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Does an AC Kill Mold?

July 17, 2024

Your air conditioner (AC) can do several things––keep your Massachusetts home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it can’t do is kill mold. 

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AC Maintenance Checklist

June 14, 2024

Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Provincetown without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.

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How to Reduce Dust In Your Home

May 15, 2024

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. In reality, dust is no laughing matter, no matter the setting. It’s easy to see how it can affect the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your Barnstable home.

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What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

April 15, 2024

Air filters and air purifiers can reduce the presence of harmful airborne particles, improving indoor air quality (IAQ).

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4 Important Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

March 15, 2024

A heat pump offers both the heating & cooling you need for optimal indoor comfort, but keeping up with routine maintenance is critical for it to remain in peak condition

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

February 16, 2024

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality is clean and healthy. 

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5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

January 6, 2024

Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that requires regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more efficient and does not require the same frequency of attention.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

December 12, 2023

Although most furnaces in the United States are natural gas or electric, many other heating systems such as propane, geothermal, heat pump, and radiant floor heating are now available. 

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