Spring Cleaning Tips from LCS Kleen-Aire

It’s March and that means it’s time to do a little – or a lot – of spring cleaning.  Get ready to open your windows, let your house breathe and tackle the tasks that will make your home feel bright, clean and fresh after months of winter. Whether you’re finally cleaning out the garage or shampooing the carpet, spring cleaning …

How to Lower Your Energy Bill

Although energy bills come year round, we all seem to really notice when they are higher than usual. In the Midwest, we call this winter! The time of year when you turn the heat down, wear polar fleece long johns during all hours, and say that yes, you are perfectly comfortable in 55° F. Rest assured, there are easier (less …

Water in Air Ducts

Some of us are still recovering from the record-breaking rainstorm that hit Missouri just a few weeks ago. (You know, the one that broke the record for amount of rainfall in December set in 1895.) Though we’ve made it through the storm, flooding in a home can have lasting harmful effects if left unaddressed. Simply put, pumping the water out …

The Importance of a Clean Chimney

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire might sound seasonally appropriate, but before starting a fire in the fireplace or relying on your wood stove this season, make sure your chimney is clean and properly maintained. Aside from adding ambiance to a home’s environment, the chimney functions on a practical level to keep your home’s air breathable, by carrying out flue …

Sick Building

It happens in every office at least once a year. Someone sneezes, another person blows their nose and one by one, everyone in the office experiences cold or flulike symptoms. It’s one of the risks one assumes when working in close quarters with others. But what happens when the symptoms aren’t as cut and dry, and the effects diminish once …