Steps to Unclogging Your Clogged Kitchen Sink

Your kitchen sink is one of the highest traffic areas in your house. You prepare meals there, wash dishes, get water for cleaning and a host of other tasks involve the sink. Well it’s no wonder then that from time to time your kitchen sink drain will slow down or become completely clogged. If that happens, here are the steps to get the problem of your clogged kitchen sink resolved.

Step 1 – Try using hot water to free the clog

If you are like most people you may not take the time to always put your cooking grease into a container and then put it in the trash. It is so convenient to just run hot water and let … read more

Problems with High Humidity

High humidity can actually make us feel either hot and sticky or cool and sticky especially during the warm summer months. Moreover, it gives off a distinctive odor in your home. When we cut down the air temperature and invest in cooling to fight off that “sticky” feeling, the results can be “cold and sodden.”

Most of us think high humidity only happens during summer but the most critical times of the year where the high humidity becomes an issue is during spring and fall when temperatures are more or less stable (times when cooling is not required) and outside humidity levels are high.

Indoor humidity can’t be sufficiently or adequately controlled with a ventilation system/cooling system alone. While various … read more

Pet Dander – Indoor Air Quality Disturbance

A lot of people have pets as their companions at home and some even treat them as their own children whom they love so much and cannot live without. These pets are not only mere animals who accompany them but they are a big part of the lives of many animal lovers. They may even have their own private spaces in certain parts of the house, so they don’t feel like an outsider.

Most pets like dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, and even mice have furs which make them extra cute, extra fluffy and extra lovable and huggable. Due to their fluffiness, their owners can’t resist to hug them all the time. However, excessive fur circulating in the house may … read more

How To Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

You can no longer ignore the fact that more people prefer to stay indoors now. Why go outside if you can accomplish the same things, if not more, from the comforts of your own home. You can study or work, connect with family, friends, and colleagues, shop, or just about everything as long as you have a great Internet connection and a computer or a smart device. The hours will just pass by and you won’t even notice it. There is even no such thing as the word “boring” anymore because there are countless things you can do on your own.

Homeowners make it their business to clean their homes at all times because it is where their loved ones … read more

Warm and Clean by Pumping the Heat!

Temperatures rise and fall, they vary and change over time and seasons. It is never constant, and so heat pumps are created to adapt to these changes in the surroundings. They were made to regulate the environment indoors and outdoors. Its purpose is to maintain the balance that the human body needs despite the changing temperatures. Not to mention, it is energy efficient and could be considered as an energy-saving alternative too.

Humidity in your homes actually plays bigger roles than you think. They can affect your comfort in ways that you wouldn’t normally believe. A lot of people may feel annoyed with how Florida’s temperatures constantly rise and fall especially how humid it is during hot summers, but humidity … read more

A Guide to How a Split Air Conditioner Works

Just as the heating of a home is necessary during colder months, an air conditioning system is needed during the warmer months.  While warmer air can be enjoyable after very cold temperatures, increased temperatures can cause discomfort and higher levels of humidity.  To manage these issues, it is recommended that you install an air conditioning system known as a split air conditioner.

The split air conditioner is unique in that it separates the temperature from the humidity during operation.  It presents as two different units with an indoor and outdoor part.  The indoor item has a blower with evaporation and the outdoor item consists of compressors and condenser coils.  Despite being separate, these two units do work together to provide … read more

Improving Your Insulation Is the Key to Lower HVAC Bills

In most Canadian homes, heating and air conditioning are the leading power consumers.  This is hard for a cash-strapped homeowner to swallow, but the simple fact of the matter is that keeping the home at a comfortable temperature is an absolute necessity for most parts of the year. That doesn’t mean that you can’t do anything about high energy bills, though! Making sure your home has the insulation it needs is a great way to keep your power consumption down to a minimum.

Are You Wasting Your HVAC Power?

There’s no sensible reason to spend money heating or cooling air if you’re going to let it escape from your home, is there? The power that you use up conditioning air … read more

Resolving Heating Disputes with Your Family Members

It’s sad, but it’s true – not all of those who share a home have similar room temperatures. Worse yet, oftentimes, a minor disagreement with a roommate or family member over heat can turn into serious, full-fledged arguments. There are ways to deal with heating disputes, however, so instead of living in constant conflict, read on and check out these tips on how to find solutions which will leave everyone happy.

Avoid Stress In Your Relationship

Conflict over temperature indoors tends to pop up along gender lines – women tend to have a slower metabolic rate than men, making them feel more cold (according to a recent study, frigid air conditioned offices are designed to accommodate preferences of men, leaving … read more

Go Online to Learn More About Your HVAC

Is your HVAC system giving you problems? Do you know what to do to fix the issue? Because problems with your heating and air conditioning system can crop up seemingly overnight, it is a good idea to have an HVAC and plumbing company that you can call in a pinch. However, the reality is that most people don’t have a company that they can call when things go wrong. They may not have thought to establish a relationship ahead of time or they may not have a reliable company in mind. If you are searching for a technician to fix your system, go online. It is the best place to find information related to your HVAC system unit.

How The … read more