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Tips On Getting A Portable Water Heater For Shower

Posted by xmixmigrz on May 29, 2016 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Getting a great portable water heater for shower is one of the most important things a true outdoorsman should know. There are plenty of products out there that can give me the kind of warm bath that I need after a long day of camping activities.


Buying a portable device that I can use to heat my shower is a task that requires a lot of forethought. You don’t just go waltzing into a store and ask for one. Buying the cheapest model for the sake of savings or the most expensive one thinking that it is the best one out there are mistakes that you would want to avoid.


There are plenty of things that people should know and consider before they buy a portable water heater for their shower, which will be tackled below.


Installation And The Portable Water Heater For Shower


One of the things I look for in a portable water heater for my shower is the ease of installation. I couldn’t give less than half of a rat’s behind if the product works well if I can’t install it.


I strongly recommend trying the installation process by yourself to get a good gauge of how easy or difficult it really is. If this whole do it yourself handy installation thing isn’t your forte then I recommend asking help from someone who works at the store you bought it fromas they should know how to do it.


Try to ask them for hands on instructions on how to install it or at the very least, ask them to demonstrate to you how things are done.


It Must Run On Batteries


There are portable water heaters that I can use for my shower that can plug into a wall, or use propane gas. In the end however, I prefer the ones that can run on the kind of batteries that I can find in convenience stores.


This makes using the device really easy and simple. Batteries are easy to find and very cheap. The option to plug it into a grid is for me just a bonus as the ability to go off the grid is the real main selling point.


Does The Portable Water Heater For Shower Need Additional Accessories?


Some portable water heaters have a tank while others are tankless.

The tankless variety will often need a water pump. The amount of pressure, measured in pounds square inch, varies from one model to another. Always check to see what kind of equipment is needed in order to run the device.


Always do your homework like I do. Before buying a product I always check to see customer ratings and reviews to see if the product is worth its price. There are plenty of reliable, and unreliable, reviews on the internet.


I strongly recommend reading several reviews or ratings for the tankless water heater for shower device that you plan on buying to get a really good grasp of just what kind of a product it is you are looking.

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How to Replace a Ceiling Fan

Posted by xmixmigrz on May 18, 2015 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Replacing the chandelier or ceiling fixture using a ceiling fan that features a unique light fixture of a room is a simple DIY job for anybody comfortable with fundamental electric progress.


Make use of a circuit tester to make sure that the electricity is off before you touch the electric wiring.


Disconnect the fixture cables and take away any screws that hold the old fixture set up and the central mounting nut. Together with the fixture out of the way, make an effort to ascertain if the electrical box is fastened to support mount or a ceiling joist. Fans need a sturdy mount and can weigh up to 50 pounds. In case your ceiling carton is enclosed by drywall or alternative stuff, you will need to reach the joists through the loft, for example from above, to scrutinize it and attach a support brace if necessary. Alternate installation procedures are described below.

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Tips for Picking Outdoor ceiling fans

Posted by xmixmigrz on May 1, 2014 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (3)

When choosing an outdoor ceiling fan, it'simportant to take a few things into consideration. It might seem like one canuse an indoor ceiling fan in a porch or a barn or whatever, they're coveredareas. Right, well no best indoor ceiling fans are designed and tested for indooruse. They’re rated and built in a different way from those intended for outdooruse, and installing an indoor fixture for outdoor use is a potential fire andelectrical safety hazard, particularly where they're exposed to the elements.

There are two different Underwriter's Laboratory ratings for outdoor ceiling fans: "damp" and 'wet".To some people, that means the same thing, but in terms of science, they'revastly different. The wiring and components in wet and damp rated ceiling fansare more robust man those or indoor ceiling fans because when used inside,they're generally more protected from the elements and require different wiringprocedures that should be done by a professional, but can be handled by aknowledgeable do-it-yourselfer.

A damp rated ceiling fan is approved foruse in patios or areas where there's high humidity, but no direct contact withrain or snow, like in greenhouses for example, above the sprinkler line sowater doesn't come in direct contact with the fan and its wiring. They can alsobe used in indoor swimming pools or barns to keep the livestock comfortable.Their wiring should be done by a professional as the fan would need to beinstalled into an electrical box "rough in- that complies with theNational Electrical Code's requirements.

Wet rated ceiling fans are those intendedfor use in lanais, gazebos and under lattice covers, anywhere directly exposedto rain or snow. In order to be certified for the EPA's Energy Star Programme. Wetfans have to be subjected to numerous rain tests and receive a test result fromOSHA Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory. Wet rated outdoor ceiling fansalso require installation into electrical box rough-ins and because that wouldrequire running electricity out to the location, a professional electrician,bonded, insured, and licensed for your state, is an absolute must.

Ceiling fans are great energy savers. Inthe spring and summer, they can help keep us cool and in the fall and winterthey can circulate the air, all without having to turn on the heating orcooling system. It only makes sense to have them outside as well, so long asthey're rated properly for the area and installed correctly.