Anyone who has spent much time in Kansas City knows how uncomfortable the humidity can be. But many people may not realize that high levels of humidity can also wreak havoc on your home as well as your health.
You clean your home frequently. You dust, you vacuum, you wipe down every surface. But if you’re not having your ducts professionally cleaned periodically, your home may not be as clean and healthy as it could be. Indoor air pollution is higher than many people realize, earning it the number four spot on the EPA’s list of greatest environmental threats. In fact, indoor air has been found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. And what’s … Continue reading
Kansas City is no stranger to summer heat. We’ve already had several heat advisories this summer and more extreme heat is expected in the coming weeks. According to the National Weather Service, heat is one of the leading weather-related causes of death in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities and even more heat-related illnesses every year. In fact, in recent years, excessive heat has caused more deaths than all other weather events. But there are things you can … Continue reading
Summers in Kansas City are notoriously hot, with temperatures often reaching into the triple digits. And this summer has been no exception. But with all of the rain Kansas City has received recently, the humidity levels have skyrocketed, making the weather even more miserable than usual. While you can’t do much to make the outdoor air more tolerable, you can make your indoor air more comfortable by installing a dehumidifier.
Kansas City has experienced a significant amount of rain and several severe storms recently. While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of storm damage, many homeowners have suffered problems with their cooling systems following these storms. While air conditioning units are designed to be outside and withstand the elements, they can still be susceptible to storm damage from heavy rain, strong winds, hail, and lighting surges.