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Major Health Benefits Gained From Cleaning Your Air Ducts And Garbage Chutes

Are the residents in your building complaining about allergic reactions, watery eyes and foul smells in the common areas of your building? There's a good chance that it's time to have your building's air ducts, garbage chutes and garbage compactor cleaned. When considering environmental problems, indoor air pollution is among the highest risk to human health. Indoor air pollution levels are often ten times or more higher than those outdoors, and this is easily verified by doing a minimal amount of research online.Even in the most well-kept buildings, your ventilation ductwork can become a breeding ground for mold, mildew, fungi...Read More
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How To Install a Programmable Thermostat

Installing a programmable thermostat in your home or office can save you up to 15% of the energy that you are now using for your HVAC system. This is one of the most cost-effective energy decisions that you can make for your home, and the cost of doing so is relatively inexpensive. We have found in the past that many people have considered having one installed but never got around to it either because they thought it would be an expensive undertaking, or else they wanted to do it themselves but weren't really sure how. A programmable thermostat will automatically...Read More

Smoke Damage in Air Duct Systems

  Unfortunately, a forced air ventilation system is quite effective at spreading smoke throughout your house. When a fire occurs and the furnace or cooling system is on, it acts as a vacuum and sucks in all the smoke and redistributes it throughout the house. It creates an unbelievable mess that no one should have to go through. Being in business for as long as we have, most restoration companies call us when they need to clean the air ducts so they are able to clean the rest of the house. Think about it... would you change the oil in...Read More
Why so cold

Why So Cold In Here?

What are some common factors for it being cold in the house? It could be lots of things, such as poor insulation, old windows, bad air flow… As Mrs. Angela Sheridan of Toronto, Ontario writes: ‘My husband and I were having a problem in our daughter’s room with it being very cold at night. We would turn up the furnace to no avail as it was still very cold. On the other hand, the rest of the house was quite comfortable. We called a local heating/cooling company to come service the furnace and we were told that the furnace was...Read More
Gas furnace and humidifier

Getting your heating system ready for the fall

With the upcoming heating season fast-approaching, now would be a good time to think about getting your furnace ready before that first cold day hits. Spending about only 10 minutes of your time to check out your furnace now before it's actually needed, could spare you some time and grief. Here's a quick checklist of things to do. We'll also go over these items in more detail. 1. Visually inspect your furnace 2. Turn up your thermostat 3. Make sure the furnace "fires up" 4. Check and clean your air filter 5. Get the humidifier ready 6. Run everything through...Read More