This is the spot to do it

If travel plans stress you out, you might not want to hand over  the money to fly across the globe. Maybe you don’t have the time to take a vacation this year.  Never fear, you can have a staycation right here in Austin, Texas. Pretend you are a tourist for a little while and do what they might do.  Your probably pass right by the The Thinkery and never bother to stop in. Why not take your kids there? They can learn something fun and new.  Schedule time for the kids and enroll them in one of the Thinker’s educational summertime camps. It’s a great way for the kids to make friends and try something different.  If the beauty of art is more your style, you could spend a few hours at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art. The exhibits change regularly and they features some famous artwork.  Want to still be outdoors and also get your museum fix? Head on over to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum for a real treat. You can appreciate the works of Charles Umlauf.  His talent is well known. It’s a perfect getaway and nearby there’s plenty of options for food. There’s hundreds of options to satisfy your taste buds in and around Austin. For all budgets and tastes, you’ll enjoy time exploring  the diners or fine dining places in Austin. Many are kid friendly. There’s all different types of food, from Chinese and Italian to the cuisine that has made Austin famous. Try out the barbecue while you stroll the shops. Maybe visit the hiking trails, play golf or kayak in the many lakes.  There’s so much to do, you can fill a whole vacation and never do anything twice.

texas company 

I didn’t really notice

My living room is in a refurbished room of the house; Just looking at it, you can tell that it clearly used to be screened-in porch, that was later turned into an additional spare room. I had always thought for the first few months that the reason it was drafty was due to all of the windows plus the different shape. It’s fairly cut off from the rest of the house, so it doesn’t get much heat from the layout. Fortunately, the room has its own Heating as well as A/C zone control with even a different type of heating than the rest of the house. While the beach house correct runs on oil heater, the spare room runs on an electric gas furnace system. Finally once Winter season gave way to Spring, I decided to investigate the problem. It turns out the door was never properly sealed, then the two of us suspect it was the absolutely same door from the original screened-in porch in the 60s. Rather than take it off plus apply the gaskets, the older owners simply took some kind of industrial felt plus nailed it in long strips around the edges of the door with tiny decorative nails, however like trying to put a door sock around an entire door, then now that it’s warmer, we’ve taken the whole thing off plus just left the screen door shut. Rehabbing the door was legitimately easy, the two of us just brought it out to the driveway plus followed an instructional video with parts of the hardware store. We’re hoping this simple improvement will help keep the spare room warmer this Winter season, plus save us a few dollars on the central gas furnace bill.

richard’s fuel and heating 

Getting electric to our home

My beach beach house office is in a refurbished room of the house. Just looking at it, you can tell that it clearly used to be screened-in porch, that was later turned into an additional spare room. I had constantly thought for the first few weeks that the reason it was drafty was due to all of the windows as well as the peculiar shape. It’s fairly cut off from the rest of the house, so it doesn’t get much heat from the layout. Fortunately, the room has its own Heating as well as A/C zone control with even a strange type of heating than the rest of the house. While the beach house regular runs on oil heater, the spare room runs on an electric heating system system. Finally once Winter time gave way to Spring, I decided to investigate the problem. It turns out the door was never properly sealed… The people I was with and I suspect it was the easily same door from the original screened-in porch in the 60s. Rather than take it off as well as apply the gaskets, the older owners simply took some kind of industrial felt as well as nailed it in long strips around the edges of the door with tiny decorative nails. Like trying to put a door sock around an entire door! Now that it’s warmer, we’ve taken the whole thing off as well as just left the screen door shut. Rehabbing the door was entirely simple, both of us just brought it out to the driveway as well as followed an instructional video with parts of the hardware store. We’re hoping this easy improvement will help keep the spare room warmer this winter, as well as save us a few dollars on the central heating system bill.

