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Safety Hazards Around the Home – Part 1

Some home safety hazards are obvious, like a toy truck or a ball lying at the top of the stairs or a broken handrail. But what about the not so obvious safety hazards? What measures have you taken lately to ensure you and your family live in a safe environment? Focus on these three areas to get […]Read More

5 Tips to Tackle Uneven Cooling in your Home

Is your air conditioning system struggling to keep all areas of your home evenly cooled? Well, you are not alone. It is a problem commonly seen during the hot, humid days of summer especially for multi-story homes. Use the following tips to help tackle the problem of uneven cooling in your home. Insulation – If […]Read More

How to Deal With Water Damage

Water damage – just hearing that phrase can illicit a feeling of dread. Water can damage flooring, walls, furniture, upholstery, electronics, household appliances, plumbing and the list goes on and on. Water damage can also increase the risk of mold growth and be greatly detrimental to indoor air quality. Depending on the extent of the […]Read More

Is Your Air Conditioner Short Cycling?

Guess what? It is still hot and humid and it is also still humid and hot. And we are not sure when it will stop being hot and humid or if you prefer, humid and hot. So let’s talk about a common air conditioner problem you may be experiencing during these dog days of summer […]Read More

Your August Home Checklist

August is a month of transitions. Your household may be transitioning into a new school year, from summer to fall activities or from hot weather to milder temperatures – hopefully! Use this time of transition to mark a few of these items off of your home checklist: Tidy Your Mudroom or Drop Zone: Especially if […]Read More

Indoor Air Quality Solutions – Part 2

Knowing that you want to keep your family and employees breathing the best, safest air possible, we are on Part 2 of indoor air quality solutions. Last week, we talked about changing the air filter, vacuuming regularly, and proper ventilation. You can read that post here. Keep reading for more tips to clean up your […]Read More

Indoor Air Quality Solutions – Part 1

Are you concerned about the indoor air quality in your home or business? In today’s world, we are spending more and more time indoors which means health risks due to indoor air pollution are on the rise. We know you want to keep your family and employees breathing the best, safest air possible, so we have […]Read More

Managing Air Conditioning While Away

In our last blog, we learned that one of the benefits of a smart thermostat is the ability to control air conditioning settings remotely. For example if you are away on vacation, you can monitor the temperature and energy consumption of your home in real time and adjust accordingly all from the comfort of your hotel […]Read More

What are the Benefits of a Smart Thermostat?

First let’s discuss the difference between a smart thermostat and programmable thermostat. Most households have a programmable thermostat, which lets you set the temperature and have the thermostat change it based on preset temperatures for different times of day. In addition to this, smart thermostats learn from your behaviors, allow you to control the climate in […]Read More

Do You Have a Constantly Running Air Conditioner? – Part 2

Has your air conditioner been working overtime lately? In Part 1 of this series we discussed some reasons this may be happening, such as the size of your unit, a faulty thermostat or a lack of proper insulation. We also listed some ways to tell how much is too much activity for current temperatures. Here […]Read More