8 Common HVAC Emergencies and How to Handle Them

January 9, 2024

Your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems all play a vital role in how comfortable you are all year long. The reliability of your system and your level of comfort are both put at risk when unexpected situations develop. Let’s take a look at eight different kinds of HVAC crises and what to do in each of them. To limit damage, guarantee your safety, and restore your home’s temperature control, it’s important to be ready to handle these concerns quickly. 1. Complete System Failure Thermostat problems, component failures, or a tripped circuit breaker are just

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Can a Drafty Window Affect How Your HVAC System Functions?

December 12, 2023

Attractive windows can increase the value of your Kennesaw, GA, home. They let natural light into the home, are a source of insulation, and can make a home appear larger. However, many homeowners have dealt with leaky windows at one point or another. This issue is frustrating, and it can have an impact on your home’s heating and cooling system. If you have leaks around your windows, you could pay up to 30% or more on your monthly energy bills. The more your windows leak, the harder your HVAC system will need to work to keep your

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What to Do If Your AC Keeps Tripping the Circuit Breaker

September 14, 2023

An HVAC Maintenance Plan system is always on an independent 240-volt circuit that only powers the system and nothing else. Any time your AC draws too much electricity and overloads the circuit for any reason, the circuit breaker will immediately trip so no more power flows through the circuit. This is important for preventing a possible fire. It also protects the system as all of the extra power flowing through the circuit could cause major damage if the breaker didn’t trip. Your AC system can trip the circuit breaker for a variety of different issues. Sometimes

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How Often Should You Replace Your HVAC Air Filters?

June 13, 2023

HVAC air filters are designed to prevent dust and debris from getting inside the system and potentially damaging its components or limiting its effectiveness. Depending on the type of air filter you use, it can also help to improve your home’s air quality by trapping pollen, dust mites, mold spores, and other allergens and contaminants. The only issue is that the air filter will eventually trap so much dust and other particles that it becomes clogged to the point where almost no air can flow through it. This limits the effectiveness of your heating and cooling

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Everything You Need to Know About Recovery Mode on Your Thermostat

February 15, 2023

Older thermostats typically have limited buttons, modes, and functions. They worked well for turning heaters and air conditioners off and on, engaging system fans, and humidity regulation. However, with the advent and increasingly widespread use of programmable and smart thermostats, the learning curve for these devices has steepened. If you’re still familiarizing yourself with your thermostat, you may be surprised to see it enter recovery mode. Following is everything that you need to know about recovery mode, including how it impacts your energy bill and how it affects the temperature in your Kennesaw, Georgia home. What Recovery

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The Basics of an HVAC System

January 20, 2023

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are essential for providing comfortable temperatures in any home or office building. But what exactly is an HVAC system, and how does it work? Read on to learn the basics of an HVAC system and how it can keep your family, friends, or colleagues comfortable throughout the year. What is an HVAC System? An HVAC system is a combination of components and machinery that work together to heat and cool your home or office space. The most common type of HVAC system consists of a furnace or air handler,

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Do I Need to Cover My Outdoor HVAC Unit During the Winter?

December 19, 2022

HVAC units are expensive, which means you should always do whatever you can to protect your unit from damage. In terms of protecting an HVAC unit, one question we often get is whether or not you need to cover an outdoor HVAC unit during the winter. Covering your AC unit during the winter isn’t absolutely necessary, but it is also a good idea as long as you do it correctly. If you have a heat pump, you obviously won’t want to cover it since it will continue to run throughout the winter to heat your home. With that in mind,

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How Does a New HVAC Improve Your Home Equity?

August 17, 2022

Your home is your most important asset, so it makes sense that you want to do everything you can to protect its value. Among the practical ways to do so is by upgrading your HVAC. Sure, a new HVAC will set you back some money upfront. But in the long run, the upgrade will add to your home equity, making it a wise investment financially and for your family’s comfort. Learn more on whether a new HVAC can add to your home equity. Reduces Energy Bills A new heating and cooling

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Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Best Whole-House Air Purifier

July 15, 2022

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? Are you constantly cleaning after your pet’s fur and dander? If so, you may need a whole-house air purifier to improve the air quality in your home. What Is a Whole-House Air Purifier? A whole-house air purifier is a device that cleans the air in your home. It is designed to remove pollutants, allergens, and other contaminants from the air, improve indoor air quality, and reduce allergies and asthma symptoms. Whole-house air purifiers can also reduce pet dander, smoke, and other airborne particles. How Does

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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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