Mold is a type of fungus that can grow in slightly damp homes. This fungus grows in materials, such as fiberboard, wood, or gypsum board, and sadly most homes have these materials. Being exposed to this type of fungus is not good for you, and you need to address the problem as soon as you can.
Symptoms Linked to Mold
With the prices of energy going to increase as well, so does your utility bills. This same holds true during the summer. So, what’s the best way to heat and cool your home without having to overwork your HVAC system and pay a fortune?
There are many benefits to taking steps to make your home more energy efficient, and it's not always as difficult or expensive as you may think.
Warm weather is quickly approaching which means energy saving time, and everyone is trading in their hot cocoa and warm coffee for frozen smoothies and iced coffees.
You love your cats and dogs, but you might not love all of the fur that they shed. Not only can fur and pet dander cause allergy symptoms to worsen, but it can also cause your air conditioner and furnace to need more maintenance. While you can't keep your pet from shedding, by incorporating a few tasks into your daily, weekly, and monthly routine, your HVAC system will run more smoothly and last longer.
Brush and Bathe Your Pets
Spring Cleaning is Around the CornerAs spring fever hits, and everyone is spring cleaning, spring isn't just in the air, it is in the air conditioning! When the first signs of humidity and warmer days begin to raise the temperatures outside, you can be sure the temperatures inside our homes are rising too. We all know what this means...it's time to turn on the air conditioning. How long has it been since your HVAC system been checked or had maintenance?
When dealing with the world of HVAC you may not know all of the lingo that go along with this topic. Often times a person will think that they don’t need to understand the terms and phrases and will not make any type of effort to even understand. For the rest of us that want to know about our home services and what the experts are saying, you can read on to get a basic understanding of the terms that are associated with HVAC as well as HVAC professionals. This will help you to not feel like the only person in the room that has no idea what is being said.
The proper range for humidity range for a home is between 35 to 50 percent. If the humidity levels are too low, they can make you sick and cause sinus issues. If the levels are too high, it promotes the growth of mold. A humidifier is a good tool to keep the humidity just right in your home. A HVAC Professional can help you get a humidifier.
Home automation is connecting several devices to make them work together. Some of these devices can be controlled from a laptop, smartphone, or motion sensors. Some devices can be voice activated. This can give you a more secure, comfortable home, and save you a lot of money on your energy bill.
By 25 December, you can find a tree standing in every house. After all, Christmas is one of the year’s most important holidays. It is a time when gifts represent the love you have for the family, and candles represent wishes. Many years ago, every house was a hotbed for the next twelve days and nights, represented by the burning of a Christmas log. Since we have adapted candles instead of burning logs, there are new ways to keep you and your loved ones warm during your holidays.