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  • FIND THE RIGHT PROFESSIONAL FIRST (7/31/2017) - Before you start looking for the right heating and cooling equipment for your home, your first priority should be to find the right professional who can install it. Our team of licensed technicians at Langton ClimateCare have the knowledge and skills to provide the service you and your family need. Here is some more information on why “the box” is…
  • Hot Tips To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer (6/27/2017) - Running your A/C in the summer can be a real drain on energy and your pocketbook. Here are some tips that will help you save on both fronts without having to compromise comfort. 1. Don’t create heat inside the house. If you can cook outside on the BBQ, do it! You only have so many months to soak up the…
  • Top 10 questions people should ask but don’t when purchasing a new Furnace or Air Conditioner (4/30/2017) - When buying a new furnace or air conditioner, its best to ensure that you ask the right questions.  This will help assist you with making a decision that’s right for you.  Here are 10 questions to ask. What size and capacity of air conditioner / furnace does my home require?  It’s best to know the size of the area you…
  • 10 Tips to Help Prepare for the Purchase of a New Furnace (12/31/2016) - Best system type Split systems are the most commonly used systems for heating and air conditioning. They separate the heating and the cooling system. The condensing unit, furnace, and coil sit on top of your furnace.  The main disadvantage with split systems is they require a large amount of indoor space. A packaged system containing both a heating and cooling…
  • Winter Furnace Preparation (11/30/2016) - Getting your furnace prepared before winter is beneficial before the cold days arrive. A good clean, visual inspection and check of your furnace will indicate if there are any repairs that may need attention. How to prepare your furnace before the winter • Remove and replace the air filter. Check to make sure that the duct work in your home…
  • Why is My Furnace Not Turning On? (11/4/2016) - The fear of your furnace not turning on during the winter months can be quite stressful.. Unfortunately, problems with the furnace not turning on are one of the more common problems. In this scenario with the furnace not functioning properly, we highly recommend that you consult with a HVAC specialists for your repairs and maintenance. Beneath are just a few…
  • Four Ways Your Heating and Cooling System Can Make You More Comfortable (9/30/2016) - Living in Hamilton your furnace and air conditioner does a lot more for you than simply keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. In this article we are going to discuss 4 different ways your heating and cooling systems keeps you comfortable in your home. The first thing we are going to discuss and we find…
  • What Does SEER Mean? (8/4/2016) - A question we get a lot here at Langton ClimateCare in Hamilton is what does SEER mean and why does everyone who comes to my home mention something called SEER? In this article we are going to educate you on what SEER means and why this term is very important when it comes to choosing an air conditioner to cool…
  • How to get your Central Air Conditioner ready for summer ? (5/26/2016) - In Hamilton, our cooling season is typically five months; May to September. A furnace AND air conditioner require yearly maintenance which should be performed by a qualified heating and cooling contractor. Yearly maintenance keeps parts properly lubricated, the unit running at its highest efficiency and creates the best situation for extending the life of the unit. Beyond a qualified technicians…
  • What to consider when shopping for a new air conditioner (4/28/2016) - When you make the decision to replace your old central air conditioner in Hamilton, there are a few things to consider. We are going to touch on two of those considerations; size and SEER of the unit. Let’s concentrate on proper sizing first. An oversized unit will be expensive and inefficient to operate. An undersized unit won’t be able to…
  • It’s time to get ready for spring (3/28/2016) - The arrival of spring often goes hand in hand with spring cleaning in Hamilton.  After what seems like an endless winter, many of us will declutter, weed and feed the lawn, plant shrubs and flowers and wash our windows and siding. But, do you prepare your home for spring? There are some things we should inspect and others that require…
  • Prepare your home before you leave on vacation (2/29/2016) - Many people suffer the “winter blues” and can’t wait to head somewhere south for a taste of warm weather when the cold has become overwhelming in Hamilton. We plan a nice vacation, making sure no detail has been overlooked. Many of us make a list of things we need for our winter getaway, checking off each item prior to locking…
  • So, what is a Smart Thermostat anyway? (1/14/2016) - Most of us already know that a thermostat basically controls the temperature in your home by telling your furnace or air conditioner when to turn on and off. So, what makes one “Smart”?  Well, for one, Wi-Fi connectivity. A Smart thermostat allows you to stay “connected” with your Hamilton homes indoor climate, even if you are not there. But Wi-Fi…
