Help & Tips

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know how they can really ruin your spring and early summer. You want to be outside, enjoying the longer days and warming weather, but the pollen emitted from all those beautiful flowerbeds and landscaping just makes you miserable. A report by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (Link Here) states that nearly 35 million Americans suffer from allergic reactions to airborne allergens that result in upper respiratory conditions and describes pollen allergy, or hay fever, as one of the most common chronic diseases in the country. “Worldwide,...

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It’s never a convenient time when your air conditioner or home comfort system decides to call it quits—sometimes it’s even on the hottest day in Central Florida. It’s been proven that the hottest days or coldest days see more breakdowns in systems, which can make your family feel uncomfortable, and unhappy, in your own home. This is why a regular maintenance routine is so important. When a Rainaldi AC technician visits your home, usually they will discuss our maintenance plans. While you might think that they are just trying to upsell you more expenses, they’re actually trying to help you save...

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We all want to breathe a little better, especially during the summer when the humidity can get to you. One small addition to your air conditioner can assist in healthier breathing and more energy savings, but it’s one you’ve never thought of—ultraviolet light (UV light).   Ultraviolet Light for Health? Really? Yes, really—it’s not just for an indoor tan. One of the first documented uses of UV light and personal health was in 1903 when Niels Finson won the Nobel Prize in Medicine. He used UV light to treat tuberculosis. This then led to the adaptation of UV light use in hospitals to...

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90 degree summer days will slowly be making their way out for the 70 degree days of fall. Lucky for us, we don’t have to prepare for frigid temperatures. However, there are still a few fall maintenance tips that are worth taking note of.   Clean your gutters The summer has brought a lot of rain, now is a great time to clean your gutters before the fall leaves start to accumulate in them.   Improve landscaping Cut back trees and landscaping that has become overgrown during the summer months. Cooler temperatures make it the perfect time to do some work outdoors.   Change batteries Change the batteries in...

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High water pressure is a problem that many homeowners encounter. While, it may not be as much as a nuisance to you as low water pressure would be, it can still cause unwanted issues in your home.   The average home’s water pressure should not be more than 80 psi. When the water pressure reaches over 80 psi the following problems can occur: Leaks caused by extra stress on plumbing pipes. Shortened appliance life on the washing machine, dishwasher, faucets, toilet parts, shut off valves and hot water heaters due to extra stress on appliances.  It’s fairly easy to diagnose whether or not your home...

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Your wedding ring made it down the drain. You’re upset, worried, and looking for an answer on how to retrieve it. Out of all the things sitting on your counter, your wedding ring has to be the thing to fall down the drain right as you’re supposed to be on your way to work.
 
Stay calm and follow our steps to retrieve your ring in no time....

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The purpose of a whole home humidifier is to put moisture back into the air. Studies show that increasing humidity levels to 43 percent or above can significantly reduce the ability of airborne viruses to cause flu infections. With the right level of humidity in your home, you will feel more comfortable and breathe easier.
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The harsh water conditions in Central Florida are tough on water pipes. Over a period of time the inside lining of the pipe will deteriorate and a small pinhole leak will develop. Sometimes the solution is to repair the damaged section of pipe and a spot repair is all that is necessary to solve the issue. Other times a more extensive solution is needed: re-piping.
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The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is upon us. While some are expecting this hurricane season to be the most active season in the past three years, others are expecting it to be near normal this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 16 named storms. Either way, we feel it’s always better to play it safe. ...

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