Archive for February, 2016

How a Humidifier Can Help You

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Humidity is often reviled as a negative thing by people, and it’s sort of an earned reputation. Hot days become considerably less comfortable when it’s humid out, after all. However, a certain amount of humidity is necessary to keep you healthy. If your air is chronically dry, you should actually take steps to correct it. Let’s take a look at what can happen if your air is chronically dry, and how a humidifier can help you. (more…)

Why Your Furnace Isn’t Heating Properly

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

We still have a ways to go before winter is over, and that means that you’re probably still relying on your furnace to keep you warm on a daily basis. So, it’s more than a little inconvenient if your furnace isn’t actually heating as well as it should be. There are a couple of different reasons why this might be happening, most of which are going to require professional repairs. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons now. (more…)

Boiler Maintenance What You Need to Know

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Boilers have a well-earned reputation for being sturdy systems, especially compared to other heater types. This is primarily due to having fewer moving parts than other heating systems, which means fewer ways for things to go wrong. Problems do occur from time to time, however, just like any other system. If you want your boiler system to last as long as possible, you’re going to need to make sure that it receives the maintenance it needs. Read on to discover the benefits of boiler maintenance. (more…)

Myths About Solar Energy

Monday, February 8th, 2016

There have been a lot of myths and misconceptions circulating about solar energy almost since its conception. To this day, many homeowners buy into various myths about solar energy and use them as an excuse not to invest in the technology. You may think that you have a good reason for not installing a solar energy system, but you might actually be missing out on a huge opportunity. Let’s take a look at some of these solar misconceptions, and separate truth from fiction. (more…)

What Can Happen if Your Furnace Is Too Large or Too Small

Monday, February 1st, 2016

When searching for a new heating system, especially furnaces, people tend to disregard one of the most important qualities of a prospective system: its size. The size of a furnace is just as important to its efficiency as any other quality, yet it is ignored much of the time. Installing a furnace in your home that is too large or too small can actually have a huge negative effect, up to and including early system breakdown and replacement. Read on to find out more about what happens when your furnace is the wrong size for your home. (more…)