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3 Ways to Childproof Your Registers

Childproofing your home is crucial! As parents it’s important to know how to keep your family safe from all angles…including the registers in your home. Childproofing registers is a simple task! Here are 3 simple ways to ensure the registers in your home are secure: Secure your registers: If your child is lifting registers and throwing objects into the register it can cause problems in your ducts and leave unsafe areas open for your child. You can either secure them by purchasing vents which can be screwed into the floor or by securing them with double sided tape/velcro. Screen your registers: If
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Why Is My Home So Dusty?

Do you dust your home only to find it dusty again a few hours later?  Is dust randomly collecting in an excessive amount?  If you have a problem with dust in your home there are a few reasons we can look at to determine the root of the problem. #1 You’re using the wrong filter or not changing it properly: If you are using a low quality filter this could be one of the culprits to your dusty home.  When filters have a higher MERV rating they’re better equip to block out dust and other contaminants from entering your living
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Should My Water Heater Be Replaced?

Have you recently been contemplating whether or not your water heater is ready to be replaced or not?  We have three common questions to take into account when deciding if a replacement is the best option! Has your water heater been regularly maintained? According to the The. U.S. Department of Energy the lifespan of a water heater is 10-15 years. Hard water may put it at lower range. Minerals build up, if not regularly flushed the minerals will cause damage to the inside and cause leaks if you haven’t had your water heater maintained it’s only a matter of time before it
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Why Is My Water Heater Leaking?

A leaking water heater can be very alarming!  You may begin to panic and worry that a large bill is in your future; however, with help from a local and trusted plumber the problem can be quickly resolved.  With any repair to our larger investments it is best to leave it to the professionals to asses the situation. Over time minerals can build up and calcify creating deposits inside the tank.  If it builds up too much it can break the lining and cause the water heater to leak.  Another reason your water heater may be leaking deals with the expansion
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10 Ways Your Humidifier Will Help This Winter

Sick and tired of the freezing winter air making your family uncomfortable. With help from an Indoor Air Quality expert and a whole house humidifier your family will begin to see all kinds of benefits!  Here’s a list of 10 ways a humidifier can help with your health, skin and home this winter: Battle Infections: by added moisture in the air of your home it will make it more difficult for bacteria and viruses to travel. Halting the way that these toxins travel can make a big difference on the health of your family. Improve Skin: humidifiers help to add
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Why Is My Furnace Filter Black?

Have you ever pulled your furnace filter out to examine its cleanliness and discover that it is black? Filters can become gray in color when filled with dust and debris; however, if you pull out a black filter it should raise a red flag.  Accumulation of black on your filter could mean a number of things currently going wrong and should definitely be checked by a trusted and professional HVAC technician.  The following list below shows indicators of a black filter: Mold: with anything else, if something is left wet or damp—mold can begin to form. Leaving an area moist
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How To: Save Money In 2018 With BELOMAN

Did you make a New Year Resolution to start saving money?  Did you also know BELOMAN can help you keep your word to this resolution?  It’s true!  Join our Discount Club Membership today and you’ll quickly be on your way to saving money in 2018 all while keeping important investments in your home operating. I Made A New Years Resolution To Save Money…How Can BELOMAN Help? 1. Join our Discount Club Membership: a. Clubs are an awesome thing, right?  Everyone should be in a club at some time in their life for the exclusivity and the perks you receive.  Here
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Do I Need An Expansion Tank For My Water Heater?

So you’ve heard of expansion tanks, know that water expands when heated and have seen these contraptions coming off of your water heater but still question why an expansion tank is needed? What Is It?: A drum like tank that attaches to the water line going into your water heater to absorb the excess water.  It provides extra volume needed in the system during the heating phase. What Does It Do?: It acts as a space for heated water to expand to rather than causing harm to your plumbing system.  When the water in your water heater is heated it
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What Is Air Duct Cleaning?

Have you seen various companies advertising alarmingly low duct cleaning services? While these low prices may catch your eye please beware of numerous scams circulating.  When it comes to picking the right company for your duct cleaning you should always do your research.  If a company schedules you for the service without visiting your home to properly inspect your ductwork with a special camera first you should be leery of their sincerity.  All in all, duct cleaning services are important and should be performed by an IAQ expert that specializes in this kind of work. Your Ducts May Need Cleaned
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Are Furnace Humidifiers Effective?

If you’ve heard of ways to improve the air quality in your home through use of a humidifier but weren’t really sure on the exact benefits, the BELOMAN is here to help! “An independent testing of the air of 10,000 American home across the country demonstrated that 96% of homes had at least one type of Indoor Air Quality problem.“ –Indoor Air Matters medical White Paper by Doron Schneider, M.D. Make the call to begin improving the air quality in your family’s home or office workspace today! Benefits Help Allergies & Asthma: if members of your family struggle with allergies
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