While many allergy sufferers will no doubt head indoors this spring to avoid the pollen and other allergens in the air, they may want to think again. According to the EPA, the air inside the average home is up to five times more polluted than the air outside, and contaminants like dust, pet dander, mold and bacteria are often the […]
With cooler weather just starting to settle in most parts of the country, the last thing any homeowner wants to deal with is a broken furnace or boiler, which can quickly leave you feeling left out in the cold. Yet, many American homes have aging heating systems that need maintenance. In fact, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, […]
Remember the Three S’s When Shopping for an Air Conditioner.
When an old air conditioning fails, consumers will be faced with the tough and often expensive decision of whether to repair the existing system or purchase a new one. Repairs on an existing unit may be the least expensive immediate option, but could cost the consumer more in the long run since older systems tend to break down over and […]
According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, most of the country will experience colder than normal temperatures this winter. With the mercury already dropping and colder weather starting to settle in, the last thing any homeowner wants to deal with is a broken furnace or boiler. But when an old heating system fails in the middle of winter, homeowners will be […]
Young volunteers improve the homes of those in need.
A friend of mine was recently ripped off by an unscrupulous contractor who essentially took the money and ran without completing his end of the deal. My friend failed to do her homework regarding the contractor’s background, and now the likelihood of recovering her money is pretty slim. My friend learned a lesson: You should always conduct a background […]
Give Your Ceiling a Fresh New Look – From acoustical “popcorn” to an orange-peel finish in no time.
Simple Steps for Improving Energy Efficiency & Lowering Energy Bills
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We’re giving 3 of our X2R XCHANGER™ Reversible Basement Fans away. Improve Indoor Air Quality – Cure Damp-Musty Basements, Cellars or Crawl Spaces Tjernlund Products offers a pair of unique, energy-saving fans that are capable of automatically and simultaneously ridding basements or other areas of stale, musty or smelly air and drawing in fresh outside air. Called “XCHANGER™”, the fans […]