Just a few years ago, bed bug infestations in American homes were unheard of. Nowadays, unfortunately, that’s not the case. You probably know someone who’s picked the wrong hotel or motel to stay in and brought home a case of bed bugs in the luggage or on clothing. No doubt you’ve also heard of the […]
Your HVAC system’s evaporator coils are among the most important components for cooling and dehumidifying your home. They’re tucked out of sight, but they shouldn’t be forgotten when it comes to spring maintenance.
Damp spring weather is good for Ohio flowers, but it can cause problems in our homes. Indoor air quality in particular can suffer from increased dampness and humidity.
Earth Day — April 22nd — serves as a reminder for us to make our homes as energy efficient as possible to help preserve the planet. The HVAC system is an excellent starting point because it accounts for nearly half of your home’s energy use. Take the steps below to make your system use energy […]
Particularly if you suffer from allergies or asthma, you need a dedicated system to clean the contaminants from your air. There are a number of air purifiers to choose from. You could pick up an inexpensive, portable one. Or you could invest a little more, and get a whole house system.
Improving indoor air quality starts with minimizing pollutants, such as dust. Here are some dusting techniques and other tools to help minimize dust and improve indoor air quality (IAQ).
It’s unfortunate that not many homeowners understand the significant effect that good airflow alone can have on home comfort. Airflow is critical to the performance and efficiency of your HVAC system. Read on to get a better understanding of how air typically moves through your home.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation lists Dayton as the worst city for spring allergy sufferers in the Midwest due to its high pollen and mold counts. But don’t pack your bags and move just yet. The tips below will help you drastically reduce spring allergies and keep breathing easy.
Whether you’re a hobbyist who wants to work in comfort year-round or plan to convert the space, adding climate control makes the garage livable year-round. There are plenty of good options, none of which include extending your forced-air HVAC system to condition the garage.
At any time of year, it’s important to make sure your home is properly ventilated. But home ventilation has come a long way since the early days. How has it evolved, and what are your options today? Let’s take a look.