The Unfiltered Blog
It’s pretty common to hear people complaining about allergy symptoms in the springtime. But fall allergies are just as real and can cause as much discomfort for those who suffer from them. Ragweed is the biggest culprit this time of year — about 75 percent of people allergic to spring plants also have reactions to ragweed. Mold and dust mites are two more common allergens that can cause your allergy symptoms to flare up during September and October.
You’ve heard the saying “heat rises” a thousand times. Turns out, it’s true. And it can affect how comfortable you are in your home. Watch this video for some tips on keeping the temperature consistent throughout your whole house — especially upstairs.
Are your energy costs rising along with Iowa’s summer temperatures? Since you’re running your air conditioner day and night, you might dread reading that utility bill each month. Don’t give up on saving energy and money, though!
When is it time to call in reinforcements for your home’s humidity issues? Watch this video for some advice on humidity control from Chuck.
We have a problem here in Iowa. Actually, this problem is affecting America as a whole. We need to train and hire 3.4 million skilled workers in the next 10 years. And the demand for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) workers alone is expected to grow by 14 percent by 2024. We could stew and worry and be consumed by the magnitude of this problem, but I’d rather start focusing on the solution.