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Two Things To Look For In An HVAC Company

As most homeowners know, getting great HVAC services is the key to keeping your home in exceptional condition. When it’s time to find the ideal company from which to purchase heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services, you need to select the most proficient and passionate professionals on the block. To make it happen, look for the following two things in an HVAC company:

1. Affordable Prices.

Whether you’re trying to repair your heater or get a new AC installed, it’s important that you are able to attain affordable prices for these services. Companies like Wade Heating & Cooling offer exceptional services at competitive prices that will help you keep more money in your wallet. When you’re ready to find the best prices out there, be sure that you’re comparing and contrasting the costs of several companies before you make your final decision.

2. Qualifications And Credentials.

In addition to selecting HVAC services from a company that offers affordable prices, you need to choose a team of professionals with the proper qualifications and credentials. This means that the technicians who work on your behalf need to possess the education and experience necessary to do an excellent, expedient job.

Conclusion

When you’re ready to optimize the aesthetic appeal and usability of your home, finding the right HVAC company should be at the top of your to do list. To ensure that you attain quality heating, venting, and air conditioning services from a top notch crew, look for the characteristics found above when you start researching companies.


Types of Renovations

Renovations for the home can provide several benefits. They can increase the value of the home, transform it into something that looks modern or improve the quality of an area of the home that is run down from improper care.

One of the basic home renovations that you can do is changing the color of the walls or the flooring. This can be done by painting, changing the wallpaper or placing a different carpet in the home. Another option is to change the flooring from one material to another, such as from carpet to hardwood. Another common renovation involves changing the cabinets and hardware in the home. The hardware that you can change includes the handles on the cabinets and drawers or the plumbing fixtures on the sinks.

If you want to take renovations to another step, you can do something that is more involved, like adding a room to the home or taking down a wall to make a room bigger. When you begin the renovation process, you should consider getting an estimate from a remodeling company so that you know how much work it will take and how much it will cost. This can give you a better idea as to whether you should let a company do the work or try to do the work on your own.


Product Review: LINKON Power Blok 9000mAh

The last thing you want when you are always on the go is to have your phone low or empty on battery. If you are one of those people who depend largely on their smartphones, not having enough power is always an issue. Bringing an external charger is always a smart thing to do. Today’s review is about the Linkon Power Blok 9000mAh.

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Product Description

- Digital LED display to show exactly the power level of the portable battery charger with power button so you can check anytime. Connect the cables and automatically start charging the cell phone.
– Get 4+ Charge to iPhone 4/5 or 2.5+ Charge to Samsung S5.
– Constructed using Samsung Grade A cells, state of the art microchips and aluminium alloy casing to ensure the highest quality product that is made to last
– 30 day money back guarantee no questions asked if you are not happy with our product plus 12 month warranty for total peace of mind
– Unparalleled Customer Service – Purchasing from LINKON means getting access to our professionally trained and personal customer service team who is available to answer any questions you may have about our products

My Thoughts

First off, I like the Linkon brand. I have the lipstick-sized powerbank and it works great for me. This one is a little bigger in size, but it’s not bulky at all. In fact, you could consider it small given its 9000mAh capacity. This would also fit in your pocket or purse and it is not even bulky. It is so lightweight, you won’t even feel it when it is in your pocket.

I like the overall look of it and I’m very impressed. I’m glad I sent the white one because it looks so neat and tidy. This little gadget is powerful as well. By simple connecting your smartphone using the cable, it automatically starts charging. The digital LED display indicates how much power the charger still has. And when not in use, you can simply use the power button to check the powerbank’s power level.

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I tried charging different gadgets and I didn’t have problems. It worked perfectly with my iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, my son’s tablet and my husband’s iPhone 6. It powered up each gadget pretty fast.

Recommendation

If you are looking for an external battery charger, the LINKON Power Blok 9000mah doesn’t only look cool. It’s powerful enough to juice up several gadgets, it’s easy to carry and very reliable. Plus, it comes with different cables, so you can use it with different iPhone models and Android phones and tablets.

