How Your Ducts Can Steal Money From You

January 9th, 2023
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You may not realize it, but you could have a thief lurking in the walls and attic of your home. A sneaky thief who only lifts a bit of money here and there so you aren’t likely to notice it at first. But it adds up!.

You can’t find this thief with a security system or a diligent hunt at night with a flashlight. Most of the time, you can’t even see this thief, no matter how hard you look. That’s because this thief is already part of your house: the ductwork of your HVAC system that’s hidden from sight.

How can your ducts steal money from you? It’s simple: if the ducts have gaps or leaks, they’ll start quietly ripping you off.

But there’s good news—you can arrange for duct repair in Brunswick, GA with our team and stop this thief before it can pilfer more of your money.

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The Inflation Reduction Act—What You Need to Know

December 26th, 2022
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Right now there is plenty of talk going around about the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022, which was signed into law in August of this year. Provisions for the IRA will go into effect next year, and people want to know how it will directly affect them and when they’ll receive the benefits. 

Because the IRA contains a provision to assist consumers with purchasing clean energy investments, including energy-efficient HVAC systems, an important part of the IRA affects our customers. We’re also paying close attention to what’s going on with the IRA and we’re still learning about its impact as well. We’ll share what we know about it in this post.

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It’s Not Too Late to Schedule Heating Maintenance

December 12th, 2022
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Maintenance for your home heating system is one of the most important home services you can schedule. The best time to have this job done each year is in the fall. You’ll beat the arrival of the cold weather and be able to enjoy the full benefits of maintenance.

It’s already the second week of December, and you’re likely busy with a long list of various holiday jobs and preparations. Everyone’s schedules get a bit tangled this season, but don’t let that push aside your heating maintenance. Don’t shrug it off because it’s later in the season. December isn’t too late for heating maintenance, and it’s much better to schedule it a bit late than to skip it entirely.

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Does Your Air Conditioner Need Repair?

November 28th, 2022
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Air conditioning repair is one of those services you don’t want to have a need for, but when the need arises you want a qualified team to handle. You may be tempted to put off any repair needs for a more convenient time, or when your budget allows for it more. But not only do we not get much of a break from AC use in our area, waiting can end up doing more harm than good.

You risk small repair needs turning into a full-on breakdown or at least a larger, more expensive repair need. And this could happen right when you need your system the most, right in the middle of summer.

We encourage our customers to take care of their cooling systems as soon as they realize they need service. But, how can you tell when this is the case for you? You’re not an AC expert, after all, that’s our job! You can, however, learn the basics, and know the signs of when it’s time to call a professional. We’ve shared those signs below! It’s time to call us for AC repair when…

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The Ductless Difference: Your Next HVAC Installation

November 14th, 2022
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If you’re looking to replace your current heating system, now is a great time to do so! If your air conditioner also happens to be on its last leg, you might want to consider replacing both. Sound like an expensive investment? It can actually be a little more affordable–by getting a system that combines both the powerful cooling that Brunswick area homeowners need with cost-efficient heating. Read on to learn more about this HVAC installation!

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Ductless System Repair Needs to Be Aware Of

October 17th, 2022
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Do you already have a ductless system in your home that you’re using for your air conditioning and heating needs? Or perhaps you’re considering upgrading your current air conditioner (now is the time to do it) or heating system to a ductless system. Either way, it’s important to be aware of the repair needs you may face.

Now, ductless systems don’t inherently need a lot more repairs than any other type of air conditioner or furnace. What’s important to know though, is that ductless systems can have unique repair needs that you may not have to ever consider for any other type of HVAC system. Read on as we go into more detail, and if you do need repairs, please give us a call ASAP.

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Is Now the Best Time for an AC Replacement?

October 3rd, 2022
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If you’ve been considering purchasing a new air conditioner or heat pump soon, you may have heard some news about price increases. This is true, and very worth paying attention to. The US Department of Energy is implementing a change as of January 1, 2023 that will require higher SEER ratings–SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and is the measurement of how well an air conditioner or heat pump utilizes energy.

This “M 1 SEER2” update is good news for customers looking to improve their home’s energy efficiency and lower their utility bills over time, but it also means that equipment is going to be much more expensive. In fact, combined with the equipment supply chain restrictions we’re still dealing with, prices are expected to increase by, at minimum, 50%.

So what does this mean for you? It means that yes, now is the best time for AC replacement! You can stop searching online for “AC replacement near me” and instead give our Brunswick area professionals a call. In the meantime, read on to learn what other evidence might indicate it’s time for an AC replacement.

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The Most Common AC Repairs You May Need

September 19th, 2022
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It may seem like fresh, cool air flows effortlessly through your vents, but your AC is working hard to make that happen. A new system starts its life with fully functional parts. With time, those parts start to break down due to natural wear and tear.

One dysfunctional or nonworking part can lead to complete system failure. You can extend the life of your system by changing the air filter regularly and scheduling at least one AC maintenance appointment each year. Breakdowns are still possible, so it helps to understand the most common reasons residents in your area need AC repair. 

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“Should I Have Professional Duct Cleaning Done?”

September 5th, 2022
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If you’re anything like the average Brunswick area homeowner, you probably don’t think about your air ducts very much, and we don’t blame you. They’re hidden out of sight for a reason–they’re not exactly the prettiest thing to look at after all. However, it is important that this important HVAC component gets some attention. We don’t expect you to know all the ins and outs of your ductwork, but there is one important question we get that we want to answer.

That question is usually worded as “Should I have professional duct cleaning done” or “Is professional duct cleaning even worth it?”

Yes, and yes! Professional duct cleaning helps not only your indoor air quality, but it improves overall HVAC performance. Read on to learn more!

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How to Stay Cool in a Multi-Story Home

August 22nd, 2022
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A relatively common problem that homeowners tend to have in our area is uneven cooling in their home. At least, this is the case for homeowners whose living spaces are 2 stories or more, and especially those with an attic.

A properly installed and serviced air conditioner will certainly help resolve this issue, but uneven cooling can still be a problem in bigger homes. The good news is, there are steps you can take to mitigate this problem and make sure that your household is as cool as possible, as affordably as possible. Read on to learn more!

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