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Archive for February, 2016

Do I Need to Install a Dehumidifier in My Home?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

As you are likely well aware, when it gets hot in Texas, the humidity typically rises as well. Not only does this make for an uncomfortable environment, it can actually be unhealthy. Humidity—or rather lack thereof—is an important part of good indoor air quality. Excess moisture can cause a number of problems, including exposure to mold and other allergens.

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Steps to Take Before Calling for Heating Repair

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

If you’ve noticed problems with your heating system as we near the end of winter in Freeport, TX, you may be ready to call for repairs so you don’t have to wait until next year. You are encouraged to tackle issues as soon as possible to avoid bigger problems later. However, sometimes the issue could be far simpler to solve than a repair call justifies. Before calling for heating repair, check out the steps below to see if there is a simple explanation.

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Air Purifiers That Can Help You This Winter

Monday, February 15th, 2016

With every breath you take, you are inhaling millions of microscopic airborne contaminants. Some of these contaminants include dust, pollen, dander, viruses, bacteria, and mold spores. Breathing in large amounts of these contaminants over a long period of time can lead to all kinds of health problems, from flu and cold infections to asthma. In order to fight against these contaminants, you should install an air purifier in your home. Read on for an outline of some of the more common air purifier types that can help you.

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If Your Furnace Isn’t Properly Sized, This Could Happen to You…

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Taking a one-size-fits-all approach may make shopping for a furnace easier, but in the long run it is one of the worst things you could do. The size of a furnace affects its efficiency just as much as its fuel type or its location. Selecting a furnace of the wrong size will not only hinder its efforts to keep your home comfortable, but it could severely shorten the system’s lifespan. Let’s take a look at what can happen if you install a furnace of the wrong size.

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The Benefits of Boiler Installation

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Inertia is a powerful force when it comes to installing a new home heating system. Most people get into the heating market seeking to get the same kind of heating system that they had before, providing that they had a positive experience with the previous one. The perception is often that this will make everything go more smoothly, without having to bother with all those other options. However, there are many advantages to be gained by considering other heating options. Let’s take a look at boilers, how they work, and the advantages they provide.

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