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Reasons why you should regularly change your heater filters

There have been instances where people have died while asleep in their rooms from carbon monoxide poisoning and many will be shocked to hear the cause behind the presence of the deadly gas in the house; a clogged heater filter. Overlooking the simple task of checking and changing your heater filter has ended in death […]

Clean air conditioner filters can reduce your energy bills

Whether you have a central air conditioning system or room air conditioners they need to be serviced and maintained on a regular basis. The replacement of air conditioner filters is an important aspect of routine maintenance. With use, the filters become clogged with dirt and other impurities and this has an adverse effect on the […]

Keep your home warm with under floor heating

If high energy bills have been keeping you from turning on the heating, installing an under floor heating system will prevent you from having to spend another cold winter without making a huge dent in your pocket. If you are planning to install a new heating system a Radiant Floor Heat system will be a […]

Why Medallions Work in Any Home

We’ve all watched those home edition DIY and make-over shows. Perhaps you saw some beautiful furniture or decorative pieces that you absolutely loved but swore would never look good in your home. The reality is that there is a multitude of ways to liven up and renovate the look of your home, without spending your […]

Portable Air Conditioning could Save Energy Costs

Computer equipment generates a lot of heat. There were incidences that computers caught on fire due to extreme heat generated by them. If a single computer can generate that much heat, one can imagine how hot it can get in a roomful of servers and electronic equipment. In a study done in 2006-2009 it revealed […]

Things to Consider before Basement Finishing in Chicago

Guest post is provided by Chicago Remodeling Solutions, offering concrete repair in Chicago. Visit their website for more information. Basements don’t have to be used as dingy store rooms. In Chicago, some times of the year it is simply just too cold to comfortably go outside. This is why many folks are remodeling their basements […]

Why you should use an electrostatic air filter

If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies and asthma you know how important it is to keep your home as clean as possible and free from common allergens such as dust, pollen and pet dander. Regular vacuuming will remove a fair share of the allergens but to make sure that the air […]

Not changing your furnace filter can be a health hazard

One cannot imagine spending the cold winter days without the comfort of the house furnace. But how much attention do you pay to your furnace filters? It is very likely that many would have overlooked this simple task, though a simple task, this could affect the health of your family and can even cause death. […]

Electric vs. Hydronic Floor Heating Snow Melt Systems

Guest post is provided by EZ Floor Heat, a provider of hydronic floor heating systems. Visit their website for more information. Heated floors is a useful technology outdoors where snowfall is heavy. In areas with heavy and persistent snowfall in high altitudes or latitudes, shoveling a plowing are often necessary to keep walkways and driveways […]

Home Improvement shouldn’t have to be a Daunting Task

In United States, housing construction is booming again. During recession, the poor performance of the housing market had an impact on construction business too. Now the economy is showing a recovery and the housing market looks promising again. Building an entirely new house or remodeling an existing one can be a daunting task. Project will […]