Category home comfort

Tips for Smooth Transition into Your New Home

Moving is a stressful task, mentally and physically. So, if you know that you are moving, it is good to start preparing well in advanced to prevent procrastination. Here are some tips that can help you to transition smoothly into your home. Before moving, make a timeline of what to accomplish each week. There are […]

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, […]

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ELA’s Guide to Sustainable 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 […]

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Top 10 easy tips to keep your house cooler

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 […]

Tips on DIY Backyard Maintenance

Summer is finally here in Arizona, which means that it is time for backyard barbecues and pool parties. To help you in preparation, we will be discussing some tips on how to maintain your backyard. However, before we start on the tips, it is important to take the time to perform the following steps before […]

How to Clean a Pool

Maintaining a pool is a big commitment. Despite the amount of work needed weekly, a pool is still a desirable feature to have in anyone’s backyard in this blazing hot Arizona summer. So, let’s dive in with some tips on pool maintenance. Skim the surface daily (if possible) Debris, such as leaves and branches, should […]