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Allergies and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

    Allergies and Indoor Air Quality – Have you noticed the spring pollen? Typically spring yields the highest pollen levels, when plants, grasses, and trees are flowering, particularly in the early mornings. Warm, dry, and windy weather and climates with little or no rain have high pollen levels. Rain or cool weather dramatically drops allergy […]

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Why System Maintenance is Important.

Numerous homeowners tragically assume that their heating and cooling unit is ready to go and doesn’t need any care after being installed. They treat their units with an “out of the picture, therefore irrelevant” state of mind until there’s an issue, and after that they call a heating and cooling specialists to settle the issue, […]

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Ceiling Fans & AC Systems

Can you remember a time when your home didn’t have an air conditioning system? If you live in Florida, and you’re under the age of 50, probably not. Thanks to Willis Carrier, who secured a patent for his “Apparatus for Treating Air” in 1902, air conditioners have been a staple in American homes since the […]

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energy myths and tips

5 Home Energy Myths Debunked

If you’re like most homeowners, you’re always looking for ways to cut your costs around your home. In fact, you may have even googled “how to lower energy bills” at some point. With over 3.75 million results, however, it may be difficult to determine which advice is good and which may be a bit misleading. […]

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5 AC Mistakes to Avoid

In Florida, an air conditioner is not a convenience, it’s a necessity. For the majority of the year, we deal with some pretty warm temperatures, so a well-maintained, functioning ac unit is essential in keeping our homes comfortable. Many people, however, make some simple errors that can easily lead to an AC meltdown. If you […]

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Five AC Noises That Could Mean Trouble

Have you ever noticed how noisy things become as they age? Think about it; cars start to squeal when belts and brakes wear down, homes start to creak as they settle, and even people tend to emit some very peculiar noises as they age (or eat too much dairy!). Your air conditioner, on the other […]

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hot room fixes

Why Are Some Rooms in My Home Hotter Than Others?

Have you ever wondered why some rooms in your home seem warmer than others? We’re not talking about the kitchen, which can fluctuate in temperature based in oven use, or the laundry room that increases by 10 degrees each time you dry a load of clothes. No, we are speaking about those rogue rooms down […]

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Beware of Duct Cleaning Scams

Have you ever wondered why some companies can offer a whole-house duct cleaning service for $59 when others are charging $450 or more? The answer is simple; it’s most likely a scam. For years, less-than-reputable companies have been advertising in the local paper, coupon magazines and online, luring unsuspecting home owners with their promises of […]

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Which Air Filter is Best for Your Home?

When you think about home maintenance and upkeep, what tasks come to mind? We’re betting that changing your air filter probably isn’t high on the list, but don’t feel bad, many homeowners don’t change their air filters as often as they should; most will remember when the dust starts to accumulate on furniture and lamps, […]

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Dryer Safety Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Did you know that average U.S. household cleans 50 pounds of laundry every week? Over the course of a year, a family of four could easily generate more than a ton of dirty clothes; that’s a lot of stress to place on your washer and dryer. As you can imagine, quite a bit of lint […]

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