December 18, 2014

How Georgia Homeowners Can Extend the Life of Their HVAC Systems

Replacing an HVAC system is a major investment. Taking good care of your home’s existing system is essential for extending its operational life, while ensuring the highest level of energy efficiency and preventing common problems that may require expensive repairs. Essentially, extending the life of an HVAC system is a simple matter of ongoing maintenance. The Semi-Annual Tune-Up HVAC experts and energy agencies agree that the best way to extend the life of your heating and cooling equipment is to schedule annual preventive maintenance at the […]
December 16, 2014

Keep Winter Allergies Out of Your Peachtree City Home With These Tips

Peachtree City’s mild climate may be pleasant, but it also makes winter allergies a likely problem. Taking a few simple steps to allergy-proof your home will help you enjoy the season without all of the sneezing. Manage Your Humidity Condensation and closed windows contribute to indoor humidity issues during the winter. High humidity encourages mold growth and dust mites, both of which can trigger allergies. To control your indoor humidity, always use your exhaust fans for a few minutes after cooking […]
December 11, 2014

A Malfunctioning Heating System Needs Troubleshooting — Here’s Help

Is something wrong with your heating system? While we always recommend consulting with an expert for the best advice, there are some things you can do when troubleshooting heating issues. Start with these simple tasks, and see if you can isolate the problem. Check the Thermostat Make sure your thermostat is on the proper setting and that the heating option is turned on. Once you’ve verified the settings are where they should be, check the circuit breaker to make sure the power […]
December 9, 2014

Duct Noises Are More Than Just Annoying — They’re Telling You Something

Duct noises can make it seem like your entire heating and cooling system is an echo chamber. Fabricated of thin sheet metal in long rectangular shapes, residential ductwork can amplify and transmit duct noises throughout the entire home. From the moving parts in your furnace or A/C to the effects of temperature changes inside the ducts themselves, you may hear any number of duct noises emitted by the supply and return vents. Here’s what some of these duct noises may […]