American Comfort Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Buford’

Tips For Better Energy Efficiency

Monday, June 27th, 2022

This is the season when you’ll be relying on your air conditioner more heavily than most of the other systems in your home. When the heat and humidity outside get to be too much to handle, this system is meant to keep your home as comfortable as possible. But the comfort level shouldn’t come at an excessively high cost.

Summer is when people use their air conditioners the most and it is also when they see some of the worst energy bills they may have ever experienced. While a high energy bill can be a warning sign that you need to reach out for an air conditioning repair in Buford, it can also be an indicator that you need to adopt some more energy-efficient habits.

Here are some tips that we would advise taking note of to optimize and minimize your home energy efficiency without increasing your monthly bills.

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When To Invest In Duct Cleaning

Monday, April 4th, 2022

Your ductwork is necessary for your home comfort. Without it, all the cooled and heated air that your conventional HVAC systems produce wouldn’t do anybody any good!

As we approach the warmer months of the year, now may be a great time to check in with your ductwork. Your system may have accrued some extra wear and tear over the past few months and collected a bit too much debris.

Dust may not seem like a problem in your ductwork but we can assure you that it is. Here is what you need to know about when and why you should invest in duct cleaning in Buford, GA.

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Why Get AC Maintenance Now

Monday, March 21st, 2022
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We are all about planning ahead. It helps to prevent a lot of trouble, whether that means planning ahead on car maintenance to prepare for a road trip or looking ahead on a schedule to plan work around several other tasks you have to take care of.

Getting things taken care of early is going to help you avoid stress and get the results you want more easily. Getting maintenance “ahead of time” is going to actually provide this result too.

If you aren’t sure about getting maintenance done this early in the year, we’d like to give you some reasons why it is actually a great idea. Read on to learn more and then reach out to book an appointment.

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Don’t Forget To Change Your Filter

Monday, March 7th, 2022

There are plenty of vital and uncompromisable parts of your heater that require professional attention. Motor bearings and heat exchangers are all parts that absolutely need an expert hand to work with them. But did you know there is a part of your heater that you can work with?

It’s your air filter! Technically, the air filter serves both your heater and your air conditioner. Placed in your return air duct, the filter is meant to protect your home comfort systems, specifically your heater for this blog post, from the impact of too much dust and dirt.

Let’s take a look at how keeping your air filter fresh and clean can reduce the risk of needing a heating repair in Buford, GA.

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A Cracked Heat Exchanger Is a Serious Problem

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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Your furnace is a powerful heater that serves to keep your home warm on the coldest days. Just like any heating system, your furnace can also develop repair needs. Unlike some other systems, however, there is a specific repair need that your furnace can develop that can turn it from a helpful part of your home to a harmful one. This is a cracked heat exchanger.

If you are noticing a problem with your furnace heater of any kind, it is best to reach out to a professional for your furnace service in Buford, GA. This is true of every repair need of course but especially so for this one. Let’s look at why addressing a cracked heat exchanger is such a big deal.

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That Dirty Sock Smell May Be From Your Heater

Monday, December 13th, 2021

Have you noticed that something smells off in your home lately? It can be frustrating to deal with this problem as you check trash cans, kids’ rooms, and even the refrigerator in the hope of identifying and dealing with the source of the smell.

We have good news and bad news. The bad news is that the smell that is bothering you may be coming from your heater. The good news is that we can address it quickly.

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5 Ways to Help Your Heater Operate Efficiently

Monday, November 15th, 2021
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As temperatures decrease outdoors, the use of your heater is going to increase. If you have been careful to ensure that your system is well taken care of over the years, you shouldn’t have to worry about how much that system will cost you to operate. That said, there is nothing wrong with making sure you are doing everything possible to achieve peak energy efficiency this season

So, how can you get the best possible energy efficiency from your heater? We have some tips to help you with this.

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Does Sizing Matter For Your AC Unit?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

The short answer is that yes, sizing absolutely matters in regards to your air conditioner. But before you take off, we want you to understand that this is not about the physical square footage that your system takes up. Air conditioner sizing is in reference to the square footage of space that your system can cool.

This is more than just choosing a small, medium, or large air conditioner. Sizing your AC unit is a somewhat complicated process that is best performed by an expert during your initial AC installation in Buford, GA. Here are some of the things you should know about sizing your next cooling system.

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New To AC Systems? 7 Ways to Tell Yours Is in Trouble

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
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You deserve to enjoy your new home. You worked hard to get it and you are looking forward to making the most of it, especially during the heatwave.
If you came from a place with a window AC or no AC unit at all, a central AC system can feel like an incredible luxury. It’s your first home with a legit central air conditioner!

But you can’t rely on a malfunctioning air conditioner. When you need your AC fixed, where do you start? You can start right here. We’ve created a brief beginner’s guide to help you determine if you have an AC in need of repairs.

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3 Great Things Heat Pumps Can Do

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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Living around here can provide us with some challenges when we are trying to stay comfortable. High temperatures and humidity can leave us feeling overheated and uncomfortable. Thankfully, the addition of a reliable HVAC system can combat that discomfort.

Are you looking for a new comfort system for your home? It may be time to consider the installation of a heat pump. Heat pump mini split systems are incredible split air conditioners that offer great comfort for your home along with some other incredible benefits.

You can learn more about heat pumps in Buford, GA to see if they are the right fit for your home below or contact us to talk with a professional.

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