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January 12, 2017

How Dangerous is a Space Heater in Your Home?

Although we’re blessed with mild winters in the Peachtree City area, there are still times when the weather turns uncomfortably chilly. When it does, a space heater might seem like the perfect way to supplement your central heating, but there are more cons than pros to these devices. Wasted Energy and Fire Risks A portable space heater is a convenient way to get some extra warmth in a small room, such as the bathroom, but it’s one of the least […]
January 10, 2017

What’s That Furnace Odor?

Your heating system works hard to keep your Peachtree City home warm during the winter. It pulls cooler air through return ducts, heats the air and then pushes the air through supply ducts back to your living spaces. This process shouldn’t create any odors or smells in your home. So, if a furnace smell is emanating from your ducts, read on for tips on what to do to get rid of the shoo! Smell of Burning Dust When you start […]
January 5, 2017

Speak the Lingo of HVAC During Heating Season

The fact that the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry identifies itself using an acronym should give you some hint that your NATE-certified HVAC contractor is probably going to use some industry lingo. Here are some of the common terms used during the heating season. Air Handler An air handler is a component of a split-system heat pump that is typically located in a closet or your basement. The air handler’s case contains a blower fan, evaporator coil, condensate […]
December 29, 2016

Does Your House Need Multiple Water Heaters?

Replacing your storage tank water heater with an on-demand or tankless unit can help you save energy, but before you make the switch, you need to understand key differences between these two water heating methods. First, consider how they work: Tank-style water heaters can keep 40–80 gallons of water hot and ready for use, so you can use the shower, dishwasher, kitchen sink and washing machine all at once. When the tank is depleted, though, it can take an hour […]