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Whole House Purifying Systems

Improvements in building materials and methods have resulted in homes doing a fabulous job of keeping the weather out compared to older materials and practices. However, that also means they are keeping in more contaminants that pollute the air in our homes. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality is four to five times worse than outdoor air quality.

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What You Need to Know to Safely Use Your Emergency Generator

A generator is an internal combustion engine used to generate electricity and can help life feel more normal in the aftermath of a strong storm. While it is important to be prepared for power outages, it is even more important to understand proper use and the dangers of misuse of this equipment.

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High Humidity Have You in Curls? Tips to Lower the Humidity in Your Home

High humidity in northern Illinois can be problematic at times so managing indoor humidity should be a priority for homeowners. Excess moisture in your home can cause discomfort and encourage harmful mold and mildew growth. Lowering humidity levels can improve personal comfort, reduce pest infestations, improve indoor air quality and improve the energy efficiency of your air conditioner. Fortunately, there are simple and easy things you can do to enhance the quality of the air inside your home.

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Protecting Your AC System from Stormy Weather

Extreme weather can cause damage to your home in many different ways. Homeowners often ask what extra steps can be taken to protect their HVAC system during a storm. A problem with your HVAC system can waste energy or lead to an inconvenient breakdown. There are simple steps you can take to ensure the safety of your HVAC system during inclement weather, especially if you have a system with an outdoor component.

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FAQs When Replacing an HVAC System

Buying a new HVAC system is a significant investment and working with the right company may be the most important decision in the buying process. An experienced, reputable HVAC company will guide you through the replacement process with honesty and integrity. That being said, you shouldn’t start the process uniformed so it’s important to know which questions to ask.

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What You Don’t Know About Air Quality

Most people don’t think much about the air quality of their home unless they have allergies or get a cold that makes it hard to breathe. In reality, everyone should be concerned about the indoor air quality of their house. After all, while some effects of breathing in pollutants will appear immediately, others take years to discover.

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Choosing Quality Products for Your HVAC System

Whether you live in Glenview, Wilmette, or another Chicago suburb, choosing quality products for your HVAC system is essential. Reliable products will stand the test of the time. They eliminate  the need to replace them in just a few years and provide confidence in the quality of your system. With a high-quality HVAC system, your home will remain cool during the hot and humid summers and warm during the below-freezing winters.

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