Fireplace safety becomes an issue at this time every year. A home fireplace provides warmth as well as indoor charm and ambiance. However, statistics reveal that more than 25,000 house fires every year are related to fireplace usage.
While residential heating and cooling systems are designed and engineered to operate as safely as possible, HVAC safety hazards can still occur. Furnaces and air conditioners integrate moving parts, electrical wiring, high temperatures, and toxic substances, and they are installed in certain areas of the home that may present hazards. That’s why maintenance and repair […]
Every year, accidental carbon monoxide poisoning kills an average of 430 Americans and sends 20,000 more to an emergency room or hospital. Colorless, odorless, and tasteless, carbon monoxide (CO) is produced by common sources such as gas-fired furnaces and appliances, exhaust from automobiles and other internal-combustion devices, and even wood-burning fireplaces. Slightly heavier than air, […]
Making sure that your newborn is safe in your Dayton home involves going around and doing some babyproofing. As you check each room of your home for potential hazards, don’t forget about your HVAC equipment. These HVAC system babyproofing tips can help lower the risk of injuries.
A/C dangers are generally not a major factor in well-maintained units made by name-brand manufacturers and installed by professional HVAC contractors. Nevertheless, you can avoid any potential A/C dangers simply by being aware of a few hazards that might be present under certain circumstances.
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.
You’re going to have a new baby! Allow us to be the first HVAC company to say, “Congratulations!” There’s lots you need to do to prepare. How do you make sure your home is a happy, healthy environment for your newborn?