Which Whole House Air Purifier Is Best?

June 20, 2022

When it comes to keeping your home clean and healthy, nothing is more important than having a good air purifier. Not only do they help keep your home free of allergens and other pollutants, but they can also improve your overall quality of life. With so many different models of air purifiers available on the market, it can be difficult to decide which is right for you. This blog post will discuss features that a whole-house air purifier should have. So, whether you’re looking for an affordable option or a high-end model, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to learn

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How Often Does Your Heat Pump Need Professional Maintenance?

May 19, 2022

If you have a heat pump in your Kennesaw, Georgia home, you may be confused about when to schedule professional maintenance. Many households rely on separate heating and cooling systems, with each requiring servicing just once a year. However, given that heat pumps pull double duty, these units need twice the normal amount of care. After all, they get used all year long and often with few to no breaks along the way. In general, you should have your heat pump serviced just before the start of the heating season, and then again right before summer rolls in.

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Indoor House Plants Improve Air Quality and Lower Stress Levels

April 19, 2022

Have you ever considered how much time you spend indoors? According to the EPA, Americans spend an average of 93% of their lives indoors. This is due to living, studying, and working inside buildings. We also spend a lot of our free time indoors watching TV or using our computers and smartphones. This makes it especially important to have good air quality indoors. The air in many buildings and homes can actually be more polluted than the air outside. This is due to off-gassing from building materials, furniture, and carpeting as well as dust and mold spores.

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4 Potential Solutions for Uneven Heating or Cooling

March 14, 2022

While moving around your house, have you noticed that some rooms feel warm and toasty while others feel chilly? This is a common household problem, and it can occur during any season. When your HVAC appliances and systems are healthy and performing properly, you should enjoy consistent temperatures throughout the majority of the home. If you’re experiencing noticeable hot and cold spots, though, the problem could be caused by several different underlying issues. 1. Inspect Your Vents You likely have several air vents distributed throughout your home, each responsible for heating and cooling a different

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Deciding Between a Furnace and Heat Pump for Your Home

February 14, 2022

While most homeowners you know probably have furnaces, they aren’t your only option when shopping for a new heating system. In many situations, a heat pump is a more cost-effective choice. Furnaces and heat pumps are fundamentally different in the way they do their jobs. Gas-powered furnaces use combustion to create heat; heat pumps use refrigerant coils to absorb warmth from outside. Alternatively, electric furnaces work by blowing air over a hot element. Each type of system has pros and cons, and with a bit of research, you can deduce which is the best fit for your household.

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How to Diagnose HVAC Storm Damage

January 3, 2022

Tropical storms and hurricanes can cause heavy damage to your property during the summer and late fall. Storms not only bring down trees and cause flooding, but they can also wreak havoc on your heating and cooling system. It’s important to know how to prevent and check for HVAC storm damage so you know what steps to take if a major hurricane or tropical storm has hit your home. Preventing HVAC Storm Damage Use these six steps to protect your HVAC system and prevent damage. 1. Move All Electrical Appliances, Heaters, and Fans

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How Severe Weather Can Affect Your HVAC System

December 16, 2021

With the main working part of your HVAC system located outside, you may worry about how it will withstand severe weather. The good news is that HVAC systems are designed to handle Mother Nature. However, that does not mean they are completely immune to the effects of severe weather. Let us look at how certain weather events can affect your HVAC system. Lightning Lightning storms are probably the most concerning for your HVAC system. If you know a lightning storm is coming ahead of time, it is wise to turn off your HVAC system. Lightning can

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Humidifier vs Dehumidifier This Winter?

October 13, 2021

The amount of moisture in the air is measured by relative humidity(RH), and this refers to the amount of water vapor present in the air in relation to how cool or hot it is. The comfortable range of RH is estimated to be around 40%, and levels above 50% can facilitate bacterial growth. Usually, the climate is responsible for controlling the humidity level. However, in some cases, the air might become too dry or too humid and cause symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue, coughing and at times worsen conditions such as asthma and allergies

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Furnace Issues You Might Experience

September 16, 2021

Having a furnace is a great way to ensure that your family stays warm, and your home remains safe during the winter months. However, your furnace is susceptible to various malfunctions that you could encounter at various points through its lifespan. By being able to identify the source of the problem, you can take steps to fix it rapidly so that you don’t go without heat for long. Dirty Filter Your furnace uses an air filter to enhance the quality of air inside of your house. As this filter does its job, it eventually

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How to Know Your AC Isn’t Working Efficiently

August 17, 2021

Keeping your air conditioning system working efficiently means you get your home cool without expending needless energy. Left on its own, every AC unit experiences degrading efficiency over time. Here are some signals that let you know your equipment is operating less efficiently than designed. Less Air Coming From Your Vents Pay attention to the amount of air coming from your vents. This is easy to do if you simply stand in front of floor vents with bare feet. There’s no need for special equipment. If you find that the air feels fainter

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