Why Does My AC System Have a Water Leak?

May 16, 2022

Having a well-working AC unit during the summer months can feel like a godsend. However, if you notice that your system is starting to leak water, it can be very alarming. It’s important that you fix the issue as quickly as possible because water can create extensive damage when allowed to penetrate the components inside of your house. Where Is the Water Coming From? Many people don’t realize that their air conditioning system works to remove humidity from inside of their home. In order to do that, it needs to pull the moisture out of the

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Smart Thermostat Installation Guideline

April 18, 2022

Smart Thermostat Installation Guideline If you’ve been searching for ways to help lower your monthly bills, one wise investment is a smart thermostat. This type of thermostat will learn your family’s needs and make suggestions for the most eco-friendly use possible. If you’re a DIY homeowner, then installing your own smart thermostat shouldn’t be overly complex. Turn Off the Power If you’ve done any reading on replacing thermostats, you’ll know that the thermostat wires are very low voltage. This means that they won’t cause you any bodily harm if you touch them when they’re live.

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What Impacts Do Leaky Windows Have on My Home’s Heating?

March 17, 2022

Although Kennesaw has mild winters, you’ll still need your heating system for warmth and comfort during the season. If your home has old, leaky windows, you’ll notice that your heating system cycles more frequently, and despite the heater running more often, your home might not be as comfortable as you prefer. Leaky windows affect how your home is heated, and they have considerable impacts on the heating system’s performance and longevity. Uncomfortable Areas Leaky windows allow cold outdoor air to seep into your home in the wintertime. The areas near those windows will be cold and

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3 Ways You Can Fix an Uneven Heating Problem

February 15, 2022

When all aspects of your home’s HVAC setup are functioning well, you should enjoy evenly distributed heat throughout every room. However, if even one component of your household is struggling, malfunctioning or damaged, things can become unstable quickly. If uneven heating is an issue you’re having, then before you panic, try the following troubleshooting techniques. 1. Have Your Ducts Looked At Ductwork problems are the culprit for a high percentage of uneven heating issues. These ducts distribute heated air to the different areas of your residence, but obstructions or leaks can prevent certain sections from getting

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Signs Your Ductwork May Be Damaged

January 11, 2022

In the average home, about 25% of the air in ductwork is lost through leaks and ill-fitting connections. While some signs your ductwork is losing air are subtle, there are also ones that are glaring and hard not to notice. What are the obvious signs your ductwork is damaged? Dust and Dirt Around Registers When your ducts are damaged, dust and dirt get into them. This debris is then blown into your home and appears around registers. This is a problem that severely reduces the indoor air quality in your home, as it may contain

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Heat Exchangers: What They Do and How They Work

December 20, 2021

Understanding the various parts inside a furnace could help homeowners stay on top of maintenance. If you see your furnace acting strangely, act quickly. This is also true if you suspect that there are issues with a heat exchanger. Here is some more information about this critical component. What a Heat Exchanger Does In between the blower and the combustion chamber inside a furnace is the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger comprises metal coils designed to move heated air through the furnace. The burners inside a furnace apply heat to the heat exchanger, which absorbs the

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The Ultimate Heating Option for a Basement

November 20, 2021

In many homes, basements are built unfinished to begin with. If this is the case with your basement, it may not make sense to connect your existing ductwork to this additional room if you are adding living space to your home. Luckily, there are a number of additional options for your basement heating. Read on to see some of the different choices to heat a basement or other room addition. Ductless Mini-Split Ductless mini-splits work like heat pumps for individual rooms. They are a great way to add an energy-efficient heating and air conditioning appliance.

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5 Space Heater Safety Tips

October 20, 2021

If you own a space heater, you can do various things to make sure that it is as safe as possible. Our team has a few tips for space heater safety during Fire Prevention Week. In addition, as the weather gets colder, many people will start to use space heaters, and you can pass on these tips to your friends and family. 1. Do an Overall Inspection of the Unit Check the space heater to make sure that the unit looks like it is new and that there isn’t worn-out or frayed wiring. Also, it

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4 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

September 20, 2021

During the fall months, indoor air quality starts to decrease because of the change of weather. Fall is the time of year when most people are getting their homes insulated and ready for the colder months. There are many things you can do to ensure that the indoor air quality in your home stays high during the months that you need to stay inside more often. Consider these four tips to get your household on the right path toward excellent indoor air quality year-round. 1. Keep Your Home as Clean as Possible Creating a cleaning schedule

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Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

August 17, 2021

Your enjoyment at home and productivity at work is dependent on clean air. With insufficient air quality, your health and wellness can suffer. Here are some worthwhile steps you can take to improve your indoor air quality. Purchase an Air Purifier A good air purifier can significantly reduce allergens and pollutants. When clean air is circulating, and you can breathe freely, it feels so much better. Clean Dryer Vents Regularly Dryer vents can collect dust, lint, and other debris that can be hazardous to your air quality. Cleaning them at least once

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