Carbon monoxide detectors are always on guard against the presence of the dangerous gas, and it’s important to check your detectors regularly to make sure they’re operating properly. Carbon monoxide (CO) is the most common cause of poisoning deaths in the developed world, so don’t take chances when it comes to CO safety in your […]
With so many furnace models available, it can be hard to know which is the most reliable, efficient choice for keeping the biting chill of a Dayton winter out of your home. To start narrowing down your choices, there are a few basic factors to consider.
A programmable thermostat can help you keep out the chill of a cold Dayton winter while still optimizing your furnace’s energy efficiency. The benefits it provides, however, depend on how you use it.
A cold, dry Dayton night can quickly sap the warmth out of a poorly-weatherized home. By taking some basic steps to defend your home against heat loss, however, you can keep your living space cozy all winter.
The two energy-hungriest appliances in your home during the winter are your heating system and water heater. It’s not difficult to improve their energy efficiency and address air leakage in your home’s envelope. The investment of time and money will pay you back in lower energy bills and increased comfort.
High energy bills and comfort problems don’t necessarily mean your furnace or air conditioner are acting up. In fact, these problems are often the side effects of deficiencies in the ductwork system, such as leaks and poor design. Here are some signs that your ducts need attention and the steps to take to replace or […]
If you have a home project that requires a cooling and heating solution, it pays to get to know ductless mini splits. In addition to quick, one-day installation, a ductless mini split delivers comfortable zoned temperature control, energy-efficient operation and versatile mounting options to suit most any space and home improvement project.
The cooler fall weather in Dayton offers relief from summer heat, but it also means that it’s allergy season. Tree pollen, ragweed and other allergens can make you sniffly and congested whether you’re inside or outside. Keep in mind that you can track these allergens inside on your clothes and shoes. In addition, your furnace […]