When Should I Get HVAC Maintenance?

March 19, 2020

For many who own a home or commercial property, an HVAC contractor only comes around when there is a mechanical breakdown. Nevertheless, most people would love to know how they can save money on their heating and cooling bills while reducing their negative impact on the environment. At [company name], we always emphasize the vital role that regular maintenance plays in keeping our Alpharetta area commercial and residential customers’ HVAC systems performing optimally. Keep reading to learn exactly how often and when you should schedule regular visits from a reliable, licensed HVAC technician. Schedule an Inspection Before You Move In...

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Do Plants Help Indoor Air Quality

February 20, 2020

Evidence suggests that plants may play a role in improving a home’s air quality. However, not everyone is convinced that buying a plant is the best way to remove chemicals and other toxins from the air. Let’s look at some issues to consider when deciding whether or not a plant can help to keep you and your family healthy. You’ll See Better Results in Confined Spaces Plants may be more effective at removing harmful toxins when they are placed in confined spaces such as a bathroom or an attic. They may also do better in areas of the home that...

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How Long Should a Furnace Last?

February 10, 2020

Under normal conditions, a furnace should last for at least 15 years after being installed. However, its useful life could be longer or shorter based on how much you use it and if you follow a regular maintenance schedule. How Neglecting a Furnace Could Reduce Its Useful Life If you fail to replace a furnace air filter, then dust, pollen and other debris may clog fan blades and motors. This can cause them to work harder than necessary to maintain a consistent temperature in your home. Furthermore, the extra work could result in excess heat and friction. Ultimately, parts inside...

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How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

February 1, 2020

Having a furnace that is not operational can become a major headache. Being able to light your pilot light is definitely essential. Here’s how to light the pilot light on your furnace so you can get it running again. The Furnace Instructions Label The first thing you want to do is to locate the instructions label. It will be located somewhere on the outside of the furnace. There you will find any specific information that can help you light your pilot light safely. This is important because instructions vary between brands and models of furnaces. If you’re not able to...

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What Are the Most Important Rooms to Have an Air Purifier in?

January 20, 2020

Having clean air in your house is important for all of its inhabitants. Particulates and volatile organic compounds can accumulate in an indoor space and be worse in the winter when doors and windows are often closed. Installing an air purifier in your home can clean up the air and minimize the health effects of pollution. Air Purifier Placement Considerations When you’re considering an air purifier in your home, you’ll have to think about where to place it. Generally, air purifiers should be placed in the areas of your home that receive the most use. Kitchen and living areas often...

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Why Does My Thermostat Click When It Comes On?

January 10, 2020

The thermostat in your home is designed to give you control over how your heating and air conditioning unit operates. If you want the temperature in your home to be warmer or cooler, you can set your preferred temperature via the thermostat in your home. One notable aspect of a thermostat that might seem odd when it initially happens is that it can click when the system it’s attached to comes on. While this isn’t a sign of a problem, it’s important that you understand why thermostats make this sound. Why a Thermostat Clicks When It Comes On The clicking...

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Why Is My Heater Leaking Water?

January 1, 2020

Walking past your heater and noticing a huge puddle growing underneath is always a cause for concern. Depending on the reason for your leaking heater, you may need to repair it immediately before it stops working altogether. These are the most common causes for a leaking heater. Broken Water Connections One of the easiest fixes is a heater that is leaking because the lines that usually funnel water away from your heater may be leaking. In these cases, just replacing the line or tightening connections may be enough to repair the issue. Clogged Condensate Lines Another reason you may need...

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The Major Consequences of Not Changing Your Air Filter

December 20, 2019

If you own a home, you probably have a to-do list for all the upcoming tasks and chores you need to accomplish. Be sure to add changing the furnace air filter to your list. Since it’s only done every three months or so, it’s easy to forget about. However, this task is very important. Here are a few consequences of not changing your air filter. 1. Reduced Indoor Air Quality When your system’s filter gets clogged, it can no longer fulfill its role of keeping the air in your home clean. All of that dirt, dust, and debris then accumulates...

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What Thermostat Temperature is Best for the Winter?

December 10, 2019

Staying warm during winter can be a challenge—and expensive! At in Alpharetta, we have more than 40 years of experience helping homeowners remain warm and save money in the process. Read on to consider the concept of optimal temperature and what it may mean for you. Energy Savings vs. Comfort Optimal temperature is a matter of perspective. You may consider it from the perspective of minimizing heating costs as much as possible. On the other hand, you may value comfort above all else, but perhaps you are willing to add a layer or two in order to turn the thermostat...

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HVAC Tips for the Holidays

December 1, 2019

Whether you plan on entertaining a house full of family and friends this holiday season or sinking into the couch every night to watch a holiday movie, the comfort of you and your guests hinges on the climate inside of your home. With outdoor temperatures hovering around freezing during the winter months in the Alpharetta, Georgia, area, your furnace needs to be in tip-top condition to keep everything warm and cozy inside your home. At , our licensed HVAC professionals provide maintenance and repair work for furnaces, in addition to installing brand new furnaces. When it comes to heating your...

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