May 19, 2019
When a home remodel is in the works and it includes the laundry area, you’ll have to build in laundry room ventilation. Building codes require vents for dryers to take out the excessive heat and humidity, along with any combustion gases associated with gas dryers.
February 12, 2019
Few things are as rewarding as crafting. Spending hours at a time in your craft room, making fun new things for yourself and others, always brings a smile to your face. But it can also be dangerous, if you’re not careful. That’s why it’s essential to ensure your craft room has proper ventilation.
August 30, 2018
The appearance of vent moisture around the HVAC system supply vents in one or more rooms may be unexplained but it is not uncommon. The vents may simply feel damp to the touch or they may actually be dripping water. In certain cases, dark stains may appear on the wall around the vent due to …
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July 12, 2018
Most residential building codes for new homes now mandate adequate bathroom ventilation by a powered exhaust fan. However, if your house was built before 2003, a bathroom window that could be opened by hand may have been the only venting requirement. There are good reasons behind changes in the code.
July 10, 2018
When it comes to home safety, dryer ventilation is often overlooked because it’s largely out of sight. Giving it the attention it requires all but eliminates problems associated with drying clothes and the risks that this appliance poses.
September 28, 2017
Remodeling your home gives you so many opportunities to get everything right in terms of aesthetics, comfort, convenience and efficiency. Nowhere is that truer than in bathroom renovations. When you embark on a bathroom renovation, you’ll be looking at the latest designs in sinks, bathtubs, showers, toilets and fixtures. But there’s another aspect of a …
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January 19, 2016
A heat recovery ventilator brings balance to the increasingly important issue of home ventilation. More than ever, an effective ventilation system is vital to healthy indoor air quality.
October 8, 2015
If you’re like many other homeowners, you tend to take bathroom ventilation for granted. Most of us start running the shower or bath, switch on the exhaust fan, and assume that everything is under control. You may be surprised to learn that this might not be the case. An effective fan must be properly exhausted …
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August 27, 2015
Heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) and energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) are balanced whole-home ventilation systems designed to provide fresh air supply in any weather. However, deciding which system to install may evoke confusion. Read on the understand the importance of ventilation and the difference between an HRV and ERV to help determine the right system for your …
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April 9, 2015
As pleasant as Orlando is, the summer heat and humidity can get a little oppressive if you don’t take steps to manage your home’s indoor climate. Installing an energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is one of the most effective steps you can take to keep your home comfortable. With one of these systems, you’ll enjoy: