David Bentley took time with us measuring the square footage of the house, checking our system, and answering our questions. He was not the least bit pushy. We were very impressed with his genuine concern that we understood each answer he gave us.
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!
Home renovations can be exciting, but they can also create a mess for your home heating and cooling system. Dirt and debris, like the kind kicked up during renovation work can damage your system. There are steps you can take to minimize the dirt and protect your HVAC system during renovation.
- Make sure to have a plan of action for your HVAC protection and maintenance before the remodeling process begins.
- Turn your HVAC system off to eliminate circulating air. This will decrease the probability of dirt and debris being sucked into your ductwork.
With Valentine's Day approaching, we are all getting ready to show love to those who are always there for us, who never let us down and who can always make us feel better after a long, hard day. Sound familiar? Of course, those are all the qualities of your HVAC system! Let's talk about all the reasons to LOVE your HVAC system this holiday. After all, it is the heart of your home. Indoor Air Quality
Take the hassle out of scheduling your furnace & AC maintenance with a service plan from Atlanta's trust home comfort experts at Anchor Heating & Air Co. Our service plans ensure your home stays comfortable and energy efficient in Peachtree City, Newnan, Dallas, Acworth, Marietta, College Park, & Buckhead, GA
The real estate market in West Georgia and surrounding areas has been on a steady incline, which may have you considering a move. If you are in the market, we have some considerations for you regarding the HVAC system of the house you are either planning to sell or planning to buy.