Never Ignore These 5 Warning Signs of a Plumbing Disaster!

Greetings, homeowners! Picture this: you’re enjoying a quiet evening at home, and suddenly, the persistent drip of a faucet begins to echo through the silence. That seemingly minor annoyance might be the tip of the plumbing iceberg. As a seasoned plumber, I’ve witnessed how ignoring warning signs can turn a small inconvenience into a major … Read more

How Humidifiers Work – Each of the 4 Types

Humidifiers are devices designed to increase indoor humidity levels by emitting moisture into the air. They work through various mechanisms, but the most common types of humidifiers operate using one of the following methods: Humidifiers vs Relative Humidity The word humidifier comes from humidity. To humidify is to increase humidity. But what exactly is humidity? … Read more

What Humidifiers Do: Types and Benefits

Humidifiers are devices designed to increase the moisture content in the air of indoor spaces. They play a vital role in maintaining optimal indoor humidity levels. Here’s a summary of what humidifiers do: What is the Ideal Indoor Humidity? As I have mentioned, humidifiers are used to increase the humidity of the indoor air. So, … Read more

Humidifier vs Dehumidifier: Which Do You Need?

When it comes to achieving the perfect indoor environment, humidity plays a significant role. Both humidifiers and dehumidifiers serve essential functions in controlling indoor moisture levels, but they do so in opposite ways. Let’s explore the differences between these two devices and when each is most appropriate. Humidifiers: Adding Moisture Humidifiers are designed to increase … Read more

The Signs/Symptoms of a Bad AC Evaporator Coil

The evaporator coil is a crucial component of an air conditioning system responsible for cooling the air. When it malfunctions, it can lead to various signs and symptoms that indicate a problem. Here’s a summary of the signs and symptoms of a bad AC evaporator coil: How an AC Evaporator Coil Works Air conditioners (apart … Read more

Causes of Low Humidity in a House & How to Increase It

Low humidity levels in a house can lead to discomfort and potential health issues. Several factors can cause low humidity, and there are various methods to increase it. Here’s a summary of the causes of low humidity and how to raise it: Causes of Low Humidity How to Increase Humidity Let us look at the … Read more

Swamp Coolers vs Air Conditioners: Pros & Cons

Swamp coolers and air conditioners are two distinct methods for cooling indoor spaces, each with its own advantages and limitations. Here’s a summary of the key differences between swamp coolers (evaporative coolers) and traditional air conditioners: Swamp Coolers (Evaporative Coolers) Traditional Air Conditioners Here’s a table highlighting the key differences between swamp coolers (evaporative coolers) … Read more

Swamp Coolers: How they Work, Pros, Cons vs ACs

Swamp coolers, also known as evaporative coolers, are a type of air conditioning system that cools indoor spaces through the natural process of evaporation. Here’s a summary of how swamp coolers work: The main difference between swamp coolers and air conditioners is that swamp coolers cool air using water while ACs use a chemical (refrigerant). … Read more

How Ventless Portable Air Conditioners Work, Pros & Cons

Ventless portable air conditioners, also known as evaporative air coolers or swamp coolers, operate on a simple and energy-efficient cooling principle. Here’s a summary of how these devices work: How Ventless Portable Air Conditioners Work When you stand close to a water body (like a waterfall or river), there is that cooling breeze which sweeps … Read more

Does a Dehumidifier Cool a Room? Is It an AC Alternative?

A dehumidifier primarily removes excess moisture from the air and can indirectly make a room feel cooler, but it is not a substitute for an air conditioner (AC) when it comes to cooling a space. Here’s a summary of the role of a dehumidifier in cooling and how it differs from an AC: Dehumidifier Air … Read more