June 27, 2017

How Air Humidifier Use in the Summer is Beneficial

In the winter, when the outdoor air gets drier and you’re running the heating system, an air humidifier can make your living environment more comfortable by adding much-needed moisture to the air supply. You might not think it, but humidifying your home can be beneficial in the summer as well, when the air conditioner or heat pump is running non-stop to keep the space comfortably cool. The Connection Between Home Cooling and Humidity Your cooling system draws heat out of […]
June 22, 2017

The Main Summer Plumbing Problems

If you were asked to name a seasonal plumbing problem, you might say frozen pipes in the wintertime. Summer plumbing problems can make just as much mess, cause water damage to your home and elevate your household water bill as well. Here are some of the main plumbing issues to watch out for this summer: Clogged Toilet The toilets in your bathrooms can get a lot of use if you have children who are out of school for the summer […]
June 20, 2017

A/C System Dying? Warning Signs

Have you turned on the A/C system this spring only to find the old war horse is just not quite getting the job done? If your HVAC is more than 10 years old, it may have reached its projected life expectancy and be ready for replacement. Read on for information about how to know when your A/C is dying, and when it’s time to start shopping for a new one. Signs the A/C Should Be Replaced 1. Age. As mentioned […]
June 15, 2017

How You Can Reduce Pool Energy Use This Summer

Pool energy use is one reason why your electricity bills are higher in summer than they may have been in the winter. On an annual basis, residential pool owners pay about $500 more in energy costs than non-pool owners. The cost of electricity, in particular, is higher in summer when the pool is typically not heated.   Fortunately, energy expenses aren’t written in stone and you can take proactive steps to reduce them. Here are some proven measures to cut […]