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5 Smart Ways To Stay Cool (and Save Money!) This Summer

5 Smart Ways To Stay Cool (and Save Money!) This Summer

The dog days of summer have indeed arrived, bringing both fun (lakeside cookouts, fireworks, water skiing) and the not-so-fun (heat, humidity, and skyrocketing energy costs). With a little forethought and planning, there are small changes you can make to have a cooler, greener summer…without sacrificing any of the fun! Watch Those Windows Sunlight streaming through your window in the autumn can help warm a cool room. In the summer, it can be like adding a heating lamp to an already-hot…

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Asked & Answered: Can A Dehumidifier Help Control Dust Mites?

Asked & Answered: Can A Dehumidifier Help Control Dust Mites?

Q: Is it true that a dehumidifier can help control dust mites? A: Yes. Dust mites – barely visible to the naked eye – aren’t like typical bugs that bite or burrow into the human body. They feed on dead skin from pets and humans, and their fecal pellets contain an allergen to which millions of people are highly allergic. These little pests are nearly everywhere; roughly 4 out of 5 homes in the US have detectable levels of dust…

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