Category Archives: Home Maintenance

How Long Does an Air Conditioner Last?

  There have been significant improvements in air-conditioning systems over the years. But even the best one cannot last forever. So, how long does an air conditioner last? In general, an air conditioner can last for 10 to 20 years. If you skip some maintenance of your air conditioner, it can last for about 10 […]

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 […]

How Much Electricity Does An Air Purifier Use?

  If you are looking to improve the air quality at home, spending a few bucks on an air purifier is the way to go. Though it sounds like a wonderful investment, a question on everyone’s mind is “How much electricity would an air purifier use?” Compared to many appliances at home, an air purifier […]

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 […]