Our Best Advice for Home Humidifiers

Monday, February 26th, 2018

dripping-water-dropsDry air only adds more trouble when temperatures outside of the home are nearly unbearable. Thankfully, you have your home heating system to keep you warm, but can it do anything about the dry air? The answer is…not much. It doesn’t actually add any moisture back into the home and can, in fact, take away from humidity levels a bit.

Dry air leads to dry skin, chapped lips, increased instances of illness, and general discomfort. That’s why many homeowners purchase a separate humidifier to keep the home as comfortable as possible. Looking for some advice on what to purchase or how to care for it? We’re here for you.

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4 Signs a Boiler Is Failing

Monday, February 12th, 2018

boiler-pressure-gaugeIf you have a good, strong boiler heating your home, count yourself among the most comfortable people in the area. Boilers are incredibly popular overseas, but many homes in our area are outfitted with older furnaces that simply do not do a sufficient job of heating a home. A boiler delivers hot water through pipes and under floors to quickly heat up a room and the objects in it, making it one of the most effective and efficient means of home heating.

However, that doesn’t mean a boiler is invincible. Boilers are quite durable, and it may be true that they typically do not require much in terms of maintenance. They do break down eventually, though, just like any other system. It’s important that you be able to read the signs, so you’re not stuck with a malfunctioning system when you really need it!

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