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
As many as 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies each spring and fall. Allergies cause sneezing, coughing, and phlegm irritations. While allergies can be caused by blooming plants and household pets, there are other more insidious causes. Here’s more information about non-natural causes and how to fix them.
Causes of Seasonal Allergies
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.
Having a Warm Home During Winter
The cold weather is starting to set in and that means you’ll be running your heater nearly every day. But before you crank your thermostat, it’s best to make sure you prep your unit for the harsh weather. While it’s best to have your unit examined by a trained technician, there are a few things you can do on your own.
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