ventilation

July 24, 2014

Reasons Why Your Windows Have Condensation

The excess humidity that causes window condensation not only damages sills and trim, it can result in mold and mildew growth and degrade indoor air quality. If your windows have condensation, it’s important to identify the reasons why, such as: Insufficient ventilation. Without adequate ventilation and air exchange, excess moisture from respiration, cooking, bathing and other daily activities can stay trapped inside a dwelling. Inefficient windows. High humidity in a home is more likely to cause condensation on single pane […]
January 8, 2015

Properly Maintain Your Attic Fan for Long-Term Use

Even if your attic isn’t habitable, it can make a big impact on home comfort. That’s because this area is the interface between indoor and outdoor temperatures. During the winter, warm air can rise into your attic space and seep out. In contrast, during the summer, the sun heats your roof and radiates warmth down into your living areas. An attic fan can help manage attic temperatures, which means that knowing how to maintain your attic fan is essential for maintaining home comfort. When it’s hot outside, […]
January 13, 2015

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Cooler temperatures are on their way and that usually means we’re going to be spending more time indoors. We often assume our indoor air is much safer than outdoor air, but this is actually not true in many cases. In fact, because homes are being built more airtight than in the past, we’re actually exposed to more indoor air pollution. Poor indoor air quality can contribute to allergies, asthma and may cause serious long-term health consequences. Building materials, cleaning products and new furniture […]
February 3, 2015

Simple Humidity Tests to Perform in Your Peachtree City Home

As a resident of Peachtree City, you’re probably use to the high humidity we experience throughout most of the year. Managing the humidity inside your home is important for keeping your home environment healthy and efficient. High humidity and low humidity can both negatively impact your life. Here are a few simple humidity tests you can use to discover if your humidity is out of bounds: High Humidity When humidity is too high, you run the risk of creating fertile ground for […]