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January 12, 2016

Tight Ducts are Important for Keeping Heat Inside Your Home

How tight are your HVAC ducts? If you’re among the majority of homeowners, you probably don’t know the answer. Ductwork is usually out of sight, in an attic, a wall or a crawl space and can be difficult to reach and evaluate. Tight ducts are essential for efficiently heating a home, so your ductwork should be inspected and repaired, if necessary, every few years. How Ductwork Deteriorates The ductwork installed in a new home is usually not the best quality, […]
January 7, 2016

Here’s How You Can Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home this Winter

Deep freezes are rare in Georgia, but we know they can sometimes happen. Here in the South, homeowners are often inexperienced with frozen pipes. Couple that with the fact that homes are often not built to protect pipes from winter’s worst, and you can have an expensive disaster on your hands. Here’s what can happen when temperatures plummet, and how to avoid it. How Pipes Freeze Pipes freeze when temperatures fall low enough to turn the water in them to […]
January 5, 2016

Give These New Year’s Resolutions for Your HVAC System a Try

To stand up to Peachtree City’s rainy winters and hot summers, your heating and cooling system needs consistent care. As the new year kicks off, setting a few HVAC resolutions will help you keep up with that care. Plan Ahead for Routine Maintenance Replacing your air filter every month is one of the most important things you can do to keep your system efficient and lengthen the components’ life spans. Check the filter monthly and replace it if it’s covered […]
December 29, 2015

Understanding the Basics of a Variable-Speed Furnace

A variable-speed furnace offers more comfort, increased energy savings and greater longevity than a single-stage heating system. The term “variable speed” refers to the motor inside the air handler that powers the fan. These types of motors embed the most advanced motor technology available in residential HVAC systems. Variable-speed motors are actually electronically-commutated motors (ECMs), and use electricity differently than the more common permanent split capacitor (PSC) motor used in HVAC systems. ECMs use inverters to change the power from […]