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Tips to Help You Detect Air Leaks

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Having an air leak in your home can end up costing you a considerable amount of money over time. These leaks cause your heating and cooling system to run more often than it should, which uses up more energy and results in higher bills throughout the year. Knowing how to find air leaks in your home can help you cut down on energy usage and keep your energy bills lower.


Some Simple Tips to Help You Conserve Water and Save Money

Some Simple Tips to Help You Conserve Water and Save Money

It’s so easy to take clean and ample water for granted, but unfortunately, safe, fresh supplies aren’t guaranteed. When you conserve water, not only do you protect this valuable resource, you also lower your water and sewer bills.


The Heating Load in Your House: How to Lower It

The Heating Load in Your House: How to Lower It

The heating load of your home refers to how much your home’s heating system has to run to keep it comfortable. The size of your home affects it directly, but other, smaller attributes of your home impact the load as well. The amount of insulation, all its air leaks large and small, and the heat lost through the windows contribute too.


How to Control Dust All Over Your House

How to Control Dust All Over Your House

Controlling dust in your home may seem like a never-ending chore. However, if you want a cleaner home with more healthful indoor air quality, you’re going to have to deal with dust regularly. This is especially true during the winter when you’re spending more time indoors. So, before you pick up that feather duster, read on to learn more effective ways to control dust.


Furnace on the Fritz? Find Out How You Can Troubleshoot Common Problems

Furnace on the Fritz? Find Out How You Can Troubleshoot Common Problems

Forced-air furnaces are workhorse heating systems that can provide years of reliable service when they’re well maintained. However, all furnaces are bound to go on the fritz sooner or later. Many problems may be resolved without calling your HVAC technician. Try the following furnace troubleshooting tips out to see if you can get your heat back on.


Furnace Blowing Cold Air? Here Are 3 Reasons Why it Might Be Happening

Furnace Blowing Cold Air? Here Are 3 Reasons Why it Might Be Happening

You turn your furnace on and, after a few minutes, you suddenly realize that it’s blowing cold air. It’s not a good feeling in more ways than one. Before you start imagining a high repair bill or a long cold night without heat, read through these three common reasons for your furnace blowing cold air, and the solutions!


These Areas of Your House Need the Most Ventilation

These Areas of Your House Need the Most Ventilation

Good ventilation is very important in any home, helping to ensure that indoor air remains healthy and comfortable for your home’s occupants by working to prevent the buildup of pollutants, odors and humidity inside the home. While good airflow is important throughout your home, there are specific areas that need the most ventilation.


Heat and Humidity: Find the Right Balance

Heat and Humidity: Find the Right Balance

Getting the right balance of humidity in the home can be a challenge. Often, in the summer, it seems as if conditions are too moist, while in the winter, the indoor air quality may be too dry. Read on to learn how to maintain the right balance in your home, all year long.


Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

If you’re looking at the possibility of replacing your air conditioner in the near future, you may be considering whether you should replace only the malfunctioning unit or the entire HVAC system. There are several different factors to consider, so it’s worth looking at both sides.


How to Prep for Power Outages

How to Prep for Power Outages

Power outages may occur anytime and anywhere. Outages may result from severe winter weather, nearby construction, accidents or planned outages. The key is to be prepared for the worst when the lights blink off in your home. Read on for tips on how you may prepare for your next power outage.


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