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How healthy is your home?

Level up your home's wellness level


As we embrace the dawn of a new year, many of us embark on journeys of self-improvement, setting lofty wellness goals to eat better, exercise more, read extensively, or foster stronger social connections. Yet, amidst these personal aspirations, one crucial aspect often escapes our attention: the well-being of our homes. Indeed, while we meticulously craft plans to enhance our physical and mental health, the vitality of our living spaces is frequently overlooked.


But consider this: just as our bodies require nurturing and care, our homes harbor various interconnected systems that demand attention to function optimally. Unity Services brings you a steadfast reminder that the health of your home is as vital as your personal wellness goals.

Let's explore the fundamental components that contribute to a healthy home:

  1. Electrical Systems: Your home's nervous system, ensuring a safe and efficient flow of electricity. Outdated wiring or neglected maintenance can lead to hazards like electrical fires or power outages. Regular inspections and updates are imperative to safeguard your home and its inhabitants.

  2. HVAC Systems & Air Quality: The lungs of your dwelling, regulating temperature and air purity. Clean filters, adequate ventilation, and routine servicing not only enhance energy efficiency but also foster a healthier indoor environment, reducing allergens and pollutants that can impact respiratory health.

  3. Plumbing: The circulatory system, facilitating the flow of water throughout your home. Leaks, clogs, or faulty fixtures not only waste water but also invite mold, mildew, and structural damage. Prompt repairs and proactive maintenance are essential to prevent plumbing emergencies and preserve water integrity.

  4. Roof: Your home's protective shield against the elements. A well-maintained roof defends against leaks, water damage, and unwanted intruders. Regular inspections and repairs extend the lifespan of your roof and ensure uninterrupted comfort and security.

  5. Utilities: The lifeblood powering your daily routines. From electricity and gas to water and internet connectivity, reliable utilities are indispensable for modern living. Monitoring usage, detecting inefficiencies, and investing in energy-saving technologies can reduce waste and promote sustainability.

  6. Pest Control: Vigilant guardians against unwanted intrusions. Whether it's insects, rodents, or termites, proactive pest management is crucial to preserve the integrity of your home and safeguard your family's health. Seal entry points, eliminate harborage areas, and consider eco-friendly solutions for a harmonious living environment.

  7. Home Security Systems: The vigilant sentinels ensuring peace of mind. With advanced technology, modern security systems offer comprehensive protection, from surveillance cameras to smart locks and remote monitoring. Investing in robust security measures deters intruders and enhances the safety of your home and loved ones.


Moreover, let's not underestimate the impact of clutter and disorganization on home wellness. Beyond tangible systems, the flow and ambiance of our living spaces profoundly influence mental and emotional well-being. Sometimes, a simple reevaluation of traffic patterns and problem areas, coupled with strategic organization techniques, can revitalize our homes and uplift our spirits.


So, as you embark on your journey towards personal wellness this year, extend the same care and consideration to your humble abode. A healthy home is the cornerstone of a flourishing life, nurturing not just our bodies but also our minds and souls. Let Unity Services be your partner in this endeavor, offering guidance, support, and expertise to ensure that your home remains a sanctuary of vitality, serenity, and harmony. After all, a wellness-centered life begins right at home.


To give you a hand, we’ve created a small schedule for you to remember when is time to service the key areas in your home:

Electrical Panel Safety inspection

​Every 6-8 months

Anytime you move into a new home

Anytime you have constant electrical issues around you home


​HVAC system Inspection

​Once per year Recommended- fall and spring

Change your AC filters

1" every 1-3 months

4" Every six months

If you have pets at home, we recommend more frequent replacements, along with an Air scrubber installation to your unit

Check your electricity rate and contract

Once per year or when your close to contract renewal

Have a roof inspection

Once per year and after any extreme weather event

Declutter your spaces

2-3 times per year or at the beginning or every season

Pest prevention

One per quarter for major pest treatment such as rodent and ant control

Every other month for maintenance care




 


Now that you have a better idea of your home’s wellness needs, we have put together a list of local family-owned, honest, licensed and insured businesses that we trust for you to check all the above items for your home's wellness goals.



 



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