These AC Noises Mean Trouble

May 15th, 2023

What in the world is that noise? Is that your air conditioner? You know it shouldn’t be making that sound, right? Well, never fear. We’re here to help. Your air conditioner doesn’t have many options for letting you know that something is wrong, but it certainly can make noise. If you’re hearing something funny or unexpected from your AC unit, check this handy list to find out why it might be doing that. 

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3 Ways an Air Purifier Helps Your Home

May 1st, 2023

How’s the air quality inside your home? Are you concerned about how much time you spend indoors, which, for the average American, is estimated by the EPA to be more than 90% of your time? Have you heard the alarming fact that indoor air has much higher concentrations of contaminants than outdoor air? Do you want to know what you can do about it?

There are a few different systems that can dramatically improve indoor air quality. What exactly are the ways that your home will benefit? And what are the different options for getting your indoor air cleaner? Here’s the rundown.

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Why a Refrigerant Leak Means You Need Repairs

April 17th, 2023

While there are many critical components in an air conditioner, it is the refrigerant itself which does the job of absorbing heat from inside your home and carrying it outside to be released. Your AC unit was manufactured with all the refrigerant it should need for its entire lifetime. It doesn’t need to be refilled … unless you have a refrigerant leak. 

How do refrigerant leaks happen? How can you tell if your AC’s refrigerant is leaking? And what needs to be done about it? Here’s all the information you need.

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5 Reasons to Book an AC Tune-Up Today

April 3rd, 2023

Ahhh, spring in Georgia! Is there anything lovelier? But don’t forget that it’s also a warning sign: summer is coming, and you’ll soon be getting overheated. How can you be sure that your air conditioner is in peak condition for the hot months ahead? By getting a tune-up, of course. Here are 5 reasons why scheduling AC maintenance in Monroe, GA should be at the top of your springtime to-do list.

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AC vs. Heat Pump: Which Is Better for Your Home?

March 20th, 2023

Is it time to replace your air conditioner? Maybe it failed completely at the end of last summer, or maybe you know it’s on its last legs. But since you’re looking into your replacement options, you’ve probably started to wonder whether a traditional air conditioner or a heat pump is a better choice.

Before you consult a professional for help sorting through the possibilities, you may want some more information. Here are some reasons you might want a heat pump instead of an air conditioner, and some reasons why you might decide against it.

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Surprising Causes of Problems With Your AC

March 6th, 2023

We see air conditioner troubles every day. Some of them are quite common, and no one is surprised. Others can come as quite a surprise to the customer, and sometimes even to the technician. But no matter what the problem is, and no matter how it was caused, you deserve to have your home at a comfortable temperature and we want to help you get it there.

Here are some of the less common air conditioning issues that we sometimes run into. How surprised would you be to discover these?

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4 Ways Maintenance Saves You Money Over Time

February 20th, 2023

We often emphasize just how important heating maintenance is. We talk about how often it needs to be done. We sometimes mention that we have a maintenance plan that can help you stay on track with your maintenance and even offers discounts and priority service. But if you’re concerned about paying for a maintenance appointment, it might be more helpful to you if we explained how much money you can save by making sure your heating system is properly maintained.

Here are the top four ways that you’ll have more money in your pocket when you get annual heating maintenance from qualified professionals.

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Bad Heater Airflow Can Lead to These Problems

February 6th, 2023

When you’re chilly outdoors and come into your home, you expect—and deserve—to warm up thanks to plentiful hot air coming from your vents. It’s absolutely miserable to have just a trickle of warm air and be unable to get your home warm enough. 

Insufficient airflow through your heating system can have a variety of causes, and it’s important to address it, because it can also cause a variety of other problems. What are those possible causes, and what heating troubles could occur because of that low airflow? We’ll lay out some details for you.

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Understanding the Dangers of a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 23rd, 2023

A gas furnace is an effective and reliable way to heat your home. Because of the cost of natural gas as compared to electricity, it tends to be the more affordable option, as well. And as technology has improved, gas furnace efficiency has increased significantly. But what people sometimes wonder is just how safe it is to use a gas-burning furnace to heat their home.

On the whole, the answer is a simple yes. Driving a car, an everyday thing you might not consider risky, is thousands of times more dangerous than having a gas furnace. The improvements in technology that have allowed efficiency to go up have also improved safety. And as long as you have working carbon monoxide detectors and make sure your furnace receives routine maintenance, it’s perfectly safe. If you want to know exactly how to best ensure your safety when you have a gas furnace, though, you should learn about the heat exchanger.

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Most Common Furnace Repairs in Winter

January 9th, 2023

If you’re a new homeowner, or are in the position of caring for a furnace for the first time, it may seem mysterious and confusing. What should you expect? What can go wrong? The truth of the matter is that furnaces are generally quite reliable and you don’t need to worry too much about them. The best way to avoid furnace problems is to make sure you get preventative maintenance every year. This way, little issues won’t add up, dusty mess will be cleaned before it causes trouble, and moving parts will be lubricated to reduce wear and tear.

However, there will be times when a furnace encounters a real need for repair. We’ll go over a few of the things we see most often, so that if these problems do happen to your furnace, they won’t catch you by surprise.

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