As the mercury rises across the UK and Europe this summer, in homes and offices more and more people are now buying air conditioning units than ever before. With hotter summers, coupled with a growing awareness for the importance of indoor air quality, UK retailers have reported a rise in air-con unit sales as people splash the cash to keep cool in stifling temperatures.
It’s not just these last few months that Brits have been investing in air-con to escape the heat. In 2018, 8.4 million air-con units (including residential, commercial and industrial uses) were sold across Europe including 200,000 of these across the UK, according to the Carbon Trust. With the Met Office forecasting that British summers could be 5C warmer by 2070, sales of air conditioning units may well continue to rise in years to come.
If you’ve been smart enough to invest in an
air-con system for your home or office keeping your system in good working
order will help it perform better. Although many people wait for their system
to start making a strange noise or notice it’s running less efficiently to call
for a service, it’s better to be ahead of the game and plan regular maintenance.
Whilst neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in its performance, here’s five additional benefits to keeping your air-con unit fully serviced.
Operational Life – Regular maintenance will ensure
your unit maintains up to 95% of its original efficiency and can double the
lifespan of the unit. Filthy condenser coils and clogged up filters means your
system has to use up more energy to do its job properly. Monitoring your unit for
any damage on the pump, belts, and other parts allows you to keep the system
running as efficiently as possible.
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Most of the people think that a bathroom cabinet is not very
necessary, but sooner or later they add it to their bathroom. Choosing a
quality bathroom cabinet can be very confusing if you do not what to look for
and enjoyable as well if you aware of your budget and needs. You can look for
different materials, sizes and shapes while choosing a quality bathroom
cabinet. If you are still confused on how to make your choice then keep on
Generally, there are three different types of bathroom
cabinets. First category includes stock cabinets which are sold to customers
either ready to assemble or fully assembled. Then comes the semi custom type,
these are basically made to order but have limited specifications. Still you
get different choices in terms of hardware and designs. Custom made conclude
the last type of this category. These cabinets are highly expensive in compared
to other two types as they are specifically made as per the needs of the
customers. Therefore, they offer greater flexibility.
A quality bathroom cabinet can be built with frame or
without a frame as well. All the framed cabinets represent the traditional
style as all the edges are clearly visible around drawers and the door. For
easy access you can get the frameless ones which are considered best for
Materials Of Subsurface
Another important thing that you need to check in a quality
bathroom cabinet is it’s subsurface. It is mostly made with either particle
board, engineered plywood or with fiberboard of medium density. Although,
particle boards are also available in superior quality but there are still
chances of experiencing problems of weakness with wood of poor grade. With
fiber board of medium density you get smoother surface and all the edges can … Read more
When you make a resolution to renovate your bathroom, you
are required to spend for quite a few bathroom accessories to make it happen in
a splendid way. Bathroom renovation is unquestionably a major move; therefore,
it is supposed to be done with the due attention and graveness. The fittings
and fixtures must be moved flawlessly so as to ascertain that you may not
encounter any sort of minor or major issues. If you observe, you will realize
that bathroom taps are the most utilized accessories among all; therefore, you
have to pay close attention when it comes to the selection of bathroom taps.
A bathroom is useless until the taps are installed in it. As
you must have a clear idea of the prominence of bathroom taps, you need to be
well aware of the factors which can influence the purchase of the taps. The
moment you enter a hardware store, you get to see a huge range of beautiful
bathroom taps and it is the most critical moment to make a perfect decision as
beauty might make you forget the actual purpose of buying and you make a
purchase for an inappropriate or expensive type. Here you have to rationalize
your decision and double-check if the taps you are willing to get will be
useful for you or not. The following points will help you understand how to opt
a perfect bathroom tap within your budget and usability.
First of all, you need to consider sizes of your bathroom,
basin, bath tub & wherever you need it as it is very evident that your tap
size must be in accordance with the item so that it may not seem awkward or
Secondly, water pressure is a vital aspect and the taps are
available in different … Read more