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Prepare Your Home For the Atlanta Heat Wave

Prepare your home for the Atlanta heat wave that is looming! Summer is here and across Marietta, Alpharetta, up to Canton, down to Dallas, and over to Rome; homeowners are going to be stressing their heating and air systems to the max. The high humidity and heat is grueling and you haven't even seen your utility bills just yet. The temperatures are spiking and you as a homeowner need to know what to look for to prevent an AC breakdown.

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater

Do you know the 5 signs it's time to replace your water heater? Hot water.. we use it multiple times throughout the day. No longer a luxury, having hot water for showers, laundry and washing dishes is now a household necessity. Recently, we find ourselves sanitizing and washing our hands more frequently. Think of the number of times you require hot water usage, and multiply that by each household member. Wow! That's a lot of demand on your hot water

2021 Christmas Wish

104.7 the Fish Christmas Wish - Granting Paula's Wish At Guardian, passing on the blessings that have been given to us is so important. Our core values align so well with 104.7 the Fish Christmas Wish program by leading all that we do with a heart for service. We are honored to partner again in 2021 with the Fish to grant Paula's wish for a new heating and air system. Paula's Christmas Wish This December, Guardian again partnered with 104.7

Heating and Air Pricing-What You Need to Know

There is no doubt that gas prices, food costs, raw goods, and services have seen massive increases. In the past year or two in and around Marietta, Dallas, Alpharetta, and surround, we've seen a shift in the costs of home services. Here's what you need to know as a consumer of the pricing increases and continued trends for 2022. Is Pricing Going to Increase on Heating and Air Equipment in 2022? All manufacturers have announced price increases again for 2022.

How Does My Furnace Work

When the heat stops, you may think "how does my furnace work and can I repair it myself?" Heating and air technicians train years on the job to properly diagnose and repair equipment. However, knowing the basic components and trouble shooting steps is a great way to stay ahead of breakdowns and unexpected repairs. In short your furnace takes cold air from the home and heats it up then blowing it into your home. There is a combustion process, heat

Preparing Your Furnace For Winter

Cold nights are here and signs of fall are everywhere. Pumpkin spice is on the horizon and hayrides will fill the weekend activity lists. As you prepare for the cooler temps and all things fall to arrive, don't forget to prepare your home. Most likely your heater hasn't kicked in just yet. Now is the time to check all the workings of your system to make sure when Atlanta's first cold night hits, your home is toasty warm without a

Ultimate Fall Checklist for the Home

Sure as the sun rises, fall to do's will make your schedule when the leaves start to fall. Guardian's ultimate checklist for the home will help prepare you and your home for the cooler months both inside and out. Check the Smoke Detectors, Fire Extinguishers, and First Aid Kits Make a routine out of checking the fire safety equipment in your home. This includes your carbon monoxide detectors (especially if you have a furnace). While we hope we never need

Does Rain Damage My HVAC Unit

With hurricanes and downpours moving into Georgia, you may ask yourself; "does the rain damage my HVAC unit?" The great news is that heating and air systems are meant to withstand mild to medium weather conditions. They are designed to withstand the elements for years and years. Especially if your unit is a reputable brand that properly tests the equipment for wear and tear. Not to mention, a proper installation performed by a trained team of experts. (Like Guardian's team!)

How to get Approved Financing for a New HVAC System

If your heating and air unit requires expensive repair costs, you may in the market for a new system. Most homeowners have college funds or vacation savings accounts. We have yet to hear from any customer that they have been saving specifically for a shiny new air conditioner to show off to the neighbors. We fully understand replacing a new system may be a pain point, and expensive repairs are not the best option either. You can expect to may

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Lovers

Don't let Fido🐶 and Felix🐱 impact your indoor air quality and health. These top HVAC maintenance tips for pet lovers, will keep you and your furry friend comfortable throughout all seasons minus the pet hair. The weather may be hot from Dallas to Canton, but your 4 legged friend relies on the air conditioner just as much as you do. You may get unconditional love from your pet, but along with that comes the excess pet hair and dander. These

Voted the Fastest Growing Company in the Southeast!

Richard Eppers, Guardian owner, (center) accepts the American Standard 2020 SOAR award. Guardian was voted the fastest growing heating and air company in the southeast (Georgia and Florida regions). We're proud to accept the American Standard SOAR award. We take customer service seriously and credit our team of experts for our continued growth and superior service. Each member of our team works tirelessly to provide each customer with the right options and solutions to their heating and air

Main Parts of Your AC System

When the temps rise and your AC is blowing warm air in Marietta, Smyrna, Roswell and surround; knowing the main parts of your AC system can help you troubleshoot temporarily before your Guardian expert can arrive for the AC repair. Here's a list of the major components of your AC system and a little insight into what to expect when the AC fails. Before we dive into the technical, let's get to the basics of your system and and how

Mistakes Not to Make When Buying a New HVAC System

Do you know what mistakes not to make when buying a new HVAC system? Your heating and air system is sucking your energy costs and way past its life time, but navigating the purchase of a new system can feel like buying a new car. Contracts, warranties, upgrades, rebates, add ons and more.... it's easy to get overwhelmed. Every company presents the offerings in their own way with different terminology. Navigating multiple estimates is a daunting task.. or is it?

