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6 Things You May Not Have Known About The Air In Your Home

How Does It Work|

Are You And Your Family Suffering From State-Of-The-Art 1940s Technology In Your Home?Do you ever feel like there's something lurking in your home, that doesn't belong?The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental dangers. [https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/why-indoor-air-quality-important-schools]The quality of indoor air can be two to five times (and even up [...]

5th Annual Dominator Run raises $12,000 to fight Pediatric Cancer

Blue Dot Company, D.O. Believe|

The D.O. Believe Foundation raised $12,000 from the recent Dominator 5k/10k Walk & Run, which they donated to Nemours for Pediatric Cancer Research. Photo Credit: Lori CountsThe D.O. Believe Foundation has donated more than $70,000 to Nemours for Pediatric Cancer ResearchEach September, during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, the D.O. Believe Foundation hosts a 5k/10k Walk [...]

Boiler Tips for Common Problems

Boiler, Heating|

My boiler won’t turn on.There’s water around the base of my boiler.I have one radiator that doesn’t work.It seems my boiler has been going downhill the last year, but I’m not sure why.Problem: My Boiler Is Not Working Do you have gas boiler problems? If your gas boiler is not heating your home and water [...]

Furnace Tips for Common Problems

Furnace, Heating|

My furnace does not turn on.My furnace is on, but it’s not heating my home as it should.My furnace is making a horrible noise!My furnace turns on and off too frequently.Why is my blower constantly running?I think my thermostat is faulty. How can I check?Problem: My Oil or Gas Furnace Is Not WorkingIf your furnace [...]

Heat Pump Tips for Common Problems

Cooling, Heat Pump, Heating|

I have a noisy heat pump. My heat pump turns off and on when it shouldn't. My heat pump constantly trips the circuit breaker. My heat pump doesn't heat or cool my home properly. My heat pump doesn't start. Solutions for Common Heat Pump ProblemsIf your heat pump is not working, doesn't heat or [...]

Spring & Summer Money-Saving Tips

Cooling|

Have your Air Conditioning system tuned-up for the season, so that you are running at peak efficiency. Operating at peak efficiency will save money because the system doesn’t have to work as hard to do it’s job.If you disconnected the power to your central air conditioning system in the winter, wait 24-hours after turning power [...]

Air Conditioning Resources, FAQs, and Helpful Tips

Cooling|

How can I even out the heating and cooling of my home to get more to either the upstairs or downstairs?Adjust the registers on the wall or floor in the room where too much heat/cooling is present so that the registers are partially closed. For example, to get more heat upstairs during the winter, partially [...]

Heating Resources, FAQs, and Helpful Tips

Heating|

There are 2 settings for the fan on my thermostat: “automatic” and “on”. Which setting should I use?The two positions are usually found if you have a central air cleaning system. The “automatic” setting means the fan’s cycle will be controlled by the temperature in the room. However, if your home is equipped with an air cleaner or you wish to [...]

Is your home full of holes when it comes to energy efficiency?

Cooling, Heating|

According to the Department of Energy, the typical home wastes 25% to 40% of the energy put out by the central furnace, heat pump or air conditioner. Are you throwing away 25¢ to 40¢ out of every utility dollar? Such things as doors, windows, insulation, duct work, and your existing heating and cooling system(s) could be contributing to significant [...]

Coloring Pages – Fun for the kids!

Blue Dot Company|

We have some coloring fun for you! Just click on a thumbnail below to view a larger version of our Blue Dot mascot. Print him out to color him, paint him, or simply hang him on the fridge!