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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Checking The Furnace


The furnace in your home is a vital element for making sure there is heat for your family. If you think that there might be something wrong with the unit, you can contact a company like Cranberry Township furnace services. Someone can come to your home to examine the furnace to see what might be wrong, or you can try to troubleshoot the unit on your own before calling. 

Ask how Greenspeed Technology can save you money on heating!

After you turn up the temperature to make your furnace come on, listen to make sure the unit is working. If you don't hear the unit come on, then you know that there might be an issue. Examine the filter to make sure it's not dirty as this can hinder the proper function of the furnace. Most companies will change the filter when your unit is serviced so that you don't have to remember. If the furnace doesn't come on after about 30 minutes, then try turning the entire unit off and back on after about 10 minutes. Make sure the batteries are working in the thermostat, then reset the unit. Look at the vents to make sure there is proper airflow. The fuses might be bad as well if the furnace still isn't working.



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Monday, December 15, 2014

THINK Before You Speak

Photo: We love this artwork! Thanks GratitudeHabitat.com :)

THINK.

Such a simple word yet quite hard to do especially when we are blown to the top. We rarely THINK of the words we utter when we are in the outburst of our emotion. 

Why do we need to THINK before we speak? The answer is so obvious. If we want to avoid conflict among our peers, relatives and even to our very own self, we need to THINK, THINK, and THINK. 

Let's make it a habit.


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Saturday, December 13, 2014

What The World Needs Now...

The world nowadays is bombarded with so much chaos and confusion. The rule of order was somehow smudged with news about terrorism, tragedy, environmental issues and concern as well as human apathy. 

To be honest, the world is no longer a safe haven for all of us but we just have no other choice than to live with it. Our daily existence is full of threats. We just don't really know what may happen. Good thing we have God whom we can ask and run to for real protection. Considering that what happened around us is beyond our control, all we can do is to keep away from any threats we have known as much as possible.

And maybe, if all the people around the world know how to value peace- then, there'll be no such thing as terrorism, human trafficking, and slavery. And maybe yet, if there's one thing that we just need to be careful- it would be the wrath of our Mother Nature.

May God protect all of us from any life-threatening situations.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Choosing a Kitchen Contractor


When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, having a knowledgeable, professional contractor on your side can make all the difference in the world. In addition to construction services, many contractors offer additional services such as kitchen design services. Good contractors will also ensure that you are included in all of the decision making throughout the project to ensure that any changes fit in with your overall project goals. There are three basic steps for finding the right kitchen contractor for your kitchen remodeling project. These include: 



Generate a list of contractors 


To get started, begin to make a list of local contractors. You should stick with local contractors that have a physical presence in your area as this will ensure that the contractor you choose has registered their business with the city in which you live. This gives you recourse in the event something goes wrong. 



Ask your friends or family if they have anyone they would recommend. This will ensure that you have one reference that you can trust. Your list should include at least three or four options. 



Request bids


Next, contact each contractor and ask for a bid. The contractors should come out onsite in order to get more information about the job and every bid should be in writing. In addition, request a copy of the contractor’s proof of insurance and proof of valid business license as well as a list of references. 



Choose Your Contractor


Once all of the bids are in, conduct a background check to ensure that each contractor is in good standing in the community. Contact references, the local business licensing authority and the Better Business Bureau to see if there have been any complaints and what the final resolution was. Then choose a contractor based on price, availability, and professionalism. 



Choosing the right contractor for your kitchen remodeling project will not only ensure that you get the best possible results, but that the project is completed on time and under budget.



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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Blogging Hiatus?

Thinking about my blog career nowadays, it is quite deteriorating. I am not really into blogging hiatus, I just do not have the luxury of time anymore. When I tried to check the number of posts that I was able to make for the previous years, it is quite a number, way too far from what I have accomplished for this year. 

However, I realized I was not alone after all with this dilemma. In fact, when I checked the blogs of those I followed, they too seems to go through the same thing with me. Nevertheless, I do not want to stop doing this thing. I still want to blog. I am confident that someday, in one way or another, such passion will be reignited and I can be on my way again in expressing all my random thoughts, my opinions and my views in life's perspectives.

Maybe, I just need to collect all my thoughts, exactly the same way that I just did right now.

Where are those memes by the way?


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