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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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What Do UV Lights Do For HVAC Systems?

Since their invention, ultraviolet rays have been widely adapted for multiple uses, even in HVAC systems. The beams are beneficial in maintaining good indoor air quality. There are two types of UV rays that work along with an HVAC unit. The coil-sanitizing lights are the most common, installed directly on the air conditioning coils and…

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How Often Should Air Ducts Be Cleaned?

Just like a tree can’t do much without its branches extending out from the main trunk, an HVAC system can’t do much without its air ducts extending out from the main HVAC equipment. In other words, your HVAC system’s air ducts are of vital importance. Without air ducts, your system can’t deliver air throughout your…

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Troubleshooting Tips for My Heating System

Your furnace is a complex machine with many intricate parts. Like all machines, it is also prone to damage. But knowing how to troubleshoot your system can be useful during those cold nights when your system breaks down. You can fix some issues, but it is always best to call a professional when in doubt.…

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Best Plants for Indoor Air Quality

Now that you are spending more time at home, you may be thinking about indoor air quality. Perhaps you’re experiencing more congestion, sneezing, headaches, and other symptoms, or you simply spend more time dusting your furniture. Houseplants offer a way to improve the quality of air inside your home and enhance the aesthetics of each…

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