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Hot Water Baseboard? Keep ’em clean!

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Simple, thorough vacuuming helps hot water baseboard heat more efficiently and you breathe easy. Do you heat your home with hot water baseboard radiators? Some houses were converted from steam radiators, as their popularity faded in the mid-20th century. Hot water baseboard stole the spotlight by being more discrete, consistent, and easy to maintain. Hot […]

Cheap Dehumidifier plus Condensate pump equals happy basement

Protecting Your Investment: Dehumidify That Basement!

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This August was the warmest on record in Massachusetts. My basement was cool and dry, though, and another important way to protect your investment is to make sure that yours is, too. Even if you don’t have living space in your basement, dampness means mold (which can ruin anything stored there) and it also invites […]