Fall Fire Safety

As we celebrate another Labor Day, Des Moines residents get ready for the inevitable change in weather. Fortunately, the temperatures already show signs of seasonal relief from the summer heat. While technically autumn doesn’t begin until September 22, Service Legends knows early preparation is important. While scheduling annual furnace maintenance should be on your list, […]

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Use Ceiling Fans to Use Air Conditioners Less

Use Ceiling Fans to Use Air Conditioners Less

At this point, it’s fairly common knowledge that a fan (ceiling, floor, or otherwise) is an efficient alternative to constantly running the air conditioner.  In fact, placing fans in hotter rooms or more heavily trafficked areas will allow you to comfortably raise your thermostat a couple of degrees higher.  A shift of even two or […]

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Is Ventilation Duct Cleaning Beneficial?

Is Duct Cleaning Worth It?

Dust, dirt, contaminants and pollutants all suspend themselves in the air easily.  They’re tracked in from outside on shoes and clothes, then deposited on every surface before eventually being whisked away into the ductwork of your home. Of course, a light amount of surface dust adhering to the inside of your ductwork isn’t a problem.  […]

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Attic Ventilation, Attic Fans, and Whole House Fans

Ventilation and Attic Fans

Forced air systems, powered ventilation, and climate control in your home are all beautiful technologies that make life easier.  They also require a lot of power and regular care to ensure continued productivity.  But just as important is how you deal with heat transfer through your attic, in both the winter and the summer months.  […]

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Earth Day 2016, Energy Saving Appliances and Devices

Saving with Energy-Efficient Systems

It’s International Earth Day everyone! Happy Earth Day! We’ve been gifted with a beautiful blue and green home here and it’s our job to take care of it while we enjoy it.  Currently, the best way to do that is by reducing the amount of waste we generate on a daily basis.  That means doing […]

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