Controlling Static Electricity at Home

April 20, 2019

When static electricity builds up in a home, getting shocked can occur more frequently than you’d like. In addition, your hair might get frizzy, and your skin could suffer in a dry environment. Thankfully, there are simple solutions to address the problem. Add Moisture to the Air The basic idea behind fighting static electricity is to add moisture. When the air is more humid, the static electricity will naturally decrease. This is because water molecules can attach themselves to various surfaces, interfering with the process of electrical buildup. Humidifiers can be used to combat dry air. There are a variety...

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How to Find Costly Air Leaks in Your Home

April 10, 2019

If you feel a draft in your home when all your doors and windows are shut, you probably have an air leak. Cracks and openings on your walls and floorboards can let the conditioned air you pay for escape, carrying your hard-earned dollars with it. Keep reading to learn how to find and seal these leaks, helping you keep more money in your pocket. Look Around Your Structure Many leaks can be large enough to see or easily feel, so walk around the inside of your home and look closely at any area through which air may be leaking out....

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Closing Vents Won’t Lead to Energy Savings

March 19, 2019

If you’re looking to save money on your energy bills, you’ve probably considered shutting the vents in the rooms you don’t typically use. Although this seems like an idea that might work, it probably won’t have the effect that you’re looking for. No Less Air When you close off a vent, you’re only keeping the climate-controlled air from flowing into that room. However, you’re not stopping the air from filling up the duct that leads to the vent. Closing some vents doesn’t change the output of your furnace or air conditioner. Therefore, when the air is blocked from entering a...

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Dispelling Myths About Your Heating System

March 1, 2019

There are some misconceptions about heaters that could cost you money. While it’s important to keep your home warm during cold weather, you should avoid the following mistakes if you want to save money and increase your energy efficiency. Keeping the Indoors Warm in Winter You don’t need to raise the temperature when the weather is cold. Your home has a reliable insulation system, and the cold air won’t affect how warm your house will become. Heat will enter the house through the insulation, but the weather can’t lower the temperature in your house. If you feel chills during the...

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Beating the Winter Air Quality Woes

February 21, 2019

The air quality in your home can suffer greatly in the winter months. In order for your heating system to function at its best, you seal your home and limit the amount of fresh air that can get inside. This leads to dust, allergens, and irritants building up in the air of your home. Winter air is also dry air, which can lead to dry, itchy skin and a scratchy throat. Here are some tips on how to improve your home’s air quality in the winter months. Crack Open a Window In the warmest part of the day, open a...

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Benefits of a Preventative Maintenance Plan

February 8, 2019

Your heating and air conditioning system is a complex machine. Like any other machine, it needs routine maintenance in order to deliver the best possible levels of efficiency and comfort. At , we are proud to offer preventive maintenance plans for homeowners throughout the Beaumont area. Keep these top preventive maintenance plan benefits in mind when you make your decision. 1. Lower Your Utility Bills Preventive maintenance on your heating and cooling system lowers your monthly utility bills. During a maintenance visit, we clean or replace the air filter. This boosts your heat pump or air conditioner’s efficiency by as...

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