  • How to save energy around the house (12/23/2015) - The rising cost of living seems to eat up more and more of our paychecks in the Greater Hamilton Area. It seems now, more than ever, we are looking for ways to save a few bucks. Some may already be using options like; carpooling and price matching at the grocery store for example, but what about ways to save on…
  • GAS FIREPLACES – TYPES AND BENEFITS (10/15/2015) - Let’s take an introductory look at gas fireplaces. First of all, gas fireplaces typically come in three types: inserts, which are used to retrofit a wood-burning fireplace; built-ins, are typically installed where there isn’t an existing firebox; and log sets, basic burners that sit in existing, open fireplaces. Inserts and built-in fireplaces are very efficient heat producers. They fill your…
  • WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP PROTECT MY HOME FROM WATER DAMAGE? (9/30/2015) - In our last Blog, we discussed ways to reduce Home Insurance Premiums in Hamilton with products such as leak detection devices. Now, we are going to take a more in depth look at one of those products and how they work. AquaTrip is a permanently installed and patented Leak Detection System with an inbuilt control valve to automatically shut off…
  • Is there a way I can save on Home Insurance Premiums? (9/14/2015) - Our home is our castle, it gives us shelter, it provides heat, and it protects our family and our valuables. In return, we protect our home with insurance, but home insurance can be pricy in Hamilton. As insurance premiums rise, and in some cases, replacement coverage is reduced; we are left to wonder if there is anything we can do…
  • Can I have cooling in my home if I have no ductwork? (8/24/2015) - So, you want to cool your home in Hamilton, but do not have a conventional forced air heating system. What do you do? Well, a ductless mini-split system could solve your dilemma. Although a ductless heat pump, the most common type of mini-split system, is a relatively newer alternative in the heating and cooling industry, it can be a very…
  • What is SEER and how does it affect my choice of air conditioner? (7/28/2015) - So you’ve determined that you need a new air conditioner in the Greater Hamilton area. You understand that there are different SEER ratings, but you are not quite sure what that means for your pocket book. Let’s start with the basics. First of all, SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. The higher the SEER rating, the more energy efficient…
  • What to look for when choosing a heating and cooling contractor in Hamilton (6/25/2015) - Choosing a heating and cooling contractor can be difficult. There are many equipment manufacturers to choose from and installation prices can vary depending on the contractor. Sometimes it’s hard not to choose the cheapest price based on that aspect alone. The problem is the cheapest price doesn’t necessarily mean quality. Make sure you research the companies you are receiving quotes…
  • Signs That You Need Air Conditioning Service in Hamilton (5/25/2015) - Most of us assume that if our air conditioner is cooling the house, it is working perfectly. This may not always be true. In fact, even though your system may be cooling your home, it may not be functioning properly. Although diagnostics should be left to the professionals, like those at Langton ClimateCare, there are warning signs which can help…
  • How often should I have my air ducts cleaned? (4/29/2015) - There are many reasons to have your ducts cleaned, but how often? There are many factors that determine the frequency of duct cleaning. For instance, if you run your heating and cooling system more often, the air that is circulated through the system and the ducts can collect dust, pollen, and pet fur and dander. The less you use your…
  • Spring into action with a home cooling system tune-up in Hamilton (3/30/2015) - When April rolls around, it’s time to think spring cleaning! Some of the more obvious jobs on the household list include lawn maintenance, gardening, and cleaning out the garage. However, homeowners often overlook one of the most important tasks: a thorough inspection of their heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Although some may feel they can take care of…
  • Can a programmable thermostat save me money in Hamilton? (2/27/2015) - Many people wonder if their programmable thermostat actually reduces energy costs. Those who do not have one wonder if they should upgrade. The answer is that a programmable thermostat can indeed save energy, but it depends on how you use it. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, you can save as much as 1% off your annual heating bill…
  • How can a furnace humidifier help in the Greater Hamilton Area? (1/28/2015) - Many people living in our northern climate find indoor air very dry come winter time, resulting in sore throats, dry noses and skin, and itchy eyes. Some even experience breathing difficulties when exposed to low humidity over the winter months. The ideal in-home humidity level is generally described between 30 and 60 per cent. When humidity is too low, the…
