Pest Control & Indoor Air Quality

Nothing ruins a delicious meal like swatting gnats away from your plate or watching ants or roaches scurry across the floor. And sure, some bugs are certainly useful in the garden, but you don’t want them in your home. Before calling in an exterminator or turning to...

An Update on Freon Availability for Your AC System

There was a time when you didn’t think twice about authorizing a refrigerant refill for your AC system. You just got it done. That’s when R-22 refrigerant (more commonly known as Freon) was $5 – $10 a pound. That time is now behind us. Decades ago, it was discovered...

How to Reduce Indoor Humidity

When you come home on a hot and sticky day, you expect to trade those conditions for your own cool, comfortable surroundings. Then one day, things suddenly aren’t quite as cool and comfortable – if at all. That could mean a few things. First, your AC system is no...

The Benefits of Duct Sealing

You can’t see your ductwork, right? Not unless you go looking for it.  And should something inspire you to do so, what exactly would or should you be looking for? Aha, great question, because the answer is “leaks or gaps.” And should you spot either or both – or have...

How to Hide Your Outdoor AC Unit

During the summer months, your central AC system is likely your favorite major appliance – with the fridge’s ice maker perhaps in second place. Yet the condenser – the system component of an AC system located outside of a house – isn’t exactly easy on the eyes. Don’t...