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Common AC Problems in Summer

When the summertime heat decides to rear its ugly head once again, many homeowners turn to their trusty air conditioning systems. When your AC unit is working great, you likely don’t give it much thought. However, it’s likely that you’ll experience a problem or two throughout the lifespan of your unit. Low Refrigerant Charge One … Continue reading “Common AC Problems in Summer”

How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

For the most part, Wichita, KS, is graced with a comfortable climate all year round. But come summertime, the city and its surrounding neighborhoods can turn into a sauna, with temperatures reaching upwards of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. When indoor temperatures start to climb to uncomfortable levels, make sure your air conditioner is ready to start … Continue reading “How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer”

Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

Every homeowner experiences those days where it feels like their HVAC system isn’t working correctly. No matter how low you set the thermostat, it feels like your home isn’t cooling off like you’re used to. While your first thought maybe that your system is experiencing a malfunction, the culprit could be a high humidity level. … Continue reading “Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?”

How Does a Water Softener System Work?

Many homes in Wichita, KS, have hard water. Not only do the minerals make water taste and smell bad, but they can wreak havoc on your plumbing system, fixtures, dishes, clothing, and more. If you’re thinking about purchasing and installing a water softener, you might wonder how exactly one of these devices works. Here’s what … Continue reading “How Does a Water Softener System Work?”

How To Prevent Electrical Fires

Electricity has become an essential part of modern life. We use it in almost everything, including lighting, heating, cooling, and cooking. However, electrical appliances are often subjected to various types of faults while in operation. Electrical malfunction or failures could lead to hazardous fires that can damage your property and endanger your family’s lives. The … Continue reading “How To Prevent Electrical Fires”

Can Humidity Cause Electrical Problems Inside Homes?

Humidity can cause major electrical issues inside your house. High moisture content affects electrical equipment and wiring as well. Humidity emanates from typical activities, such as cooking, drying clothes, and washing dishes. When taking a shower, indoor moisture increases massively. Additionally, heating and cooling appliances are behind the high humidity levels in your residence. Leaking … Continue reading “Can Humidity Cause Electrical Problems Inside Homes?”

What are the best plants for indoor air quality?

With their ability to absorb airborne toxins and expel fresh oxygen, plants do a lot to keep the air clean and fresh. Though the average homeowner cannot grow enough plants to completely purify their indoor air, even a few houseplants have a helpful impact. The best houseplants for air quality tend to be ones that … Continue reading “What are the best plants for indoor air quality?”

Troubleshooting Your Heating System

Winters in Kansas can be brutal, and you depend on your heating system to be working properly. Most of the time, you can turn it on, and it works without any problem. However, this time something did not work correctly, and you are looking for answers. To understand what may be happening with your heating … Continue reading “Troubleshooting Your Heating System”

8 Advantages of Installing USB Outlets in Your Home

For years, people had to plug their phones into converter devices before connecting them to a traditional outlet. Times have changed. Thanks to the advancement in smartphone technology, almost all charging devices work with USB power ports. Although many other charging options still work efficiently, USB outlets are gaining more popularity than ever before. Known … Continue reading “8 Advantages of Installing USB Outlets in Your Home”

The EPA’s Indoor Air Quality Guidelines

The average American spends 90% of their time indoors. With this in mind, it’s important to remember that pollution concentration is generally two to five times higher indoors than outside. Indoor pollution leads to a wide range of short-term and long-term health issues. Furthermore, the problem is getting worse due to energy-efficient construction methods that … Continue reading “The EPA’s Indoor Air Quality Guidelines”