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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

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Your air conditioner is a critical component of a comfortable home in Los Angeles. When it stops operating effectively, it can cause panic and a bit of anxiety. These emotions are often caused by a lack of knowledge about your air conditioning system. Take the mystery out of the process and arm yourself with the…

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How Do UV Light Indoor Air Quality Products Work?

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UV lamps work with the HEPA filtration system to rid the indoor air of germs, particulates, and allergens. The lamps deactivate the DNA of organisms it comes in contact with. When that happens, the organisms are unable to replicate, and this is how they die. These lamps are available as standalone units or as units…

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When Was Indoor Plumbing Invented?

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America did not have elaborate indoor plumbing systems in most homes until after the mid-19th century. The adaption of indoor plumbing came after cities developed efficient water and sewage systems. Today, almost every home in America has indoor plumbing. But this was not always the case as the indoor water supply was a reserve for…

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How Energy Efficient Are Heat Pumps?

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If you live in an area with mild winters, a heat pump could be the best option for regulating indoor temperatures. Heat pumps are increasingly becoming an energy-efficient alternative to central heating systems. They operate on a different principle, and they are often more efficient, saving energy and utility bills. Here are some facts about…

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?


Although Los Angeles, CA, is known for its mild weather, there are some chilly winter nights. If you live outside the city, the microclimate can include downright frigid winter nighttime temperatures. You’ll need an efficient and safe furnace to keep your home warm. If you’re standing near your furnace and notice the distinctive odor of…

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Why Does My Bathroom Smell Like Sewage?


If you are like most homeowners, you want to have a clean and pleasantly smelling bathroom. However, that is not always the case for your home. If you have a sewer smell emitting from your bathroom, it is a cause for concern. In most cases, those air fresheners will not rid your space of this…

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What Are The Different Types of Furnaces?

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As energy efficiency becomes a priority to save money and protect the environment, homeowners in Los Angeles are looking for ways to update their heating and cooling system. At JW Plumbing, Heating, and Air, Inc., we offer high-quality furnaces that fit every budget and household size. Fuel Options for Your New Furnace Modern furnaces operate…

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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally

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Most people believe that air pollution mainly happens outdoors due to congestion in the cities, power stations, and industrial exhaust emissions. Surprisingly, indoor air isn’t as clean as we’d wish to believe. In fact, it often contains more contaminants than the outdoor air. Some pollution sources inside your home include dust, radon, chemicals from cleaners,…

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Why Is My Water Pressure So Low?

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They say water is life. If you think about it, there is not a single task you can accomplish around the house without water. Cooking, washing, bathing, drinking and watering your garden all depend on water. With all these water needs, you don’t want to deal with inconveniences caused by low water pressure or dry…

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What Causes Pipes to Burst?

Bursting of pipes is one of the most common plumbing problems that many homeowners experience. Whether in the supply pipes or plumbing system, water pipes may burst without any warnings. The burst pipes can be extremely devastating for your residential property and wallet too. Unfortunately, replacing the pipe might be the least of your problems…

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