January 6, 2015

What Exactly is a MERV Rating and How Does it Affect My Home?

If you’re not inspecting your air filter every month and replacing it when it’s clogged, your home’s indoor air may be taking a toll on your health. HVAC air filters not only protect your system, but they also remove harmful particles from the air. Choosing a quality air filter is essential for good indoor air quality and your overall health. What is MERV? MERV stands for minimum efficiency reporting value and is an industry standard that indicates the percentage of particles the filter will trap. Although the MERV scale ranges […]
January 1, 2015

5 Air Duct Cleaning Tips for Your Peachtree City Home

Your air ducts are responsible for distributing conditioned and heated air into your home for year-round comfort. Over time, they collect dirt and debris, and excess moisture can even lead to mold growth. To promote cleaner indoor air and better respiratory health, follow these five air duct cleaning tips for your Peachtree City home. Conduct a Mold Assessment If mold is growing in your ductwork, you might suffer noticeable health problems as spores circulate through your home’s indoor air. Make sure to check […]
December 30, 2014

Standard HVAC Preventative Maintenance Tasks Everyone Should Know About

If you own a home in Peachtree City, your HVAC system requires periodic maintenance to function properly. If you neglect your system, you could experience decreased comfort, higher energy bills and premature system failure. Here are the most important HVAC preventative maintenance tasks you can accomplish yourself between formal visits from a professional. Replace the air filter. This is one of the most basic and important HVAC preventative maintenance tasks you can perform. A clean filter helps your system run more smoothly and […]
December 25, 2014

Has Your Heat Pump Frozen Over? Understand How That Happens

When your heat pump freezes over in the middle of a chilly Peachtree City winter, you’re left with poor heating performance and lower energy efficiency. In unusually cold weather, a thin layer of frost is nothing to worry about. However, if your outdoor unit’s whole coil becomes encased in ice, you have a definite problem. Knowing what causes this to occur will help you prevent future issues. How a Heat Pumps Develops Ice Your heat pump’s outdoor unit pulls air over refrigerant […]