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Staying Healthy

Can Air Filters Help Protect Your Family from Infectious Diseases?

Studies suggest they can play a role in protecting your home from certain infectious diseases.

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Staying Healthy

What Are The Germiest Places in Your Home?

What places harbor the most bacteria in your house? The answers might surprise you

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The Good Life

How to Identify and Fix A Broken Window Seal

Learn how to identify a broken window seal and what your best options are for dealing with it.

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Around the House

How to Choose The Right Interior Paint Finish

A flat finish or a gloss finish? Which is better for what part of your home?

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Around the House

Six Surprising Ways You Can Increase Your Home's Value

Increasing your home's value can you maximize what you get in resale.

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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

higher MERV filter affect airflow
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.