Are HVAC Systems With Ducting Going To Hurt Your Allergies?

Typically, you are told (or your instincts tell you) to stay inside the house every time our allergies act up. However, what we do not realize is that our HVAC systems at home could be harboring irritants that can worsen our allergies. And for you to make sure you could reduce, if not completely eliminate irritants that would worsen your…

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Make Sure Your HVAC Is Tuned Up To Save Money When Summer Comes

Many people will soon switch their air conditioners on again, as the temperatures are set to rise. However, don’t switch your air conditioner on until you have done a few things first. First, change the filter. This is an easy thing to do with big consequences, as it will stop your unit from breaking down. Also, make sure you know…

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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Furnaces And Pumps

As the average weather temperature changes with the seasons, we often look for different ways to change the way we cool or heat our homes. More often than not, we look into furnaces to achieve this. There are both electric and gas furnaces, and we tend to compare the pros and cons of these two before making our decision. However,…

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Top 3 HVAC Problems That Require Professional Help

Obviously, a HVAC – heating, ventilation and air conditioning – system is a complex piece of machinery. Yet, even though they are indeed complex machines, they don’t really need professional people to come out to fix them so long as you know how to care for them. Of course, there are some exceptions and certain problems do require professional help….

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Cost-Effective Electric Underfloor Heating

Electric underfloor Heating Solutions Electric underfloor heating is sometimes considered to be expensive. However, with the right choice of products and controls, it can in fact be a very cost-effective way to heat living environments. This is due to the way that electric heating systems distribute the heat. They are controlled very easily with modern thermostats and they are very…

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Cast Iron Radiators For Heating Your Home

A homeowner is never more grateful of their heating systems than in times of appalling weather (such as the United Kingdom has been ‘enjoying’ in the last couple of months in which several inches of rain as well as snow has fallen all across the British Isles). In such times the demands being placed on heaters and radiators drastically increases….

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The Benefits of Gas Central Heating

Over the course of human history, the human race have used a lot of different methods to heat their homes, from simple individual, wood fires in each room, to vast Roman under-floor heating systems, which required a team of servants to constantly stoke huge furnaces to heat the man-made caverns under the sumptuous ancient houses and royal palaces of the…

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Skirting Board Heating as an Energy Saver

Skirting board heating purports to save energy for the home owner, by minimising the effort used by a boiler or heat source to achieve maximum temperature for a heating system. While this is broadly true, the claim needs to be examined in greater detail to find out just how much energy the system can save. The skirting board system is…

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Preparing Your Air Conditioning Unit For Winter

As Labor Day draws closer and cooler weather is just around the corner, it is time to think about winterizing your home. The outside air conditioning unit your family has been using all Summer to stay cool is one of the first appliances you should consider winterizing. During the winter season, protecting your A/C unit from cold weather, ice and…

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Should You Buy a Windowless Air Conditioner?

A windowless air conditioner is a self-contained unit that does not have to sit on your windowsill. Although many experts argue that windowless air conditioners are less efficient than other units, there are number benefits of buying a windowless model. These include the fact that this type of unit is easier to install, can clear out smoke odors, and is…

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