How to Replace a Central Air Conditioning Capacitor (with diagnosis)

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A Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Replace an AC Capacitor Is it hot and have a malfunctioning or not working air conditioning unit? Chances are your AC unit has an issue with the electrical. In fact, the majority of the AC unit problem is related to electrical so you are safe to assume so. Now I … Read moreHow to Replace a Central Air Conditioning Capacitor (with diagnosis)

DIY Dehumidifier – Secrets to Making the Best Homemade Dehumidifier {electric & non-electric solutions}

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Damp basement? Mold growth? I hear you. The dehumidifier is the first plan of attack. Know the tricks to make your very own homemade DIY dehumidifier and save money too. Regardless of whether you want a store-bought or a DIY dehumidifier you need to remove moisture.  I would highly suggest looking at the source of … Read moreDIY Dehumidifier – Secrets to Making the Best Homemade Dehumidifier {electric & non-electric solutions}

Do Soundproof Curtains Work? (and How to Buy Curtains That Are Effective)

Soundproof curtains: do they work or is it hype

Are you sick and tired of the heavy noise? Maybe you’re living on a busy city street, next to a loud construction site or in an apartment building with thin walls (for example). And want to know if soundproof curtain is a possible solution? Yes, for some specific noise related issues soundproof curtain does work … Read moreDo Soundproof Curtains Work? (and How to Buy Curtains That Are Effective)

Little Knows Ways on Where to Place the Dehumidifier to Unlock Its Full Potential

Where to place dehumidifier for best result basement bathroom

I am glad that you’re ahead of 90% of the population in deciding on where to place the dehumidifier for best results.  In fact, many don’t even know they have a humidity related problem in their house. The best place for dehumidifier is the source of humidity issue – basement, laundry room, bathroom, and kitchen. … Read moreLittle Knows Ways on Where to Place the Dehumidifier to Unlock Its Full Potential

How to Remove Humidity From a Room Without a Dehumidifier (and Naturally)

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It’s easy for anyone to just turn the dehumidifier on and stay comfortable.  But, you landed here to know the alternative. – I get it… The easiest alternative I would suggest is to find the source of humidity and fix it. That’s the easiest, cheapest and best.  You can follow through with improving air flow, … Read moreHow to Remove Humidity From a Room Without a Dehumidifier (and Naturally)

How to heat a room with a candle (or a few candles and flowerpot)? or not?

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After I published my previous article on how to efficiently heat the basement, and after reading the post, someone posted this questions to me.  Why did I not address the absolute cheapest method – “How to heat a room with a candle (or a few candles)?”.  This is a response post. If you’re living in … Read moreHow to heat a room with a candle (or a few candles and flowerpot)? or not?

How to heat a basement efficiently in cold winter

Heating basement efficiently using Coal fire

Efficient Basement Heating ( and some cheap options too) I am sure your family is complaining, for a while, about the cold basement.  You need to figure out why your basement is cold. And explore various options to heat the basement space efficiently.  Here I will try to give all the information that is needed … Read moreHow to heat a basement efficiently in cold winter

Ideal humidity level for finished basement?

ideal indoor humidity level

Want to know the ideal humidity level for a comfortable living? Early Morning Dew Drop due to Indoor Humidity Humidity, regardless of whether it is in the living area finished or unfinished basement, there is no difference in the level that must be maintained.  There is one thing common though.  Ideal humidity level must be … Read moreIdeal humidity level for finished basement?