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April 3, 2014

Forced-Air Furnace Troubleshooting Tips to Keep You Warm This Winter

When there is a problem with your forced-air furnace, service calls can be quite expensive, especially outside of regular hours. With these forced-air furnace troubleshooting tips, you may be able to fix the problem on your own, keeping your family warm and more money in your pocket: Uneven heating: Many systems have dampers in the registers or air ducts that can be opened or closed to make slight adjustments to the airflow in each room. Place a thermometer in each […]
April 1, 2014

HEPA Filters Can Be Worth the Cost, Especially for Allergy Sufferers

Our homes are supposed to be our sanctuaries, but for the millions of allergy sufferers who battle with sensitivity to mold, pet dander, dust and household chemicals, there’s no relief from airborne irritants. Or is there? If you or a family member battle with airborne allergies, help may be as simple as replacing your old air filter for a cleaner alternative that will freshen the air without a lot of excess effort. Getting a fresh start If you want to vastly improve […]
March 27, 2014

Balanced Humidity Should Be a Year-Round Concern In Your Home

The humidity of your home refers to how much water is in the air inside. Experts agree that the ideal level is at least 30 percent, but no more than 60 percent. The ideal level for your home depends on you, some people prefer a level that is nearer to the bottom or top of this range. Finding the right level inside this balanced humidity range is important for your health. The Dangers of Low or High Humidity A low […]
March 25, 2014

Furnace Replacement Time? Questions to Ask Your HVAC Installer

Has your furnace broken down? Are you tired of paying to repair your aging furnace? Stop throwing good money at bad and start shopping for a furnace replacement instead. Before you have a new model installed, arm yourself with these questions to ask your HVAC installer. Should I make any changes around my home? Prior to a furnace replacement, it’s wise to make energy efficiency upgrades that may help you qualify for smaller, less expensive equipment. Seek a home energy […]