  • Can a new furnace actually save me money in Hamilton? (12/24/2014) - The answer to this question is more complicated than a simple yes or no. There are many variables to consider, including age and efficiency of the existing furnace and, of course, the efficiency and cost of replacement equipment. Typically, if the furnace is older or a mid-efficient model, significant energy savings can be obtained through upgrading. As a furnace ages,…
  • What are the differences between PSC and ECM blower motors in Hamilton? (11/27/2014) - In a forced air system, there are two main types of blower motors, a PSC and ECM. PSC (permanent split-capacitor motors) were the norm, and if your furnace pre-dates 2009, it probably has one. An ECM (electronically commutated motor) is typically found in newer furnaces with an AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) of 95 percent or higher. A PSC motor…
  • WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A TANKLESS AND HOLDING TANK WATER HEATER IN HAMILTON? (10/28/2014) - The most common type of hot water system in Hamilton is a traditional storage tank water heater. This type of water heater looks like a large drum, typically with a capacity of 151 or 189 litres, which is heated by electricity, natural gas, oil or propane. The water heater maintains the internal water temperature that has been set on the…
  • What is the function of a residential standby generator in Hamilton? (10/23/2014) - Most of us have experienced a power outage and the resulting hours or even days without electricity. Typically, the first hour or two are not too worrisome, but then thoughts of cold homes, spoiled food, and frozen pipes start running through our heads. So, how can we avoid the unpleasant consequences of a power outage? Luckily, there is something that…
  • Why should I consider a maintenance or protection plan in Hamilton? (9/25/2014) - This is a very common question, and there are many valid reasons to consider a maintenance or protection plan for your home’s heating and cooling system. First and foremost is performance and longevity. Your heating and cooling system is the heartbeat of your home. Not unlike an automobile, which requires regular oil changes, lubrication, tire rotation, etc., your heating and…
  • What is involved in a furnace cleaning / tune-up in Hamilton? (9/22/2014) - The simple answer is that it varies, depending on the company providing the service in Hamilton. You may be signing up for a simple cleaning, or your furnace may get the royal treatment with a full inspection and safety check. Be clear about what you’re getting. Ask the contractor for a list of procedures and components they will be servicing.…
  • What are the advantages of professional duct cleaning in Hamilton? (8/27/2014) - There are various motivations behind people maintaining their homes with professional electrical services and duct cleaning in Hamilton, as well as other aspects of maintenance. These include taking care of and maintaining their properties, offering their families a safe and comfortable living environment and protecting the value of their investments.   An important aspect of maintaining your home’s indoor air…
  • What electrical services are available in Dundas from professional electricians? (8/20/2014) - Professional electricians offering electrical services in Dundas are qualified tradesmen who are able to maintain, fix and install any type of electrical system. Their services are important and in high demand, since no modern building would be able to operate without it. When looking for a professional electrical service in your area, it’s best to choose a supplier that has…
  • Electrical and Plumbing Services in Hamilton (7/28/2014) - Electrical and plumbing problems seem to crop up at the most inconvenient times. By ensuring that you have the backing of professional electrical and plumbing services in Hamilton, you can safeguard yourself against that overwhelming feeling of being stranded when an electrical or plumbing emergency or disaster presents itself.   When looking around for service providers in the electrical and…
  • Indoor Air Cleaners in Hamilton (7/25/2014) - If you are considering purchasing indoor air cleaners in Hamilton then you can rest assured that you will be making a sound investment for your home and for your health. Many people take the air quality in their home for granted and this can lead to a number of health issues and concerns that can hinder your lifestyle and comfort.…
  • Choosing the Right Air Conditioner (6/26/2014) - When shopping around for an air conditioner for your property, it is important to make the right decision. Different units offer different cooling capacities. A unit with too much cooling capacity will be expensive and inefficient to operate. A unit with insufficient capacity won’t be able to get the job done and will provide you with unending frustrations. There is…
  • Ways to Increase Air Conditioning Efficiency (6/19/2014) - Efficient air conditioning systems reduce energy costs and also enhance the comfort of your business and home. It’s therefore in every property owner’s interest to invest in air conditioning efficiency. There are various ways that you can achieve this. One of the easiest ways is to make sure that your unit’s filters and coils are kept clean at all times.…
