Category Air Conditioning and Heating

Winter Preparation for Home (Home Weatherization)

Although Phoenix does not get snow, the drastic temperature fluctuation can make our home operate inefficiently. Having a tightly sealed home is like having a good zip-up trench coat that can help you to retain heat in the body. By weatherizing your home, you can save up to 30% of your heating cost. Here is […]

Listen… Demystifying Strange Sounds in Your Home

Have you ever been home alone and heard some strange noise coming from the walls, bathroom, and even ceiling? These sounds are often indicators of needed home repair. A buzzing sound can be caused by an electrical problem. You can switch off the main power. If the buzz stops, an electrical problem is the most […]

Do You Need a Humidifier or Dehumidifier?

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% […]

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How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

  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, […]

What Are Energy Efficient Windows and Doors?

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 […]

How to Fix Common AC Problems

As the temperatures continue to rise this month, it is important to make sure your AC is working properly. If you notice some issues with your air conditioning unit there are steps you can take before you hire a professional to look at it. Check out these DIY fixes that can save you time and […]

Technology That Can Make Your Home Greener

Heating, cooling, electricity, water usage – all of this can add up, especially if you live in the desert. If you want to make your home more environmentally and financially friendly but don’t know where to start, look no further.  Technology is here to the rescue! Here are some gadgets, apps, and hacks that can […]