Where to buy?

The LINKON Power Blok 9000mah can be purchased through Amazon. It retails at $35.95; a little pricey compared to other powerbanks available in the market, but definitely worth the investment.

Disclosure: Product/s mentioned above were sent to me by Linkon for evaluation purposes. No monetary compensation was received to write the review. All opinions expressed here are 100% my own. However, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


Product Review: Silicone Baking Mat

I was recently sent a baking mat via Tomoson to test and review.

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Product Description

Too often families eat out. Greasy, Messy, and over saturated globs of hot mess prepared by complete strangers. What happened to good old fashioned quality time preparing healthy meals that the family enjoys?

The Eco Baker is the latest and greatest in modern kitchen technology. It gives you the ability to bake anything without the use of fatty oils, lard, greases, or other chemically laden non-stick sprays. This mat will dramatically improve the quality of taste and nutrients you are proving to yourself and your family. Just one use of the Eco Baker and you’ll be amazed at how simple baking has become.

By using the Eco Baker, you are no longer contributing to the use of wasteful disposables such as aluminum foil, parchment paper, or single use baking mat and treys. Additionally, with the Eco Baker you no longer have to add an enormous amount of unnecessary calories and fat to your food because now your baking the eco way.

The Eco Baker has been quality tested in the lab, the field, and the resluts are in, Silicone baking is the future. These mats are made from FDA approved baking materials so be sure to bake with confidence knowing this product is 100% safe. Our products are brand new from the manufacturer, shipped from Amazon, directly to you.

The Eco Baker is flying off the shelf so get yours before the price goes up. This is our introductory price and will not last forever. When you buy this product you will receive your Eco Baker within a couple days.

My Thoughts

The mat looks very neat and tidy. I like the overall look of the mat and it makes me feel great that I am making healthier treats for my family. I can skip greasing the cookie sheets and I always have perfectly sized cookies.

Yesterday, I made a lot of cookies and used the mat several times. It amazed me that I. Didn’t have to wash the silicone baking mat after each batch. The cookie batter didn’t stick and all the cookies came off perfectly.

Overall, I had fun using the baking mat. I was able to save a lot of time and I love that I am serving healthier treats for my family. If you are looking for a silicone mat , this one is highly recommended.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Silicone Baking Mat through  Amazon. It’s fairly priced at $8.99.

I am also giving away one Silicone baking Mat to one lucky reader. Please use the giveaway tool to join.

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Disclosure: I received a sample of this product free of charge for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed here are 100% my own and was in no way influenced by anyone or the brand.


Product Review: 700 Thread Cotton Sheet Set

I was recently sent a set of 700 Thread Cotton Sheet Set to test and review.

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Product Description

• Made of 100% Luxury Sateen Egyptian Cotton
• Deep Pocket Fit, up to 16″
• Includes One Fitted Sheet, One Flat Sheet and Pillowcase

Classic design meets modern luxury in our 700 thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheet set. The extra-long staple cotton fibers are spun into very fine yarns and woven into a well-balanced, luxurious sateen weave with amazing softness. Update your bedroom with the understated elegance of these magnificent sheets. The set contains one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two standard or king size pillowcases.

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My Thoughts

The color of the sheet set that was sent to me is chocolate brown. The fabric is very soft and smooth to the touch. It is also very light, so laundering it will also be a cinch. I normally iron my sheets after washing because I always want them wrinkle free. I was pleasantly surprised that the Sateen Egyptian Cotton came out of the dryer without creases. I only need to fold them and store or use it right away after washing.

We have a queen sized bed, but I use a king size sheet because the mattress is high. The cotton sheet fit perfectly and I didn’t even need to use an elastic to keep them in place.

Overall, we had a great experience with the cotton sheet. It’s not too satiny and it feels comfortable to sleep on. If you are looking for a good quality sheet, the 700 Thread Cotton Sheet Set is worth the investment.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the 700 Thread Cotton Sheet Set through the L&Z website and on Amazon.

