AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Nichols’

How We Keep Ductless Homes Comfortable

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Air ducts are a necessity for most conventional home heating and cooling systems. Most of these are “forced-air” systems, meaning they use a blower fan and a set of air ducts to circulate cooled or warmed air throughout a building.

But not all homes are built with air ducts. Older homes, smaller spaces, or room additions in an existing home may be without ducts, and that means homeowners find varying solutions for heating and cooling—like portable AC and heat or noisy window units. But these are often inefficient and of a poor quality.

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Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Safety for Winter Weather

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Temperatures can be a bit unpredictable in our part of the country as we move into winter, but those cold days are becoming more and more frequent. Many people are relieved to turn their heaters on, without really thinking about whether the heating system is operating safely.

Since you use the heater so infrequently for much of the year, it may seem as if there is little that could go wrong. But if you have a heater that uses natural gas, you must use caution.

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How to Tell Your Ductwork Needs Replacement

Monday, November 14th, 2016

If you live in the Nichols, GA area, you use your air conditioner most of the year. But right about now is when we all get a much-needed break from the heat. That makes the fall season a great time of year to do something about major problems within your HVAC system.

Collapsed and damaged ductwork deserve attention, so that you get more efficient heating and cooling and so that your system doesn’t need to work so hard to keep you comfortable. So how can you tell your ducts need replacement?

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Will a Better Air Filter Make My Air Cleaner?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

The quality of your indoor air can have a major effect on your comfort. Sure, temperature control is important if you want to feel comfortable in your home. But so is ensuring that the air is clean and free of allergens like pet dander and dust mites, or bacteria and viruses.

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How to Upgrade to a More Efficient Home

Monday, September 26th, 2016

If you’re looking for a way to improve efficiency in your home and help the environment, there are so many steps—big and small—that can make a huge difference. Take a look at some of our advice for improving the efficiency of your home to save money and help out the environment.

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Don’t Let Debris Collect around the Condenser Unit

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

The outside unit of your air conditioning unit is likely to collect some amount of dirt and dust over the years. Your technician can clean out the system during a maintenance visit. But it’s up to you to make sure that your air conditioner stays clean throughout the summer. Clearing debris from the outside condenser unit is easy to do, and it can help out your system quite a bit.

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Air Conditioners and Humidity Control

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

It’s not the heat—it’s the humidity! That’s something you’ve heard time and time again, undoubtedly. High moisture levels (humidity) in the air make us feel warmer because our bodies cannot cool off as easily. You want your air conditioning system to take some humidity out of the air as well as control the heat. And this should happen—as long as your air conditioner is well cared for and properly sized and installed.

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3 Things You Should Know about Your AC’s Filter

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

How often do you change your air conditioner’s filter? Is it once a month? Once a year? Is it something you’ve been neglecting to do for a long time? We know that changing the air filter isn’t on the top of everyone’s priority list, but we have some things to share that may change your mind.

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Is Your AC System Getting Old?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

If so, it’s time for an upgrade. We typically recommend that our customers upgrade their older AC systems once they reach about 10-15 years of age, depending on the system and the level of maintenance it has received over the years. This is a standard manufacturer’s recommendation and the average for systems in this country.

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Why You Should Sign Up for a Maintenance Agreement this Spring

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Have you ever had to deal with a broken-down air conditioning or heating system? Many people have dealt with this unfortunate scenario. And, of course, it never comes at a convenient time. In fact, air conditioning systems are most likely to break down in the middle of a hot day, when you feel like you need it the most.

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