Keeping your HVAC system in proper condition is a vital step in keeping your home comfortable and your energy bill low. As a complex, expansive system, your HVAC has a lot of places for dust, grime, and debris to collect, and cleaning it is a delicate, deliberate process. Here is part two of our handy … Continued
Keeping your HVAC system in proper condition is a vital step in keeping your home comfortable and your energy bill low. As a complex, expansive system, your HVAC has a lot of places for dust, grime, and debris to collect, and cleaning it is a delicate, deliberate process. But with these easy steps, you can … Continued
We all know how important it is to keep dryer vents free from lint buildup, but there is more to dryer vent maintenance than that. As Bob Formisano, writing for The Spruce, explains, “Plenty of lint makes it past the filter and gets trapped in crevices deep inside the lint filter trap and all along … Continued
Improving Indoor Air Quality: Tip #2 – Vacuum your house frequently – especially if you have heavy foot traffic and/or indoor animals). Don’t forget to remove your shoes when you enter the house! Use an upholstery brush on your sofa and chairs, and remember to remove cushions and pillows, and clean these with the upholstery … Continued
Improving your Indoor Air Quality, Tip #1 There are a large number of ways to improve your indoor air quality. This week we are focusing on simple, no cost ways to reduce small and large particle indoor pollution, every little bit helps. Tip #1, Use microfiber towels while cleaning indoors: • When dusting use microfiber … Continued
Breathe Easy: Indoor Air Quality Tip #3: Keep a healthy level of humidity. Dust mites and mold love moisture. Keeping humidity around 30%-50% helps keep them and other allergens under control. A dehumidifier (and air conditioner during summer months) helps reduce moisture in indoor air and effectively controls allergens, Lang says. An air conditioner also reduces … Continued
The second tip this week regarding Indoor Air Quality involves your household cleaners. Tip #2: Go Fragrance Free Avoid cleaning products with harmful chemicals.Opt for fragrance-free laundry soaps, and air fresheners that actually kill the root of the smell, not just mask it.