furnace

February 28, 2019

How Well Did Your Furnace Perform This Winter?

By late winter, you’ve had time to judge your furnace performance and how it compares to previous years. It’s a good idea to monitor how well the furnace works to stay on top of its efficiency and safety. Throughout the heating season, pay attention to: Energy bills The easiest way to judge how well your heat pump or furnace is running is to take a look at your gas and electric bills for the heating season. If they’re higher than […]
January 22, 2019

Heating Options: Furnace or Boiler

The differences between forced-air furnaces and boilers, or radiant heating, are numerous. As far as heating options for your home go, Peachtree City is on the southern edge of places where both are viable choices. Which you choose depends on the type of heat you like and your physical preferences. Comfort Comparisons Radiant heating is slow and steady, while forced-air furnaces, including heat pumps, warm your air quickly and cool off just as fast. Eventually, a home with forced-air will […]
October 18, 2018

What Does the Arrow on a Furnace Filter Indicate

Changing the furnace filter can be confusing for those not familiar with how an HVAC system works. Sometimes these filters (which are the same ones for the air conditioner) are in hard-to-access places; sometimes they are easy to reach. What’s more, the many types of filters available can be confusing, as can the directions on the package: just what do those arrows mean, anyway? And what happens if you insert the filter the wrong way? Read on, and find the […]
September 27, 2018

Avoid Using Furnace Rooms as Multi-Purpose Storage Areas

Fire safety is always at the top of every homeowner’s list no matter what time of year it is. But, given the fact that we’re heading into the colder months of the year, we thought it would be fitting to discuss the dangers of storage in mechanical room areas, such as the room where your furnace resides.   The Need for Additional Storage   If you’re like most people, you own many items that require storage throughout the year. Perhaps […]