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.
Have you experienced battle fatigue over winter or summer “Thermostat Wars”? One family member is watching television in the den or living area, shivering, while another sits comfortably in a bedroom playing games on the computer. The shivering occupant raises the thermostat 2 degrees during a commercial. Ten minutes later, the video gamer complains about being slowly roasted and drops the thermostat by 3 degrees. Read More Zoning Systems Can End the Thermostat Wars in Your House >>
The normal lifespan of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. And any furnace that has endured 20 of our extended New England winters is a good one. It has paid for itself and then some. Unfortunately, after that long a period, it is probably living on borrowed time. When it goes, it will most likely be when it’s working its hardest. And, it will also be either too expensive or impractical to repair. Read More High Efficiency Furnaces More Than Just a New Model >>