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April 30, 2015

Let a Pro Properly Size Your Central A/C System

Before you get too far into the process of selecting a central A/C system, ask your HVAC contractor to conduct a load calculation first. This calculation involves using Manual J software and is the only way you and the contractor will know the exact size for your new cooling system. Central heating and air systems are sized by tonnage in half ton increments generally from 1.5 to 5 tons.  Basing your decision on the size of your current equipment could be misleading, since the size you […]
April 28, 2015

Easy Ways to Test Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Your Peachtree City Home

When was the last time you tested your carbon monoxide detectors? If you are like many homeowners, the answer may be never. You need to make it a habit to check these detectors regularly. It just may save your life. The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide, commonly abbreviated as CO, is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is toxic. This gas gets into the home from fuel-burning appliances that aren’t working properly or not vented correctly. When CO levels […]
April 23, 2015

Got Chills? Make Sure Your Home Is Properly Weatherized

If your home gets chilly, you should ensure your home is properly weatherized. A weatherized home remains quite comfortable on any day. Here are some ways you can weatherize your Peachtree City home: Add caulk around any opening in your home’s exterior structure, starting with doors and window frames. You need to make sure any openings around the frame are sealed with caulk. Exterior openings, like dryer vents, electrical outlets, water spigots and air conditioning hoses, should also be sealed. Install weatherstripping […]
April 21, 2015

A/C Replacement: Comparing First Time and Lifetime Costs

Which is more important in pricing an A/C replacement: first time costs or lifetime costs? The answer is both. Many homeowners make the mistake of only considering first time costs when purchasing a new air conditioner. That decision can end up costing them a lot of money in the long run. Differences Between First Time and Lifetime Costs First time costs refers to all the costs involved with purchasing and installing the air conditioner. This can include the cost of […]