Posts by Martin Hoover
Spring Will Be Here Soon. Is Your AC Ready?
Spring is on its way, and with it the warmer temperatures. During the spring months in the Decatur area, the temperatures average out in the mid-70s, and start to move up into the 80s once May arrives. That’s why it’s so important that your home’s air conditioning system is ready for the warm weather ahead.…Read More
Why Update Your Thermostat? Here are 3 Good Reasons.
Many people don’t really think about the thermostat in their home. They turn it up when they’d like to get warm, and down when they’d like to feel cooler. But did you know that your thermostat is actually a key part of your home comfort system? A thermostat is the bridge between your…Read More
Need Allergy Solutions for Your Home? Make it F.R.E.S.H.
If you are one of the millions who suffer from seasonal allergies, your home should be a sanctuary of comfort and relief. Surprisingly, many homes actually make symptoms worse. That’s because pollen, dust, dander and other typical allergens can get into your home, and circulate through the HVAC system. Fortunately, there are measures you can…Read More
Ductless Heat Pumps Are a Year-Round Comfort Solution
In Georgia, many people choose ductless air conditioning to keep their homes cool when the temperatures outside are on the rise. But did you know it’s also possible to heat your home with a ductless system as well? The best part? It’s an all-in-one solution, so you can reliably heat your home with your ductless…Read More
What’s Wrong with the Furnace in My Atlanta, GA Home?
Your home’s furnace or heat pump works 24 hours a day and seven days a week. As a result, it is common for some issues to occur. Heating units are made up of motors, relays, switches and circuitry. As they cycle on and off, year after year, it’s inevitable that something will eventually fail. In…Read More
Case Study: Fixing Noisy HVAC System and Humid Home
A noisy HVAC system is a nuisance and can be a symptom of a larger problem. Since the customer at this brick home built in the 1980s also had humidity issues in the summer, our team decided that the installation of a high efficiency Daikin FIT system was the right solution. Not only are these…Read More
How Can I Tell If My Heating System Needs Repair?
When the weather turns cooler in Georgia, people find themselves looking to their heating system to stay warm and comfortable. It’s important to make sure that your heating system is ready for the cold weather. Of course, one of the best ways to do that is by making sure that your system gets the proper…Read More
Case Study: Indoor Air Quality and Proper HVAC System Installation
The owner of this two-story brick home wanted to replace an old gas furnace (thirty or more years old) and air conditioning system (fifteen or more years old). The original installer hadn’t considered the importance of air quality in this setup. As such, only an inefficient one-inch filter was in use, impacting the condition of…Read More
Fireplace Safety Tips For Wood and Gas Fireplaces
Today’s fireplaces are much different than those of days past. Older fireplaces were primarily constructed of masonry flues that were double-lined and strongly constructed to ensure decades of trouble-free use with the occasional cleaning. Fireplaces today are designed using pre-fab, high-tech methods that rely on metal flues and lightweight metal casings that are much more…Read More
How Can I Keep My New Heating System Running Effectively?
If you’ve replaced your heating system over the last couple of years, you might think that because it’s brand-new, you don’t need to worry about maintenance. While it seems like a newer heating system wouldn’t need it, the fact is, getting the proper maintenance is very important at all stages of equipment life. Of…Read More