  • Duct cleaning in Hamilton (5/25/2014) - Due to manufacturing being Hamilton’s biggest economic activity, duct cleaning in Hamilton became a necessity in recent years. With Sixty percent of Canada’s steel produced in Hamilton, it is no wonder that people dubbed it the Steel Capitol of Canada. Recent reports indicated that Hamilton residents are at a slightly higher risk of dying from air pollution-related causes, identifying five…
  • Common Electrical Services Needed in Burlington (5/17/2014) - The modern world exists on electricity. You’re on your computer (or mobile device) right now reading this, so without expert electrical services for your home in Burlington, you would soon find yourself somewhere very dark… and who would read your Facebook Newsfeed then?   Kidding aside, you need to have a constant flow of electricity in your home to keep…
  • When to Contact Expert Electrical Services in Stoney Creek (4/24/2014) - As anyone knows, it becomes very difficult to carry out day-to-day chores without electricity. There are often times where electrical services in Stoney Creek will come in handy. Electrical outages and natural calamities such as storms can interrupt your electricity supply and cause severe disruption to your home or business.   If you’ve been experiencing electrical problems in your building…
  • Essential Plumbing Services for Homes in Hamilton (4/15/2014) - No matter how new your home is or how good of care you take of it, you will eventually need some sort of plumbing services for your home in Hamilton. This is because of a number of issues that occur with wear and tear over time.   The most notable reason why your home in Southwestern Ontario will need a…
  • Is Duct Cleaning Important for Homes in Ancaster? (3/25/2014) - Is Duct Cleaning Important for Homes in Ancaster?   Your ducts are the windpipes of your home and you and your family are the lungs breathing in everything that they move around your house. The question isn’t whether or not duct cleaning is important for your Ancaster home, the question is how often it is needed and why is it…
  • Electrical Services in Stoney Creek That Put You In Charge (3/20/2014) - Electrical Services in Stoney Creek That Make All the Difference Too many Stoney Creek home and business owners have taken electrical services for granted and paid the price. While it is comfortable to assume that the heating and cooling systems that you have in place are indestructible, the fact is that your abode is in a constant war with the…
  • Langton ClimateCare Provides the Very Best in Central Vacuum Installations, Hamilton (2/12/2014) - Langton ClimateCare is a leading home comfort specialist offering central vacuum installations and free-in-home consultations throughout the greater Hamilton area.  We have 20 years of experience behind us and a renowned reputation that has been earned over two decades.   We are there for you every step of the way, guaranteeing your customer satisfaction as we take care of all…
  • Plumbing Services in Oakville Are Only The Beginning (2/12/2014) - Although plumbing services in Oakville are a key offering of our business, we offer far more than just that! We pride ourselves on the fact that we can also handle any electrical element that needs repair or reinstallation. The key to our success is the understanding that a building is far more complex than most people think. In many ways,…
  • Fastest Way to Save on Home Energy Use (12/19/2013) - Energy savings is on everyone’s mind. If you are a homeowner interested in home energy savings, the first step you should consider taking is to install a programmable thermostat. For a relatively small upfront investment, the economic benefits can be realized as soon as the first utility bill arrives in the mail. A programmable thermostat, sometimes referred to as a…
  • Furnace Cycling – Why Should I Care? (11/15/2013) - Furnace Cycling – Why Should I Care? A homeowner should certainly care about their furnace short cycling. Furnace short cycling shortens the life of the furnace and also presents the homeowner with high energy bills. There are three typical types of furnaces. One is the electric resistance furnace, where air is pushed by a blower through heating elements, picking up…
  • The Best Way to “Winterize” Your House This Winter (10/25/2013) - Is your home ready for winter this year? Taking simple, inexpensive steps to winterize your home will provide you with energy savings and cost savings during the winter months. It will also make your home more comfortable as outside temperatures drop. Start with the easiest, least expensive tasks that will make the most difference in your home’s energy consumption. Sealing…
  • Insulating Your House for Energy Savings! (9/2/2013) - As energy costs rise, reducing the amount of energy your home consumes will help reduce your utility bills more than ever before. One of the best ways to reduce your home’s energy consumption is to insulate your home. Different kinds of insulation offer different advantages to home owners. Choosing the right type of insulation for your home will make your…