Why Choose Us?

Why choose us, Guardian, for your home service needs? It's clear that we are here to take the very best care of you! Let's get more specific with the details that really set up apart! 10 Reasons to Choose Guardian Home Experts Guardian's team of experts has been serving the metro Atlanta area with over 20 years of experience! Training and experience matters. Hiring someone who is qualified, trained and has seen/repaired a variety of scenarios will save you time

Should You Upgrade Your HVAC System Before Selling Your Home?

You should upgrade your HVAC system before selling? Or shouldn't you? There is no doubt it is a sellers market. With inventory being low and buyers fighting over homes, you may think it is not worth the additional costs to upgrade your aging HVAC system. However, the opposite is true! We heard a funny yet accurate analogy of the current home market. "Home buying today is similar to the toilet paper shortage of 2020. No supply, but everyone wants it!"

Is it Too Late for a Heater Tune Up?

Heater tune ups ..it's never too late! Most certainly there is a time when a heater tune up is ineffective and that is when your heater is not working. Whether you are in the frigid cold or milder Atlanta winters, it is imperative to have your heating system maintained before breakdowns occur. Don't underestimate metro Atlanta's spring chill we see each year.  If you've made it this far without a breakdown, that's great news! However, don't discount the need for an

4 Sounds That Mean Bad News from your Furnace

4 Sounds that mean bad news from your furnace are BOOM, SCREECH, RATTLING, and CLANKING. If you're hearing bumps in the night.. no need to hide under the covers. The culprit very well may be your furnace. Most definitely any out of the ordinary sounds coming from your heating and air system can pose a big problem. Immediate action is required. Recently, we had a Calhoun heating repair visit where the sounds coming from the furnace sounded as if we

Indoor Air Quality Matters…Period

Indoor air quality matters... period. Most people spend about 90% of time in their homes or work place. Recently, with the shutdowns and pandemic, many people are spending more time in their living spaces. Whether you are working or playing, the time spent in home has increased dramatically in 2020. Notably, studies show that home improvements have been on the rise to update indoor spaces. However, the most overlooked improvements are indoor air quality products to purify and cleanse the

Designing Your HVAC When Finishing Your Basement

Do you have the daunting task of designing your HVAC when finishing your basement?  As if the undertaking of planning your basement space is not enough, assuring your HVAC is designed properly is key! There are many misconceptions that homeowners have as to how to temperature control this new living space. Let's dive into some common myths and learn about the best practices for cooling and heating your new man/woman cave! MYTH #1- I Can Just Tap In to My

HVAC Maintenance Program Benefits

The benefits of a HVAC maintenance program measure well beyond the cost. Each season when you fire up the furnace or air conditioner, knowing that you will have season long comfort is a relief. To assure this, routine seasonal HVAC maintenance is key! Not to mention, affordable and lowered utility costs with a properly maintained system and minimal investment. Why HVAC Preventative Makes a Difference Simply put, routine maintenance on your heating and air system helps diagnose, isolate, and prevent

Perks You Get with Proper Attic Insulation

The perks you get with proper attic insulation are often under-rated. Your comfort and utility budget are dramatically affected by how "tight" and insulated your home is.  Lowering or raising the temperature on your thermostat often does no more than raise your utility costs IF the rest of your home is inefficient. Those hot spots and cold drafts all play into temperature control and costs. Most importantly, knowing what small steps to take to increase your efficiency are crucial to

Guardian Gives Back Winner 2020

We congratulate our Guardian Gives Back Winner 2020! Giving back to our community is vital to Guardian's mission in providing a caring and honest service to our community. During the unexpected changes from the COVID pandemic,  many individuals were faced with challenges. Guardian wanted to take care of one deserving front line worker the only way we know how. By providing a new American Standard heating and air system to one carefully chosen winner, we are able to give the

Lease vs. Buying Your HVAC- Know the Facts

Thinking about Leasing Your HVAC? Know the Facts and Read Your Contract! You may be considering installing a new HVAC unit but do you know the benefits between a lease vs. buying scenario? There has been a rise of new payment options when replacing your heating and air system. Leasing a system is a new concept here in metro Atlanta that may seem like a good option. Make sure to get all the details to see if this is the

Save Money with these Insider Secrets When Buying a New HVAC System

Your HVAC system has seen better days, and now is the time you should start thinking about how to save money buying a new HVAC system. Heating and Air systems are the largest expense, as well as the largest drain on your wallet from a utility standpoint. You may think you want the cheapest HVAC system money can buy. Before you make your final decision, read this "how to" guide. Making quick decisions pressured by your discomfort can cost your

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