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What Is a Home Inspection?

What Is a Home Inspection? Home inspections are the most vital part of the home-buying process because they help the buyer avoid any surprises with the home they are purchasing. A home inspection includes an evaluation of structural elements, electrical features, plumbing, heating and the cooling systems. A qualified home inspector will look for any […]

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When Should I Change The Furnace Filter?

Changing Your Furnace Filter The short answer to “when should you change your furnace filter”  is once a month during the heating and cooling seasons for one inch filters. The furnace manufacturers recommend a month an inch, so a thick one maybe 3 or 4 times a year.  If you are looking to purchase a […]

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To Duct or Not To Duct

Duct or Ductless? Folks who spend a lot of time in kitchens have very strong views about kitchen exhaust fans, and for a very good reason. Heat, moisture and strong smells have their place in kitchens, but too much is definitely is too much. Today I’m going to explore some issues that relate to them. […]

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Carbon Monoxide Dangers

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Low levels produce flu-like symptoms like nausea and headaches. Long term exposure can produce long-term health problems, although the data is incomplete. Recent studies show that exposure to levels as low as 9 ppm can seriously affect the body. For reference, it’s worth noting that a properly functioning kerosene heater […]

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Initiative addresses both air quality, energy costs

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Environmental Concerns Trump Efficiency for Most Families By Ms. Linda M. Breazeale MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Most bill payers are keenly aware of the importance of energy efficiency, but a new initiative is placing similar emphasis on environmental concerns. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said weatherization focuses […]

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