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Winter Safety for HVAC, Space Heaters, and More

The last gasp of winter is still hitting New England hard, and it’s important to review HVAC and heating safety for homeowners and their families even this late in the season. Early on as the snows fall, we’re all more alert to issues. In late winter safety concerns about our HVAC and furnaces often take a back seat as we scramble to get ready for spring. HVAC Exhaust Every gas, oil, kerosene, or diesel fuel burning furnace must have some kind of outdoor exhaust. During the winter, remember to safety check your HVAC exhaust pipe after every snowfall and clear
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Categories: Heating and Tips and Tricks.

Avoid Winter Dryness With a Humidifier

Winter is cold. We get it. Winter is also the time of year where oftentimes it gets incredibly dry in your home. With humidity leaving the air and instead turning into a nice bit of precipitation called snow, plus heating our homes, we’re left with dry air in many of our homes. If you suffer from static shock, dry skin, or even nosebleeds during the winter, you may suffer from the effects of winter’s dry air. If you’re sick of your clothes sticking to you or your hair sticking to your clothes or even dry, itchy skin, it may be
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Categories: Air Quality and Humidifiers.