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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 […]
October 28, 2014

Think About Having Water Heater Maintenance Performed for the Fall

As the outside temperatures fall, your water heater has to work harder to maintain the proper temperature. Because of this, it is important to perform a water heater maintenance inspection. When you’re ready, follow these tips for optimal performance. Step One: Check Temperature Settings The standard factory temperature setting on a water heater is generally 140 degrees, which is at least 20 degrees hotter than it needs to be, particularly in the colder months. By lowering the setting to 120 […]
October 23, 2014

Take Steps to Find Carbon Monoxide Exposure

If you have any fuel powered appliances in your home you might be at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide exposure can be deadly. Here are some life saving tips and information: What is Carbon Monoxide (CO)? It’s colorless, it’s odorless gas that is a result of partial combustion due to insufficient oxygen amounts. For those reasons, carbon monoxide is known as the “invisible killer.” The incomplete burning of various fuels produces CO. If you have products or appliances that […]
October 21, 2014

Should You Use Your Attic Fan in Fall?

As fall approaches, you may be wondering if you should be using attic fans to reduce your utility bills and improve indoor comfort levels. Although there is not a simple “yes” or “no” answer, analyzing the condition of your attic’s insulation and ventilation can help you make informed decisions when the time comes to decide whether or not to turn on your attic fan switch. Since attic fans are designed to cool hot attics by drawing in outdoor air through […]