Winnebago County is having one of the worst flu seasons it’s had in years. It seems like just about every family in the area has been hit by it! We all know the importance of washing our hands and not touching our faces, especially when we’re out in public. But sometimes it’s easy to forget […]
The Power of Air Scrubbing
Is it Time To Replace the Furnace?
The cold weather is here and we’ve already had to dig ourselves out from under a foot of snow… and the winter is just getting started. With an entire winter ahead of us, you may be wondering if you furnace will make it through one more season. Nobody wants to be without heat, so to […]
How to Prevent Unwanted Holiday Guests
‘Twas the night before Christmas, And all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, Except for that…mouse?! Santa Claus is just about the only unexpected guest we want in our homes during the winter. Even though pests are more active when it’s warm, it’s important to stay diligent all year ‘round to make sure […]
Preparing for Frozen Pipes
Although we’ve had a break from the single digit weather this week, there’s no telling when the frigid temperatures will be back. If there’s one thing we know as Midwesterners, we still have a long winter in front of us. Despite the fact that you may have made it through the first deep freeze unscathed, it’s […]
Is Your Boiler Ready for Winter?
It’s been a beautiful week, but we can be sure that temperatures will drop over the next month or so. And when they do, you want to be sure that you are able to heat your home without any problems! If your home has radiators, there’s a good chance that it’s running on a boiler […]
The Benefits of a Home Humidifier
Besides the cold and the snow, the lack of humidity during the winter is one of the least enjoyable parts of the season. Did you know that low humidity (the amount of moisture in the air) causes more than just dry skin? Low humidity can: • Cause irritation of sinuses and throat. Exposure to low […]
Winter is Coming! Four Ways to Make Your Home More Cozy
Nobody wants to think about it, but whether we acknowledge it or not, winter is on its way! Instead of getting caught off guard and left, literally, in the cold, it’s a good idea to prepare your home now for the months ahead. Here are a few ways you can make your home a bit […]
Best Ways to Take Care of Your Furnace
The past few months have definitely given your furnace a workout. The new year started off with some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in quite a while, and although it’s warmed up quite a bit in the last few weeks, your furnace still has a solid 5 or 6 works of hard work ahead […]
Rockford Home Show 2018 Raffle!
It’s that time of the year again! Pearson will once again have a booth at the Rockford Home Show and, as always, we will be raffling off some amazing prizes! Anyone who stops by our booth anytime between Friday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 26 will be eligible to enter a drawing for one of […]
Five Frightening Ways to Ruin Your Garbage Disposal
October is a spooky time of year. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins adorn nearly every street corner and house in the neighborhood in preparation for Halloween. Horror movies play constantly on our television screens, regaling us with tales of vampires, witches and the undead. But do you know what’s even scarier than the sights and sounds […]