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August 2, 2016

How to Read and Use the EnergyGuide Label

At first glance, the yellow EnergyGuide label you see on new home appliances may seem a bit confusing. The bar graph is simple enough, which indicates how an appliance’s efficiency compares to others. However, other information may not be so visually easy to decipher, such as SEER ratings or estimated energy costs. Read on to learn how to read the useful information on EnergyGuide labels and how to use the info to your advantage. EnergyGuide Program The EnergyGuide program was […]
July 26, 2016

How to Rid Your House of Bacteria and Mold

Bacteria and mold are two substances commonly found in our homes that can cause health concerns when the conditions are right. Here’s some helpful information on how to rid your Peachtree City home of both. Mold 101 These fungi spores float in the air and settle on most surfaces inside your home. You probably won’t even notice the spores unless the right balance of moisture and warmth allow them to start growing. If a roof or plumbing leak allows water […]
July 21, 2016

HVAC Air Filter Ratings: Decoded

Peachtree City’s warm, humid climate presents no shortage of pollen, mold spores, and other air contaminants. The right HVAC air filter can do a lot to control those contaminants, and the more you know about filter ratings, the more easily you can find a filter that meets your needs. Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) This number tells you how effectively an HVAC air filter traps particles of certain sizes. The higher a filter’s MERV number, the more efficient the filter. […]
July 19, 2016

Keep Your A/C From Freezing With These Tips

The idea of something freezing on a hot summer’s day seems ridiculous – at least, it does until you discover that you are the proud owner of a frozen air conditioner. Yes, as strange as it sounds, your air conditioner can actually freeze even on the hottest day of the year, leaving you to suffer in the heat. What Causes a Frozen Air Conditioner? The main reason why air conditioners freeze is due to lack of air flow. The hotter […]