Pet Care Tips for Winter

Winter can be a hazardous time for your cat or dog.  In fact, when you combine frigid outdoor temperatures and chemicals from ice-melting agents, a simple walk around the block can be challenging in the extreme. That’s why we encourage you to follow these seasonal safety precautions: Help prevent dry, itchy skin by keeping your […]

“Why Does My Home Have Hot & Cold Spots?”

As you’re reading this blog, are you sitting comfortably – all warm and cozy – in your favorite room, while elsewhere in your home you might need an extra sweater, slippers, and hand warmers to help prevent frost bite? Voila, hot and cold spots!  A common condition when you have an older heating system, especially […]

How to Prevent Home Heat Loss

Let’s say you’re as faithful as can be when it comes to keeping your heating system in sound working order.  You have it inspected by a professional once a year, every few years you have your ducts cleaned, and you have multiple zones and programmable thermostats so your heating system isn’t over-worked throughout the winter. […]

Creative Ways to Keep Warm Indoors

There’s only so far you can turn up your heat before it starts becoming cost prohibitive.  So what can you do – quick fix wise – when the heat’s blasting but you’re still chilled to the bone?  As you might expect, you have choices galore. Cover your windows: Go from room to room and pull […]

Tips for Cleaner Indoor Air.

Air pollution remains a significant concern throughout the US, indoors and out.  In fact, indoor air, on averages is 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor air. Just how bad are things inside many peoples’ homes?  According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 50% of ALL illnesses are either irritated or caused by […]