Month: May 2016

Combat Dry Winter Skin with an In-Home Humidifier System

Thoughts of winter season often bring about images of chapped lips and dry, cracked painful skin. Though snow topped mountains are beautiful, the cold air can quickly remove all moisture from your skin, leading you to itch, scratch, and feel uncomfortable all winter long. The solution, however, is quite a simple one! Leading plumbing professionals can visit your home and install a humidifier into your HVAC system.

The Damage Caused by Cold & Dry Air

A dry-air environment with low humidity levels indoors can be cause for concern for a number of reasons. For one, dry air can cause your skin to dry out, itch, and peel. In fact, your skin can become infected if you don’t treat your dry skin. Additionally, when flu season comes around, your home is more likely to be at risk due to the low indoor humidity.

Dry air can be a burden on … continue reading

Keep Warm by Preparing for Winter Storms

how to prepare for winter storm

When it comes to harsh weather, there are many parts in Canada that struggle with this. The best advice is to be prepared prior to storm season. Each area has its own storm season so find out what it is for your area and plan ahead.  Here are some important things to keep in mind when preparing for a winter storm.

Believe it or not, the safest place for you to be during a storm is generally in your own house. It can be treacherous to travel and winds can be frigid causing skin damage and frostbite. Prepare your home before storm season by taking the proper steps to ensure that your home is safe and warm.

Winterize your home. Clean the chimney. Tune up your furnace. Add in more insulation. Seal gaps in windows and in the doors. Seal gaps in the ductwork. Install storm windows. … continue reading

Using The Internet to Find an HVAC Professional

Where do you typically go when you are looking for help with your HVAC system? Although it helps to already have a good relationship with a professional, qualified HVAC company so you do not face problems in an emergency, it is not always possible and you need to start somewhere. Some people may wait until it is an emergency before finding a technician. In other situations, their preferred technician may have moved, retired, or is just unavailable. No matter the reason, you will inevitably reach a point where you need a new Air Conditioning technician. Of course, the Internet is one of the best places to find a new technician.

Find Help Online for Your HVAC System

Previously, there were many avenues for finding heating and air conditioning technicians. Word of mouth was often essential for finding a good technician and that method is still important. When a … continue reading