About the Author: Bryan Hunsberger

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Troubleshooting Your Humidifier

Troubleshooting Your Humidifier

Wine, cigars and wood: three very expensive items in your home that require very specific environments to stay in tip-top shape. A grand piano, essentially a fine piece of wood work, will go out or tune or have a damaged exterior with the wrong humidity levels. If you want perfect performance of your woodwork, you …

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Fix the Dry: Getting the Right Humidifier for Your Hardwood Floor Winter is Near: Drier than the Sahara

Winter is Near: Drier than the Sahara

Last week I wrote about how the relative humidity of indoor air is affected by temperature, and that it is feasible for RH levels to drop to as low as 7% during the winter. I had this thought, but if you have a home at 7% RH, would it be drier than the Sahara desert? …

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35 And Raining

35 and Raining

It’s 35 degrees outside and raining. That’s basically the most miserable weather scenario I can think of. Too warm to be snowing, too cold and miserable to be outside; cloudy, dark, and raining.  Yuck.  Hope your HVAC humidifier is running. Otherwise you’ll be dry as a bone inside. Now hold up a second there you …

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Winter is Near: Bring on the Heat!

Winter is Near: Bring on the Heat!

I started installing over 1,000 feet of Sappy Ipe in my home in November of 2011. It was a very warm fall in Omaha, and it had barely gotten below freezing up until right before Thanksgiving. I’m a wood floor “expert,” so I understand the basics of wood floor acclimation. I brought the floor in …

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