The Vito Blog

Stay Informed Today. Stay Comfortable Tomorrow.

If you never read the car manual, you won’t know how to fully enjoy your car or take proper care of it. Well, you can apply the same logic to your HVAC and plumbing equipment. We know so much about these industries, we could write a book about them! But for now, we’ll share what we know in our company blog. Browse our latest features to see what’s new and check back regularly for updates!

the progression of indoor air ventilation
The Progression of Indoor Ventilation

1 April / No comments

People have understood the need for ventilation for thousands of years. Prior to mechanical ventilation, humans relied on natural...

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Why Do School Ventilation Systems Need to be Replaced or Upgraded for COVID Safety?

1 April / No comments

Over the past six months school HVAC systems have become a source of consternation and concern for parents, teachers...

side effects of lead pipe exposure
Side Effects of Lead Pipe Exposure

1 April / No comments

There is a long list of lead exposure symptoms for children and adults. While there is some overlap of...

when you should get your furnace and Air Conditioner replaced
How Do I Know If I Need to Replace My Furnace or Air Conditioner?

17 March / No comments

The best way to determine when it’s time to replace your furnace or air conditioner is your own experience...

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What to Do About Wood-Burning Fireplaces and Indoor Air Quality?

17 March / No comments

Are wood-burning fireplaces bad for indoor air quality? They certainly don’t help. Homes that utilize wood-burning heat sources have...

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Best Ways to Increase the Airflow in Your Home

17 March / No comments

Most methods of increasing airflow in your home fall under two umbrellas: natural and mechanical. You can create airflow...

The Harm of Lead Pipes and What to Do About Them if They Reside in Your Home or Building

26 January / No comments

Lead poisoning can have pernicious health consequences for both adults and children. The negative effects of ingesting lead don’t...

heat pump maintenance
Why Is My Heat Pump Making Whooshing Noises During the Winter Months?

26 January / No comments

That “whoosh” sound isn’t necessarily a sign that anything is wrong with your heat pump if it’s happening during...

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Is It Too Late in the Season to Get My Commercial Furnace Serviced?

26 January / No comments

No – it’s never too late to schedule commercial HVAC service. Your furnace may still have months of work...

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FAQs About Lead Pipes

31 December / No comments

Are lead pipes dangerous? The simple, safest answer is yes, lead pipes can be dangerous. The more complicated answer...