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Leveling a winding staircase
Leveling a winding staircase
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Staircase that are not leveled are very dangerous to use. If the staircase is a winding one, then it’s even more dangerous. There are different methods to level a winding staircase, no matter if it’s made of steel or wood. Here’s how to do it: ...

Carpeting a staircase landing
Carpeting a staircase landing
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Carpeting your stairs is an easy job and with the right tools and instructions anyone can do it. By adding a carpet to your staircase landing, not only that you will improve its appearance, but also make it less likely to cause slip-ups. So ...

Installing a carpet around staircase balusters
Installing a carpet around staircase balusters
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Installing a carpet on a staircase is a challenging job and needs to be done carefully, otherwise you risk deteriorating the carpet and waste money. The parts that are difficult to cover are the areas around the balusters. Here’s how you can d ...

How to heat and cool your home
How to heat and cool your home
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Some of the most important investments that you will need to do for your house, are for a central heating system and for a cooling system. That's why you need to choose a system that is most energy efficient. Why is energy efficiency so import ...

Heating vents room placement
Heating vents room placement
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If you want a safe, healthy and cheap way to warm your home and also be environmental friendly, then heating vents should be your choice. You will save money and also lower the pollution. Room placement You will need to make sure that the v ...

Installing a water boiler
Installing a water boiler
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Newer boiler are much more efficient than older ones. They are 80$ efficient, which is not perfect, but a lot efficient than old boilers. Installing a water boiler isn't quite easy so you will need some experience on plumbing and installing a gas ...

How to flush a central heating system
How to flush a central heating system
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At least once a year a central heating system will need to be flushed out. Also if you have to do any repairs you will need to flush the water out. Boilers will need repairs in case of hard water. Some of the tools that you will need are: pliers ...

Toe kick heater: electric vs hydronic
Toe kick heater: electric vs hydronic
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A great solution for large drafty areas is a toe kick heater. They are quite easy to install and will warm cold floors. You can add a thermostat to each heater. You can buy either an electric heater or a hydronic one. Electric toe kick heaters ...

About electric wall radiant heat
About electric wall radiant heat
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If you want an efficient and cheap method of heating your home, then electric wall radiant heating should be your choice. One way to install this system is by placing a long, convex panel in the corner at the ceiling. The panel get's warm and the ...

Installing a heating system
Installing a heating system
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Installing a heating system should be done by a professional or by somebody that has some basic skills. Here's how you can do this job. Installer It's very important that you find a good installer for the job. If the person has previous exp ...