September is National Preparedness Month. The recent flooding in Houston reminded us about how vulnerable cities are to both natural disaster and man-made hazards. No matter what the scale of emergency, the more prepared we are, the better we can cope and survive the disaster. Arizona is susceptible to the following public health and safety […]

All you need to know about humidity control at home A healthy level of humidity in your home should be around 30-50% humidity. The average outdoor humidity of Arizona is shown below: Place Humidity (%) Flagstaff 53 Phoenix 37 Tucson 38 Winslow 46 Yuma 37 The morning percentages and afternoon percentages can vary from 23% […]

indoor air quality control with pets

  As we are spending more time indoors, the indoor air is often times more toxic than the outdoor air. Children, people with asthma, and the elderly might be more sensitive to indoor pollutants. Indoor air pollutants can come from dust, pets, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from household products and building materials, cleaning products, cigarettes, […]

types of green flooring

Green and sustainable alternatives are gaining popularity in home improvement projects as consumers are more concerned about health and nature preservation. Green materials in buildings will enhance resident’s health, improve energy efficiency, and reduce waste. There are different brands and options of green flooring; each has different strengths and features. Therefore, you should first determine […]

The water shut-off valve can be helpful when you’re trying to turn it off for a plumbing repair or when you are going on a long vacation. However, if you notice that your valve is oxidizing, rusting or leaking water, it might be time to replace it with a new valve. Some of the most […]

As windows and doors can bring wonderful sunlight and provide access points into our homes, they are also the source of energy loss in the house. A window’s energy efficiency can be improved by installing storm windows, sealing air leaks by caulking and weather-stripping, and adding window treatments or coverings. When a door is old […]

Smart Thermstat Controls

With this stifling heat in Arizona, most residents are relying on air conditioning to survive the summer. However, there are a lot of ways to cool down the indoor temperature of your home aside from cranking the AC unit. Keep interior doors open Keeping the doors open stimulates air flow, making the cooling process faster and […]