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March 13, 2014

How to Protect Your Family from CO Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible killer. You can’t smell it, see it, or taste it. It’s a poisonous gas that comes from combustion sources such as car engines, gas generators, furnaces, grills, fireplaces, wood stoves, and gas or kerosene space heaters. Every year, carbon monoxide accidentally kills about 150 people in the United States. Many more people suffer CO poisoning due to faulty furnaces and appliances. Symptoms of CO poisoning include headaches, nausea, difficulty breathing, dizziness, drowsiness and becoming light-headed. […]
March 11, 2014

5 Water Heater Maintenance Tips to Keep Yours Afloat

Storage tank water heaters are a major household appliance and can be expensive to replace, so it’s a good idea to keep your unit running as long as possible. Here are five water heater maintenance steps that you should take to maximize your water heater’s performance and longevity. Set the Temperature Lower. Not only is having the water temperature set too high inefficient, it’s can also damage your tank. Keep the temperature under 125 degrees. Refer to the owner’s manual and […]
March 6, 2014

When the Furnace Replacement Option Wins Over Furnace Repairs

When it appears that a furnace replacement makes more sense than continuing to repair your current system, these guidelines can help you select a new system based on your home’s characteristics, the features you want and energy efficiency. A furnace lasts for a long time, and doing your homework beforehand will increase your satisfaction over the long haul. Sizing Of all the decisions you make, sizing the system has the biggest impact on its performance and your comfort. HVAC professionals […]
March 4, 2014

5 Tips to Consider Before Retrofitting Your Peachtree City Home for Solar

With a forgiving latitude and a higher-than-average number of sunny days every year, the Peachtree City area is an appealing place for homeowners wanting to test out a home solar installation. Whether you want to reduce your reliance on the power grid, protect the environment, or just watch your electric bills drop or even disappear, here are five things to think about before retrofitting your Peachtree City home for solar power. Location matters. If nearby vegetation, terrain or buildings keep […]