Myth Busters: Heating Edition II

Cozy Slippers and Cocoa

Heating your home efficiently can be tricky which is why we addressed four heating myths back in February. Now it is time to address myths #5 through #8!     Myth #5: Space Heaters Are an Effective Alternative to Your Furnace   Solely relying on space heaters can become costly during the wintertime, because they…

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How to Prevent Negative Impacts of Dry Winter Air on Your Family and Home

Your loved ones are most likely to suffer from the consequences of dry air in semi-arid climates and during the cold of winter when the furnace’s heat eradicates most of the humidity. The latter, especially impacts most Quad Cities Area households. Dry air may… Cause sore throats and dry skin which may be confused with…

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Importance of Insulated Basements

When basements are insulated properly they can save you money on heating while providing a comfortable living area. For the most part a basement, with insulated exterior walls should be considered a conditioned space. However, even in a house with an unconditioned basement, the basement is more connected to other living spaces than to the…

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