Most power outages in the winter result from problems caused by issues at the power plant or winter storms. It’s impossible to foresee either one, so preparing alternative sources of winter heat ahead of time may prevent hours or days of bone-chilling cold.
When winter’s cold temperatures arrive, you’re more likely to stay inside your Dayton home rather than spending time outdoors. This exposes you to indoor air pollutants and allergens more often, such as mold and dust. In order to lower your risk of having health issues from these particles, it’s important to take steps to improve […]
When the temperatures drop in the Dayton area, it’s a great time to start using your fireplace. While this might seem like a more efficient and cost-effective way to heat your home, how much can you rely on fireplace warmth? Keep the following heating information in mind during the cooler part of the year.
As the calendar pages turn and the annual transition from the cooling season to the heating season arrives, it’s time to winterize your HVAC system. Your central air conditioner’s about to go into hibernation for the next six months. To make sure the A/C withstands the winter and is ready for operation at start-up next […]
If you’re in charge of Thanksgiving dinner at your home this year, take a few minutes to look over your options for kitchen ventilation. If the day is warm and sunny, you might find yourself turning on the A/C just to cool the kitchen area off.
Using a fireplace or wood stove does create a welcoming and warm atmosphere, but it could come at a price for your indoor air quality (IAQ). While wood is a renewable fuel, it’s not the cleanest available.
Even though they’ve been around for decades, there are still ductless technology myths about their installation and performance. Fortunately, more people have learned first-hand how energy efficient these systems are and how much comfort they deliver.
The end of daylight saving time falls on November 4th this year, so you should be making sure that your thermostat is all set for this change. Keep the following information in mind, and you’ll be ready to handle any thermostat adjustments you need to make for the return of standard time.