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January 27, 2015

Repair Ductwork Holes in Your Home by Following These Simple Steps

The airflow through your home’s HVAC system relies on the pressurization of ductwork. Any holes, cracks or separations in your ductwork allows air to escape, and leaks in the system can decrease its efficiency. You’ll even notice your utility bills seem higher than normal. You can repair ductwork holes on your own by following these simple steps. Turn your thermostat off, don your safety glasses and do a thorough inspection of your system’s ducts, noting any areas with holes. Use a […]
October 30, 2014

Start Preparing Now to Winterize Your Peachtree City Home

The cold weather is almost upon us, and it’s time to start getting ready to winterize your Peachtree City home in ways that will keep you comfortable but won’t use too much energy or increase your utility bill. Drafts. Currents of cold air are a nuisance and suck warmth from your home. Put together a draft snake with fabric scraps and fill it with clean cat litter. Furnace filters. Check these before you switch on your furnace, and replace or […]
August 28, 2014

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye — When It’s Better to Purchase a New A/C

In Georgia, an A/C is a necessity. We know how it works, how to maintain it, and maybe even how to fix it. But there are times when it’s better to go ahead and purchase a new A/C. By clinging on to an older model A/C, you may be paying more in energy costs than you realize. Fortunately, there are some easy indicators of when it’s time to say goodbye to your old A/C: Your current A/C is older than ten […]