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Whole House Humidifiers

Winter not only brings cold weather outside, but also low humidity inside, resulting in dry air. That dry air can lead to a scratchy throat and skin. It can also damage wood floors and furniture. The solution is to employ humidifiers to ensure the relative humidity level in your home stays within 30% to 50%. […]

Whole House vs. Portable Air Purifiers

When the weather turns cold, we spend more time indoors. That’s unfortunate for those of us who enjoy being outside. Additionally, the air we breathe outside is much cleaner than the air we breathe inside – five to nine times cleaner in fact. Given that, it makes sense to consider air purifiers that will remove […]

Common Springtime Allergens in Lincolnshire, IL

Along with the blooming flowers and warmer temperatures, springtime also brings allergens to Lincolnshire, IL. Understanding and mitigating these allergens significantly improves quality of life, and one effective solution is the installation of a whole house air purifier. Illinois Allergy Season The Illinois allergy season spans from spring to early fall, with peak allergen levels […]

Common Summertime Allergens in Lincolnshire, IL

Summer in Lincolnshire, IL, brings sunny days but also the inevitable surge of allergens. Understanding and combating summertime allergens is crucial for a comfortable and healthy living environment. In this blog post, we’ll explain some of the common seasonal allergies present during the summer and how the installation of a whole house air purifier can […]

Common Springtime Allergens in Bannockburn, IL

Spring in Bannockburn, IL, is marked by blooming flowers, lush greenery, and an overall sense of renewal. However, for allergy sufferers, this awakening of nature also means the release of various allergens into the air, triggering allergy symptoms such as hay fever, sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and other allergic reactions. As spring breathes new […]

Common Summertime Allergens in Bannockburn, IL

Along with the summer sunshine comes a less-welcome companion – allergens. Bannockburn experiences a unique set of summertime allergens that can affect the health and comfort of its residents. Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating & Electric shares the common allergens in Bannockburn during the summer months and how installing a whole house air purifier can help […]

HVAC System Resolutions for 2024

Have you been naughty or nice to your HVAC system this year? If you’ve been naughty, you may have paid the price with higher utility bills, maybe a lack of comfort, and maybe even some unexpected repair or replacement bills. In 2024, resolve to be nice to your HVAC system. Here are a few thoughts. […]

How Long Do Things Last?

As the new year approaches, you may be contemplating some major purchases for next year, while understanding that “things happen” and you should be prepared. Given that, here are some guidelines on estimated life for various items in your home, from plumbing and electrical components to HVAC equipment and more. Note, of course, that actual […]

14 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality in the Winter

After an unusually mild – even pleasant – fall, cold weather has arrived. That means more time indoors, breathing in the indoor air. Indoor air is not as clean as outdoor air. Indoor air contains all sorts of undesirable things, such as spores, mold, dust, pet dander and pollen. That presents health risks, especially for […]

Seven Things to Consider When Selecting a Whole House Dehumidifier

Previously, we discussed whole-house vs. portable dehumidifiers and recommended whole-house dehumidifiers as an affordable option because they do a better job of extracting excess moisture and removing humidity from your home. So how do you choose the right dehumidifier? Here are seven points to keep in mind as you shop for your new whole-house dehumidifier. […]

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