Archive for January, 2014

Oh, How We Need Air Conditioners!

Written by admin on January 30, 2014. Posted in Air conditioner repair, Air conditioner repair service, Air conditioners

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In a tropical climate, it is nearly impossible to live without air conditioning. Over the years, air conditioners have been the most popular way to keep a home or building cool during hot summer months, or in year round hot climates. Willis Carrier invented the first modern air conditioner back in 1902, for a company in Brooklyn. About 50 years later more than a million residential air conditioning units were sold.

Today, these units often run 24 hours a day during the hottest months of the year. Most units are fitted with coils and air filters that cool the air while filtering out from dust and allergens. Modern air conditioners come with a thermostat that is programmable so that you can set the temperature of your home to different degrees based on the time of day. For example, if no

Convenient Tools to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

Written by admin on January 30, 2014. Posted in Plastic screws, Swivel casters, White plastic screws and bolts

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What small changes make your home wheelchair accessible? According to the University of California’s Disability Statistics Center, 1.6 million Americans living outside of medical centers rely on wheelchairs to get around. At least 6.8 million adults and children have conditions that restrict mobility, making everyday tasks — like dressing, bathing, and navigating their homes — much more difficult, according to the U.S. Census. Here are some quick, relatively low-cost adaptations for safe wheelchair use in your home:

Choose Wide-Swinging Doors

The Learning Center (TLC) advises, “It’s important to have doors with at least a 32-inch (approximately 813-mm) wide opening. Just as on the entry door, thresholds should be rounded and no more than one-half inch (approximately 13 mm)