Beeswax candles have a nice look to them as well
The Good Life

A Do It Yourself Guide to Making Your Own Beeswax Candles

Making your own beeswax candles is fun, easy, and safer for your air quality.

Fiberglass versus Pleated Air Filters
Around the House

To Pleat or Not to Pleat?

Second Nature clears the air about the difference between fiberglass and pleated air filters. We take a look at the good, the bad and the dirty!

Take Air Filtration Back to the Future
Around the House

Back to the Future

A look at yesterday's, today's and tomorrow's ways of tackling air pollution with filtration.

New Homeowner
Around the House

So You Want to be a Homeowner?

Don't walk into your new home with rose-colored glasses. Here's a few things to keep in mind as you chase the American Dream of owning your own home.

Getting ready for vacation
The Good Life

A Dose of Preparation for a Ton of Vacation Fun

Keep that relaxed feeling you get from vacation longer. A little pre-vacation work will result in a stress-free return home after the fun is over.

Summer Heat
Staying Healthy

Baby, It's Hot Outside!

Air quality goes down as temperatures go up. Second Nature shares some tips for how you can help improve the air you breathe during those hot summer months, when pollution and smog are at their worst.

white clean apartment
Staying Healthy

Clean air and apartment living

Small or enclosed living spaces can cause pollutants to collect in your indoor air. These irritants remain stagnant in your space, just like that cousin who said he’d crash for “just a couple nights.”

Around the House

The New Homeowner's Guide to HVAC

HVAC units are vitally important in the function and comfort of the home. Your sanity, too.

reduce asthma and allergens
Staying Healthy

How to reduce asthma triggers and indoor allergens

Asthma and allergies affect a LARGE portion of the population. Those that suffer with allergies or asthma can become desperate for any sort of relief. These quick tips can reduce allergens and asthma triggers in the home in a BIG way.

Air filters come in many types, grades, qualities, and sizes.
Staying Healthy

How to reduce pet dander and pet odors

Your furry friends may be amazing companions... but they can cause pet odors and introduce pet dander into your home. You can fight animal odors and dander by following these simple tips.

heating and cooling system, hvac
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.