How Furnace Maintenance Can Save on Heating Costs

October 15th, 2018

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Many homeowners tend to ignore their HVAC systems until a problem arises, at which point, they pay for repairs and move on. However, many of these homeowners don’t realize that those repairs could have been prevented by regular maintenance. They believe that maintenance is an unnecessary cost and they’re saving money by refusing to have their systems maintained. But maintenance can actually reduce your overall HVAC costs significantly. Here’s how.

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5 Ways Your HVAC System Can Help Reduce Allergens

October 8th, 2018

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Allergens can be a nightmare. Itchy, watery eyes, congestion, and coughing can keep you up all night and make you miserable all day. But while you’re likely to blame pollen and other allergens outdoors, your home heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system–or HVAC, for short–could be responsible for your symptoms. Technicians who specialize in HVAC installation in Buford, GA, often find that people who complain of poor outdoor air quality should actually work on their indoor air quality. 

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An Overview of Ductless Heat Pumps

October 1st, 2018

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If you’re looking to upgrade or replace the heating system in a portion of your home, or if you’re searching for a system for an addition that has yet to be built, you should be aware of the benefits and drawbacks of a ductless heat pump. Although summer and fall in Georgia can be deceiving, you can rest assured you’ll be in need of a good heating system come winter with its surprisingly consistently low temperatures.

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What is an HVAC Refrigerant Leak?

September 24th, 2018

Your air conditioning unit is made up of many different components and moving parts. Perhaps the most important is the refrigerant. The refrigerant found in your air conditioner is what cools the air as it cycles through the appliance. Once cooled, the air is then pumped through the ducts in your home, allowing it to reduce the temperature. Because the refrigerant is so important, a leak is a big deal. To better understand why a refrigerant leak could warrant an HVAC replacement in Buford, GA, here’s what you need to know.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

September 17th, 2018

As Fall approaches, you probably have a list of to-do’s to get ready for winter. One of the top priorities on the list should be to perform maintenance on your HVAC system. You do not have to do it, particularly if you want to shiver and wonder if you need heating replacement in Alpharetta once it gets cold, but if you want to avoid that, a little maintenance now will go a long way towards ensuring you have heat when you want or need it. Here is a brief list of maintenance steps you should take, at a minimum, before the seasons turn.

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Furnace Filter Replacement Guide

September 10th, 2018

Your HVAC air filter is one of the most critical elements in your heating and cooling system, which makes proper maintenance of it imperative. It also means you must regularly inspect and replace your air filter in order to keep your ductwork clean and the machinery in your system working properly. Even if you have a new residential HVAC system in Cumming, GA, you need to regularly inspect your filters for dust, dirt and debris; here is how to do that.

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Name That Sound: Deciphering Your AC Unit’s Noises

September 3rd, 2018

Your air conditioner, like any other appliance, is made up of many working parts. From the condenser to the outside unit, all of these pieces work together to ensure that your home stays cool during the summer months. If a component within the makeup of your AC unit isn’t working properly, it may begin to make odd noises. From bangs and screeching to whirring and whistling, here’s are a few easy ways to decipher what those sounds mean and whether or not they indicate the need to call a heating and air contractor in Atlanta.

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The Four Seasons of Your HVAC System

August 25th, 2018

When the weather gets uncomfortable outside, you take refuge in your home. That’s why it’s important that you maintain the system all year round. Check out our tips for keeping your heater and ac working during all four seasons.

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The Latest Innovations That Can Make Your HVAC Work Better

August 19th, 2018

AC unitTechnology is changing and improving at a rapid pace, now more than ever. Never in the history of humanity has technology, especially home technology, been so convenient and capable of improving lives. Take heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The following technological advancements can make your home heating and cooling experience more efficient, comfortable, and manageable. 

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What Every Homeowner Should Know about Air Conditioning

August 13th, 2018

AC unitYour air conditioner is important to helping you feel comfortable during the hot summer months. When it breaks down, it’s inconvenient at best. At Cool Air Mechanical in Brookhaven, we understand the reason why people have air conditioning. Unfortunately, too few homeowners actually understand their AC units. Here are some things you should know.

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