Entries by Colton Wilkinson

Guide to Dehumidifiers

If you struggle with allergies every year and feel uncomfortable in the humid heat, you might be considering buying a dehumidifier. You probably have questions about installing a dehumidifier unit. Keep reading to learn how dehumidifiers help keep your home free of allergens and mold.

Best Temperature for Sleep

Sleep is an essential function to keep our bodies strong and immune systems healthy. Continual lack of sleep can impair our thought process and even increase the risk for certain medical conditions. Without quality sleep, it becomes difficult to concentrate and process memories effectively.

A New Homeowner’s Guide to Utilities

Congratulations on the purchase of your new home! While you may not miss the days of apartment living, owning a home does come with its own set of responsibilities that your landlord would typically take care of, such as maintaining your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing systems. Whether you know your way […]

Common Air Conditioner Problems and How to Fix Them

As soon as the temperature rises and the outside humidity increases, you’ll be ready to turn on your air conditioner and get the cool air flowing. Of course, one of the last things you want on a hot day is a malfunctioning air conditioner. After being outside in the heat, escaping into the cool air indoors […]

Guide to Humidifiers

Dry eyes, nosebleeds and itchy skin are uncomfortable symptoms you may experience from dry air. As the seasons change and the air begins to turn cold, dryness starts to creep in. Adding moisture to your home or living space can help you breathe better and alleviate the discomfort that comes with dry air. Consider a […]

How to Prevent Pipes From Freezing

As the weather gets colder, homeowners start to fear the possibility of frozen pipes. Freezing and bursting pipes are expensive problems that can quickly add up to thousands of dollars. Not only do your pipes sustain damage, but there is also the chance of serious flooding and extensive property damage. These dangers are why understanding […]

Guide to Water Heaters

Whether you think about it very often or not, you use your water heater every day. When you do laundry, wash the dishes, or take a shower, your water heater is working hard behind the scenes. Although it’s an appliance that we frequently take for granted, it’s important to remember how essential a water heater […]

Fall and Winter Energy Saving Tips

Between Halloween dress-up, hot chocolate and holiday cheer, fall and winter are two seasons that many people look forward to throughout the year. However, along with the shorter days and chilly breezes comes a heftier energy bill. While you want to keep yourself warm as the seasons change, you also want to ensure your bill […]

Why You Should Never Pour Grease Down the Drain

When you cook with oil, grease and fats, it can be tempting to dispose of them by pouring them down the drain or rinsing your pan in the sink directly after cooking. Some people regularly pour their leftover grease into their sink without a second thought or wash out pans with cooking oil and other […]

UV Air Filtration for Your Home

Americans spend 90% of their time indoors where air pollutants — including mold, dander, chemicals, bacteria, smoke and dust — are two to five times more concentrated than outdoors. Extreme levels of pollutant concentration result from poor or nonexistent ventilation, cleaning agents and inadequately maintained HVAC systems. Clean air is critical at home and in […]