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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 […]
December 23, 2014

How to Lower Heating Bills While Staying Cozy in Your Peachtree City Home

Peachtree City can get mighty cold during the winter, and if you’re wondering how to lower heating bills without sacrificing comfort this heating season, the two-pronged answer is simple — maintain your HVAC equipment properly and reduce its heating load. A well-maintained system lasts longer, works better and costs less to operate than one that’s been poorly maintained. Additionally, reducing the heating load results in less wear and tear, while maintaining efficiency and lowering heating costs. Essential HVAC Maintenance Performing an annual tune-up is the most important step of […]
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 […]