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Comment on AC Drain Line Clean Out – Today’s Homeowner by Sean

Do you have a central air conditioning system in your home? If so, you may have wondered what that drain line is outside of your home near the air system, dripping water onto the ground. This is the drain line for the central air system that drains condensation from the inside the house to outside the house in order to prevent water damage from occurring inside the house from the buildup of algae in the drain line, which can clog the pipe and prevent it from working effectively.
You can prevent a clog from happening simply by pouring a cup of bleach into the pipe from inside, and to fix a clog that has already occurred you can attach a wet/dry vacuum to the pipe outside, after removing the paper filter, and sucking it out.

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REHAU Offers Commercial Mechanical & Plumbing Continuing Education Seminars for Engineers, Contractors

Lunch and Learns are being offered, upon request, to professionals in the plumbing and heating industry. These lunch and learns are for any of these professionals in the United States and Canada. These seminars are being put on by REHAU and are being offered for individual presentation or in multi-topic programs Once the professionals complete their seminars, they will be emailed a certificate. The seminars are 1-hour seminars that include: PEXa Plumbing Systems, Principles of Radiant Cooling, Radiant Heating Advantages and Applications, Geothermal Piping Technology, and Snow and Ice Melting Installation.

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Comment on Do Ultrasonic Electronic Pest Repellents Really Work? – Today’s Homeowner by Shashi

Many people wonder if Electronic Pest Repellents are an effective way of eliminating unwanted guests. Well, perhaps they could be an extra measure someone could take, but they should not be the sole method of elimination. To remove pests from the home, a homeowner should continue trapping and relocating rodents away from the home. Ultrasonic repellents can deter some pests but has not been shown effective against all subjects. Overall, it is best to use multiple methods to combats an aggressive infestation.

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Comment on June Home Maintenance To-Do List – Today’s Homeowner by Thomas Boni

Danny Lipford graces us with information about maintaining the home in June. Recognizing first that June is summer’s beginning. Warning of the weather ahead with air conditioning and grills and chores. First we’re suggested to replace the air conditioning filter. Second is cleaning the dryer pipe. Third is to clean the fan paddles. Fourth is clean the grill grates. Fifth to remove mold and mildew. Sixth is air conditioning maintenance. Last is to clean the sprinklers.

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