How to Conserve Water

Tuesday, August 5th 2014
Changing your daily habits can help to save energy and conserve natural resources. But what about families with strong-willed children who aren’t willing to cut a shower short or busy parents who can’t wait to wash a sports uniform until there are enough darks to make a full load? more

Reliable Partners with Sunshine on a Ranney Day for Room Makeovers

Friday, August 1st 2014
A lot of factors set the best HVAC contractors apart: certifications, training, expertise and customer service policies. Partnerships with programs such as Sunshine on a Ranney Day are just one way that Reliable Heating & Air stands out and gives back to the community. Our partnership more

Suspect a Broken Circuit Breaker in These Cases

Friday, August 1st 2014
There’s a reason circuit breakers are designed to shut off. A circuit breaker stops electrical current from running to your home and protects appliances, outlets and electrical devices from overheating. Before you rush to switch the breaker back on when it trips, it’s helpful more

When You Have No Hot Water, Here’s How to Respond

Friday, July 18th 2014
Whether it is the dead of winter or a midsummer morning in Alpharetta, the feeling of freezing cold water in the shower can ruin your day. If you find that you have no hot water in your home, there are several easy ways to troubleshoot the problem. Check these five things before you call in more

Attic Ventilation: Weighing the Pros and Cons for Your Home

Friday, July 18th 2014
From powered fans to turbine whirly vents that operate automatically, homeowners in the Atlanta area have many options for attic ventilation. Unfortunately, not every roof ventilator system presents benefits for homes, which is why it takes a careful examination of both home exhaust more

How Tree Roots in Sewer Line Pipes Cause Damage

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014
As a homeowner, you are responsible for maintaining the pipes on your property up to the water main at the street. Any sewer problems are your responsibility. This includes backups from grime and tree roots in sewer line pipes that are hard to identify beforehand. There are ways to more

Why Heating and Cooling Systems Make Certain Rooms Warmer

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014
As summer keeps things steamy throughout the Atlanta area, certain rooms that feel warmer will drain energy and diminish comfort in your home. Anything from inadequate insulation to leaking ducts can explain why certain rooms don’t get the full benefit of a home’s HVAC more

Why Indoor Air Quality Should Be on Your Mind

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014
Are you worried about the indoor air quality of your home? You should be. Cooking odors, pet dander, dust mites, household chemicals — these elements can affect the quality of your home. It’s not just indoor allergens that cause problems. Indoor and outdoor air are more