November 29, 2018

Winter Concerns for Indoor Air Quality

The air in the average home is typically far more polluted than the air outside. And in winter, things are particularly bad. Poor IAQ can exacerbate allergies and asthma, facilitate illnesses like cold and flu, and more. Here are some reasons why your air quality goes down in winter, and a few things you can do about it. Problems With Your Winter Air Your winter indoor air quality suffers for a number of reasons. The first is a lack of […]
December 4, 2018

Is it Safe to Add Essential Oils to Furnace Air Filters?

How do you get rid of that stale, musty smell in your home? A lot of people buy expensive, plug-in air fresheners to keep their houses smelling fresh over time, but there’s a better, more efficient way: add some essential oils to your HVAC system’s air filter. Benefits of Essential Oils Is adding scented oils to your HVAC system is safe? Actually, they’re safer than regular, air fresheners. They’re all natural, whereas plug-in fresheners are full of chemicals that can […]
December 6, 2018

Should You Relocate Your HVAC System?

Remodeling your home, building a swimming pool, or changing the aesthetics can certainly be an exciting venture to undertake, and a common question that homeowners ask is whether or not they should move their heating or cooling system. To answer this question, let’s look at a few facts concerning HVAC relocation: Reasons for Relocation There are quite a few reasons why someone might decide to relocate their HVAC system. Perhaps you’re putting in an addition to the home that would […]
December 11, 2018

Best Indoor Climate for Baking

Your kitchen can get uncomfortably hot and sticky when you have the oven going to bake holiday goodies. The conditions in your indoor climate not only affect your personal comfort, but they can also impact the outcome of your baking. To ensure that you have the best climate conditions, it’s good to learn how temperature and humidity can affect your holiday baking. Indoor Temperature and Baking Recipes for batter-based baked goods like cakes and loaves often require having certain ingredients […]