We were really impressed with the service provided by Anchor. The repair person promptly diagnosed and serviced our air conditioner the same day. THE SAME DAY! No waiting for parts to arrive. What a relief because our home was really uncomfortable due the heat.
I don't know anyone in the South who doesn't LOVE their air conditioner! That doesn't necessarily mean we want to look at them while enjoying and spending time in our outdoor living spaces. There are plenty of ways you can hide, mask, conceal and block your air conditioning unit to keep it out of view. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before you do that.
Your best defense against mold is to control the moisture in your home. In part two of our mold prevention series, Anchor Heating & Air Co. discusses cleaning rain gutters, diverting water from the foundation and more. Anchor serves Peachtree City, Newnan, Dallas, Acworth, Marietta, College Park, & Buckhead, GA
Mold is not only a shower problem, it can grow anywhere: on carpet, clothing, food, paper, and even in places you can't see, such as the backside of drywall, areas inside walls, around leaking or condensing pipes, and above ceiling tiles. Since mold can trigger serious health risks to you and your family, it’s important to keep it out. So what can you do if you're concerned about mold growing in your home? The best approach is preventing mold before it begins with the following key tips:
Buying a central heating and cooling system could be one the largest investments you’ll make. Whether you are buying preemptively to improve energy-efficiency or replacing a broken system, there is good news. The right energy-efficient system and installation can give you considerable savings over the lifetime of the system, which will also help offset your initial investment. HVAC financing through credit or a loan can help you meet the significant financial commitment a system installation brings.
As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, even though we can’t do anything about the pollen monsoon outdoors, there are steps you can take to minimize indoor allergens. Reducing the overall allergen load that your body has to process will cut down on symptoms. Hopefully, tips from the previous post such as doubling up on doormats, cleaning from top to bottom, and frequent laundering of linens were helpful to you. Read further for more tips to minimize indoor allergens:
Hey! Who painted my deck yellow? I didn't ask for that... Unfortunately, that's not paint. It's just the itchy, sneezy, wheezy, pollen covered time of the year that Georgia does so well (insert sarcasm). Even though we can't do anything about the pollen monsoon outdoors, we do have some tips to help you minimize indoor allergens. Everyone has an individual allergen tolerance level that is like a bucket. Once your bucket is full, you begin to feel miserable.
Air ducts are used to distribute warm or cold conditioned air throughout your house. If you have a problem with high utility bills or rooms that are difficult to heat or cool, the cause could be faulty ducts and duct sealing could be the answer. Up to 20% of the air that moves through your system could be lost due to leaks, holes and poorly connected ducts. Properly sealed ductwork will benefit your home in the following ways:
While spring is still a few weeks away, take time now to prepare your air conditioner for the high temps that will be here before you know it! The U.S. Department of Energy reports that heating and cooling account for about 48% of the average home utility bill, so the more efficiently you can run your air conditioning, the more money you’ll save.
Use the following tips to prepare your air conditioner for spring and have it running in tip top shape for the warm weather heading our way.
March has arrived which means Spring is on the way! In the South, we tend to experience spring like temperatures and dampness earlier than others so we wanted to go ahead and get some information to you about controlling humidity in your home. Things start to get extra damp and sticky as temperatures rise, which can not only make your home uncomfortable, it can cause mold and other damage. If you notice signs of extra moisture in your home, check the tips below for help:
Energy Star recommends checking your HVAC filter every month, especially during heavy use months (winter and summer). If the filter looks dirty after a month, change it. At a minimum, change the filter every 3 months.
Why so often? And what are the benefits? We are glad you asked!