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October 4, 2013

Carbon Monoxide Detectors — Important Protection From Silent, Deadly Gases

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless poisonous gas that is impossible to detect without mechanical assistance. It is extremely dangerous to humans and can prove fatal or cause serious injury. Fortunately, it can be detected with carbon monoxide detectors. In recent years, CO detectors have become as mandatory for proper home safety as smoke detectors. Though CO detectors are effective, precautions should be taken to avoid CO from being released into your living spaces in the first place. CO is formed […]
October 2, 2013

Curious About Tankless Water Heaters? Here’s How They Work

Is the temperature you’re getting from your hot water faucets just not as good as it should be in your Peachtree City area home? If you’re thinking about replacing your water heater, a tankless water heater could be an excellent upgrade for your home. How Tankless Water Heaters Work When you turn on the hot water taps, the cold water from your pipes flows through the tankless water heater unit, where a heating element warms the water, which is then […]
September 26, 2013

5 Energy-Saving Myths That Trick Many Peachtree City Homeowners

As homeowners, we’re all searching for ways to lower our energy usage and associated costs. Unfortunately, there are some energy savings myths out there that many people continue to follow. We’re here today to debunk a few of those misconceptions. Myth #1: Lowering your thermostat drastically will cool or heat your home more quickly. Most forced-air cooling and heating systems are equipped with single-speed blowers. They cool or heat your home at the same rate no matter how low (or […]
September 24, 2013

Ductless Mini Splits Work Well in Cold Weather With These Performance Tips

If you’re considering ductless mini splitsas supplemental heating for select areas in your home, or if your home-improvement project calls on ductless heating as a primary heating solution for multiple rooms, then bookmark these tips to leverage peak heating performance from your ductless system when the mercury falls this winter. Drop the Heating Load The faster heat escapes a home, known as heat gain/loss, the longer and harder ductless mini splits must work to maintain target temperature. Working harder and […]