Certified HVAC equipment is always great

My beach beach house office is in a refurbished room of the house. Just looking at it, you can tell that it clearly used to be screened-in porch, that was later turned into an additional spare room. I had consistently thought for the first few weeks that the reason it was drafty was due to all of the windows plus the odd shape. It’s fairly split off from the rest of the house, so it doesn’t get much heat from the layout. Fortunately, the room has its own HVAC zone control with even a unusual type of heating than the rest of the house. While the beach house correct runs on oil heater, the spare room runs on an electric furnace system. Finally once Winter time gave way to Springtime, I decided to investigate the problem. It turns out the door was never properly sealed, the two of us suspect it was the certainly same door from the original screened-in porch in the 60s. Rather than take it off plus apply the gaskets, the older owners simply took some kind of industrial felt plus nailed it in long strips around the edges of the door with tiny decorative nails, and like trying to put a door sock around an entire door, however now that it’s warmer, we’ve taken the whole thing off plus just left the screen door shut. Rehabbing the door was entirely easy, the people I was with and I just brought it out to the driveway plus followed an instructional video with parts of the hardware store. We’re hoping this simple improvement will help keep the spare room warmer this winter, plus save us a few dollars on the central furnace bill.

whole home comfort 

I can’t believe this

My study room is in a refurbished room of the house. Just looking at it, you can tell that it clearly used to be screened-in porch, that was later turned into an additional spare room. I had regularly thought for the first few months that the reason it was drafty was due to all of the windows as well as the odd shape. It’s fairly cut off from the rest of the house, so it doesn’t get much heat from the layout. Fortunately, the room has its own Heating, Ventilation, as well as A/C zone control with even a peculiar type of heating than the rest of the house. While the home official runs on oil heater, the spare room runs on an electric oil furnace system. Finally once Wintertide gave way to Spring, I decided to investigate the problem. It turns out the door was never properly sealed, the people I was with and I suspect it was the really same door from the original screened-in porch in the 60s. Rather than take it off as well as apply the gaskets, the older owners simply took some kind of industrial felt as well as nailed it in long strips around the edges of the door with tiny decorative nails, like trying to put a door sock around an entire door, but now that it’s warmer, we’ve taken the whole thing off as well as just left the screen door shut. Rehabbing the door was entirely straight-forward, all of us just brought it out to the driveway as well as followed an instructional video with parts of the hardware store. We’re hoping this straight-forward improvement will help keep the spare room warmer this winter, as well as save us a few dollars on the central oil furnace bill.

The direct sunlight is bothering me

My home office is in a refurbished room of the house. Just looking at it, you can tell that it clearly used to be screened-in porch, that was later turned into an additional spare room. I had always thought for the first few months that the reason it was drafty was due to all of the windows and the odd shape. It’s fairly cut off from the rest of the house, so it doesn’t get much heat from the layout. Fortunately, the room has its own HVAC zone control with even a different type of heating than the rest of the house. While the house proper runs on oil heater, the spare room runs on an electric heater system. Finally once winter gave way to spring, I decided to investigate the problem. It turns out the door was never properly sealed. We suspect it was the very same door from the original screened-in porch in the 60s. Rather than take it off and apply the gaskets, the older owners simply took some kind of industrial felt and nailed it in long strips around the edges of the door with tiny decorative nails. Like trying to put a door sock around an entire door. Now that it’s warmer, we’ve taken the whole thing off and just left the screen door shut. Rehabbing the door was really easy, we just brought it out to the driveway and followed an instructional video with parts of the hardware store. We’re hoping this simple improvement will help keep the spare room warmer this winter, and save us a few dollars on the central heater bill.

HVAC company 

We have found the issue

I’ve never been ecstatic about the indoor temperature control in certain areas of my home.  The second level of our farm home will not stay warm in the Wintertime, and it actually heats up far too much in the summertime.  There is a genuinely large window facing the east, so naturally that room becomes hot. It does help heat the home in the Wintertime.  So, I realized for myself and others to even out these sizzling and cold areas, I’ll need to bring a change to my heating and cooling system for that section of our house.  That’s why I’ve been researching online the Heating, Ventilation and A/C technology and how to improve my hot and cold condition controls up there. I’ve found the ductless mini-split technology might just be the perfect answer for my upstairs temperature problems.  My research shows traditional heat pumps and central A/C units push the cooled and heated air through HVAC ducts, which is what I have currently. However, ductless Heating, Ventilation and A/C systems deliver the air directly into several zones. That sounds as though it might be the exact Heating, Ventilation and A/C system that I want up there!  The ductless mini-split appears to be a somewhat straight-forward fix for my temperature control problems on the second floor. The ductless mini-split heating and cooling technology is comprised of a very small outdoor compressor and one or more indoor Heating, Ventilation and A/C units which delivers the air directly to separate zones and it requires little hardware for wall mounting. Since my eldest children sleep up there, I want them to live in more comfortable conditions, and I recognize the ductless mini-split may do just that!

