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The Dangers of Damaged Ductwork

Monday, April 5th, 2021

ductwork-in-atticIt would be a challenge for you to find a homeowner in our area who doesn’t care how efficiently their air conditioner operates. Given how much of our cooling that we use every year, it makes sense that when the time comes to start using it again in the spring, we want to do so as affordably as possible.

What many folks don’t think about, however, is the role that the “V” part of “HVAC” plays. V stands for ventilation, and your ductwork makes up the ventilation system, connecting your forced-air HVAC systems to the outdoors, making the distribution of conditioned air possible.

Ductwork is often out of sight, and therefore out of mind—behind walls or in attics and crawlspaces. So it’s not easy for you to see when and if it’s damaged… but what can happen if it is damaged?

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What Steps Do We Go Through During Heating Maintenance?

Monday, January 11th, 2021

checklist-with-red-markerHaving your climate control systems routinely maintained is important for efficiency, longevity, and your overall home comfort during the winter. True, we may not have as bone-chillingly cold winters as other areas of the country, but they still pack quite the punch in comparison to our summers. And so, we need high-quality heating systems in place. This is only possible with maintenance.

Before we go any further with this blog post, we really want to stress the importance of professional maintenance. Maintenance tasks aren’t something that any homeowner can do. We have the training and expertise necessary, as well as the proper licensing to get it done. But what actually happens during a routine heating maintenance appointment? Read on to find out!

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Yes, You Should Enroll in a Maintenance Plan—Here’s Why!

Monday, December 28th, 2020

checklistIt’s probably safe to say that we tend to put more focus on our air conditioners than our heaters here in the Lawrenceville area. For good reason, too. After all, our summers are hot, sticky, and oppressive. But there is one big thing that your air conditioner and the heater has in common—the need for routine maintenance!

Look, however briefly you feel you actually use your heating system, the fact remains that you do use it, and when you run this HVAC system, you want it to cost as little as possible, right? After all, with all the work your air conditioner goes through you’re already paying enough for energy!

And this is why maintenance is so vital. But how do you remember to keep up with those maintenance appointments? Well, with a maintenance program of course! Read on as we uncover the benefits of enrolling in such a program.

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3 Reasons Not To Wait on Those Heating Repairs

Monday, December 14th, 2020

clockIf there’s any year we don’t want to deal with one more thing going wrong, it’s 2020 right? So if your heater is showing signs that it needs to be repaired, it may be really tempting to ignore it. After all, your heater is a sturdy piece of equipment—it will be fine, right?

Well, while a well-maintained heater will certainly give you reliable service, no heater is indestructible. Sooner or later, you’re going to experience an issue or to with your heater, and when this occurs the best thing you can do for that heater is schedule professional repairs ASAP. Yes, dealing with a heater problem can be a hassle, and it’s hardly ever “convenient” for your budget or schedule. But waiting too long can lead to bigger repair needs and more expensive repair costs.

We want you to be as comfortable as possible as we head into winter. True, we may not have the chilly and snowy weather of our neighbors up north, but our winters are nothing to sneeze at. Get your repairs done as soon as you can, for these 3 reasons:

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Tips for Boosting Your Heater Efficiency This Year

Monday, November 30th, 2020

woman-huddled-up-looking-coldWe may not be ready to admit it, but wintertime is right around the corner. True, we don’t get the frigid cold temperatures that households in other parts of the country do. But our winters are still chilly by our regards, right? And each of us wants a fully functional, affordable heating system in our homes to get us through.

Your heater might be reliable. It might be effective, but are you using it as efficiently as possible? If not, it’s very likely that you’re paying way more than you should to actually use it. Our heating seasons may seem relatively brief, but that’s even more of a reason not to overpay for wintertime comfort. Read on as we uncover some ways you can boost your heating efficiency this year.

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Don’t Ignore These Furnace Sounds

Monday, November 16th, 2020

woman-holding-hand-to-ear-to-listenThere are certain noises that after a while, are fairly easy to “tune-out.” If you live on a busy street, for example, you may get used to the noise of cars whizzing by and the honking of horns. What you should never get used to though, are noises coming from your furnace that you’ve never heard before.

The reason for this is because those noises are a very clear indicator that something is amiss with your furnace, and you need to pay attention. By calling our technicians as soon as you notice something is up, you can help make sure that your furnace operates as it should and is able to provide you with efficient and effective heating throughout the years.

Not only this, but managing furnace problems ASAP protects the safety of your household. This isn’t to say, of course, that furnaces are dangerous by nature. But when you don’t care for yours properly, then it can become dangerous. We’ve uncovered below some of the noises you should always pay attention to when it comes to your furnace.

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Troubleshooting a Failed Furnace

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

furnace-with-pipesWhen your gas furnace doesn’t come on during a cold winter day, that’s a problem. It may be a big problem. Or it could be a small oversight. You can depend on our expert technicians for the HVAC service in Lawrenceville, GA to restore your furnace to working condition. But before you call us, there are a few basic troubleshooting steps to go through to make sure you don’t have a minor issue you can correct yourself.

Please note: we’re not advocating for you to attempt a “do-it-yourself” furnace repair! Troubleshooting doesn’t involve getting out the toolkit and opening the furnace panel. Don’t go beyond the simple steps listed below to see what’s wrong with your furnace. You only want experienced pros like us to service a gas-powered heating system. We’re licensed and insured, so you can expect the best and safest repair help from us.

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AC Installation: Should You Go Ductless?

Monday, September 21st, 2020

woman-with-remote-turning-on-ductless-air-handler

Temperatures are just beginning to mellow out a bit. Perhaps you’ve already stopped using your air conditioner on a regular basis for the season. How’s that AC doing? Is it in good shape or is it aging and requiring a lot of repairs?

If it’s the latter, you may be in the position of considering an AC replacement. If you are, we encourage you to consider going ductless! There are a number of benefits to doing so, which we’ll cover below.

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AC Tune-Up Time: It’s Never Too Late

Monday, July 27th, 2020

two-techs-working-on-ac-outdoor-unitDid you have air conditioning maintenance this past spring? If not, you may think it’s too late. After all, just about any professional HVAC technician will tell you its best to have this service done then (our team included). The reason for this is because it’s before you actually need your system the most.

But, that doesn’t mean it’s ever too late for your AC maintenance. We’d rather have you schedule it “late” than not at all. Your air conditioner and your utility bills will benefit from this. The only time it’s “too late” for AC maintenance is if it’s completely broken down and is beyond repair. But an annual AC tune-up (or biannual, if you have a heat pump) will help prevent those repairs, plus offer the following benefits:

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Tips for Preventing AC Repair Needs

Monday, July 13th, 2020

hvac-wall-vent-near-floorIf you’ve lived in the Lawrenceville area through even just one summer, then you know your air conditioning system goes through a lot of work, right? Fortunately, these systems are durable and designed to handle the heat—when they are properly cared for, anyway.

If your cooling system isn’t properly taken care of, you can find yourself paying a lot more for your air conditioner to keep you cool than you should have to. You might also find yourself facing repair needs you weren’t expecting. We’d like to help you avoid that! The tips we’ve shared below will help you not only prevent AC repair needs, but will help boost the efficiency of your AC system as well.

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