Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is most evident in winter when we stick indoors. Learn how to improve indoor air quality during the cold, dry winter months.
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Ice that gathers along the roofline can lead to harmful ice dams and costly repairs. In order to maintain the structure of your roof, eaves, gutters, and home interior, learn how to prevent ice dams from forming in the first place.
Learn how to insulate your water pipes to prevent pipes from freezing on cold days and sweating on humid days.
The dirtier air ducts become, the greater the concern becomes that your HVAC system will become clogged. Fear not! Learn how to prevent dirty air ducts and HVAC systems.
When the holidays roll around, making sure your guests are comfortable is high on your list. Some of the things that can hinder a nice visit are clogged toilets, running out of hot water, and broken garbage disposals.
While some of us may be... Read More
If you’re concerned about the indoor air quality in your home, you may have considered getting your ductwork cleaned. Many companies advertise duct cleaning as an effective way to improve the quality of your indoor air using before and after images showing extremely dirty ducts next... Read More
Pests have a propensity to get into homes and HVAC systems. When they do, all sorts of problems can develop, such as increased energy costs, indoor air quality problems, compromised functionality, and more. They can chew through electrical wires, urinate on equipment, and get stuck... Read More
Leaky air ducts can bring unwanted contaminants into your living space, reduce heating and cooling efficiency by up to 20%, and make it harder to heat or cool rooms. Sealing your air ducts can help with all of these problems.
Here are some of the... Read More
Do you know how plumbing works? While it may seem like magic since nearly everything happens out of sight, these inner mysteries have simple and elegant explanations.
Let’s start with the main water-supply-drain-waste-vent system. The water supply... Read More
Can you believe it’s almost Halloween? This fall, make sure your home is prepared for the coming cold with these home maintenance tips.
Get started now so these essential indoor fall maintenance tasks don’t get lost in the holiday hullabaloo.... Read More
Hurricane season is in full swing along the East Coast. While most of the major hurricanes of the season — Barry, Dorian, and Humberto — missed the East Coast, we are all familiar with the devastation that strong winds and rain can cause.
Gutter cleaning is important to keep water away from the siding, foundation, and basement. It also prevents wear and tear that can cause your gutters to fail prematurely (gutters have a lifespan of about 20 years). Standing water in the gutters can also attract mosquitoes and other... Read More
In order to stay cool and comfortable, we rely on our air conditioning systems. But, how exactly do they work?
In the spirit of going back to school, here’s a refresher course on the basic workings of an air conditioner.
How does air conditioning work... Read More
A common cause of high utility bills, stuffy rooms, and a dusty house is a dirty duct system. If you want to save money and improve the comfort and cleanliness of your home, it’s a good idea to make duct improvement, such as sealing and insulating them.... Read More
What’s the secret to healthy, beautiful hair? If you want a great mane, you’ll need more than the best products for your hair type. Even the most expensive conditioners, oils, gels, and other products cannot save hair that is constantly being damaged by water and air. If you’re not... Read More
Perhaps the most important feature of a controlled horticulture environment is the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system. Using a network of fans, air conditioners, heaters, humidifiers, air purifiers, CO2 replenishment, and/or other equipment, the HVAC system... Read More
There’s more time and light in the summer to work on your hobbies. If you have a unique space where you work on art, carpentry, welding, music, or any other activity, you’re going to want to keep it comfortable even when the temperatures outside aren’t.
According to EPA WaterSense, “the average household’s leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year, or the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry.”
If you've been sniffling and sneezing a lot lately, you're not alone. While there isn't much we can do to help with your outdoor allergies, there are many ways to fight indoor allergies and improve your breathing and comfort at home.
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