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How Do You Know Which HVAC Upgrades to Get? Ask the Pros.

Investing in HVAC upgrades for your home’s heating and cooling system can help you save money on energy costs. These upgrades can also boost the value of your Eastern North Carolina home and ensure that it stays comfortably heated or cooled throughout the year. Consider the following kinds of upgrades for your HVAC system. Energy-Efficient [...]

By |2020-05-01T21:26:45+00:00May 14th, 2020|Energy Savings, Humidity, HVAC System, Thermostats|Comments Off on How Do You Know Which HVAC Upgrades to Get? Ask the Pros.

Humidity Concerns for Banks

Humidity concerns for banks take into account both cash and customers. Any bank necessarily stores a certain amount of currency on-site, plus generating a wealth of paper documents. In addition, bank branches host hundreds of customers per day. Humidity concerns for banks must address all these needs by maintaining a consistent indoor environment 24/7. The [...]

By |2020-02-28T01:34:06+00:00March 10th, 2020|Humidity|Comments Off on Humidity Concerns for Banks

Preventing Mold During Mold Awareness Month

Mold Awareness Month reminds us that toxic mold growth can be an issue in any home. Dormant mold spores exist everywhere in nature, including inside the cleanest, most sanitary residences. If triggered by exposure to moisture, however, dormant spores spawn active mold growth that releases millions of airborne microscopic reproductive spores into the indoor environment. [...]

By |2019-08-30T22:56:31+00:00September 5th, 2019|Humidity|Comments Off on Preventing Mold During Mold Awareness Month

Discover the Best Time to Purchase a Dehumidifer

Here in Eastern North Carolina, humidity levels are high throughout much of the year. But because warm air holds more moisture than cool air, humidity-related problems tend to develop in the spring and worsen over the summer months, when outdoor levels peak. This makes spring the ideal time to learn about the advantages of purchasing [...]

By |2019-03-29T20:20:10+00:00April 16th, 2019|Humidity|Comments Off on Discover the Best Time to Purchase a Dehumidifer

How Your Baked Goods are Affected by Indoor Climate

The kitchen can get uncomfortably warm and humid when the oven is on and you're baking for the holidays. Did you know that the conditions in your indoor climate not only impact your comfort, but they can also affect your baking results? To make your holiday baking a success, it's helpful to understand the effects [...]

By |2018-11-27T19:26:05+00:00December 20th, 2018|Humidity|Comments Off on How Your Baked Goods are Affected by Indoor Climate

Humidity Levels Under Your Home

Finding out you have a problem with moisture and humidity under your home is a cause for concern. Excess dampness here can lead to serious humidity effects such as musty odors, mold growth, pest infestations, structural deterioration, foundation erosion, ruined insulation and HVAC system damage. To fix a humidity problem in this area, you'll first [...]

By |2018-10-25T20:12:49+00:00November 15th, 2018|Humidity|Comments Off on Humidity Levels Under Your Home

Consider These HVAC Accessories for Your Unit

Achieving optimal home comfort can be challenging — even if you have a nice A/C and furnace. In addition to thermostat settings, indoor environmental conditions, such as humidity and airborne contaminants, affect the comfort and health of your indoor air. Sound familiar? Keep reading to discover add-on HVAC accessories that give you total control of [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:46+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Humidity, HVAC System, Indoor Air Quality, Zoning Systems|Comments Off on Consider These HVAC Accessories for Your Unit

Tips for Reducing Static Electricity in Your North Carolina Home

Cold winter weather can come as a shock—quite literally—as static electricity zaps are far more frequent this time of year. We all know the annoyance of getting those painful mini-jolts of electricity when moving around the home touching objects or even person-to-person contact like handshakes. Actually, a static electricity shock is surprisingly high voltage: normally [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:46+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Home Safety, Humidity|Comments Off on Tips for Reducing Static Electricity in Your North Carolina Home

Beat Cold and Flu Season With Your HVAC

When cooler winter weather settles in, it brings the start of cold and flu season. Since you have to run your HVAC system to keep your home comfortably warm over the winter, why not use it to create a healthier living environment and lower your risk of getting sick? Here are some system upgrades that [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:47+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Humidity|Comments Off on Beat Cold and Flu Season With Your HVAC

How Indoor Temperature and Humidity Affect Pumpkin Decorations

When the Carolina breeze turns crisp and trees begin to display vibrant fall foliage, it is time to switch to autumnal decorations around the home. For many of us this means using real gourd and pumpkin decorations to evoke a bountiful fall harvest. This natural décor won’t stay beautiful for very long, however, if you [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:47+00:00October 12th, 2017|Humidity|Comments Off on How Indoor Temperature and Humidity Affect Pumpkin Decorations