Blog

May 26, 2016

Xeriscaping Around Your A/C Unit

Your air conditioner plays a crucial role in keeping your home comfortable, but it’s no looker. In a carefully landscaped yard, the typical A/C system tends to stand out like a sore thumb. Fortunately, a little xeriscaping can go a long way towards hiding your A/C while helping it run more efficiently. Using Plants to Your Advantage You can use xeriscaping to keep your A/C system out of sight without putting it out of mind. For instance, bushes and hedges […]
May 24, 2016

Important Tips for Storm Season Preparation

It’s the time of year when spring storm preparation should be on your household “to-do” list. Here in the Atlanta area, the season for potentially severe weather begins in February and extends to June. During that period, severe storms including heavy rain, hail, high wind and lightning strikes are more likely. Not to mention the threat of tornadoes in North Georgia exceeds twice the national average. Severe weather can pose a threat to all parts of your home. Your HVAC […]
May 19, 2016

How to Quiet the Noisy Air Vents in Your Home

It’s completely normal for your central air system to make noise. The outdoor unit is going to hum and whir from the powerful fan and compressor. You may even hear swooshing sounds from refrigerant circulating through the indoor air handler. Though, if noisy air vents have reached levels that disturb your normal activities, use these tips to get to the root of the problem. Noisy Supply Air Vents Whooshing — Airflow exiting the supply vents can make quite loud whooshing […]
May 17, 2016

Stop Sneezing With These Helpful Allergy Tips

These allergy tips could be your solution to the seasonal or year-round discomfort that allergies cause. The tips center around your home’s cooling and heating system and how it can play a big role in reducing the airborne particles that collect inside your home. HVAC systems move a good deal of air and it’s one of the best places to start cleaning the air. Air Filtration All forced-air HVAC equipment uses an air filter to protect the parts from excessive […]