The Importance of Timely Annual Furnace Maintenance

November 25th, 2019

Changing Furnace FilterYou know that your car requires regular maintenance. You get the oil changed, rotate the tires, have the fluid levels checked, and complete other basic maintenance tasks regularly without waiting for something to go wrong with your car. So why wouldn’t you do your furnace the same courtesy? Far too many homeowners ignore the importance of regular maintenance for their HVAC system and simply wait until there’s a problem to get repairs. Here’s why regular, annual furnace checkups are so important for your furnace.

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What You Should Expect during an HVAC Service

November 18th, 2019

HVAC MaintenanceOne of the keystones of proper HVAC performance and longevity is regularly scheduled maintenance. Though your HVAC system may perform reliably most of the time, it’s comprised of several mechanical components that require periodic upkeep and maintenance performed by a service provider skilled in heating maintenance in Decatur. Failure to maintain your HVAC system can lead to damage to your system, or, in a worst-case scenario, total AC and heating replacement.

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5 Tips to Prepare Your AC for Winter

November 11th, 2019

AC Unit in SnowAs winter approaches, it’s time to prepare your air conditioner for the cooler weather. Taking action to protect your air conditioner during the winter can prolong the life of your AC unit. It can prevent damage to your unit from rust, corrosion, nesting, and falling debris. Here are 5 tips to help you prepare your AC unit for the winter.

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Comparing Gas and Electric Furnaces

November 4th, 2019

ThermostatIn the winter months, there’s nothing like the welcoming warmth of a properly functioning home heating system. Life in the colder times of the year can be quite uncomfortable without a heat source, and central heating provides the most direct, most efficient, and safest source of heat for your home when properly installed and maintained by a licensed heating company. Fortunately, homeowners have options when it comes to home heating, as furnaces can be powered by either gas or electricity.

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What’s the Difference between HRV and ERV Systems?

October 20th, 2019

LennoxOlder homes such as the kind you probably grew up in always had some amount of air leaking in and out of the house. While horribly inefficient, the need for ventilation wasn’t as apparent as it is today. Modern houses are constructed as airtight as possible so they will keep the hot air in during winter and the cold air during summer. While this increased efficiency saves money as well as stress on your HVAC, it requires you to have a mechanical ventilation system to provide your home with clean, healthy indoor air. The most advanced types of equipment designed to ventilate houses are HRV (Heat Recovery Ventilation) and ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilation). Here are some things you should know about HVAC installation in Decatur.

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A Complete Checklist for Furnace Maintenance

October 15th, 2019

Install ceiling fanMaintaining your furnace is important not only so that you avoid expensive repairs and breakdowns during the winter, but a well-maintained furnace can also help you save money on your heating bills. Maintaining heating systems in Johns Creek is a job for you as a homeowner as well as for professional HVAC technicians. Here are the items you should have on your maintenance checkup for your furnace this fall.

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Why Is Your AC Short Cycling?

October 10th, 2019

Dirty air filterResidential HVAC services in Cumming, GA, are frequently contacted to help homeowners with a common problem with their air conditioner: short cycling. Short cycling basically means that the AC turns on and off frequently, which means that your home isn’t getting to a comfortable temperature. Fortunately, the cause of short cycling can often be addressed without too much trouble. Here are a few reasons your system might be doing this and how HVAC professionals can help.

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The Health Hazards of Unclean Air Ducts

October 3rd, 2019

Dirty air ventThe ducts are an important part of your HVAC system. In fact, in some cases what seems to be a problem with your heating or air-conditioning may actually be a problem with your vents. It’s important to have your ducts cleaned as part of HVAC preventive maintenance but cleaning your ducts can also be beneficial for your health. Here are a few ways your health may suffer from dirty air ducts.

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4 Steps to Prep Your Furnace System for Fall

September 30th, 2019

As fall gets closer, you’ll want to call someone to do regular maintenance, like cleaning the air ducts and checking the heating system’s mechanics.

Of course, there are steps you can also take. Depending on how you use your furnace, what type of air filter you have, and where you live, you may have to change your air filter as much as once a month.

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The Benefits of Replacing Your Furnace and AC Together

September 23rd, 2019

AC TechnicianAverage temperatures for September usually reach the low 80s. The calendar says fall is approaching, but it’ll feel like summer for several more weeks. You may even get a little more use from your AC before it’s time to switch over to your furnace. If your furnace gave you problems last year, you wouldn’t be upset if the warm temperatures hang around for a month or so. It gives you time to think about replacing the old furnace. While you’re thinking, add a few thoughts about replacing your AC at the same time. It can be done! Keep reading and learn why you should replace the two together. Don’t wait for winter to call a technician who specializes in heating services in Decatur to come out and walk you through the process.

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