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What to know before purchasing a wood heater

Wood heaters have become a popular home addition recently due to the warmth they offer. Modern wood heaters allow for automated control, which has increased their efficiency. Wood heaters work by allowing fresh air to enter the box, providing oxygen for combustion. As the wood burns, the smoke is forced through the chimney. Some wood heaters come with dampers that can be opened and closed allowing for control of the flames. Read More 

Sewing Machines: How to Fix 3 Common Problems

Sewing isn't just a great hobby; it can also help to save you money as you will be able to make and repair your own clothes. However, you may notice that now and again your sewing machine develops problems. Thankfully, the majority of issues which can affect a sewing machine can be easily solved. Below is a guide to three common problems which can occur when using a sewing machine and the steps you can take to fix them. Read More 

Troubleshooting A Freezer That Won’t Freeze Correctly

Freezers are invaluable appliances when it comes to food preservation in your home. However, they may pick up problems down the line, and this could mean your food going bad or excessive energy being used. In either case, it would be a waste of money. For this reason, it is essential to understand the causes behind some of the common freezer problems to find best possible solutions. One issue you are likely to experience with the freezer compartment of your refrigerator is the inability to freeze. Read More 

Caring for Your New Coffee Machine

In 2014, a report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics found that 46% percent of Australians drank coffee, compared to just 38% who drank tea. The popularity of coffee means that increasing numbers of businesses are installing coffee machines so they can supply their customers with coffee as well as other products. If you have recently had a coffee machine installed in your restaurant or cafe, you may be wondering about how you can keep it in good working order. Read More 

Why Duct Cleaning Is a Crucial Aspect of HVAC Maintenance

Cleanliness is paramount for most homeowners. Thus, some individuals may have a strict cleaning routine to ensure that their residence is not contaminated with dust, pollen and other pollutants. Your HVAC system may provide you with extreme convenience in keeping the temperatures inside your house habitable, but without the right maintenance, the same system could pose the risk of low-quality air. Thus, it is prudent to engage in routine duct cleaning just as you invest in maintenance services for the rest of the system. Read More