Category Archives: Humidity

Testing your home for leaks

A long time customer recently purchased a home. The customer replaced a defective thermostat with a newer version that displayed interior humidity. The heat pump system in their home was a better than average two speed system. As a point … Continue reading

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Termites and your air conditioner

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Water condensation under house

Yesterday I had a conversation with an insulation contractor regarding the installation of insulation (say that three times real fast) in a client’s attic. This prompted the post yesterday¬†about water stains on the ceiling. Today we were involved with a … Continue reading

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Water stains on ceiling

Every August we receive a few calls from customers complaining of water stains on their ceilings. We arrive with a short rake and sometimes a leaf blower and find that their ductwork has been covered with blown-in insulation. We remove … Continue reading

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Freon prices on the rise again

We have received notice from several vendors today of a pending price increase on R22 refrigerant. If your air conditioner is more than 10 years old it is likely you have R22 refrigerant in your air conditioning system. Swinson Air … Continue reading

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Fireplaces and your central heating system

Fireplaces offer a cozy view and a warm, radiant heat to enjoy in your home. But, if your primary source of heat is from a central heating system, a fireplace can waste the fuel it consumes along with the fuel … Continue reading

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