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November 19, 2019

5 Facts About Your Ventless Fireplace

There’s nothing better than gathering around the fireplace on a cold day, but unless you have a functioning chimney to vent the smoke, it can be dangerous and difficult to manage. However, now there’s a cheaper, safer alternative: A ventless fireplace allows you to bypass the ventilation and enjoy a roaring fire safely, without a chimney or flue. Here are five things you need to know about ventless fireplaces: They use something called perfect combustion. Running on natural gas, the fireplace’s burning is […]
November 14, 2019

Should You Install a Window Air-Conditioning Unit?

Window air conditioners are not generally the most efficient option for cooling a house, but they have their uses, particularly for cooling individual rooms. If you need to cool a room that your air conditioning ductwork doesn’t reach, a window air conditioner is not a bad choice. Also, some homeowners, deterred by the cost of replacing a central air conditioner when it conks out, may try to get by with one or more window A/Cs. Here’s some shopping advice for window A/Cs: […]
November 12, 2019

Protect Your Young One with Proper Nursery Ventilation

Your nursery should offer a comfortable and safe place for your baby to sleep. In order to provide this, the room needs to have adequate ventilation and a temperature that isn’t too warm or cool. Keep the following tips on nursery ventilation and HVAC settings in mind for your baby’s room. Risks of Inadequate Ventilation and Unsafe HVAC Settings A nursery that isn’t properly ventilated creates an uncomfortable and potentially unsafe environment for your baby. Indoor air pollutants can build […]
November 7, 2019

Fall Carbon Monoxide Safety to Be Aware Of

With the approach of cooler weather, it’s time to think about turning on the heating equipment. Unless your house is all electric, you likely have a fuel-burning furnace, wood stove, or fireplace. That means you need to be cognizant of practicing carbon monoxide safety in your home. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, tasteless, and invisible gas that is also poisonous. It is given off as a byproduct of the combustion process, so it needs […]