June 7, 2019

Three Signs Your Home Has Poor Indoor Humidity

No matter where you live, poor indoor humidity can put a damper on your health and overall comfort. In the summer, humidity can make the heat feel even worse, causing people to feel lethargic, irritable and generally unwell. While many people think of humidity as hot, heavy and sticky outdoor air, it’s important to also consider your home’s indoor humidity levels. What are Normal Humidity Levels? Humidity is the measure of the level of moisture vapor suspended in the air around you. Although you can’t see it, it’s still there. The ideal relative humidity for health and comfort is somewhere...

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May 30, 2019

Improve Your Life with Better Air

Health and happiness start with the air around us. We don’t just breathe it, we live in it. And we have the power to make it perfect. Improve your life with better air quality. By WP BrandStudio May 14, 2019 In the past, people just accepted that their home was uncomfortable at times. That it was the weather, the windows or some other issue. For a long time, people just dealt with it. But there is a cultural shift happening. Now more than ever, people are keenly aware of their health and well-being and are continuously searching for ways to...

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May 10, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Air Filters

Many people underestimate the importance of changing the air filters in their home regularly. For most, it’s out of sight, out of mind, even though changing them is really important. Air filters work with your HVAC system to purify the air circulating through your home. When you tell your thermostat that you want to change the temperature in your home, your HVAC system sucks air from a room, then runs it over coils to heat it or cool it. The air is then blown back out into rooms throughout your home. Air filters are positioned at the point where the...

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May 1, 2019

4 Things Your Plumber Wishes You Wouldn’t Do To Your Plumbing

While most of us have the best intentions, sometimes we end up, unknowingly, making matters worse. We all have a story about the time we tried to fix our own plumbing, but ended up just causing more problems. Here are some of our top five faux pas we see customers doing, that could easily be avoided. Don’t shove stuff where it doesn’t belong Sinks Most homes come with a cheap garbage disposal, that is barely capable of breaking your leftovers down enough to prevent clogging. Fibrous vegetables, pasta, grease, and eggshells are some of the worst culprits. As you already...

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April 25, 2019

When to Install an HVAC System

Thankfully, getting a new HVAC system installed isn’t something that has to be done on an annual basis. But it is necessary from time to time. When the system is old and no longer working as it should to keep your house a comfortable temperature, you’ll want to be sure to have it replaced promptly. You don’t want to wait until the hottest day of the year to schedule an installation. Consider these factors, and it will become clear when the best time to plan the installation of your new system.   Scheduling When scheduling a new installation, it’s best...

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April 15, 2019

Dispelling Ductless Technology Myths

Ductless mini split systems are becoming more popular all over the country. More and more people are turning to ductless systems to solve their indoor comfort needs, but there are still quite a few myths surrounding this technology. While the original units of the ’70s may live up to the myths that still linger, the technology of today has far surpassed the days of old. We want to help dispel these myths and give ductless systems the credit they deserve. Myth #1 – Lack of power While some people believe that the ductless mini split system is not powerful enough...

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April 1, 2019

What Would Make My Water Bill Go Up?

  It’s that time of the month when you sit down to pay the bills. Not a favorite task, but a necessary one. As a homeowner, it’s a task that you’ve probably been doing long enough that you have a pretty good estimate of what each of your utilities should be. Then, you open the water bill, and it’s double the “norm.” What could be the problem? Let’s explore some of the more common reasons you might see an increase in your water bill and what you can be on the lookout for, as a homeowner. Running toilets According to...

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March 28, 2019

Modernize Your Water Filtration System

Some of you probably have water filtration systems from over a decade ago. It’s time to modernize your system! There is a growing awareness that the water we consume contains such hazards as chemicals, metals, fluoride, and even treated sewage. It is important to test your water quality yearly and upgrade your water filter as needed. If you want the peace of mind that a better, more efficient system can give you, it’s time to upgrade. There are so many new water filtration technologies out there, that we are sure to find one that is a perfect fit in your...

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March 21, 2019

Do You Have an Iron Problem?

Do you get stains on your sinks and toilets? Is there slime in your toilet’s tank? Maybe your laundry is coming out rust-tinged? Iron in your water is the most common culprit for all of these issues. Iron is a naturally occurring element in rivers, lakes, and underground water. However, it can be a nuisance when it gets into your home water supply. Let us address some concerns about various types of iron and how we can help you find a solution. There are three main types of iron that are found in residential (especially well) water systems. These are...

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March 14, 2019

Can Hard Water Aggravate Your Eczema?

Twenty percent of children and about 8% of adults suffer from eczema, a condition characterized by inflamed, itchy, and scaly skin. In the worst cases, you will see oozing and blisters. The hands, knees, elbows, and sometimes chest is where you will often find eczema. The constant itching and pain can also have a profound effect on your quality of life. Not only can its appearance be stressful, but it also causes a lack of sleep and poor concentration. It is a genetic condition, but these symptoms can be exacerbated by hard water. Studies have already been conducted showing that...

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