Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2017

How Home Automation can Improve Your Quality of Life

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Nest-ThermostatWhen you think of the phrase “home automation,” what comes to mind? Rube Goldberg machines that feed your pets, a la Back to the Future? Cameras in every room, and an AI controlling everything? It may seem like the concept of home automation belongs more in the realm of sci-fi than reality, but it’s actually quite attainable today. There are a variety of different systems you can install that will help automate certain parts of your home. Let’s go over a few of the options offered by one of the most popular home automation brands: Nest.

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Warning Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

Monday, August 14th, 2017

air-conditioner-repairSummer is primetime for air conditioner issues, which makes sense considering how many hours a day the average household uses theirs. If you are relying on your air conditioner to keep cool throughout the daylight hours, you should be especially vigilant for any signs that the system is developing a problem. You can’t completely prevent the possibility of issue occurring, of course. If you react quickly, though, you can at least mitigate the damage with quick repairs. Have a look at some common signs that your AC is in trouble.

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