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 the fur that they shed. Fur and pet dander can cause allergy symptoms to worsen. Plus, it can cause your air conditioner and furnace to need more maintenance. You can't keep your pet from shedding. But, by using a few of these steps, your HVAC system will run better and last longer.
Brush and Bathe Your Pets
Up to 50 million Americans have seasonal allergies in the spring and fall. Allergies cause sneezing, coughing, and phlegm. Blooming plants and pets can cause allergy issues. But, there are other causes. Here’s more 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 right in your home. A HVAC Professional can help you get a humidifier.
Home automation is connecting several devices to make them work together. You can control some of these devices 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 December 25th, you can find a tree standing in most houses. 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 had a Christmas log buring for the next twelve days and nights. Over the years, we have adapted from candles and burning logs to heaters and other devices. 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 almost 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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