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Common Causes of HVAC Problems

March 25th, 2019

condenserWouldn’t it be great if you could buy a brand new HVAC system and know for certain that it would function precisely as it should whenever you may need it for an indefinite amount of time? Sure it would, but you probably don’t need us to tell you that this is just not the way that the world works. There is no such thing as a perfect mechanical system, and even the best HVAC equipment is not the exception to the rule.

Eventually, you are going to find yourself in need of HVAC repairs in Atlanta, GA. When you do find yourself in that position, you need to act fast. Prompt service is always going to be in your best interest. Of course, avoiding problems to begin with is always the preferred situation. While there is no way in which you can hope to make your AC or heater 100% reliable, there are steps that you can take to get as close to that goal as possible.

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How Ductwork Problems Affect Forced Air Heaters

March 11th, 2019

sealing-air-ductWhen you run your home heating system, you obviously want that system to function as effectively as possible with as little associated cost as possible. Unfortunately, many homeowners wind up settling for less when it comes to overall efficiency and heating output. We believe that you deserve better than that, which is why our technicians are always here to help. That brings us to the next big obstacle, though. A lot of homeowners fail to realize that their heaters are faltering.

This is because not all problems with your heater are going to be very obvious. Yes, you may notice a drop in efficiency or even that your heater is not warming your home as successfully as usual. But if the heater is up and running reliably, has been tuned up recently, and isn’t making any weird sounds, then why worry? Well, because there’s more to your heating system than that heating unit itself. Your heat pump or furnace uses ductwork to distribute heated air throughout your home, remember.

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Sounds You Don’t Want Your Heater to Make

February 25th, 2019

covering-earsLiving in a warm climate doesn’t mean that you can get by without a heating system. While our winters in this area are not what anyone would call “extreme,” year-round residents know that their heaters have their time to shine each and every year. While a malfunctioning or even broken down heater may not be a matter of life and death in Georgia, it is certainly a matter of serious discomfort! You deserve to live comfortably in your home.

That is why we always stress how important it is to schedule prompt heating repair in Atlanta when something should go wrong with your system. Trust us, we’ve repaired many heaters that are worse off for having their heating repair needs put on the backburner. Learning some of the warning signs that your heater is in trouble is the best way to protect your system. That is why we want to talk about sounds you don’t want to hear your heater making today.

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Why You Need a Professional HVAC Contractor

February 11th, 2019

hvac-techFinding a professional to perform your HVAC services in Woodstock, GA can’t be too hard, right? You just do an online search and are given plenty of options to choose from.

Of course, not everyone on the internet who says they’re a professional actually is a professional. With HVAC services, the last thing you want is to deal with anyone less than a professional. That can have a detrimental effect on your system and home comfort.

Not only will we explain why you need a professional, but we’ll also provide a few tips on how to find one.

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Signs That Your Furnace Is in Trouble

January 28th, 2019

furnace-technician-flashlightNo, Atlanta is not setting any national records for low winter temperatures. No, this does not mean that you don’t have to worry about keeping your heater in great operating condition. We may not get nailed with snow or subzero temperatures like they do up in the northeast, but it gets more than cold enough to necessitate the use of a good heater in our homes. That is why you need prompt home furnace repair in Atlanta when something goes wrong.

Because we don’t rely on our furnaces all that much, it can be easy to overlook potential problems with the system. That is going to become a major issue when you really do need your furnace, though. That “minor” issue that you ignored or overlooked previously may be the straw that breaks the furnace’s back when it goes into heavy rotation. With that in mind, we’ll use our post today to discuss some common red flags that furnaces may be in need of repair.

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Spotting the Signs for Heating Repairs

January 14th, 2019

service-timeGeorgia is certainly not known for any record-breaking cold temperatures. However, this in no way means that you can afford to underestimate the importance of your home heating system. Those very homeowners that say things like it’s not that bad off or hey, it’s running well enough are the same homeowners that wind up contacting us for heating repair in Woodstock, GA, right when they need their systems their most. Trust us, it is always in your best interest to handle problems when they first come up.

Of course, not every problem that you may encounter with your heater is going to give you obvious warning signs early on. Because of this, you’ll definitely want to keep today’s post in mind. We are going to give you some tips about spotting the signs that heating repairs are imminent. No, you’re not going to have a 100% success rate at eliminating problems before they cause some damage or become more serious. But knowing what to look for will give you the upper hand that you need to protect your system and your comfort—and even your safety.

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3 Tips for a Great Heating Installation

December 31st, 2018

excellentThe fact that the new year starts tomorrow means we’re already pretty far into the heating season. While winters in this area are obviously very mild, that does not mean that you can scrape by with a subpar performance from your home heating system. If you have a broken down heater on your hands that you have not interest in reviving, or if you are just thinking forward to a planned replacement in a few months, this post is for you.

Regardless of how much we use our heaters around here, you need to know that the heater you have in place is going to excel in its operation. That is why you need to take a few steps to ensure a great heating system installation in Atlanta. We’ve got three simple tips to help guarantee that this is the case. Don’t take any chances with the way in which you heat your home. Keep this information in mind, and contact us with any questions that you may have.

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When to Consider a New Furnace

December 17th, 2018

furnace-technicianLiving in a warm climate does not mean that your heater isn’t every bit as important as your air conditioning system. It can be easy to let the memory of chilly winter nights slip away when we’re in the midst of another hot and humid summer season. However, they will be back before long! That means that you need a reliable heater in your home—and that may mean that you need a new furnace in Atlanta, GA.

Because we do live in a pretty warm area, a lot of homeowners can really push it in terms of how far they let their furnaces go before biting the bullet and replacing these vital systems. No matter where you live, you are going to want to get the most for your money. However, you ideally won’t be waiting for a complete breakdown before you go ahead and schedule your furnace replacement. Here are a few tips to help you decide if the time has come. 

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Don’t Fall for DIY HVAC Tips

December 3rd, 2018

heating-technicianPeople love DIY projects. There are websites dedicated to providing you with tips and tricks about how to do certain projects yourself. Certainly, you can build yourself a new centerpiece, or even paint an old coffee table, but there are some projects that are better left to experienced professionals.

HVAC projects require the hands of a trained technician. Often, doing something yourself leads to further damage. We understand that there are thousands of “how-to” videos online, but HVAC technicians undergo years of training to master their skills. Simply watching a video is not enough training for HVAC repairs.

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What Goes Into a Heating Installation?

November 19th, 2018

dog-blanketThe short answer is “way too much for anyone other than a professional HVAC installer to handle!” We aren’t going to leave you with such a broad statement, of course. In today’s post, we are going to look at what a heating installation actually entails. It is a very complex process, and every step needs to be completed with the skill and expertise that only trained professionals can offer. There is a lot riding on the quality of your heating system installation.

We are talking about the overall performance quality of your heater, of course, but we are also talking about the integrity of the system and even your own safety. Clearly, your heating installation is not something to rush and it is not something to underestimate. The fact that you are reading this right now means that you are well on your way to a great heating installation in Atlanta, though. Our winters are not frigid, but you still need a great heating experience!

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