Houseplants Can Help Purify Indoor Air

Houseplants Can Help Purify Indoor Air

Houseplants are the new air purifiers. Ok, so that’s not so new. It has actually been over 20 years since NASA’s study on indoor air pollutants and house plants. However, the information hasn’t changed much. We know that chemicals and contaminants...
Auxiliary or Emergency Heat?

Auxiliary or Emergency Heat?

Have you ever wondered what Auxiliary or Emergency Heat actually are? If your home is using a heat pump you may have read the thermostat and noticed you were using the Auxiliary or Emergency heat mode. This is not abnormal and should not head warning, unless it...
Air Quality and Humidity Control

Air Quality and Humidity Control

Humidity control and air quality are closely related. One is ultimately a result of the other. This time of year when heaters are turned up many people start noticing the effects of the dry heat. Hardwood dries out and begins to make eery creaking noises and gaps...
Keeping Warm with Electric Blankets

Keeping Warm with Electric Blankets

Electric Blankets: Smart or Dangerous? It is getting chilly out there! It can be tempting to just turn up the heat a few degrees at night to compensate, but you’re always thinking about your heating bill. Many homeowners have turned to electric blankets to keep them...