Ducted HVAC Systems – Good Or Bad For Allergies?

Typically, you are told (or your instincts tell you) to stay inside the house every time our allergies act up. However, there is a good possibility that the HVAC system inside your house can be causing your allergies to worsen by blowing in irritants into the house. And for you to reduce the irritants that would worsen your allergies, it…

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Tuning Up Your HVAC System Will Provide Savings In Summertime

Many people will soon switch their air conditioners on again, as the temperatures are set to rise. However, before you turn yours on, make sure you have done a few things first. Firstly, make sure you have a clean filter in place. This is simple maintenance that will keep it running properly. Also check what type of air conditioner you…

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Different Furnaces And Pumps

As soon as the weather starts to change, we start to think of new ways to heart or cool our home as well. Most people would turn towards a furnace to do this. Usually, we only consider either the gas or the electric furnace. However, the possibility also exists to choose neither and that could be a better option. Some…

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Deciding Between Gas Or Electric Furnaces And Heat Pumps

Weather changes with the seasons, and most of us spend at least some time each year looking at ways to control our temperature. Most of us immediately start looking for furnaces. Because there are both gas and electric furnaces, we usually research these two options before making a decision. However, the possibility also exists to choose neither and that could…

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The Three Main Reasons Why You Are Likely To Need A Professional To Fix Your HVAC

Obviously, a HVAC – heating, ventilation and air conditioning – system is a complex piece of machinery. However, if you know how to maintain and service them, it is quite rare that you will need to call out a professional service in order to keep it working. Of course, there are some exceptions and certain problems do require professional help….

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Cost-Effective Electric Underfloor Heating

Electric underfloor Heating Solutions Electric underfloor heating is sometimes considered to be expensive. However, with the right choice of products and controls, it can in fact be a very cost-effective way to heat living environments. This is due to the way that electric heating systems distribute the heat. They are controlled very easily with modern thermostats and they are very…

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Cast Iron Radiators For Heating Your Home

A homeowner is never more grateful of their heating systems than in times of appalling weather (such as the United Kingdom has been ‘enjoying’ in the last couple of months in which several inches of rain as well as snow has fallen all across the British Isles). In such times the demands being placed on heaters and radiators drastically increases….

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The Benefits of Gas Central Heating

Over the course of human history, the human race have used a lot of different methods to heat their homes, from simple individual, wood fires in each room, to vast Roman under-floor heating systems, which required a team of servants to constantly stoke huge furnaces to heat the man-made caverns under the sumptuous ancient houses and royal palaces of the…

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Skirting Board Heating as an Energy Saver

Skirting board heating purports to save energy for the home owner, by minimising the effort used by a boiler or heat source to achieve maximum temperature for a heating system. While this is broadly true, the claim needs to be examined in greater detail to find out just how much energy the system can save. The skirting board system is…

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Preparing Your Air Conditioning Unit For Winter

As Labor Day draws closer and cooler weather is just around the corner, it is time to think about winterizing your home. The outside air conditioning unit your family has been using all Summer to stay cool is one of the first appliances you should consider winterizing. During the winter season, protecting your A/C unit from cold weather, ice and…

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