Best Ways to Prevent Costly HVAC Repairs in Your Home

Your HVAC system may actually be one of the single most expensive pieces of hardware that make up your home. And yet, for all that, many people ignore their furnace or A/C systems and treat them like indestructible, perpetual motion machines that will work forever. But, like any complex piece of technology, that’s just not the case. That’s why it’s important for people to start thinking of their HVAC systems like they would a car or even their own bodies. This is hardware that needs some regular care and maintenance, and if it doesn’t get it, it can mean a
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Tips Xcel Energy Wants To Keep Quiet

Summer is here and energy costs are rising. Between the warmer weather and children being out of school and using more electricity, the market for electricity expands. As it expands, electricity suppliers raise costs. While the average homeowner has no recourse but to pay their electric company the market rate, they can change some of their habits to reduce their use. Respected area heating and cooling service company, Lion Home Service wants to get the word out on how to save on energy costs during the dog days of summer. According to CEO and founder, Barton Palmer, there are several
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It’s All About Tune-Ups

Ahhh, spring is in the air. If you’re like me, you’re spending more time outdoors and looking forward to summer vacations. Every year I make sure my air conditioner is ready to take on the hot summer by having it cleaned and tuned-up. I can’t stress enough how important regular annual HVAC system maintenance is. Your HVAC system is the most expensive appliance, and highest energy user, in your home. Annual tune-ups protect that investment and help keep your energy bills down. You wouldn’t drive your car year after year without washing it, changing the oil and putting air in
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Summer’s Coming Tips

If you’re a homeowner, home repairs and improvements just seem to be a way of life. And if you’re a handy homeowner, you can probably tackle many home repairs on your own. Whether you prefer to DIY or just the opposite, there are times when you’ll need to hire a professional home services company for home repairs. HERE ARE SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING WHO TO INVITE INTO YOUR HOME: 1. IS THE COMPANY LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED? Aside from the positive economic impact of buying local, isn’t it comforting to see the company vehicles, building, or employees when
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Frequently Asked Questions About The End Of R-22 Freon

Q. WHAT DOES THE PHASE OUT OF R-22 FREON MEAN TO ME? The short answer: HVAC contractors must pay nearly 3 times what they did just a few years ago for R-22 Freon. That means it will cost you more…hundreds of dollars…to charge your unit if it’s leaking! With R-22 Freon is on its way out, the price will continue to go up as the supply goes down. Replacing your old unit may be the most cost-effective solution. Q. WHAT IS REFRIGERANT AND WHAT DOES IT DO? This is a cooling agent that is contained within the coils of an
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Chill Out – Tips To Lessen The Load On Your HVAC System, Save Money, And Stay Cool And Comfortable

CHILL OUT – TIPS TO LESSEN THE LOAD ON YOUR HVAC SYSTEM, SAVE MONEY, AND STAY COOL AND COMFORTABLE. Summers can be brutally hot in Georgia and brutal on your wallet as well.  Did you know that Americans spend more than $15 billion each year on air conditioning? You can cut your home energy bill by 10% to 50% by taking a whole-house approach. Consider upgrading to a new energy-efficient model as a great first step.   Make sure the rest of the house is working WITH your HVAC system and not against it. Below are the common places in
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