Posts Tagged ‘Brandon’

3 Ways You’ll Benefit From an Attic Fan

Monday, August 26th, 2019

What do holiday decorations, old photos, and storage bins have in common? They all live in your attic! See, you might think that your attic is nothing more than a storage space, but believe us, your attic greatly impacts the rest of your home in terms of climate control and comfort!

Installing an attic fan is a great way to keep your attic cool, as it tends to retain a lot of heat in the summer. Attics are typically highly insulated, and although this is great during the winter, it can pose a real problem during the summer.  Below, we will discuss exactly what the purpose of an attic fan is and the benefits of installing one. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to learn more!

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Yes, Your Ductless AC Needs Repairs Too

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Let’s face it: ductless systems are pretty awesome! Why? Because they’re super-efficient, highly effective, take up very little space, and can provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch. But sadly, no matter how great your ductless system is, eventually it is going to require repairs.

You see, ductless systems, like all HVAC systems, need repairing from time to time. In fact, ductless systems come with their own set of unique repair needs, so below, we’ve highlighted some of them for you. That way, you’ll know what to do if you are faced with ductless troubles (HINT: call us!) Keep reading to find out more!

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Is Now the Perfect Time to Replace Your AC?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

How can you possibly be sure that now is the right time to replace your AC? Surely, it’s got a little juice left in it, right? Well, we hate to burst your bubble, but sometimes, letting go of an older, outdated air conditioner is definitely worth it, even if you think might make it through the rest of the summer.

There are plenty of signs that suggest it’s time for a replacement, and below, we have listed a number of them for you! (Of course, only a professional can truly determine if it’s time to replace your AC, but we thought we’d give you a bit of a head start!) So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more!

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How Complicated Could AC Replacement Be?

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

ac-repairs-replacementOnce you’ve decided it’s time for air conditioning replacement, you’ll need to have a qualified HVAC contractor come and install it for you. Why do that, you might ask, if they’re just going to replace the system? How hard could it be to unplug the old system and put it a new one in its place?

The short answer is that replacing an AC isn’t as easy as you’d think. The longer answer goes like this:

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Fiberglass vs Cellulose Insulation

Monday, February 11th, 2019

cellulose-insulationWhen it comes to insulating the home, the first mental image that appears might be that of the fluffy pink sheets, also known as fiberglass insulation. What many homeowners may not be aware of is that they can also opt for cellulose insulation, a type made of recycled paper.

Regardless of which material you use, the main objective of insulation is to slow the transfer of heat. In winter, we want all our hot air to stay inside. In summer, we’re much more generous and will allow hot air to stay outside. Insulation helps us do that.

In this post, we’ll go over these two types of insulation to sort out the pros and cons of each.

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Before Calling for Furnace Repair, Check These Things

Monday, January 14th, 2019

cold-man-inspects-thermostatYour furnace is acting funny, and it doesn’t seem like the problem is going to just go away on its own this time.

We know, we know… the last thing you want to do is call in for furnace repair in Brandon, MS. Furnaces can be dangerous, so we don’t condone DIY work of any kind on the system itself. At the same time, we don’t think you should have to call us up unless it’s for a good reason.

In this post, we’ll go over some simple things that might fix your furnace issues. Give these a try, but if they don’t yield any good results, don’t wait to call in a professional.

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How Do Ductless Systems Hold Up in the Winter?

Monday, December 17th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpYou hear tons of talk about the benefits of ductless mini split heat pumps in the summer. For your air conditioning needs, they’re truly amazing.

But what about during the fall and winter? Some homeowners are skeptical that one system can do both cooling and heating effectively. In this post, we’ll help you see how a ductless system’s unique features make it a prime choice for heating.

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The 3 Things to Ask Before Installing a New Heater

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

dog-under-blanketInstalling a new heater is a quick and painless process—especially when done by a professional. For what will only take a few hours of work, the result is incredible: a heater that can last you 10 to 15 years. To ensure that those years are truly worth it, we urge you to ask plenty of questions before your installation. Below, we’ve highlighted just three that every homeowner should ask before committing to a brand-new heater.

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A Home Performance Check for the Cold Season

Monday, November 19th, 2018

money-bill-houseWhile we’re well into fall and approaching winter, you may find that your home performance goals are different than in the summer. Whether you need to reevaluate how much you’re spending on your HVAC system—or if you’ve never even thought of it much until now—there are a few services you can have done to start getting a better handle on your monthly energy expenses.

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Should I Get a New Heat Pump, or a Furnace?

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

technician-inspecting-furnaceAs we begin to enter the chilly fall and winter months, we’ll only rely on our heaters more and more. This makes now a perfect time to see if your heater needs replacement. If it is the case that your heater could be replaced, there are two ways you can proceed: Either with a heat pump, or a furnace.

Both systems perform well and have made many homeowners happy, but that’s only because they make sense for their lifestyle and needs. In this post, we’ll help do the same for you so you can make a wise replacement decision.

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