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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

Your home is your bulwark against the brutal, uncaring cold of the outside. It has served you well through these many winters, and you know it like you know your own mind. Well… except that one room. Come to think of it, several rooms in your house are colder than others. Wait… does that mean […]

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Fall Furnace Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

DIY FURNACE MAINTENANCE If you’re preparing for winter, it’s important to service your furnace before the blistering cold temperatures hit so that you stay comfortable all season long. By practicing the proper furnace maintenance, you can save time and money. If you are not sure how to maintain your own furnace, here are some valuable […]

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CONSEQUENCES OF BAD AIR QUALITY

It’s really easy not to think about indoor air quality. Unlike a lot of other home repair problems, its negative consequences aren’t immediately apparent. It’s possible your home could have air contaminants you don’t even know about! It might seem like monitoring air quality should be a secondary concern. Unfortunately, it can’t be. If your […]

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Beat the Allergy Blues with In-Home Air Exchangers

Homes constructed within the last 40 years were built to be airtight. While the intentions were good, today’s homes are insulated so well that they trap humidity and pollutants inside. In the right conditions, bacteria, viruses, mold and mites proliferate. All of these can diminish air quality, cause illnesses and trigger allergic reactions. If your […]

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Snowbirds: How to Prep Your Home for a Winter Away

Snowbirds aren’t actually birds, but if you’re reading this you already know that – since you are one! Being a snowbird means you can pack your bags and head for warmer climes when the weather gets cold. It’s an enviable lifestyle, but with it comes some particular responsibilities. Responsibilities like making sure your empty home […]

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Saving on Heating Costs in the New Year

A lot of homeowners think of a high heating bill as something they just have to tolerate. Even DIYers and bargain hunters view heating as the one area where high cost is inevitable. It’s understandable; what if you mess with your heating settings and then your furnace freaks out or your house won’t get warm? […]

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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

Your home is your bulwark against the brutal, uncaring cold of the outside. It has served you well through these many winters, and you know it like you know your own mind. Well… except that one room. Come to think of it, several rooms in your house are colder than others. Wait… does that mean […]

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Repair or Replace? That is the Question…

Broken Furnace? It’s cold—and if your furnace isn’t working properly, it’s even colder. If you’re sitting in your home shivering, you’re likely considering the pros and cons of repairing versus replacing your furnace. When to Repair: The two main factors to take into consideration when your furnace breaks down are age and repair cost. Just […]

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The Pros and Cons of Space Heaters

Everyone has strong opinions about indoor space heaters. The problem for is, all those opinions can make it hard to get a straight answer about using one. You might hear that everyone should use space heaters in their home… or that indoor space heaters are dangerous and no one should have one in their house. […]

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Keeping Allergens Out of Your Home, part 1

We’re going to say it: winter is over! The grass is green, trees have leaves on them, and breeze feels like a pleasant caress instead of swarm of angry razor blades. After a brutal winter, spring couldn’t be more welcome. For some of us, anyway. Unfortunately, spring can be something of a double edged sword, […]

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