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Recommended Thermostat Settings for Summer

When the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to start thinking about your thermostat settings. Your cooling system should be set to a temperature that provides comfort. The temperature that you set your thermostat to will depend on the time of day and how…

Guide to Safe Tap Water and Water Filters

Are you concerned about the quality of your tap water? You’re not alone. Many people are worried about the safety of their water supply, particularly since the Flint water crisis made national headlines. Bottled water is not the solution as it also has its downside:…

19 Common Furnace Problems (And How to Fix Them)

A furnace is a big investment. When all goes well, it runs continuously for years, providing heat and comfort with very little attention needed on the part of the homeowner except to service it regularly. Unfortunately, that’s seldom what actually happens. Furnaces are machines made…

How To Find And Remove Bad Smells in the Home

Most of us know what it’s like to walk into a room and catch a whiff of something unpleasant. Although we don’t tend to think about the smells in our home very often, they can be an indicator of trouble on the way. Smells aren’t…

What is the Most Energy Efficient Heating System?

Choosing the most energy-efficient heating system for your home can save you a lot of money in the long run. The three most common types of heating systems are electric, gas, and oil. Electric heating systems are the most energy-efficient, followed by gas heating systems…

How to Get Ideal Humidity for Maximum Comfort

Maintaining the correct humidity level is essential for creating a comfortable environment. Too much humidity can lead to uncomfortable conditions like mold growth and skin irritation, while too little humidity can cause dryness of the skin, eyes, and nasal passages. The levels of relative humidity…

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