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Ceiling Fans: Not Just Decorative Accessories

Ceiling Fan
March 21, 2017

As you wander the aisles in your local home improvement store, you may be wondering if a ceiling fan is right for you. Sure it looks pretty, and the added ceiling light would be beneficial to your rooms, but do you really want to be cleaning the fan blades on a regular basis?

Save Money in Tissue Costs with Proper Ventilation

Sneezing into a handkerchief
March 14, 2017

Can you feel it? The wind has already picked up in Las Vegas and chances are you're already a few boxes of tissues into the season. Pollution, pollen, dust, oh my! What is a nose to do? If you've got sinus issues, allergies, or just a sensitive sniffer, spring time may wreak havoc on your respiratory system. Sometimes it feels like the plants, the bees, and the air are conspiring against you. You already know to stay inside during high wind advisories... but what do you do when your "inside" is no better than the "outside"?

A Breath of Fresh Air: Keep Your Home Clean and Safe

Some plants can keep your home air fresher and cleaner
March 7, 2017

Nothing is more important to you than the safety of your family. Your home is your safe haven, and we've been trained as a society to sanitize our homes, swab the deck of all bacteria, and spray our way to health. Unfortunately, all of those chemicals that you are using to cleanse your home of germs, aren't much better than the germs. In fact, sometimes they are much worse. To the point where the air inside your house is probably more dangerous than the air outside.

Smart Thermostats

Smart Thermostat
February 28, 2017

Your phone is smart, your car may be smart, and hopefully your children are smart... your thermostat is feeling a little left out right now. What if your thermostat could learn to keep you comfortable and stay on top of your energy bills so you don't have to think about it?

Do You Need a Home Energy Audit?

Identifying ways air can leak out of home
February 21, 2017

If rising energy bills have you concerned for your wallet or if you are wondering how you can reduce your carbon footprint and help protect the environment, a Home Energy Audit can put your worries at ease.

A qualified inspector will come to your home, identify any areas in which your home is not functioning at optimal efficiency, and make suggestions as to how you can lower your costs and be kinder to our planet.

What does an energy audit entail?

During your visit, an inspector will:

Bubble Wrap to the Rescue

Using bubble wrap on windows
February 14, 2017

It turns out that bubble wrap isn't just for popping during times of high stress!

Our familiar friend can also be used to insulate your windows in the winter, saving energy, saving money, and keeping your home more comfortable for the entire family.

Can Zone Heating Save You Money?

Zoning a house for heating and cooling
February 7, 2017

Chances are that controlling the temperature in your home is a little bit like trying to please Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Is your mother-in-law living with you? Is she going through those fun "changes" and needs her living space to resemble a meat locker?

Do you have kids in the home? Kids that don't comprehend the idea of putting on a sweatshirt and choose to lounge around in tank tops at a balmy 72 degrees all year long?

Would you simply like to keep your upstairs cooler as you sleep?

Are you Singing the Insulation Blues

Drafts in the house
January 31, 2017

Do you remember when you were a little kid and you left the door open for an extended period of time only to hear your father yelling "Close the door - I don't want to heat the neighborhood!"?

Always Sick? Your Heating System May be to Blame

Sneeze, spraying particulates in the air
January 24, 2017

Your number one priority is keeping your family happy and healthy, right? So what do you do when family members are constantly getting sick with everything from colds to the flu?

Eating right, exercising, washing your hands properly, and limiting stress is always a good plan for a healthy life - but is it enough? Did you ever consider the possibility that your heating or air conditioning system could be contributing to illness?

Keep your Air Conditioning System Safe in the Winter

Average amount of sunlight across the continental United States
January 17, 2017

You've just turned on the news and heard that summer is early this year and today's temperatures are going to reach well into the 90's. There isn't enough ice cream in the state. You turn off the television and go flip the air conditioner on, awaiting the cold breeze. But it never comes.

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