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How Cold Indoor Temperatures Can Harm Your Health

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 19, 2014

Baby it's cold inside! When winter comes along, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends indoor temperatures of at least 64 degrees F, and raises that to 70 degrees for households...


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Surprising Energy Vampires and How to Subdue Them

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 17, 2014

Is your home playing host to evil energy vampires? Beware! Also known as a "phantom," an energy vampire is a nick-name for any electrical device or appliance that consumes power even...


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Want to Prevent Frozen Pipes? Here's How.

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 16, 2014

When outdoor temperatures drop and cold winds blow, your water pipes are in danger. Inclement conditions can cause them to freeze. Or rather, the water inside will freeze, expanding...


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Humidifier, Dehumidifier -- Which Do You Need?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 05, 2014

Too dry in winter, too damp in summer … does this describe the air in your house? If, like Goldilocks, you're looking for something that's just right, a humidifier or dehumidifier...


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Why You Must Buy a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 03, 2014

Have you heard of the silent killer? Every year, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning claims 500 victims in the United States. This colorless, odorless gas is a byproduct of using common...