What causes an A/C to freeze up usually lies in maintenance issues, like keeping the air filter clean and having the system routinely cleaned and adjusted by an HVAC contractor. It’s important to address a frozen A/C quickly, since it can drive up energy costs, stop cooling, create water damage when the frost melts, and harm the system’s compressor. Read More What Causes the A/C in Your Massachusetts Home to Freeze Up? >>
Attic sealing is a solid strategy for preventing energy from leaking out of your attic and moisture from leaking in. Even if your home is adequately insulated (many Metrowest Boston homes are not), precious conditioned air can still seep through the insulating material. Read More Attic Sealing: Making Your Way Beyond Air Leaks >>
Indoor mold in our New England homes has the potential to be either a problem or a threat. Mold spores come inside and can reproduce into colonies only with the proper conditions. Moisture is one of them.
Leaks in roofs, under sinks and in damp basements create an environment where mold can grow and spread. Areas of high humidity such as laundry areas or bathrooms can also provide the necessary humid areas for mold growth. Read More Indoor Mold Prevention Is Key, Mold Removal Is Critical >>