August 9, 2018

Different Vent Types Around Your Home

Most homes in the Peachtree City area rely on central, forced-air HVAC that uses a duct system for air distribution. In a home’s finished living space, the ducts are placed behind the ceilings, walls or under the floor, and the only portions visible are the HVAC vents covering individual duct openings. Here’s a helpful primer on the types of HVAC vents you’ll find in your home, and what they do: Understanding Supply and Return HVAC Vents If your HVAC has […]
August 7, 2018

Thermostat Types for Your Home

From low tech to high tech, there’s an HVAC thermostat for every homeowner’s need and lifestyle. Maybe you’ve been thinking it might be time for a change. If so, here are some thermostat options that might appeal to you.   Analog   Analog thermostats are still available, minus the mercury that once was standard in the old-school models. They’re still inexpensive, but can end up costing you more on your utility bill, as they are not terribly accurate but provide […]
July 26, 2018

Summer Bug Repellant for Your HVAC System

When summer arrives, the number of bugs that a homeowner must deal with can be overwhelming at times. They show up in the darndest of places and that includes your HVAC system. Bugs in HVAC equipment can cause problems, so we’ve come up with a few tips to help avoid an infestation:   Install Mesh Screens   Bugs are known to use air vents that lead inside your home, getting into your HVAC equipment and other places. Mesh screens placed […]
July 24, 2018

How to Spot an Overworked HVAC System

Your HVAC system needs to work properly in order to keep your home cool all summer long. If it works too much, though, you might end up needing costly repairs or a replacement. Make sure that you’re familiar with the signs of an overworked HVAC system, so you can get prompt service if needed.   Higher Energy Bills   You can expect your energy bills to go up during the summer months, since your HVAC system uses a substantial amount […]