Furnace safety and carbon monoxide

Furnace safety and carbon monoxide

http://www.homemedicusa.com/podcasts/FurnaceFluandCarbonMonoxide.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Got a furnace? You could also have carbon monoxide issues. If the furnace isn’t right your family will be at risk. Learn what to watch out for and what to do. Learn about furnace safety – before you wish you had known. Like other publications by The Home Medic, this podcast will help you keep your money in your wallet and your family out of the hospital – or the...
Central air and swamp coolers

Central air and swamp coolers

http://www.homemedicusa.com/podcasts/FurnaceCentralAirandSwampers.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS It’s August, and your family is dripping sweat. The mattresses smell like a boy’s gym, and the dog smells better than the living room couch. You’ve been thinking it might be time to invest in a cooling system. What should you get? What works best for the area you’re in? Maybe you already have a central air unit or swamp cooler in your home but your cooling bill is making you sweat instead. Don’t sweat it. Do listen to this podcast and learn what you can do to keep your money in your wallet and your family out of the hospital. You might even learn enough to make your home smell better while you’re at it....
Fireplace Flue: Disaster in waiting

Fireplace Flue: Disaster in waiting

http://homemedicusa.com/podcasts/FireplaceFlue.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Ah, the fireplace flue. Does anybody really think to think of them? It seems that people spend more time thinking of flues while watching Mary Poppins than actually thinking about the one in their home. But ignoring your flue can be like leaving the stove on all the time – eventually something bad is going to happen. As a home inspector, I have inspected homes where even the contractor didn’t think of the flue – he just put a fireplace there in the room and didn’t bother with the flue. Such a deadly and unthinking mistake could be fatal – and it’s the same for the home owner. Then there’s the critter issue. The Home Medic explains what issues to be aware of as relates to your fireplace flue. If you really want to keep your money in your wallet and your family out of the hospital, you’ll need to know what’s in this...
Furnace Flues: silent death in the chimney

Furnace Flues: silent death in the chimney

http://www.homemedicusa.com/podcasts/FurnaceFluandCarbonMonoxide.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS We all have them: a furnace flue, a fireplace flue, or a water heater flue. One thing they have in common? If they’re not working right, they’re all kinds of dangerous. Yes, they all are supposed to be the exit ramp for carbon monoxide to leave the home. If they’re in good condition, you’re golden. If not? Let’s just say that things get ugly. Carbon monoxide can leave your fireplace or furnace, but not your house. When it stays in your home, your family is very much at risk. Learn what safety issues to look for, what to avoid, and what to do when something goes dangerously wrong. The Home Medic describes how to keep your money in your wallet and your family out of the...
Furnace Filters: filtering your wallet

Furnace Filters: filtering your wallet

http://www.homemedicusa.com/podcasts/FurnaceFilterTypes.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Got too much money? Wish you could flush more of it away? Just ignore some of the furnace filter you learn in this podcast, and you’ll be sending so much of your money to the utility company that your excessive money problems can be solved just like that! Or, you could learn from The Home Medic how to keep your money in your wallet and your family out of the hospital. Garth explains what furnace filter issues to avoid, where to place the filter, the best sizes and types. Filter the money leaving your wallet with these tips from The Home...