  • How do I get my A/C to blow more cool air? (8/10/2013) - If your air conditioner is not blowing enough cool air, there are a number of different things that could be wrong. Rest assured, there are solutions to keep your air conditioner working properly and effectively. In the hot summer months, an air conditioner that runs efficiently will cut energy costs and extend the service life of the unit. Air conditioners…
  • How To Select The Proper Heating And Cooling System (7/4/2013) - Heating and cooling systems are an important part of a home. With current incentives to purchase a highly efficient unit, consumers will benefit greatly upon taking this step. The EcoEnergy Retrofit sponsored by the Canadian Federal Government was created to assist consumers financially when they purchase energy efficient heating and cooling devices. Homeowners who are interested in installing new heating…
  • It’s Air Conditioning Season (7/2/2013) - After being cooped up in the house all winter, it is exciting to start making plans for the summer. There is one thing that is often overlooked in those preparations. It is important to ensure that the air conditioning start up goes as smoothly as possible. A high efficient air conditioner will help everyone get through the hottest parts of…
  • Advantages of a Ductless Split System (6/18/2013) - A ductless split system is ideal for high efficiency air conditioning and sometimes for heating spaces without ductwork. What Is a Ductless Split System? Sometimes called mini-splits, the systems are composed of an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor unit that delivers cooled or warmed air to a particular area of the building. Some systems can include up to four indoor…
  • Preventive Furnace and Air Conditioning Maintenance Saves Money! (5/21/2013) - When does it break? Murphy’s Law dictates that home HVAC equipment will break when the weather is at its most adverse. The furnace breaks in the winter. The air conditioning unit will fail in the summer. Home heating and air conditioning is the largest energy expense for people who own a home. When does someone want to pay for repairs?…
  • Customer Service and Your HVAC Contractor in Hamilton (4/24/2013) - The need for quality service for your household HVAC equipment is important. When you contact an HVAC contractor in Hamilton, you need to be sure that the work will be done proficiently and quickly so that comfort and safety can be restored to your home. Your service begins when you first contact your contractor for assistance, and Langton Heating and…
  • How Does Air Conditioning Work? (4/15/2013) - Air conditioning provides a comfortable and healthy environment for you and your family but have you ever wondered how it works? It’s not hard to learn and Langton Heating and Air Conditioning would like to explain it for you. Langton Heating and Air Conditioning For central air conditioning, indoor air is drawn in through a filter and passed over the…
  • Lower Your Heating and Cooling Bills with a Heat Pump (4/14/2013) - Heat pumps are a clean and efficient way to heat and cool residential, commercial and industrial buildings. They perform in all climates and are usually outfitted with an auxiliary heat source to perform in more extreme temperatures. A heat pump operates on the principle of heat exchange. They move hot air from one location to another. This is much more…
  • Do You Need a Service Contract for Your Heating and Cooling Equipment? (4/12/2013) - Many homeowners are considering the need to purchase a service contract for heating and cooling equipment in their home. A residential heating and cooling system is a vital component of a home, ensuring that the interior climate remains comfortable regardless of the weather outside. Most HVAC manufacturers recommend that an HVAC system receives regular maintenance in the spring and fall…
  • Stay Cool with Attractive Air Conditioning Incentives (3/29/2013) - The hot weather is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about the dog days of summer and if your old, tired air conditioner can handle the heat! You also want to know if you can handle the high energy bills your present cooling system is costing you to operate! If you have been searching for different…
  • Tune Up Your Air Conditioner and Save Now! (3/20/2013) - It is extremely important to perform regular maintenance on all of your home’s equipment and the air conditioning unit in your home is no exception. It may not be the cooling season yet but it’s right around the corner and a regular maintenance program will keep your air conditioner running as efficiently as possible and it will also help to…
  • Langton Heating and Air Conditioning Supports The Royal Botanical Gardens (2/22/2013) - The Royal Botanical Gardens is a natural historical site that prides itself on bringing nature and people together. This well-tended area of plants is known as the largest botanical garden in Canada, and with community support, this garden is able to keep over 2400 Royal Botanical Gardensacres of nature sanctuaries restored. These sanctuaries also keep the homes of 50 at-risk…
