Category Archives: Home Maintenance

Does Duct Cleaning Improve Air Quality?

  Your home’s air conditioning system must work at its best in today’s polluted environment, and so should all of its components. Its air ducts provide a pathway to the air to be delivered or removed, but can cleaning them improve the air quality? According to the Environmental Protection (EPA) agency and other studies, cleaning […]

Why Your Second Floor Is So Humid (and 5 Ways to Reduce It)

  If you live in a two-story house, you’ve probably noticed that warm air tends to go to the upper floor. But are you also noticing that with this heat also comes humidity? So why exactly could your second floor be so humid? Many factors can contribute to the humidity level in a home, such […]

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Dehumidifier in a Crawl Space?

  A crawl space with humidity issues isn’t ideal, and investing in a dehumidifier might be the solution you are looking for. It seems like a good idea, but how much will it actually cost to install a dehumidifier in your crawl space? For most homes, installing a dehumidifier in a crawl space ranges from […]

Pioneer Mini Split Air Conditioner: Installation and Review

  We recently installed a desperately needed air conditioner mini split with a heat pump in our home. It cost us about a fraction of the cost by doing this ourselves compared to if had we chosen a more expensive brand unit and had it installed for us. Since our website mostly deals with indoor […]

How Many Carbon Monoxide Detectors You Need For Each US State

  Carbon monoxide is one of the biggest dangers in your home, yet it’s barely detectable. So, it’s important to monitor it at all times. But how many carbon monoxide monitors do you need? As a general rule, a carbon monoxide alarm is required on every floor of a home, including a basement. For example, […]