Monthly Archives: September 2012

Almost Autumn: Home Heating Safety Tips

Summer is coming to an end, which means you can power off the air conditioner and start warming up the heater for those cool autumn and winter days. However, heating equipment comes with a whole host of dangers. In 2010 … Continue reading

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5 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Electrical Panel

Your home’s electrical service panel consists of a series of circuit breakers and fuses that allow you to control all the electrical components of your home. The electrical panel divides all the electrical power into different circuits, each of which … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Despite the economic downturn, the kitchen continues to be one of the most popular rooms in the house for remodeling projects. Homeowners these days are choosing to add technology to their homes that fits their particular lifestyle. They are also … Continue reading

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Planning Your Home Theater Installation

When you are preparing to convert a room in your home into a home theater, there are many things to consider. It is important to know the dimensions of the room you will be using, along with the amount of … Continue reading

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Ideal Voted San Diego’s Best Company

The votes are in and the San Diego Union Tribune’s 2012 Best Award winners have been announced!             San Diego Union-Tribune readers voted Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical the BEST in the following categories: … Continue reading

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With a Flip of a Switch: How Does Electricity Work?

When flipping on a light switch in today’s times it’s expected that, thanks to electricity, a light bulb will turn on and light up a room. No longer does anyone even wonder how that electricity has been harnessed from the … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Optimize a Small Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any home—but some homes were blessed with large, airy kitchens while others have homeowners unable to open a cupboard and the dishwasher at the same time. If you have a … Continue reading

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