Monthly archives: April, 2011

How to troubleshoot a gas water heater

A typical gas water heater consists of a steel tank, a layer of insulation, and a sheet metal jacket. The bottom of the tank is heated by a fixed gas burner that is controlled by a thermocouple and a regulator valve. To vent excess heat and noxious fumes, a gas heater tank is equipped with …

Choosing the right flooring for your house

There are many reasons why you would like to remodel your home. Many people remodel their home just by doing simple changes to the flooring. Changing the floors in any room will give you the added decor and you are looking for without changing the whole outlook of the room. Flooring is inexpensive depending on …

Using locks to protect yourself against home burglary

Door Locks Install strong locks and bolts on all exterior doors, since doors are particularly vulnerable to burglars. Older, worn locks should be replaced with newer, higher-quality units. If you are an apartment dweller, it is imperative that you change the lock/cylinder since you have no idea who might have access to the key. The …