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The HVAC Circulation of Thirdhand Smoke and Why Indoor Air Quality Is Essential

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Because we spend most of our time indoors, indoor air quality is an important part of keeping your home happy and healthy. While smoke and secondhand smoke can easily compromise the quality of your air, did you know thirdhand smoke can also be a culprit? In an article by NBC News, researchers found that HVAC systems can actually pick up and circulate lingering particles from thirdhand smoke.

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How to Allergy-Proof Your Home This Season

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It may be hard to think about spring after all the snow the northeast has gotten, but the fact is – it’s officially spring, and spring means allergies. The most common spring allergen is pollen, which can come from trees, flowers, weeds, or grasses and affect individuals on various levels. While some may simply suffer from itchy eyes, others experience skin rashes, swollen glands, and more.

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How to Seal out Drafts

Ever wonder why it takes more heat than it should to warm up your home? The culprit could be windows and doors that aren’t sealed properly. Bad seals not only let in drafts of cold air from outside, they also let the warm air in your home escape.

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7 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe While You’re Away

If you’re traveling for the holiday, the thought of leaving your house empty and unguarded has probably crossed your mind. At Timothy Off, we understand it can get a little worrisome. That’s why our HVAC & plumbing experts are here with some tips on how to keep your home safe while you’re away.

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Space Heater Safety

During the cold months, many people opt to turn off their heat and only use a space heater where they need it. This can be a good way to save money on your heating bill, but can also be very dangerous; around 25,000 home fires start with a space heater, which means certain precautions need to be taken. Our heating service experts recommend following these tips.

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Old Windows: Replace or Restore?

Windows have a lot to do with your energy bills – a window that isn’t properly sealed can let in hot air during the summer and cold air during the winter, making your heater or air conditioner work harder to keep your home at the right temperature.

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Can Computer Servers Be Used to Heat Water?

If you’ve ever owned a laptop, you know they can get pretty hot (even to the point of overheating, if your laptop is an older one). Chances are you’ve never thought twice about it, but Dutch company Nerdalize has its sights set on using that heat for something more.

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7 Ways to Unclog a Drain

If you own a home, you’ve probably experienced a clogged drain at one point or another. Being West Chester plumbing repair experts, we’ve had to unclog many drains – but if your clog isn’t severe, we can offer some simple ways to get your pipes flowing freely again.

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Why Choose Hybrid Heating?

Our Heating Experts Explain the Benefits While you’ve heard about heating and you’ve heard about air conditioning, have you ever heard of a hybrid system? Here, our Chadds Ford heating company explains what a hybrid heating system is and what …

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