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Home Maintenance Manual

ContentPage
Walls
Exterior Walls1
Roofing
Roof3
Gutters and Downspouts3
Plumbing
Water Supply and Drain Systems4
Plumbing Essentials5
Water Supply and Combined Sewer Drainage System6
Drains7
Unclogging a Sink7
How to Clean Out a Sink Trap8
Prevent Bathtub Leaks8
Unclogging a Toilet9
Yard and Main Drains9
Water Heaters11
Heating
Types of Heat12
Hot Water Systems13
Forced Hot Air Systems15
Thermostats17
Electric
About Your Electrical System18
Circuit Breaker Panels19
Fuse Boxes20
GFCIs21
Plugs and Extension Cord21
CFLs21
Conserve
How Heat Leaks From Your House22
Conserve Energy and Reduce your Utility Bills3
How to Read an EnergyGuide Label25
Maintenance Schedule26
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Weatherization Manual

IntroductionPage
Weatherization Assistance Program3
How to Apply4
Energy Education4
Weatherization Reduces Your Energy Bills5
Energy Use
Average Energy Use in a Philadelphia Household7
Meters and Bills
How to Read Your Electric Meter9
How to Read Your Gas Meter10
Understanding the Results10
How to Read Your Energy Bills11
Weatherizing
Caulking13
Weatherstripping14
Wrapping15
Insulating15
Save Energy and Money
Comfort Systems17
Preventive Maintenance - Heating System17
Replacing the Furnace Filter18
Programmable Thermostats18
Heating Checklist19
Window-Mounted Air Conditioners20
Central Air Conditioning20
Cooling Checklist20
Energy-Efficient Water Heating21
Faucets and Showers21
Clothes Washers21
Automatic Dishwashers21
Insulate Hot-Water Pipes and Water Heater22
Lower Your Water-Heater Thermostat23
Energy-Efficient Windows23
Basement Window Well Covers24
Basement Partition Area24
Roof Area24
Lighting25
Appliances26
Shopping for Appliances29
EnergyGuide Label29
Energy Use Quiz31
Energy Assistance Programs35
Energy Prices39
Maintenance Schedule40