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How Your Home Could Be Causing Your Allergies

How Your Home Could Be Causing Your Allergies

As spring blooms in the Grand Traverse County area, pollen allergies begin to flare. Hiding inside won’t always keep you safe, though. Your own home can also aggravate your allergies

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Insulation: The Best Types

Insulation: The Best Types

How to keep your home warm and comfortable in an efficient manner may cross your mind quite often during the winter in the Traverse City area. Sure, you can keep

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How to Control Dust All Over Your House

How to Control Dust All Over Your House

Controlling dust in your home may seem like a never-ending chore. However, if you want a cleaner home with more healthful indoor air quality, you’re going to have to deal

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These Areas of Your House Need the Most Ventilation

These Areas of Your House Need the Most Ventilation

Good ventilation is very important in any home, helping to ensure that indoor air remains healthy and comfortable for your home’s occupants by working to prevent the buildup of pollutants,

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Heat and Humidity: Find the Right Balance

Heat and Humidity: Find the Right Balance

Getting the right balance of humidity in the home can be a challenge. Often, in the summer, it seems as if conditions are too moist, while in the winter, the

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Considering Improving Your Home’s IAQ With UV Lights?

Considering Improving Your Home's IAQ With UV Lights?

Depending on factors in your home – including unique circumstances that help create dirty indoor air and threaten the health of family members – you may want to consider escalating

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Furnace Odors: What They Could Mean

Furnace Odors: What They Could Mean

Is your Grand Traverse County home plagued by a furnace smell that you can’t seem to identify? The problem could be a number of things, so to help you out,

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Pros and Cons of Water Source Heat vs. Ground Source Heat

Pros and Cons of Water Source Heat vs. Ground Source Heat

Ground source and water source geothermal heat pumps both extract free heat energy from the earth in winter and disperse it back to the earth during summer. However, each derives

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Radiant Heating: Warmth From the Ground Up

Radiant Heating: Warmth From the Ground Up

In climates with long, cold winters, radiant heating is generally regarded as the most comfortable, although forced-air heating systems still dominate, even in Michigan. Radiant heat mimics the sun. It

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Humidifier: How it Can Help During Heating Season

Humidifier: How it Can Help During Heating Season

Once winter weather arrives, outdoor humidity levels drop because cold air doesn’t hold moisture like warm air does. Running the furnace pulls more moisture out of your air supply and

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