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Around the House

What is HVAC?

Your HVAC system ensures your home provides you comfort, in spite of whatever natural weather patterns may be assaulting the outdoors.

Washable air filters may seem more cost effective, but end up costing your family greatly.
Around the House

Are washable air filters good for my HVAC system?

Washable filters may seem like a more economic choice, but there are many downsides to using a washable air filter over a pleated air filter.

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Staying Healthy

How to improve indoor air quality

The air in your home is often five times (or more!) dirtier than the air outdoors. This guide provides simple steps to improve your indoor air quality.

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Around the House

Quick tips to lower your energy bills

Changing your air filter saves 5-15% on your heating and cooling costs, but there are many other ways you can save money on your energy bill. Here are a few quick tips to save money on your energy bill.

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Staying Healthy

How to manage your pollen allergy

Symptoms of a pollen allergy include: sneezing, congestion, nasal discharge, itchy or watery eyes, itchy nose or throat.

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Staying Healthy

How to manage your dust mite allergy

Dust mites are one of the leading triggers for both asthma and allergies

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Staying Healthy

How to safeguard against air pollution

A few ways to combat and protect against air pollution

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Staying Healthy

How to recognize indoor air pollutants

Half of Americans live in counties with unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution...because Americans spend 90% of their time indoors-- and up to 65% of that time at home-- it’s important to safeguard indoor air.

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Staying Healthy

The Best Pets for Allergy Sufferers

Just because you suffer from allergies, it doesn’t mean you have to avoid owning a pet all together. You have many “hypoallergenic” options!

Indoor plants that clean the air
Around the House

What are the best indoor air cleaning plants?

There are many plants that actually improve indoor air quality by removing some pollutants from the air, operating as a natural air filter! While these plants cannot replace a regularly changed pleated air filter, they act as a supplemental cleaner to be

higher MERV filter affect air flow
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

location of air filters
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.