UV Germicidal Lights: Are They Worth Installing in Your Central Air Conditioner?

UV Germicidal Lights: Are They Worth Installing in Your Central Air Conditioner?

There are plenty of add-ons and upgrades you can make to your central air conditioner that can improve its performance, as well as your home’s overall comfort. Among these are UV germicidal lights, which offer a highly effective way of controlling the spread of mold, bacteria and other harmful microorganisms throughout your air conditioning unit. […]

Heating Up: 7 Signs That Your Furnace Needs Repairs

Heating Up: 7 Signs That Your Furnace Needs Repairs

When the weather gets cold, you rely on your furnace to keep your home comfortable and to prevent seasonal issues like burst pipes. However, because your furnace stays off for half the year, the unit can become damaged without your realizing it. When an issue arises with your unit, it’s important to schedule furnace repairs […]

Everything You Need to Know About the HCFC-22 Phase-Out

The government has known certain hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) contribute to the depletion of the ozone layer that protects Earth and its inhabitants from deadly solar radiation. As a result of decades of research and studies, the¬†Environmental Protection Agency¬†(EPA) has finally initiated a phase-out of HCFC-22 (also known as R-22), a refrigerant that’s frequently used in air […]

10 Common Water Quality And How to Address Them

Clean, clear water is important in any household. Unfortunately, many homeowners must work with tap water that tastes, looks, or smells abnormal. This water may pose a serious health hazard or simply create an inconvenience. In this blog, we discuss 10 of the most common water quality issues that homeowners face and how you can […]

Reduce Heating Costs and Gain Better Health With This

Reduce Heating Costs and Gain Better Health With This

Dry air in your home is stealing moisture from your skin. What?! Yes, this is true. In the winter, when we are running our furnaces, the humidity in the average house can drop to as low as 5%. To put it in perspective, the Sahara Desert has a relative humidity of 25%. Having dry air […]

Does Your Home Have These Hidden Fire Hazards?

Does Your Home Have These Hidden Fire Hazards?

October is National Fire Prevention Month. It is a perfect time to make sure your home does not have any hidden fire hazards. From 2007-2011, it is estimated that U.S. fire departments responded to an annual average of nearly 50,000 home structure fires involving electrical failure or malfunction. Here is a list of some steps […]