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The Role of a Sealed Combustion Closet in Safe Home Air

The Role of a Sealed Combustion Closet in Safe Home Air

March 2, 2020

If you have a gas water heater or furnace inside your Orlando home, the equipment’s operation may be putting your family’s health and safety in jeopardy. It’s crucial to understand this potential hazard, so you can take measures to ensure you have a healthy and safe home air supply.

Gas Leaks 101

Gas Leaks 101

January 29, 2019

Furnaces powered by natural gas are a common way to heat homes in our area. Natural gas is for the most part a very safe fuel, but there are some hazards associated with it and it pays to be on the alert for gas leaks especially. Leaking gas can cause fires and explosions, and can …

What to Know About Boiler Safety

What to Know About Boiler Safety

January 17, 2019

If you’ve purchased an Orlando-area home with a boiler, or you’re considering installing radiant heating, it’s important to learn how this kind of system works and its upkeep needs. Most boilers burn gas to heat water inside a tank, which gets pumped through underfloor-tubing or piped through radiators installed in each room. Here’s what else …

Tis the Season to Replace Detectors

Tis the Season to Replace Detectors

December 5, 2017

Many homeowners don’t give much thought to their carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. There they are, high on the wall or overhead, presumably doing their jobs month after month. But it’s really not a good idea to ignore them. They may have reached their expiration dates, and maybe it’s time to replace detectors. Read on …

HVAC Systems and Yard Work

HVAC Systems and Yard Work

June 13, 2017

Yard work is an important task for keeping your home and property well maintained and beautiful. With plenty of sunshine, moisture and warmer weather, it’s also a year-round chore for many in Central Florida. Whether you work in your yard yourself or hire a landscaping service, it’s important to work safely around your HVAC system …

Winter Safety Precautions for Your Orlando Home

Winter Safety Precautions for Your Orlando Home

December 15, 2016

Winter home safety may not sound particularly important when winters are as mild as ours. Nevertheless, we do have cold spells, temperatures do plunge and we do need our furnaces at times. When you use a furnace or any gas- or oil-powered appliance, combustion exhaust fumes are a concern. But that’s just one aspect of …

Preparing for Stormy Weather During Hurricane Season

Preparing for Stormy Weather During Hurricane Season

August 2, 2016

Orlando is considered to be among the most hurricane-safe cities in Florida. Hurricanes tend to lose momentum once they make landfall, but even so, tornadoes and flooding can cause significant damage as the storms move inland. It’s always wise to be prepared during hurricane season — especially when it comes to protecting your HVAC system …

Maintaining Attic Safety in Your Home

Maintaining Attic Safety in Your Home

May 24, 2016

Before you venture up into the zone above your ceiling, keep some basic attic safety tips in mind. Most people don’t spend a lot of time in the attic and aren’t familiar with its hazards. At the time of construction, attics are generally left in a rough, unfinished state. A number of safety issues you’re …