heating system

December 4, 2012

Working With Your Heating-System Tech: Furnace Terms It’s Smart To Know

You’re not expected to know the inside and outside of your heating system. It’s complicated stuff. That’s why most homeowners rely on a professional HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) technician to service it every year. However, it does help to know some of the terminology. Not only will it make working with your heating-system tech much easier, it will also help you grasp a basic idea of how your heating system works. Here are a few terms which can help […]
December 5, 2013

Your Furnace Has Quit Working? Simple Fixes That Could Get It Going Again

With fall weather settling in and winter on the way, many Peachtree City area homeowners are turning on the heat for the season. For some of them, switching on the heat for the first time will yield an unpleasant surprise: a furnace that seems to have quit working as it sat unused throughout the warmer seasons. If this has happened to you, and your furnace worked just fine last year, there’s a good chance your problem could be quite simple. […]
December 17, 2013

Closing an Unused Room to Save Energy: Maybe Not Such a Good Idea After All

Many homeowners think that closing a room to save energy is a smart move on their part to cut heating costs. On one level, it makes sense because you’re increasing the airflow going to the rooms left open plus giving your heating equipment a smaller house to warm up. In reality, however, this doesn’t happen in most cases, and can actually create more problems than it solves. A well-planned forced-air HVAC system is calibrated to have a certain amount of […]
December 11, 2014

A Malfunctioning Heating System Needs Troubleshooting — Here’s Help

Is something wrong with your heating system? While we always recommend consulting with an expert for the best advice, there are some things you can do when troubleshooting heating issues. Start with these simple tasks, and see if you can isolate the problem. Check the Thermostat Make sure your thermostat is on the proper setting and that the heating option is turned on. Once you’ve verified the settings are where they should be, check the circuit breaker to make sure the power […]