Disclosure: I received a sample of this product free of charge for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed here are 100% my own and was in no way influenced by anyone or the brand.


Not because your water comes from a public water system that meets strict guidelines to ensure it is safe for drinking, it means it is free from all contaminants. Sure, your water passes different stages to ensure they are clean and safe to drink, still, it goes through a lot before it reaches your home. That is why it is also important that you have a good water filter at home to reduce contaminants and improve the water quality. Today’s review is about Blupure eco-friendly 13 stage countertop water filter.

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Product Description

- countertop water filter for chlorine, lead, mercury, fluoride, chloramine, bacteria, sulfide, and radiation
– Eliminates all odor and taste and makes your water more pleasant to drink
Very easy to install. Comes pre-installed with a filter cartridge, for your convenience
– The filtration process involves 13 stages to ensure that all those harmful chemicals are removed
– Readily hooks up to a tap for convenient use. Made in USA

My Thoughts

Without the water filter, I could taste the chlorine and fluoride in tap water. And because of this, we’ve switched to bottled water. It’s an added cost, but at least we get to enjoy our water. When we used the Blu Pure water filter, I noticed the difference right away. Our water is very clear and I didn’t taste the chlorine and fluoride.

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I was impressed that this water filter uses 13 steps to filter the water from contaminants. It’s pretty small compared to the ones we’ve used before and I like that it’s BPA free. You could find a lot of cheap water filters out there, but the water you will get is not as fresh and clean as the BluPure gives you. This one is worth your investment and I highly recommend this.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Eco-friendly 13 Stage Countertop Water Filter through the Creneft, Inc. website and on Amazon.

Disclosure: I received a sample of this product free of charge for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed here are 100% my own and was in no way influenced by anyone or the brand.


Everyone is getting crazy about GoPro and selfie sticks and I’m glad to be given the opportunity to review the Telescoping Handle Grip for GoPro. The man of the house was also excited because he’ll be the one using it.

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Product Description

The Telescoping Handle Grip for GoPro will carry any GoPro Hero while serving both as a handle grip and a telescoping pole. Included in the set are three matching bonus aluminum thumb screws as well as a wrist strap and an original thumb screw.

Fits all GoPro cameras, Hero 1, 2, 3, 3+, 4. It’s convenient, easy to transport, fits in your pocket, case or backpack, plus lightweight and compact (6 ounces).

Aluminum frame extends to 19 1/2″, retracts to 7 1/4″ giving you the flexibility for that perfect angle or perspective for your picture or video. The bonus aluminum thumb screws also help make sure your camera is held in place.
Increased stability for your pictures and videos with a handle to hold as you get that great action shot, plus never have to worry about getting a finger in the picture.

Product Guarantee. The rubber handle and wrist strap protect your GoPro from drops as well.

Purchase with a purpose: A portion of every purchase benefits two organizations dedicated to getting kids outside and exploring nature: Get Outside, Alabama! and the Children and Nature Network.

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My Thoughts

This tool is definitely lightweight. It looks so cool and it has a nice handle. The rubber covering of the handle gives you a good grip so, it won’t slip easily from your hand. It also comes with a wrist strap for extra protection. The blue aluminum screw fasteners are as cool. They are definitely nicer than the plastic ones and they look durable as well.

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The stick is adjustable, which is a cinch to do, so you can get the angle you want. I’m not really into this kind of tools, but I was pleasantly amazed at how easy it is to use. You better watch out husband, I’ll have to borrow your GoPro more often now.

Overall, we love the handle grip. It’s compatible with all GoPro cameras, and it’s easy to use and transport. If you are looking for a really nice pole to hold your GoPro, this one is worth your money.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Telescoping Handle Grip for GoPro through the Life Balance Gear website and on Amazon. It retails at $36.00.

Disclosure: I have received one or more of the products mentioned above in exchange for my honest review. I was not paid for my thoughts and opinions. What was written above are 100 percent my own and was in no way influenced by the brand or anyone.


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