Indoor Air Quality

How to Make Your Home Beautiful | National Make Life Beautiful Day

How to Make Your Home Beautiful | National Make Life Beautiful Day - HELP Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Drains

Decisions, decisions, decisions. When it comes to making your home and life beautiful, thousands of decisions need to be made. Whether it’s updating the landscaping, adding a mud room, or revising the layout of your home, it’s important to take action to enhance the enjoyment of your time on earth and with your loved ones.…

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Important Spring Cleaning Tips: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Drains

vacuuming carpet - Important Spring Cleaning Tips: HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical

Spring brings blooming flowers, warmer weather, and an abundance of life wherever you look. It’s also a time for fresh starts and blank slates. So, let’s start cleaning up the mess that winter left behind, open the windows, and get moving. To help you get motivated for a deep spring cleaning, we’re sharing some pro…

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Making Your Pet More Comfortable at Home

Making Your Pet More Comfortable at Home - HELP

Pets are family. And we all want our family members to be as comfortable as possible when they are home. Toys and treats are ubiquitous additions in any pet-friendly home. But these are things most pet parents already have covered. When it comes to providing your pet with ultimate comfort at home, it’s important to…

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Doing Your Part for the Environment at Home

Doing Your Part for the Environment at Home - HELP Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Drains

Helping the environment is good for you, your family, and mother earth. Every one of us can do our part to make the home healthier and more energy efficient. If you’re looking for ways to go green and save green at home, there are plenty of things you can do. You already know about recycling…

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3 Ways Investing in Duct Cleaning Can Save You Money

You may have heard the saying that you have to spend money to make money, and this certainly applies to maintaining your home. Your HVAC system has a lot of moving parts that need to be maintained, including the air ducts. The ducts that run through your home are responsible for delivering the hot and…

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The Dangers of a Cracked Heat Exchanger

When your heat turns on, do you notice an odd chemical odor that reminds you of formaldehyde or preservatives? You may assume that something near your furnace just got too warm or that someone in your home spilled a cleaning solution, but the problem is likely much more serious. Chemical odors coming from your furnace…

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How Pets Affect Air Quality

  You do everything you can to keep your family safe and healthy. And that includes making sure that your home is fresh, clean and as allergen-free as possible. But you have pets. Not only do the dogs drag in dirt, but their fur is also becoming a problem. The same goes for your cats.…

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5 Reasons Why Annual HVAC Maintenance Is a Great Investment

HVAC maintenance isn’t a big deal; if there’s no obvious malfunction, the system is operating just fine, right? Not exactly. A tricky thing about HVAC systems is that many issues are often progressive, meaning they start off small and develop into something more significant. Annual maintenance is a useful tool for highlighting these problems. Invest…

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What’s That Smell? It Could Be Dirty Sock Syndrome

A woman holding a dirty pair of socks

The unmistakable aroma caused by a pile of dirty, sweaty socks can make you regret skipping laundry day. Now imagine getting a good whiff of that aroma every time you turn on your air conditioner. So what’s going on? The problem can be traced back to something known as “dirty sock syndrome,” an actual condition…

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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.…

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