Tag: Stewart Keith

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For October

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For October: General walk-through: Work on fall projects, winterization, roof and chimney maintenance. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Have furnace or boiler cleaned and inspected if not done in spring. Call for oil delivery, if needed. Change air filter. Change storms/screens and close all […]

Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Unless you’re a perpetual camper, indoor air quality is important. Carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and biological pollutants can cause poor sleep and contribute to allergies. This article lists some common indoor plants that can help and you can find more here. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, host Stuart Keith and HVAC specialist Larry Hacker talk about […]

How To Get Better Indoor Air Quality

With wind chills hovering around 50 below zero, schools and businesses are closed and many of us are staying home for awhile. If your breathing’s getting stuffed up spending so much time inside, it could be because of your indoor air quality. The right houseplants can help as discussed here and in today’s video from Today’s Home […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For January

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For January: General walk through: Check for heat loss, weatherstripping, loose or open storm windows or doors. Check window function and locking mechanisms. Lubricate locks with WD-40 if sticky. Change/clean air filter in furnace. Check temperature and pressure gauges if you have an older system with a boiler. Check/add […]

Removing Toxins And Allergens From Your Indoor Air

It’s the holiday season, a time when many of us are entertaining. You’ll have family and friends over, perhaps including children. There are ways to make sure that your indoor air is free of toxins and allergens. For instance, there are houseplants that can remove certain harmful chemicals from the air. And in today’s video […]

Ways To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Morning frost on your car windows means that colder temperatures are here and it’s time to run the furnace. Over the long winter ahead that can cause poor indoor air quality. While the right houseplants can be a help as discussed here, there are better ways to improve the quality of the air you breathe […]

Create Better Indoor Air Quality

Every year, it seems there are fewer days when you can just leave the windows open. Which means indoor air quality is important whether you’re running your furnace or air conditioner. In today’s video from the Today’s Home Remodeler TV series sponsored by Carrier, host Stuart Keith and heating and cooling expert Larry Hacker talk about the steps you can take […]

How To Choose A Furnace Filter

When was the last time you changed your furnace filter? It’s something many homeowners seldom think about and those who do generally just buy whatever’s on sale. Your furnace filter is the thing that most affects the air you breathe during the colder months. In today’s video from the Carrier Consumer Education Video Series, host […]

How Is Your IAQ?

A lot of people know their IQ but what do you know about your IAQ? That’s your Indoor Air Quality. Do you or your family have scratchy throats or sneeze a lot in the house? Every time your furnace kicks in, dust mites, allergens and who knows what else might be blowing through your vents! […]

If It Ain’t Broke Why Replace It?

Today’s video short from the Today’s Home Remodeler TV series shows the replacement of a 15 year old furnace and tells why the homeowners upgraded before their old furnace failed. We get comments on this video all the time that boil down to, “If it ain’t broke, why replace it?” The best reason I can […]