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Category: hvac-for-dummies

5 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy this Winter

Last year we published a post about keeping kids healthy during cold and flu season.  In addition to heating healthy and frequent hand washing, there are plenty of ways that your home’s HVAC system can also help out.  This year, …

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The Other Thing You Need to Do When Daylight Savings Time Ends

This weekend daylight savings time comes to an end.  Saturday night we will all gain an extra hour of sleep as we roll back the clocks one hour. Though there are movements to do away with these daylight savings time …

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Your Home’s Humidity Level Could Be Seriously Interrupting Sleep

If you have ever tossed and turned in bed on a hot summer night, you know how much the weather can impact your sleep.  Not only are the high temperatures uncomfortable, but cooler temperatures actually help to activate the sleep …

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Does My HVAC System Spread COVID-19?

COVID-19 has made this a very different spring and summer.  Now, as the school year approaches administrators, parents, and teachers alike are all wondering what the best course of action is.  For many of us, it seems that as time …

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Why You Should Worry About Humidity and Your Home

Humidity can wreak havoc on more than just your hair.  Hot weather and damp, humid air can also damage your home.  Too much moisture in the air leads to mold and mildew, which can in turn cause health problems.  Furthermore, …

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5 Reasons Temperatures are Fluctuating throughout your Home

In our home we deal with a problem that is probably all to familiar to many of you–the temperatures fluctuate depending on which room we are in.  During the summer months, in order for our second floor to feel moderately …

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The Ideal Temperature for Productivity While Working From Home

We have discussed the ever present debate over office temperatures on this blog before.  However, as most of Michigan finds themselves working from home these days after the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order was announced by Governor Whitmer last …

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How to Prepare Your Thermostat for Daylight Savings Time

It’s that time of year again when we ‘spring forward’ and set our clocks ahead one hour.  This year (2020), daylight savings time occurs on Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 a.m., which means we want to make sure all of …

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How Does My Roof Affect My Home’s Temperature?

Do you remember that song about bones?  “The toe bone connected to the foot bone…” etc…?  It is incredible when you realize how each of the systems in the human body connect with each other and work together.  In many …

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When Should I Worry About a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Every winter we rely on our home’s furnace to keep us warm.  For most of us, we may not often think about that furnace on a daily basis–we are so accustomed to the heat it provides.  Your home’s furnace is …

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