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3 Ways AC Maintenance Equals Savings

Summers in Carrollton, Georgia come with a lot of heat and generally higher utility bills. While eliminating your air conditioner altogether isn’t feasible if you want to stay cool and comfortable throughout the summer months, regularly maintaining your AC can lead to savings. That said, here are three ways air conditioning maintenance puts more money in your pocket.

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The Green Side of Geothermal Systems

Imagine an HVAC system that warms your Carrolton, Georgia home in the winter, provides cools air in the summer, reduces your utility expenses by 30 to 50 percent, and helps to save the planet all at the same time. This is the green side of geothermal systems, and many homeowners throughout the nation are already reaping all the benefits of geothermal heating and cooling including higher comfort levels and lower …Read More

How Long Is Your Furnace Likely to Last?

In general, furnaces are expected to last up to 20 years. Newer models can last up to 30 years or more. How long the furnace lasts in your Carrolton, Georgia home will depend on factors such as the care it receives, and its efficiency and load capacity based on your specific needs or the characteristics of your home. How Long Will My Furnace Last? The expected service life of your …Read More

Common Furnace Problems

A gas furnace provides warmth and comfort on those chilly winter nights in Carrolton, GA. You have made a significant investment in your HVAC system, so when it breaks down, it is important to hire a qualified HVAC contractor who can quickly locate the problem and make the required repairs. A malfunctioning furnace during the heart of winter poses many problems. Depending on the age of your furnace, and whether …Read More

How Our Preventative Maintenance Agreement Works for You

Preventative maintenance on heating and cooling systems is essential for energy efficiency, comfort and reliability regardless of whether you have a typical residential system, a complex commercial installation, or something in between. You can take the lead in getting your air conditioning system ready for each new season by changing filters, clearing debris from around your exterior unit and opting for a preventative maintenance agreement with Merrill & Associates, Inc. …Read More

What That Odor From Your Vents Could Mean

In this hot Georgia heat, there is nothing worse than to be greeted with a foul-smelling odor every time your air conditioner runs. Not only is the smell repulsive, it can also pose a health risk to you and your family. There could be several causes for the foul smell emanating from your vents. Lack of Maintenance The most common causes of air conditioner odors stem from not taking proper care …Read More

Fresh, Clean Indoor Air, Even In The Winter

As winter approaches, your Carrolton, GA home may become stuffy and dry. Poor indoor air quality can mean an increase in allergens and pollutants causing health concerns for you and your family. While you might simply resign yourself to this discomfort, you can easily improve your indoor air quality with some simple solutions. System Maintenance and Filter Management The first defense against stuffy and dirty indoor air is your existing …Read More

Save Money This Winter By Following These Energy Tips

For most of Georgia, the heating season is already here, and winter is right around the corner. This means that many local homeowners are already dreading their next electric bill or invoice from the oil company. High utility costs are real. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, homeowners who use traditional heating oil to run their furnaces spend $1,700 on average. For natural gas, the heating expenditure is closer …Read More

Don’t Let Your Air Conditioner Slack this Season

In principle, your air conditioner works very hard to keep your home cool throughout the year. In reality, that will only happen if you keep that air conditioner in good working order. A poorly maintained unit will run at reduced efficiency, cause uncomfortable temperature changes and be more prone to future issues. To keep your air conditioner running well, you’ll need to maintain it. Home AC Maintenance The first step …Read More

Reveal Savings with a Home Performance Evaluation

More than a quarter of a million Americans have improved the comfort, efficiency, health and safety of their homes with an Energy Star Home Performance Evaluation. The program overseen by the Department of Energy (DOE) in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saves homeowners in Newnan, GA, and around the country an average of 20 percent on their utility bills each year. The secret to the program’s success lies …Read More