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Protect Your Family with Carbon Monoxide Detectors

As cold weather settles in, homes get sealed up tightly and furnaces get turned on. Today’s homes are well insulated and sealed, which is good for utility bills, but it also means carbon monoxide can more easily accumulate in a short period of time. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas produced as a by-product of combustion. Devices that produce carbon monoxide that you may use in your home include fuel-fired furnaces, gas dryers, gas stoves, gas water … Continue reading


Space Heaters Pose Safety Risks

As the weather turns colder, you may be looking for ways to stay warm and cozy. If you are looking for ways to warm up a single room, warm up cold spots in your home, or compensate for inadequate heating, you may be considering using a space heater. While space heaters can be a quick, easy way to temporarily heat up a single room, they do not come without risks. While space heaters don’t have a flame, they can still … Continue reading


Choosing the Right Whole-House Humidifier for Your Home

During the colder months, when homes are tightly sealed and furnaces are running, indoor air can become very dry. While the ideal indoor humidity level is between 30 and 50 percent, dry winter air can deplete humidity levels all the way down to 15 percent, which is drier than the air in most deserts. This can cause a range of health issues, including dry skin, scratchy throats, and nosebleeds. It can also damage your home by causing wood floors and … Continue reading


Check Your Furnace Before Cold Weather Hits

So far the weather has been mild as we head into winter, but as anyone who has spent time in Kansas City in the winter knows, we won’t escape bitter temperatures for long and they will be here sooner than we’d like. Before you turn on your furnace for the season, it’s important that you inspect it to make sure it is operational, safe, and energy-efficient. It is best to have your furnace inspected by a professional, such as Overland … Continue reading


Maintaining Proper Humidity Levels Can Help Protect Your Health Through the Winter

One of the first indications that fall is coming is the barrage of flu shot posters that go up at virtually every doctor’s office, clinic, and pharmacy stressing the importance of getting your annual flu shot. And while getting your flu shot is an important component of protecting your health, there’s another important component you may be missing. The humidity level of the air in your home can impact your health in a number of ways. Most of us tend … Continue reading

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