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Around the House

Which Countertop Is The Best for Your Home?

We laid out the advantages and disadvantages of each common countertop to make this choice simple.

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Around the House

Five Easy Home Habits to Practice in 2020

Achieve a healthier home this year by making one of these your New Year's resolution.

2019 is going to be a great year. You know why? Because you got this.
The Good Life

How to Actually Stick to Your New Year's Resolution in 2020

We’ve all had them: resolutions. And yes, everyone has failed at one point or another. We’re here to help to change the status quo. You actually can stick to your New Year’s resolutions—not just this year, every year. Here are Second Nature’s five simple way

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Around the House

Will a higher MERV filter affect my airflow?

For a few extra dollars you can ensure that your HVAC system is as clean as possible and the air in your home is effectively filtered just by using an efficient air filter that is changed regularly

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Around the House

Where are my air filters located?

Many homes have more than one air filter (and sometimes more than one size of air filter). When moving into a new home, it can be a fun hunt to find those air filters.

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Around the House

The Complete Guide to Air Filters

From sizes to types to qualities and more, here is everything you could ever need to know about air filters.

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Staying Healthy

Five Steps to Allergy-Proof Your Home

Removing 100% of allergens from your home is impossible, but these simple steps can still go a long way for you and the air you breathe.

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Around the House

A Beginner's Guide to Weatherstripping

Weatherstripping your home can be more complex than you might think, as there are tons of different types of weatherstripping. Let us make it simple.

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Staying Healthy

Where Do Indoor Air Pollutants Come From?

Where common indoor air pollutants come from and where they're commonly found in your home is the first piece of knowledge you'll need to improve the air quality in your living space.

Air filters come in many types, grades, qualities, and sizes.
Around the House

How to reduce indoor odors

Having a stinky home... well, stinks! But it doesn't have to stay that way. There are SAFE ways to reduce or eliminate odors in your home. It's important to attack the odors head-on, rather than mask them with things like candles or spray.

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Around the House

The Indoor Air Quality Benefits of Plants

Toxins like benzene and formaldehyde are indoor air quality threats that you can't see and are too small for your air filter. Can plants help filter these though? Actually, yes!