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What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs?

Today we celebrate the invention of a precompressed helical spring – you might know it as SLINKY!

It was invented by a naval engineer in the 1940s who was working with tension springs, in an effort to try to suspend …

Troubleshooting a Frozen Air Conditioner

You would think with it being 90+ degrees outside that it would be impossible for an air conditioner unit to freeze but in fact it’s VERY possible. Here are some reasons an air conditioner can freeze:

Poor airflow with the …

Northern Virginia Tips for Managing the Humidity in August

You may have heard, that this week the Northern Virginia area is getting it’s most humid air of the year. If you’re looking for an escape, there’s no better place to turn to then a cool, air conditioned room. But …

7 Ways You Can Beat the Heat

This could be the hottest weekend of the summer – besides staying inside a cool room in your house, which would be ideal, here are some other ways you can beat the heat.…

The Good and Bad of Smart Home Thermostats

You’ve more than likely heard of “Smart Home Thermostats” by now – referring to thermostats that can automatically adjust your home’s climate based on recognizing your preferences. In addition, these thermostats are Wi-Fi connected and capable of being adjusted through …

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