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November 7, 2013

Programmable Thermostats: How They Work for Savings

Does your Peachtree City area home have a programmable thermostat? Programmable thermostats, if installed, programmed and operated properly, can save you big money on your home energy bills. However, for these units to work at their most cost-effective, it’s imperative to use them right. Many people think that turning thermostats down at night and up in the morning is a waste of energy. This commonly held opinion has been proven wrong by scientists as early as the 1970s. In fact, turning the […]
November 5, 2013

Reassess Your Home’s Insulation This Fall

Older homes are likely to more poorly insulated than new or recent builds, mainly because of modern building standards that stress energy efficiency. In our Southern climate, many homeowners mainly worry about using insulation to keep the heat out in the summer. But insulation is also important in the winter, when you want to retain heat inside your home. This fall may be a good time to reassess your home’s insulation. Where to Check. In existing houses, learn where to […]
October 31, 2013

CO Poisoning: It Can Happen Anytime of Year

Most people think of carbon monoxide or CO poisoning as a problem that occurs most often during the heating months, as a result of faulty heating systems and other appliances and fixtures that burn fuel. While it’s certainly important to properly maintain your HVAC equipment, you should also be aware that CO poisoning is not just a problem that occurs in the winter; it can be a threat to your family throughout the year. Carbon monoxide is present in more […]
October 29, 2013

Experiencing Fall Allergies in Your Peachtree Home? Here’s What You Can Do

If you’re one of the 30 million Americans who suffer from fall allergies, there are a number of ways you can make your Peachtree City area home a haven from the 17 varieties of pollen that can trigger severe allergy attacks and make your life miserable. This two-pronged approach will improve your indoor air quality to help alleviate allergy symptoms and help you breathe easier this fall. Source Control Your best defense against pollen and other allergens is to prevent […]