Carpet Cleaning Magic

Carpet cleaning is a great way to give your home a makeover when things get dusty and dirty.  When you clean your carpets it can literally bring your home back to life.  Not only do they look great, but the smell and mustiness will also go away.

Back in the 1970s it was always a big concern not to have your carpets cleaned too often.  This was considered a bad practice as the old shag carpets would become worn out and start to fray.  However, with the technology advances in carpet cleaning today this is no longer a major concern.  Cleaning technology has become very powerful, and very safe on your carpets.  We have our carpets cleaned at least twice each year by a carpet company in Volusia, and our carpets maintain their condition very well.

This has not always been the case.  When we lived in Texas back in the 1980’s, we had to replace our carpets at least every five years.  This was because my parents were very particular about having a clean home and we’re having our carpets steam cleaned three or four times each year.  This resulted in a lot of wear and tear and thereby requiring new carpets a lot more often than we should have.

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The Power of Solar Panels

Solar panelsSolar Panels are not new, they have been around for over a decade; however, they are now more appealing due to technological advancement and a new push by the government for renewable energy sources. They are one of the best, as well as a major source of alternative energy.

How Do They Work?

Solar panels absorb sunlight (sunrays) and convert it into energy; this is how they work. The solar panels are made up of photovoltaic cells (solar cells), and these cells collect the sun rays.  Obviously, during daylight hours that is when they are hard at work. This energy is then converted into electricity. Basically, these cells function like semiconductors. The energy produced from light photons eliminates the electrons, and then free electrons are used to generate power.  Here is some very good information on how solar panels work.

The benefits of solar panels are many, and include the following:

  • They are a renewable energy
  • Solar panels are an independent and efficient source of electricity
  • Free energy source
  • They are non-polluting
  • They do not cause any harm to the planet or its atmosphere
  • Very low maintenance
  • They can last a lifetime if properly maintained
  • And more

The more cells you have in the solar panel, the more energy you will able to save. Thus, solar panels can generate a lot of electricity, and it is completely dependent on how many solar cells are used in the panel.  The more the better, but also more expensive is.

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