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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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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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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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 26, 2021

As the summertime heat kicks up, your home air conditioning system starts to work even harder. Working at such a high capacity, it’s not uncommon for various components of your air conditioning system to malfunction from time to time. By taking the time to understand what some of the most usual air conditioning issues are, you can be prepared in how to deal with them effectively. 1. Faulty Thermostat Your thermostat is the main controller of your entire air conditioning system. If your thermostat doesn’t turn on, the remaining components of your air conditioning system

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How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 14, 2021

If you’re like most families, you rely on your air conditioning unit to remain comfortable throughout the scorching hot summer months. While you can’t prevent all issues that may arise with your air conditioning unit, you can help to lower your risks of experiencing them. Below are some of the best home air conditioning maintenance tips to help prepare your unit for a long run this summer. Clean Your Condensation Lines An important part of your air conditioning system is the condensation lines. These lines help to remove excess moisture from the air to the outside

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Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

May 10, 2021

When your air conditioner is running properly, it should be quiet and run without freezing. However, you may have noticed your system showing signs of freezing up, especially on the hottest days. But what causes these frozen problems, and what can you do about them? How Your Air Conditioner Cools Before digging into the causes of system freezes, it may help to understand how your system works. The trick behind your air conditioner is that it transfers heat from the air in your home to the air outside. Removing the heat from the air is what

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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, or Atlanta area 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

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