What is an air scrubber and why do I need one?

When you clean your home to remove dust and germs, how often do you think about cleaning the air? Air scrubbers are a new development, but they have quickly built a reputation as the workhorses of air purification for your home. Considering the air inside your home could be two to five times more contaminated…

Electric furnaces: Reviews and buying guide

Furnaces are often considered the best heating source for regions with harsh winter weather. While natural gas has long been the most popular fuel choice to heat homes in the U.S., electricity is gaining ground as a close second. Electric furnaces are becoming popular in many regions because they do not use non-renewable energy and…

MERV Ratings: Merv 13 vs Merv 11 vs Merv 8

Indoor air quality may not be something that crosses your mind until you start sneezing or the asthma or allergies of family members become irritated. Ensuring that your home’s HVAC system is properly cleaning your indoor air means using the correct filter. The MERV rating is a good place to start. Dust, pollen, allergens, spores,…

Kerosene Heaters: Reviews & buying guide

Whether you want to enjoy crisp fall evenings outdoors or need a supplemental indoor heating source, a kerosene heater can be a great option. The heaters are available in a variety of models.  To understand the best kerosene heater for your needs, we’ll explore pricing, safe use, and how to replace the wick in a…