What Would We Do Without Furnaces?

November 18, 2020

Every once in a while, it is important to allow yourself to be impressed by seemingly normal items. Otherwise, you might take those objects for granted. The furnace in your Coral Springs home is certainly one of those “normal items” that deserves some appreciation. Take a moment, then, to understand just how far home heating has come with this brief history. No Collecting If you were alive 100 years ago or more, your house almost certainly would have been heated by wood or coal that you were responsible for collecting. In addition, you would have

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Should I Leave the AC on During the Day When I’m Out?

October 20, 2020

Is It Worth It to Leave the Air Conditioner Running? Leaving the air conditioner on during the day seems to make sense. When you arrive home from work or wherever else you go, the interior should be at the preferred temperature when arriving. Still, it might not be the best strategy to let the system run. A Running Air Conditioner Wastes Energy When the air conditioning system runs for several hours a day, a lot of electricity ends up wasted. There’s no reason to cool an empty house and run up such a massive carbon

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What are the 4 Major Indoor Air Pollutants

September 23, 2020

Indoor air contamination is one of the major causes of health problems. The thing regarding air contaminants is that they can hide in plain view. The elements that cause air contamination are so trivial that they are almost invisible to the naked eye. However, this invisibility makes them even more harmful to unsuspecting office-goers and homeowners. Here are four major indoor air pollutants. 1. Radon Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in the ground and enters your home. Radon is among the leading causes of lung cancer in the U.S. The concentration

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Will Air Purifiers Help with Musty Smell?

August 16, 2020

Many unused spaces or bathrooms can develop a musty odor over time. This odor is the result of mold growth and can indicate harmful odors and particulates circulating in your home. Having an air purifier in your home can help remove the musty odor of mold as well as a wide variety of other strong smells that could make your home a less pleasant place to spend time. Benefits of Quality Air Purification A quality air purification system can not only remove odors from the air in your home but can keep it clean as

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The Benefits of Indoor Air Quality

July 20, 2020

It’s easy to take the air around us for granted. However, poor quality air really isn’t good for our health or productivity. For 2020 and beyond, let us take a very close look at the benefits of indoor air quality. Physical Health To start things off, good indoor air quality leads to strong physical health. More and more homeowners are turning to workout equipment in their home for convenience. When attempting strenuous exercises, you don’t want to be breathing in low-quality air. This will only make it more taxing on your muscles and cause damage to

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Tips To Improve Indoor Air Quality

July 1, 2020

Musty or polluted air in your home can have a detrimental impact on your health. Poor indoor air quality has been linked to lung disease, asthma and even fatigue. Here are some ways to improve the air quality inside your home. Ventilate You need to have fresh air going through your home to have good air quality. A simple option is to open some doors or windows. If you live in a city, though, you might be letting in potentially toxic air. You could also turn on exhaust fans in your bathrooms and

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Summertime Indoor Air Quality Concerns

June 17, 2020

Summer can be quite tough on your indoor air quality. While the warm weather aids in outdoor fun, the air inside your home can suffer from a buildup of irritating allergens and potentially harmful pollutants. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to alleviate these problematic indoor air issues. Here are three of the biggest effects of summer on your indoor air quality. 1. Increased Pollen There’s not much you can do about the amount of pollen that’s outdoors. However, the outside air is circulating and being refreshed by the wind. Inside your home is another

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How to Change a Thermostat Battery

May 14, 2020

Programmable and smart thermostats use a battery to provide power to their touchscreens. If the battery’s charge drops too low, the thermostat will stop working. Knowing how to change a thermostat battery can help you to prevent comfort disruptions in your Coral Springs, FL, home. Verify the Battery Requirements Different makes and models of thermostats use various types of batteries. The owner’s manual for your thermostat should explain which type to use and how many of them you need. The manual may also recommend a specific brand of battery. If it does, be sure to use

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How to Prevent Costly HVAC Repairs

April 17, 2020

A well-running HVAC system is crucial to maintaining comfort in your home. A system breakdown can leave you and your loved ones in quite a predicament. In addition, repair or replacement costs can be expensive. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to prevent breakdowns. Take a look at these tips to prevent costly HVAC repairs. 1. Get Seasonal Tune-Ups You should have your HVAC system checked in both the fall and the spring to make sure things are in tip-top shape. In the fall, a technician will check over your heating system.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Worse Than Outdoor?

March 8, 2020

Did you know that indoor air, on average, has two to five times as many pollutants as outdoor air according to the EPA? Outdoor air might seem like it’s filled with smoke, dust, and exhaust, but it is actually much cleaner than the air inside your house. Understanding why indoor air quality is so poor will help you take steps to fix the problem and get cleaner air. Mold and Bacterial Growths The simple act of having a lot of moisture in the air can lead to indoor air quality problems since most homes are not

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