Why Is Indoor Air Quality Worse Than Outdoor?

March 17, 2020

Indoor air quality tends to be worse than the air outside, even if you live in an area with pollution. There are several reasons behind poor IAQ, but there are ways to address it. Here are a few factors that could be affecting your indoor air quality. Cooking Cooking food causes a large amount of indoor air quality issues. Both gas and electric ovens cause air pollution. Gas stoves release carbon monoxide into the air. Cooking oils, fat, and other ingredients release particulate matter, especially if food is burned. This can be mitigated by

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How to Measure Indoor Air Pollution

January 8, 2020

If you run a business, it’s important to maintain a healthy workplace. This includes keeping the air as clean as possible. Indoor air quality monitors can help provide healthy and safe working environments for employees and guests. Unfortunately, many facility managers overlook the importance of testing air pollution. Do You Know the Quality of Your Air? You can’t see bad air quality. Poor indoor air quality affects humans immensely. Thousands of people get sick as a direct result of indoor air pollution. Everything that is done inside your facility can generate particulate matter, and

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3 Tips for Holiday Lights and Electrical Safety

December 18, 2019

As we gradually transition to the holiday season, millions of homeowners in the U.S. will start decorating their homes. Much of these decorations greatly rely on electrically connected lights. Unfortunately, thousands of homes will stand exposed to the risk of an electrical fire. Therefore, it’s crucial for you to master the following three basic electrical safety tips this holiday. 1. Use Candles With Care If possible, we would advise you not to use candles for your home decoration this holiday. This is because candles account for over half of the home fires experienced during

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5 Benefits of Geothermal Heating Systems

November 18, 2019

World Class Services provides a broad range of heating services to Westerville and surrounding areas, including geothermal solutions. Geothermal heating equipment taps into naturally occurring heat below the ground and transfers it to your home. Let us consider five benefits. 1. Total Cost of Ownership While geothermal heating solutions tend to have a higher up-front cost than traditional systems, they offer a much better life-cycle cost. Traditional systems last 15 years on average, but geothermal systems can last generations and often come with a 50-year warranty. In addition, your monthly costs will be less. In fact,

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Winterize Your Home

November 15, 2018

Easy Steps to Winterize Your Home While we are thankful for the cooler weather, the winter months bring new tasks for your home. Taking the time to winterize your home will not only help you keep it warm but also save you money. Follow our tips below to winterize your home and enjoy a comfortable and cozy season. 1. Get your heating system inspected. With a quick, routine checkup, you can catch damage before it becomes a problem and keep your system running as efficiently as possible, saving you money down the road. You

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Go Geothermal. Go Green.

September 17, 2018

Geothermal is Renewable Energy in a Natural Way Geothermal systems are powered by renewable green energy in a natural way – by using the consistent temperatures of the ground underneath and surrounding your home for winter heating and summer cooling. Geothermal heat pumps use the constant temperature of the earth as the exchange medium instead of the outside air temperature, according to Energy.gov. What is a Geothermal System? The heat from the sun is absorbed into the earth, storing up to 50% of the sun’s energy. This clean source of renewable

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How a Home Service Membership Will Save You Thousands

August 13, 2018

As a homeowner, repairs and replacements around your home can add up quickly over time. Inevitably, something will break, and many large investments such as your HVAC system, roof, bathroom, kitchen, and more need routine maintenance. As time goes on, you have to replace parts and appliances. These expenses add up very quickly. Invest in the future of your home and your financial security with a home service membership. Is a Home Service Membership worth it? While we can’t speak for every home care membership, our Total Home Care Club membership is entirely worth

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Protect Your AC with Corrosion Coating

July 23, 2018

Corrosion Coating for the Life of Your AC Like many Charleston area residents, we love our proximity to the sea and South Carolina waterways. However, the exposure to saltwater and the influx of storms during the summer months can wreak havoc on air conditioning units. Environmental factors such as saltwater speed up the effects of corrosion on air conditioning coils. Other elements, such as household cleaners, can also contribute to corrosion. “More typically, corrosion will begin appearing within a one- to four-year period, ”according to Joshua D. Sole, Ph.D., a senior mechanical engineer for

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Be Storm Ready with a Whole Home Generator

June 13, 2018

June marks the beginning of the hurricane season. After the record-breaking storms in 2017, being prepared this year is more important than ever. When rain and winds take out power to your home, a whole-home generator will keep your life going until power is restored. Beyond the general convenience of a powered home, a generator will ensure that important functions like refrigeration, security systems, air conditioning, and internet stay running. When the lights go out and you have no way to receive weather alerts or contact family members, you’ll wish you had a generator. Read below on

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Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

April 29, 2018

Tankless Water Heaters to the Rescue How many times has this scenario played out in your house: You step into your shower and five minutes in the water runs cold? If you have more than one water line running hot water with a conventional tank heater, you can run out of hot water quickly. The result is gallons of wasted water and wasted time. Tankless water heaters help to alleviate this scenario by supplying unlimited hot water. If you’re in the market to purchase a new water heater, consider going tankless. Considering that “water

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