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Carbon Monoxide in the Home: Symptoms and Causes

Carbon monoxide is often called “the silent killer”. This is because it can be hard to detect. It is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. If carbon monoxide levels get dangerously high in your home, it can be life-threatening. Carbon monoxide is produced any time a fossil fuel is burned. Here are some of the… Read more »

3 Essential HVAC Services to Keep Your Family Comfortable All Year-Long

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Maintaining your home’s HVAC systems is one of the most important responsibilities you have as a homeowner. If you aren’t taking care of these appliances, you’ll have all kinds of issues on your hands, from uncomfortable temperatures to costly energy expenses. Unfortunately, unless you’re well versed and experienced in various HVAC services, you aren’t going… Read more »

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

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Your home is supposed to be your sanctuary. It’s the place where you and your loved ones spend most of your time. Yet, many homes are breeding grounds for illnesses caused by contaminants in the home. Do you suffer from headaches, dry throat, or allergy-like symptoms? Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Ever notice… Read more »

That Pesky Low Humidity: 3 Problems Dry Air Can Cause In Your Home

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Winter is known for its low humidity, but it can make your home’s indoor air dry too. Drafts or poor attic insulation can pull in dry air from outside, which can keep your home from maintaining a normal humidity level. This might not seem like a big problem for some folks. Just put on a… Read more »

Take Control Of Your Utility Bills With Changes Big And Small

Your heating bills can add up, especially during the coldest months of the year. But the good news is that there are steps you can take to make your furnace more efficient and your high utility bills more controllable. Whether you’re looking to make a few small changes around the house or you’re ready to… Read more »

Minnick’s Is Now on YouTube

Minnick’s is proud to announce our new YouTube channel. We will be posting new content here about twice per month. Our videos will be educational and answer lots of our customers most common questions. Give us a call at (240) 203-6611 to get personalized help immediately. Subscribe today for more videos with tips on how… Read more »

How Can I Cut Costs While Staying Warm This Winter?

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Once the holiday season has come and gone, the winter weather can feel a lot more frightful than delightful. What’s worse, your indoor comfort can come at a cost with high utility bills.   Fortunately, there are a few ways you can reduce your utility bills this winter without losing out on any warmth and… Read more »

Relative Humidity in Your Home

When your home is too humid, it can cause issues, both to the health of your loved ones, and to the contents in your home. Though when your home is too dry, you also risk health issues and potential concerns with your personal property. Though how do you know what is the right level of… Read more »

What’s Causing My Home’s Dry Indoor Air?

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The winter season may be the time for drinking hot chocolate and getting cozy on the couch, but it’s also the season for some seriously dry skin. This is because the humidity drops during the winter season, which causes your outside air to dry. The drier the air, the drier your skin. But did you… Read more »