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HVAC Benefits: How Air Conditioning can Limit the Effects on Hardwood Floors

effects on hardwood floors

When it comes to minimizing negative effects on hardwood floors, your air conditioning system can be an important ally. Wood is a natural living material that interacts with environmental conditions.

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Energy Bills Could Be Affected by Indoor Humidity

Energy Bills Could Be Affected by Indoor Humidity

No matter what season, indoor humidity is a factor in how hard your HVAC system works and how much it costs to operate. It’s always a matter of too much

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Reducing Humidity in Your Home

Reducing Humidity in Your Home

Optimum home humidity is a question of balance: not too little, not too much. When the level is too low—below 35 percent—occupants feel the effects of scratchy throats and dry

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Solve Problems With a Humidifier During Heating Season

Solve Problems With a Humidifier During Heating Season

Because humidity’s impact varies by season, a whole-house humidifier plays a role in winter comfort and efficiency. Cold air doesn’t hold water vapor efficiently, so outdoor relative humidity frequently dips

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How You’re Affected by Indoor Humidity

How You're Affected by Indoor Humidity

How clear is the link between indoor humidity and comfort and health? The first air conditioner patented in 1902 was actually designed primarily as a dehumidifier to reduce humidity. Cool

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Getting the “Feels Like” Temperature Under Control

Getting the "Feels Like" Temperature Under Control

The “feels like” temperature is what people living in your home talk about. The actual temperature is what’s displayed on your thermostat or an indoor thermometer. If the “feels like”

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Stifle the Sneeze! Tips for Allergy Season

Stifle the Sneeze! Tips for Allergy Season

Spring and summer are the seasons for allergy tips. The term “hay fever” is a generic description for allergic reactions to airborne plant pollen. During springtime here in Western Indiana,

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What Does the Condensation on Your Home’s Windows Mean?

Condensation on home windows forms for a very basic reason: glass conducts heat efficiently and remains naturally cool. In many homes, the coolest surfaces inside the house are glass window

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A Home Humidifier for Your Terre Haute Home Could Work Wonders

A whole-house humidifier can make long, chilly winters in your home much more comfortable. As the seasons change, indoor humidity levels often decline sharply, especially as colder weather arrives.

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Humidifiers Contribute to Your Wintertime Comfort

Humidifiers can be an important ally in maintaining winter comfort and efficiency. The federal Environmental Protection Agency recommends keeping indoor humidity above 40-50 percent. That’s no problem during Indiana summers.

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    Jeff Paitson Jeff Paitson is a third generation business owner who continues to run the business with the same values that have been passed down from previous generations since 1922.

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