5 Benefits of Sealing HVAC Ducts From the Inside

November 20, 2020

Damaged ductwork is one of the costliest problems with any HVAC system in Kennesaw and surrounding areas. Holes and tears in the materials are perfect places for heated and cooled air to escape into walls and ceiling spaces. Your HVAC equipment then has to run longer to reach the temperature set on your thermostat. This requires more energy use, and you spend more each month on your utilities. But how do you repair the damage in your ductwork? The task seems challenging because ductwork is hidden away in walls and ceilings, and repairs require applying tape

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Carbon Monoxide in the Home: A Quick Safety Guide

October 20, 2020

Carbon monoxide is a significant concern throughout the developed world. Everyone should be aware of this dangerous gas so they can prevent tragedy. What is it, and why is it so dangerous? Follow along for the facts. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is an odorless, tasteless, and otherwise undetectable gas to the human senses. It is also highly poisonous to breathe, whether you’re a person or animal. This is because, when breathed in, it displaces the oxygen levels already in our bodies, and unless resolved right away by professional medical means, this is often a

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FAQs about UV Lights and Indoor Air

September 20, 2020

UV light (UVC) is an essential feature in most modern homes. UV light is used to reduce the number of microbes in your home and in the ductwork. UV light can kill viruses, bacteria, and germs in your home. Since 1916, UV light has been used to treat water. The light provides a blanket around the passages in your home and lamps, killing all air pollutants. Today, UV light treats drinking water and indoor air. Here are some FAQs about UV light and indoor air quality. How Do UV Air Purifiers and Air Filtration Contrast? UV

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FAQs About Ductless Air Conditioning

August 8, 2020

When you’re considering a new air conditioning system from Controlled Climate Services for your Kennesaw, GA, home, you’ll have a lot of choices. If you’re adding onto your home, planning new construction or upgrading an older home, ductless air conditioning is a wise choice. Read on for five frequently asked questions and answers about ductless air conditioning systems. 1. How Efficient Is a Ductless Air Conditioning System? Ductless air conditioning systems, like other central air conditioning systems, are rated with the seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) system. The newest ductless air conditioners average 19 SEER. Across

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Can Air Conditioning Cause Sinus Problems?

July 14, 2020

During the hottest seasons in Georgia, you simply must run your air conditioner all day. However, there are repercussions from using the AC too much. In some cases, air conditioning can actually cause sinus problems. Allergies Individuals with allergies are susceptible to sinus issues from air conditioning. In the spring, allergies are known to flare up at the first sign of foreign particles in the air. In the comfort of your home, a similar thing can happen if a layer of dust is on the ground. Your AC and fan can kick up this dust and

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Smart Thermostats vs Programmable Thermostats

March 26, 2020

It’s not hard to see why so many people are opting to swap out their old manual thermostats for a nicer, newer model that offers more precise and convenient control. But with several models on the market now available for homeowners to choose from, you may not be sure which of these new options is the right fit for your home. We wanted to take a closer look at two of the most popular types of thermostats currently available, smart and programmable thermostats, and point out some of the benefits for each of them. Programmable Thermostats

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Safety Checks and Why They’re Important

March 26, 2020

Now that the leaves are falling, it’s time for your annual furnace safety check. Every furnace manufacturer recommends regular inspections and safety checks, but are they really necessary? After all, your HVAC system isn’t like a car, with spark plugs to replace. In fact, annual safety checks are not only about safety, but they’re also important for preventative maintenance. Just like going to the dentist twice a year, having your HVAC inspected annually could prevent expensive major problems when you can least afford them. What Do Technicians Actually Check? Every company is different, and

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3 Tips for Furnace Efficiency

March 26, 2020

Although winters in Kennesaw are fairly mild, you’ll still probably be using your heat off and on throughout the winter months. If your furnace isn’t running at its best, it can result in big energy bills during the winter. The good news – you can take a few measures to improve furnace efficiency and lower those heating costs. 1. Take Time To Change Filters One of the simplest and least expensive tips for improved furnace efficiency is to take time to change your filters regularly. Old, dirty filters can result in blockages that overwork

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How Does Upgrading Your AC Unit Actually Save You Money?

March 26, 2020

If you looking are for a way to improve your home, there are many different home improvement projects and investments you could take on. One great option that you should consider would be upgrading your air conditioner. When you upgrade the air conditioner in your home, your AC unit could become more efficient and provide you with better outflow. Furthermore, this could actually end up saving you money over the long run as well. An upgraded air conditioner in your home could save you money a number of different ways: Lower Energy Bills One

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Five Reasons To Get AC Maintenance

March 26, 2020

If you’re like many Georgia homeowners, you don’t give much thought to your A/C until or unless it stops working during the peak of summer. But paying attention to regular maintenance can not only improve the overall air quality of your home, it may extend the life of your unit. Read on to learn more about the five reasons to love A/C maintenance. 1) It Keeps Your Home Healthy A poorly-maintained A/C unit can spew dust mites, pollen, pet dander, and other airborne allergens into your home. Even if you don’t have allergies or

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