Simple Fixes For Some Top Air Conditioner Problems

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There are plenty of reasons to clean a fridge and one big excuse not to — namely, lack of time. But you don’t need to set aside several hours to complete a basic cleanout. Get it done in 30 minutes with this guide.

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Go It Alone or Hire a Pro? Replacing an Entry Door Threshold

Door thresholds play an important role in sealing out the elements. If they’re worn out, doors may not close properly, causing drafts. Should you replace it or hire a professional?

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4 Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a contractor is a major commitment of money and time. Before investing be sure you are hiring the best person for the job by asking these four key questions.

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6 Ways to Keep Appliances Ship-Shape

Appliances aren’t given much thought when running properly. But as soon as they’re not, they’re all you think about. A broken appliance can wreak havoc on your home this summer. Take these simple steps to help keep things running smoothly.

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How to Prepare Your Home For an Arctic Blast

Whether it's a polar vortex, arctic blast or old-fashioned winter storm, protect your home and stay warm with these tips.

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12 New Year’s Resolutions to Maintain Your Home in 2015

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about self-improvement. You can use them to get your house in shape, too. Here’s a 12-month program to tackle house projects in 2015.

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6 Steps for Fixing a Squeaky Door

Don’t let a squeaky door drive you to distraction. To eliminate those annoying sounds, use these tips to fix the problem quickly and inexpensively.

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Get the Most Out of Your Household Appliances

Appliances are a big investment and a valuable part of your home. Naturally, you want to keep them running efficiently and effectively for as long as possible. Here are some things you can do to help keep your appliances in good working order longer:

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Lifespan of Modern Home Appliances

Homeowners often assume that with an increase in technology comes an improvement of everyday life. So it can come as a surprise that when appliance manufactures add tech, like sensors and displays, they are actually shortening the product’s lifespan.

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Is Your A/C Ready for Summer?

Summer is almost upon us, and that means it’s time to check your A/C system. It’s important to regularly check the system in order to prevent any breakdowns once things start to heat up. Below are a few helpful steps for checking your A/C system.

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With summer on the way and temperatures about to soar, it’s a good time to think about how well your cooling system is performing and what you can do to keep your energy costs down.

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Nearly 52 record-high temperatures for 2012 were reached in the month of June, making this summer one of the hottest on record.

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Smart Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Fight the rising cost of staying cool with these handy tips for keeping your air conditioning running efficiently this summer.

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Everyone loves coming home to a nice, cool air-conditioned house on a hot summer day. Have you ever wondered how air conditioning actually works?

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As a pool owner, we know you may be ready for summer, but is your pool? Now’s the time to make sure your pool is the place for family fun all season long.

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With the ridiculous heat and crazy schedules of summer you’re probably going to be relying on your freezer a lot more. You need to make sure that it’s always there running efficiently and providing you with quick dinners and cooling frozen treats.

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Free Download: Maintenance Guide

AHS can help keep your appliances running smoothly with our FREE Maintenance Guide. Download your copy today and get great tips to keep your home in top shape.

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