Problems With Low Home Humidity

Maintaining a healthy amount of humidity within your home can be a balancing act.  That’s because the amount of water vapor found within your home is continuously changing.  Because cold air contains less water than warmer air, the winter months are a prime time for low home humidity levels. This holds particularly true for older,…
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The Great Appliance Debate

If your dishes come out of the dishwasher no longer sparkling and your washing machine is louder than it used to be, one of your first thoughts is likely whether it’s time for an upgrade.  However, since major appliances can cost a hefty sum to replace, it’s wise to evaluate whether a repair can remedy…
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Must-Know Facts About Window Condensation

Condensation that forms on windows is the result of warm, humid air coming in contact with a smooth, chilly surface.  While your gut reaction can be to fully blame your windows, the situation is a bit more complicated than that.  That’s because your home’s humidity is a major contributor to window condensation.  The lower the…
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Commonalities Between Baby Boomers & Millennials In The Housing Market

A continuous topic in the news is the ideology gap between Baby Boomers and Millennials.  As a generation, Baby Boomers married younger and purchased homes earlier in their lives than most Millennials.  Older Millennials came to age during the Recession and many struggled to pay off student debt and obtain work in their field of…
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A Guide To Shopping For Range Hoods

Only one in four people in the country reside in a state whose building code requires kitchen exhaust.  This statistic becomes even more shocking when it’s understood that pollutants emitted through ovens, microwaves, and stoves can include carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, and nitrogen dioxide.  Long-term exposure to these contaminants can result in asthma and allergies.  This…
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