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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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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Avoiding Furnace Repair Bills

November 19, 2020

There are several things you can do that will help you avoid furnace repair bills. These are all free to low-cost solutions. Open Your Air Vents Many people erroneously believe they save money on their energy bills by closing air vents in unused rooms. In reality, this practice makes your furnace operate less efficiently and can cause it damage. Your furnace is designed to heat your entire home, and when it can’t, problems develop. Make Sure It’s Installed Right The reliability of your furnace depends on how it’s installed. If it’s too

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Are Mini-Split Units Good for Heating Purposes?

March 17, 2020

In the past decade, mini-split systems have revolutionized the air conditioning game. By combining the best aspects of a window unit and a conventional ducted air conditioner, mini-splits provide unparalleled efficiency for cooling a property. While mini-splits are often the first consideration when thinking about air conditioning, people are less quick to associate them with heating. However, we believe that mini-split systems can be a fantastic heating solution as well. Here’s why. Elimination of Ducting Losses The primary reason for the incredible efficiency of a mini-split is that ducting losses are almost entirely eliminated. In

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How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter?

February 16, 2020

In the realm of HVAC maintenance, there is no task as simple yet crucial as regularly changing the furnace filter. Once you understand the importance of this easy chore, the question then becomes how often you should perform it. Here are a few guidelines to help you determine how frequently you should change that filter. What’s in Your Home? One factor that determines how often you need to change your furnace filter is what’s in your home. For example, if you have pets, your furnace filter will likely become clogged much more quickly than if there

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Is It Bad to Run My Heating System 24/7?

January 8, 2020

If you have a heating system that runs 24/7 and it isn’t overheating your house, chances are you have a heat pump. Those without heat pumps, however, should not run continuously unless your area is experiencing extremely cold and windy winter weather. How Heat Pumps Work What makes heat pumps different than other heating systems? Heat pumps draw heat into your home during cold weather, and draw it out during the hot months. Because the heating and cooling action of heat pumps is slow, they typically run for longer periods. When they can’t keep your home

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