressor/condensing unit had met its demise and that the unit...

    • Posted May 4, 2014
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  • Air-Conditioning System Troubleshooting Checklist

    Is it hot where you live and is your air-conditioning system not working? Here are a few things to check first before calling a repairman. No. 1 on the Carey Brothers’ “no-go” checklist is to check your...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • change your filters
    Air Conditioning Appreciation, Check Your Filters

    Question My air conditioner isn’t working as well as it did at the beginning of the season. Do you have any idea what it might be? I don’t want to call in a repairman. Kate Answer When...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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  • energy efficiency
    A New A/C can save you Money

    When the star Sirius appears in the night sky, it officially kicks off the “dog days of summer,” 40 of the hottest, stickiest days of the year (from July 3rd to August 15th). With energy costs very...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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