mini split air conditioning 

I’m going to install a new heater

The price tag for running, fixing as well as replacing your a/c could be going way up.  That is if the politicians have anything to say about it. An agreement to begin phase-out production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), a product that is found in old a/cs, as well as believed to be harmful to our ozone layer will increase costs of our a/c equipment.  Even the updating for this product has been banned. So, this phase-out will be not come cheap for the Heating & Air Conditioning industry, adding significant bottom line costs to American households as well as businesses. This deviation will impact virtually anyone that has an old a/c, since this phase-out may affect millions of existing a/c units.  Even if costs of the phase-out is broken in half, that’s potentially still hundreds of dollars more for a family to repair or update their a/c. Higher prices for a/cs may not be restricted to just beach apartment clients replacing their older a/c unit, either. Commercial a/c units can also be subject to this phase-out of the harmful product which is used to make old a/cs.  In doing so, dealers nationwide can also be affected by this phase-out considering the alternatives will be quite pricey. The hotel industry is only one industry which relies heavily on the use of commercial Heating & Air Conditioning systems. It is truly likely the costs of this phase-out of our current type of Heating & Air Conditioning plan will be passed to the guests through the hotels’ average daily room rate.  Someone will pay for that new, as well as supposedly better Heating & Air Conditioning unit.

A/C equipment 

Controlling the temperature

Since we are in the midst of a sizzling summer season, we are all cranking our air conditionings.  Every one of us may even be maxing out those air conditioning systems. My mom called me the other day, so I drove over to my parents home only to find that their air conditioning was not working.  My elderly father retrieved numerous fans from his attic to help with the lack of air cooling. The thermostat at his home was showing dangerously high numbers, so I thanked my mom for calling me. My Dad had no idea as to how the air conditioning was not really working well, so I needed to find out.  Although showing a high reading, the thermostat looked pretty normal. I asked my folks when they first noticed a lack of cool air conditioning. They said it appeared warmer last week, but figured it was just another sizzling period. So, I immediately check the air filter and find it to be quite filthy.  Since I am their only kid here, I should take responsibility for not changing their air conditioning filter. My Pop thinks he can handle everything still, and I try to supply him with that respect. Obviously, I will now need to watch over them a bit more carefully. I then went to the outside condenser only to find it frozen.  That is when I called my partner to come get my parents out of the sizzling house. I immediately called the HVAC provider. With my parents safely tucked in my air conditioned home, the HVAC cooling system will be repaired tomorrow. Not long after, they can come back to their air conditioned home.

HVAC 

This is what I have planned

I work in publishing, in addition to anywhere along the way I got into collecting books. I’ve never collected anything in my life–I despise clutter in addition to I don’t understand the point of knick knacks at all, then however, one morning I found myself in a used in addition to vintage library in addition to happened upon in addition to illustrated work by my number one author from the British Romanticism movement, in addition to the rest is history, yet with collecting comes preservation. I loathe moving now, because I have to put my vintage volumes in a separate box with acid free packing materials. I then sealed the outside of the box in plastic to waterproof it. I’m constantly so upset about keeping these outdated volumes in good condition! Recently I decided to look up ways to help keep them in the best weather conditions control conditions possible. I hoped it would bring myself and others a little peace of mind. What I found was that they needed to be kept in as dry conditions as possible. This worked good for Winter season, however the rest of the year it unquestionably gets unquestionably humid. I also don’t have central air conditioner, so the air quality isn’t good to begin with. What I finally settled on was getting a dehumidifier. The dehumidifier works to suck moisture out of the air. It’s unquestionably self-explanatory to operate; just turn it off when the tank is full, empty the tank, replace tank in addition to turn it back on. Even I can handle that. Now my books are stored in pristine condition with a dehumidifier in addition to media air cleaner, in addition to I have one less thing to stress about.