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8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which one is the best choice for you.

Central Air Filter Guide

Central air filters help keep your central air conditioner running at peak performance. If you're unsure about these filters, this...


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Types of Air Fresheners and the Odors They Best Treat

Sprays, solids, candles — not all air fresheners are created equal. Find out how different types work to combat common...


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Should You Have Air Quality Monitors in Your Home?

An indoor air quality monitor can detect dangerous gases, chemicals and particulates in your home. Find out how they work...


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Can An Air Purifier Kill Germs in the Air?

We clear the air on this important topic.

Don’t Let Your Home Make Your Fall Allergies Worse

Just because you're waving goodbye to summer doesn't mean hay fever goes with it. Here's how to allergy-proof every room...


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Why Plants Make Great Gifts (and the 5 Best Plants to Gift!)

Houseplants help transform a new house into a home. Here are five reasons to give them to new homeowners especially,...

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11 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality — And 2 You Can Skip

Many homes have less than ideal indoor air quality. Learn 11 effective ways to improve the indoor air quality in...


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...


10 Ways to Reduce Indoor Allergens

Indoor allergens affect millions of Americans each year. While a home air purifier can help limit your exposure to most...