AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. Blog

A New Thermostat Makes Your HVAC System Easier to Use

November 28th, 2016

An article in the Washington Post reveals that many people do not really know how to operate their thermostats. The traditional digital wall thermostat can be difficult, especially if you inherited it with the home and you’ve never had a technician walk you through it.

In addition, many older thermostats can have a lot of limitations. An older thermostat may not allow you to make variations in the temperature schedule from day to day, even if your work schedule varies. If this is the case in your home, or if you’ve ever had trouble figuring out the programming on your system, it may be time for a change. A new Wi-Fi thermostat can make things so much easier!

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Can You Afford a New Heating System?

November 21st, 2016

This year, we want to make sure everyone is as comfortable as possible throughout the winter. We’re helping homeowners save money on their monthly heating (and cooling) costs with our maintenance programs. And we offer 24-hour service at a fair price if you need quick heating system repairs.

But what if you need an entirely new heating system before the winter? Is this something you can afford? We think so. Here are some things you should look into when you’re seeking out heating system replacement services. Call our friendly team for more information about financing, warranties, and more!

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How to Tell Your Ductwork Needs Replacement

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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Two Types of Air Purifiers for Cold and Flu Season

November 8th, 2016

Cold and flu season can be a tough time of year. You’ve got the urge to run and hide as soon as someone near you lets out a cough, but of course, this isn’t the practical way to avoid viruses.

We’ve got two different types of air purifiers to recommend to you to help you keep the common cold out of your home. Whole-house air purifiers like these are typically the best bet for better health and wellness—particularly since you spend about 90% of your time indoors!

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Can a Heat Pump Really Keep You Comfortable Year Round?

November 7th, 2016

If you are looking into a new heating and air conditioning system, you may come across some conflicting information about heat pumps. A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and air conditioning system known for its energy efficiency. But some people question its ability to provide year-round comfort, especially in colder weather.

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What Can You Do about All This Humidity?

November 1st, 2016

Even as temperatures drop, the humidity can make it seem as though it’s way hotter than it really is. When you get indoors, it’s not much better. While your air conditioner does help to dehumidify, you typically have to run it for a very long time before it really makes a dent in your comfort—and by then, your home is cooler than you need it. What can you do to get the problem under control?

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Why Fall Is the Perfect Time to Upgrade an AC

October 31st, 2016

We tell many of our customers looking for a new air conditioner in the fall that there’s no better time than the present! Your air conditioning system has an expiration date, and if it’s clear that your AC won’t be around for much longer, it’s an excellent time of year to find your perfect replacement AC system.

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Will a Better Air Filter Make My Air Cleaner?

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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Why You Shouldn’t Use a Heating System That Has Not Been Maintained

October 24th, 2016

This year, as temperatures finally start to drop, you may be excited to flip the thermostat’s switch into heating mode. After all, it was an incredibly warm summer, and the changing of the seasons can be exciting.

However, if you don’t schedule service for your heating system this year, you might be in for trouble. A furnace or heat pump that doesn’t get the proper maintenance may not be very reliable as temperatures continue to drop.

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3 Things You Should Do to Get Your Furnace Ready

October 18th, 2016

We may not be ready to use our furnaces all the time quite yet. But soon, the cold weather will find its way here, and we will be needing the heat on those cold nights when a cup of cocoa won’t do.

You might think your furnace is working just fine, but it’s been months since you’ve had to turn it on. Hidden problems can lurk in your system, and you must make sure your furnace is prepared if you want everything to go smoothly this winter. You might even save some money. Here’s what you should do.

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