Filed under: Air Quality, HVAC system, Moisture Control, Ventilation
(BPT) – You pride yourself on keeping a clean home. The laundry is washed, the dishes are dry and the den where the children built their pillow fort has been restored to sanity. You’ve been vigilant about cleaning up the messes you can see, but what about the messes you can’t? What are you doing to improve the air quality in your home?
Filed under: Air Quality, Home Improvement, Moisture Control
(BPT) – One in five Americans suffer from allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). As the 2013 allergy season begins, experts warn that it may be one of the worst in recent years, with people experiencing an unusually strong reaction due to increased tree pollen.
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Air Quality, Basement, finished basement, Moisture Control
Finishing the basement is very popular today among home owners. There could be lots of reason why homeowners choose to remodel their basement. One reason may be to increase the value of their home as most home buyers prefer finished basements. In fact, in some areas, finished basements are included in the overall square footage of the house. Another reason may be to create additional space. After all, why not take advantage of the space you have rather than creating one from new. Another reason could be to create an entertainment room, family room, children’s play room or an office space. Yet another reason may be to create a self contained unit that can be rented out.
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Basement, common renovations, finished basement, Home Renovation, Increase home value, Moisture Control, Permission
(ARA) – With all the uncertainty surrounding today’s economy, more people are saving money by enjoying quality time at home. Some are using this time to invest in room or whole-house makeovers to enhance the value of their homes.
Adequate ventilation in your house is important for two reasons:
Moisture Control – Ventilation will prevent elevated moisture levels within the conditioned space during the heating season. These elevated levels can lead to condensation on window surfaces and give rise to surface mold and mildew, as well as concealed condensation within walls and roof spaces.