Basements and crawl spaces can have a certain…smell. So how do you get rid of it to enjoy a healthy home? Let’s explore some best practices for your basement and crawl space.
We’d all like to believe that the air quality inside our homes is clean and healthy for the whole family. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, however, our indoor air quality can actually be up to five times worse than that of outdoor air.
Sometimes you can’t see it, but you can definitely tell it’s there. Itchy eyes, sneezing, sore throat, congestion—these are all signs of a mold allergy. And if you or your family suffer those symptoms while in your home and you’re… Read More >
It’s all fun in the sun until the temperatures reach an unbearable high or the air quality index value is at an unhealthy level. But you don’t have to let the heat or air quality keep you from getting in… Read More >
Woohoo! It’s finally warm outside and that means we can stop complaining about the cold and snow and start complaining about being hot. (A good problem, right?) With the changing temperatures, it’s important to be aware of how your home… Read More >
There are lots of cool Alexa skills you didn’t know you had! Maximizing indoor air quality and energy savings is easy with Alexa-enabled Aprilaire thermostats. Especially if you’ve already enabled the Aprilaire Alexa skill. (And if you haven’t, what are… Read More >
The Man Cave can create a smelly, cluttered mess that needs to be cleaned up—and mommy’s not around anymore to do it. Keeping the smells in check. Make sure your man cave privileges remain in good standing.
Many homeowners rely solely on air conditioning to keep their homes comfortable during the hot months of the year. This causes the AC unit to overcool the home, making the living environment uncomfortable. It also places a big burden on… Read More >
Humidity can be annoying. If your house is well insulated and lacks proper ventilation, excess moisture can build up from cooking, laundry, and bathing. In fact, these normal activities can add up to 25 pounds of moisture to the air… Read More >
You’re a DIYer. When the house needs fixing, you pick up a hammer – not the phone. You have the tools, the skills and the motivation. Don’t let humidity take that way! Learn how to protect projects from humidity by… Read More >