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6 Tips for Healthier Indoor Air

February 9, 2020
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If you or your family suffer from breathing difficulties, you’re likely very interested in ways to get healthier indoor air. […]

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Air Ionizers: Health or Hype?

January 11, 2020
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With the fires still burning in Australia (and more recently, on the west coast of the US) and air pollution […]

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The Nitty Gritty on Dirty Ducts

October 17, 2019
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Professional duct cleaning can improve: Duct cleaning has many benefits, but if we’re being straightforward (which we always are), the […]

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Dangers of Using a Space Heater

October 11, 2019
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The Situation:Your furnace seems to be working hard, but the house feels so cold! The cost to heat your home […]

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An Iowa Fall Maintenance Checklist

September 26, 2019
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A Fall Maintenance Checklist for Iowan Homeowners Oh, Iowa, your temperature swings are enough to give us whiplash. There’s a […]

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How to Program a Thermostat to Save Money

September 23, 2019
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Homeowners are turning to smart technology with the following goals in mind – to have an energy efficient home and […]

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6 Common Air Conditioner Problems

August 1, 2019
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Air conditioning is a must if you live in Siouxland, and having your AC bite the dust on a 90 […]

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MERV Ratings

June 20, 2019
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What is MERV? 
We’ve been hearing a lot about MERV. Who is this MERV guy, anyway? MERV Griffin, maybe? If […]

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Allergies, Asthma, and IAQ: What You Need to Know

May 22, 2019
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National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month If you’ve checked us out on social media lately (we encourage it), you probably […]

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HVAC Oversizing

April 2, 2019
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Apparently, we have yet to write an article about oversizing HVAC equipment. Shame on us! In case you haven’t heard, […]

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