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Avoid These Common Humidifier Installation Mistakes by Hiring a Pro

Avoid These Common Humidifier Installation Mistakes by Hiring a Pro

Adding a whole-house humidifier to your home’s forced-air heating system can improve comfort levels, lower heating bills and preserve your home, as long as you avoid these humidifier installation mistakes. Being aware of these nuances can help you make an informed decision about the system you select and install. Improper Sizing Just as your HVAC system needs to be accurately sized for your home, so does your humidifier. A system that’s too small won’t be able to deliver all the humidity you need when the … Continue reading

Improve the Efficiency of Your Gas Furnace with These Helpful Tips

Improve the Efficiency of Your Gas Furnace with These Helpful Tips

Even though a gas furnace is one of the most economical appliances you can use to heat your home, you might be able to lower your cost of home heating even more with these simple tips. Besides saving money, improving furnace efficiency can help extend its lifespan and make it run more safely. Keep it Clean Inspecting your air filter monthly and changing it when it’s dirty can improve the energy efficiency of the furnace. When your filter is covered with dust, the airflow through it … Continue reading

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Dust-Proof

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Dust-Proof

Achieving a dust-proof home requires a diligent and committed house-cleaning regime, combined with products designed to simplify the process. Most of the dust inside your home comes from fibers, dust mites, pet dander and pollen. Eliminating as many of these sources as possible can gradually help you attain a home relatively free of dust and the discomfort it causes. Keep your HVAC system’s air filter clean. Whenever your system runs, it pulls air through the filter and traps some of the dust in the air. The … Continue reading

Easy Ways to Test for Humidity in Your Kansas City Home

Easy Ways to Test for Humidity in Your Kansas City Home

Humidity that’s either too low or too high can create problems for a home’s structure and foundation. Excessively high humidity can lead to mold problems and a home environment that feels uncomfortably stuffy. In contrast, excessively low humidity results in static shocks, as well as dehydration, skin and health problems. There are easy ways to test for humidity in your home. One method is to buy a hygrometer, a small device that tests relative humidity. Because manual versions require some adjustments, electronic versions are simpler to … Continue reading

Common HVAC Terms All Homeowners Should Be Familiar With

Common HVAC Terms All Homeowners Should Be Familiar With

Your HVAC system is one of the most important investments you’ll make in your Overland Park home. To prevent breakdowns and to ensure it operates as efficiently as possible, the U.S. Department of Energy recommends scheduling annual pre-season maintenance appointments. By learning some common HVAC terms, you’ll be able to communicate better with your contractor and play a more active role in the health of your system. Common HVAC Terms • Airflow: The movement of air, when used in HVAC … Continue reading

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