  • Duct Cleaning – Is it Necessary? (2/19/2013) - One job that you may disregard or forget on a regular basis is cleaning the air ducts from the heating, air conditioning and ventilation system in your home. The physical duct cleaning process can possibly improve air quality. It is not unusual for homeowners to go year after year without concern to the dirt and dust that collects within the…
  • Langton Heating and Air Conditioning Supports the Art Gallery of Hamilton (2/11/2013) - The Art Gallery of Hamilton was first established on the second floor of the public library in Hamilton, Ontario in 1914. The current dedicated building was opened in 1977 in the center of Hamilton. The gallery contains over 9,500 different pieces of artwork from a variety of modern, local and classical artists. The museum is now an important location for…
  • Humidification for Homes (2/2/2013) - The humidity level in your home should be just right in order to really feel comfortable. When there is too much moisture in the air, the home will feel damp, uncomfortable and unwelcome. When the humidity is too low, you will have problems with your skin drying out, feeling itchy and even cracking. The humidity levels will also have an…
  • EnergyStar for Maximum Efficiency! (1/21/2013) - What is EnergyStar? In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced a new labeling program to help consumers identify and purchase energy-efficient products in 1992: the Energy Star program. Under the program, products that meet specific energy efficiency standards are awarded a distinctive Energy Star label that assures consumers that the product uses…
  • Tankless Water Heaters Save on Energy (1/19/2013) - The cost of the energy needed to heat water for home use is one of the most expensive bills any homeowner incurs. Hot water is required not only for bathing and showering, but for washing dishes, doing laundry, and other tasks. Traditional water heaters heat a specific, predetermined amount of water no matter how much is actually needed. This creates…
  • Winter Furnace Safety! (1/8/2013) - The snow building up on your rooftop and in the yard may be picturesque but it can also be a surprising source of danger for your family. Drifting along the roof or around the house is a vision that is only pretty on the outside. Blocking vent pipes for your furnace and water heater, snowdrifts are a serious problem that…
  • Top 5 Considerations When Hiring a Heating Contractor! (12/18/2012) - With the winter season fast approaching, it is essential that your home’s heating system is operating at peak efficiency.  Not only do you want lower energy bills but more importantly, you certainly want to avoid a furnace breakdown in the middle of the night in the middle of January!  Getting your home heating system tuned up to meet all that…
  • Hire a Licensed Plumber and Save Money! (12/10/2012) - There are some plumbing issues that a homeowner may be able to easily resolve around the house. For example, if your toilet clogs up, you can reach for the plunger and attempt to resolve the issue on your own first. However, there are times when you need to call a plumber in Hamilton to your home for assistance. If you…
  • The Convenience of a Central Vac System! (11/26/2012) - A central vac system is an ingenious set up that allows people to vacuum their homes without lugging around heavy, awkward equipment. A power unit, inlets, tubing, and vacuum hoses are the four main components of central vac systems. These components work together to give home owners a way to plug-in a lightweight hose at pre-determined inlets and vacuum all…
  • Put Your Trust in Langton Mechanical and the Better Business Bureau (11/14/2012) - If you’re looking for a reliable HVAC contractor for your home’s plumbing, heating and cooling needs, it’s important for you to choose a qualified and trustworthy service provider. A poorly trained technician can do more harm than good in some cases by damaging pipes and ductwork or causing you to spend more time and money on further repairs. Finding a…
  • How Does A Boiler Operate? (10/26/2012) - The push for green technology within the home has the majority of homeowners interested in investigating exactly how their heating systems work. Not only are homeowners interested in how their home is heated, but they also want to know the pros and cons of their current system. Many homes, particularly older homes, are equipped with boiler systems. To answer the…
  • In-Floor Heating For Maximum Comfort (10/18/2012) - To keep a family dwelling warm long ago, the members were required to spend hours and hours cutting down trees and chopping the wood into small enough pieces to fit into a heating stove that was often located in the middle of the room. The only spot in the dwelling that stayed warm was the circular area right around the…
  • What’s The Best Type Of Furnace Filter For My Home? (10/12/2012) - How Good Is The Air Quality In Your Home? A telltale sign of poor indoor air quality in a home includes chronic coughing, sneezing, colds and flu. Other signs may include skin irritations and a general feeling of lethargy or lack of energy. If poor air quality persists over long periods of time, it begins to compromise the lungs and…