3 Keys to Healthy Home Air This Winter

in homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, carbon monoxide, fireplace, electric heaters, Virginia, winter, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, cold weather, home insurance, allergies, dryness, stay at home, home safety tips, Co2 detector Jan 10, 2021

I love feeling warm and cozy at home with a hot cup of tea on a cold winter day, but I don't love how dry my skin and hair get from my home's heat. Home indoor air quality can drop significantly during Virginia’s winters when we’re all tucked in and closed up. And this year, we are certainly spending a lot of time at home trying to stay healthy. 

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Home's Heat for Winter

in homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, electric heaters, Virginia, winter, fire prevention, cleaning, home heating, home maintenance, fall, cold weather Nov 3, 2020

We've had some cold nights but don't commit to the flannel sheets yet. Virginia's fall has had some beautiful warm days as well! And according the Farmers' Almanac, we may as well get used to this mixed bag of weather. Predictions for the 2020-2021 winter has already been anticipated to be just as fickle. Rain, sleet, snow, rain; we're talking bouts of unseasonably warm days followed by frigid dives into colder than normal temperatures and...

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Does Home Insurance Pay for Mold Removal?

in insider, homeowner tips, air quality, homeowners insurance, flood insurance, flooding, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, rain, diy, cleaning, home insurance, Air conditioner, summer, weather, home, frozen pipes, home repair, humidity, water damage Jul 15, 2020

If you have a mold problem, you may be wondering if your home insurance will pay to remove it. The short answer is usually not. That's because most mold can be prevented by addressing routine home maintenance and long-term exposure to humidity. 

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It’s Getting Hot! Is Your Air Conditioner Up To The Job?

in insider, homeowner tips, air quality, air filters, Virginia, spring, cleaning, home maintenance, home insurance, Air conditioner, HVAC, summer May 25, 2020

It's hot, it's cold! Virginia’s spring weather can be fickle! But we're getting our first real taste of summer this weekend and the Commonwealth's notoriously hot, humid weather. You know those temperatures that work our air conditioners on overtime. They can also turn into expensive problems for Virginians and their air conditioners.

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How To Fireproof Your Virginia Home This Winter

in homeowner tips, safety tips, air quality, air filters, carbon monoxide, fireplace, wood stoves, electric heaters, Virginia, winter, diy, home heating, home maintenance, fall, cold weather Nov 7, 2019

Virginia is said to have a “goldilocks climate”- not too hot, not too cold. We're not sure if this is true anymore.  According to the Baltimore office of the National Weather Service, Virginia set a new heat record this October for 96 degrees! Thank goodness it's feeling more like fall now. But not for long. The Farmers' Almanac predicts a wintery ride of highs and extreme lows deemed a "Polar Coaster". Your home needs to be safe and snug!   

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