How to Deal with Unsafe Electrical Wiring

Even if you think of yourself as being pretty good with DIY projects, you may want to leave a potential electrical issue to the experts. Anytime there is unsafe wiring, it could cause a fire and severe shock. It’s crucial to understand the hazards and know how to stay safe.

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Types of Furnaces: Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning

A furnace heats the air that is circulated by your home’s Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. A thermostat has a direct link to a furnace so that changes in the thermostat will immediately trigger a furnace to turn on or off. When considering a replacement or upgrade for

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What You Need To Know About Electrical Outlet Types

In the average American home, there are 75 electrical outlets. While most of these are typical three-prong, 15-amp outlets, there are many other options. If you want to work in electrical construction and maintenance, you will need to understand each of these commonly used electrical outlets and their applications. At

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6 of the Most Common Furnace Problems and How To Solve Them

If doesn’t matter if you’re conquering another Chicago winter or if your idea of “cold” is a balmy 65 degrees: A working furnace is vital to a comfortable winter. While it requires regular upkeep to work properly, even a well-maintained furnace can fail. Here are six common furnace problems and

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Common Household Electrical Problems

Your home’s electrical system uses high-voltage wiring to power appliances, lights and electronics throughout your home. If you experience an issue with your electrical system, it can be difficult to determine the cause or solution. Here are some basic troubleshooting steps to restore your electrical appliances and stay safe. Consider

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February 2020: First Heart Awareness Month of the Decade

Heart disease is a leading factor in the number of deaths occurring in the United States – someone dies every 37 seconds due to it. However, since 1964, February has been designated American Heart Month a.k.a heart awareness month. This time serves as the right opportunity for people to take

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The Differences Between Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are both skilled professions that ensure pharmacies run how they are supposed to and patients receive their proper prescriptions. Each role has its own unique set of qualifications and responsibilities, but what separates a pharmacy technician from a pharmacist? In this post, we will take a

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The Evolving Role of Pharmacy Technicians

Like most industries, the healthcare landscape has seen transformation and growth throughout the years. Within this industry, many health professionals, such as pharmacy technicians, have experienced change as well. Almost 45 percent of Americans take a prescription medication, so the need for technicians and pharmacists is higher than ever. As

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Pharmacy Technician Industry Lookout

As of the last quarter of 2018—and for the first time in our history—the healthcare industry surpassed manufacturing and retail as the largest source of jobs in the United States. Partially due to the rapidly aging population and the wild growth of medical spending, the numbers keep going up. According

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Everything You Need to Know About HVAC

To build a successful career as an HVAC technician, there is a lot you need to know. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place for a rundown of the skills and knowledge you’ll need to succeed. We’ll get started with the obvious ones and move down the list to other

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