heating

March 12, 2019

How Does Color Affect Temperature?

For centuries, people have equated colors with temperature effects. Darker colors represent the cooler months when we need to supplement home heat. Light colors reflect heat and are the colors of spring and summer when heat reflection and dissipation is desirable. Colors and Degree Days Over the last five years, the Peachtree City area has needed more home heating than cooling by about one-third. The Weather Service collects temperature highs and lows, along with degree days. They use equipment to […]
February 7, 2019

Tips for Warming Up Cold Floors

Nothing can remind you of winter faster than cold floors. If you’re one of those who doesn’t enjoy chilly feet, rest easy. There are many ways to keep your feet warm for the duration of the winter. Air sealing Looking around your home for air leaks and sealing them will help your feet stay warmer and cut your heating bills as well. Explore your home for leaks around the baseboards and exterior doors. Leaks around the windows may also be […]
January 29, 2019

Ensuring Boiler Safety

If you’ve recently purchased a home that has a boiler, you may not be familiar with this kind of heating system. Boilers heat water using gas or electricity, then pump the hot water through piping to radiators in each room, or circulate it through tubing installed under the floors. For the well-being of your family, you should ensure boiler safety by following these steps: Have the Heating System Maintained Annually A boiler is just like a gas furnace or heat […]
November 16, 2017

Benefits of Regular Furnace Maintenance

With winter approaching, don’t delay too long before scheduling furnace maintenance in your home. HVAC businesses tend to fill up their schedules as winter closes in, both with preseason tune-ups and calls for service when people’s furnaces won’t start properly. A professional furnace maintenance visit will achieve several important goals: Improve energy efficiency, so you’re paying less in gas and electric bills from month to month. An efficient furnace also places less stress on important components and parts. Prevent the […]