ventilation

March 20, 2014

Water Heater Safety Tips to Prevent Fires, Explosion and Other Mishaps

Under normal conditions, hot water heaters are quite benign appliances. However, improper installation, handling or maintenance could have explosive results. Keep your home and your family safe with these tips. Lower the water heater temperature to between 120 and 125 degrees. This safety measure can prevent severe burns in homes with children or elderly residents. It also lowers your water heating bills. Keep paper and other combustible materials away from the water heater. Never store gasoline, paint thinner or cleaning […]
April 15, 2014

Controlling Attic Moisture Through Proper Insulation and Ventilation

Moisture in your attic can cause a number of financial and health issues for you and your family. Left unchecked, excess moisture in the air can lead to unsightly and dangerous mold and mildew forming on walls and eventually structural damage. On top of those problems, the attic can act as a hot or cold ‘sink,’ drawing temperate air from other parts of the home. This puts a drain upon your home energy use, resulting in higher energy bills. Recognizing […]
June 3, 2014

Do You Know the Advantages of an Attic Fan?

On a hot day in Peachtree City, few things are more inviting than a comfortable, air conditioned home. But, while you’re enjoying the cool air in your living area, your attic is a steaming oven. Your attic has a passive ventilation system—but when it’s hot out, the temperature is still intolerable. Adding active ventilation will keep your attic cooler, which can lower your energy bills and extend the life of your home’s roof and your air conditioner. Here are three advantages of an […]
July 3, 2014

Staying Cool This Summer Without Touching Your Thermostat is Possible With These Tips

During the hot summer the easiest way to keep cool is by lowering the temperature on your thermostat, but it’s also the most expensive way. This will place extra stress on your air conditioner (A/C) and also raise your energy bills.  Check your Ductwork.  Make sure you have your ductwork checked for leaks and to ensure that you have the proper insulation on the ducts. Then the next alternative is to use these smart tips for staying cool this summer without […]