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HVAC Fall/Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

You don't need fall/winter home maintenance in Texas, right? Remember Winter Storm Uri? Most of us enjoy winter because it brings the kind of weather we don’t see much of here in Southeast Texas. But devastating conditions are possible, as we saw earlier this year, and it's best to be prepared. Our friends at HouseLogic.com [...]

Things to Consider in a New A/C Installation

A new A/C installation can last anywhere between 10-20 years near The Woodlands. Whether you are a first-time homeowner or a retiree with plenty of property notches in your belt, at some point you’ll have to consider a new A/C installation. Here’s what Angie’s List says you should know: Use an accredited HVAC (heating, ventilation, [...]

August 1st, 2021|Blog, HVAC|

Repair or Replace: Tips for Making a Decision About your HVAC System

The reason you need to partner with a local HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) contractor is simple: The appliances and the systems associated with HVAC are complicated and ok, expensive to repair or replace. You should be well informed before making a decision about your HVAC system. It’s important your North Houston HVAC contractor be [...]

July 1st, 2021|Blog, HVAC, HVAC System|

Whole House Air Filters vs. Room Purifiers

Indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks. -U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Homes, commercial businesses, and offices can benefit from the advantages of cleaner air with the ongoing threat of COVID-19. Air cleaning and filtering devices are designed to remove pollutants from indoor air. Indoor Air Pollutants The quality of [...]

How to Cut Your Utility Bills in Half

2020 brought quite the financial strain on our economy. One thing to consider in order to save your money is learning how to cut your utility bills in half. We have good news for you: it's definitely possible. Now more than ever, it's so important to save every penny. Here are some tips to help [...]

What is That Smell When My Furnace Comes On?

You’re probably familiar with that burning smell emitted through the vents the first time your furnace is turned on for cooler weather. It’s most likely burning dust. That’s not exactly what you want for your IAQ (indoor air quality), but it’s harmless enough if you don’t have severe allergies or sensitivities to dusty air. [...]

November 13th, 2020|Blog, Furnace|

Health and Safety: 3 Things To Check Every Fall

With the advent of winter, testing carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors and your heating system go a long way toward assuring your family's health and safety. This is especially true if you use any natural gas appliances or have an attached garage. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, two-thirds of house fires occur during [...]

October 5th, 2020|Blog, HVAC System, HVAC Tips|

Most Common Air Conditioning Problems

Are you have air conditioning problems? Here are some things to check before calling for service. AC Unit Won’t Come On Sometimes mysteriously, an air conditioning unit won’t come on, but the fan inside the home seems to be working OK. There can be several reasons for this. The first thing to check is your [...]

The Value of Regular HVAC Maintenance

A cooling and heating system can be a little tricky when it comes to how well it’s performing. Most homeowners don’t know there is a performance problem with their AC system until it stops working. It is so important that you perform regular maintenance on your air conditioning system, for this reason. Maintenance Saves Money [...]

If You Neglect Your HVAC Unit, You Can Expect These Losses

Your home is an investment and possibly your largest asset. Most homeowners protect their property because they want it to hold or appreciate in value. When considering appliance purchases, you probably look for quality, longevity, and cost-savings. Today we look for energy efficiency; another way to save money. HVAC Preventative Maintenance Surprise! Emergency appliance [...]

July 27th, 2020|Blog, HVAC, HVAC System|

What to Look for in Your Next HVAC System

We Texans are tough; just ask any Texan. Unfortunately, our homes and interior appliances aren't always as tough. Things can deteriorate quickly in this extreme weather. Your HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system may be one of the hardest working pieces of equipment in your home. When it’s time to handle HVAC problems in Southeast Texas, [...]

July 20th, 2020|Blog, HVAC|

When Your A/C Won’t Kick On: Common Issues

Most of us turn on the air conditioner sometime in the spring, when it’s slightly warm but not yet swelteringly hot. Other U.S. states need food, air, and water to survive, but here in Southeast Texas, we need food, air conditioning, and water. So, you change the thermostat setting from heat to cool, wait [...]

July 13th, 2020|Air Conditioner, Blog|

HVAC Filter Maintenance: How Often Should You Change Your Filters?

It seems as if everyone has a strong opinion about how often to replace HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) filters. There are so many factors involved in heating and cooling air filters that no one can state with surety what you need. First, it depends on your type of property. Commercial Property If you [...]

July 3rd, 2020|Blog, HVAC|

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Your New HVAC System

You’ve finally made the decision to invest in a new heating and cooling system. Chances are, you’ll encounter new options, new technologies, and  upgraded features in current HVAC systems. While this is great, it can make shopping for a new system more challenging—but at least it’s a great “problem” to have. Like any major [...]

June 22nd, 2020|Blog, HVAC, HVAC System|

To Close or Not to Close Vents in Rooms You Don’t Use – That is the Question

You’ve probably heard there are ways to cut heating and cooling costs, like closing off the vents in rooms that are seldom used. That’s what your grandparents did, so there must be something to it, right? 5 HVAC Hoax-Busters: Shutting the Vents It’s frustrating when you discover a Facebook post is a hoax. If [...]

Why You Need to Ensure Your HVAC Tech is Properly Trained

Your neighbor’s Uncle Bud is a real nice guy “who can fix anything.” When you need HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) maintenance or repair, nicely decline your neighbor’s offer to call Uncle Bud. Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repairs Today’s HVAC units have technology that requires professional A/C repair and maintenance. Ask questions to ensure [...]

June 1st, 2020|Blog, HVAC, HVAC Tips|

Repair or Replace: Tips for Making a Decision About your HVAC System

The reason you need to partner with a local HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) contractor is simple: The appliances and the systems associated with HVAC are complicated and expensive to repair or replace. It’s important your Northeast Houston HVAC contractor be someone you can trust; someone who will honestly tell you what you should [...]

May 25th, 2020|Blog, HVAC|

Is Your A/C Struggling to Keep Up? 3 Warning Signs

Central air HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems can last from 10-20 years, but Energy.gov says if your system is ten years old, you should consider replacing it with a new system. “They don’t make ‘em like they used to.” They make them better, actually. 3 Signs Your A/C is Struggling If the kitchen [...]

May 16th, 2020|Blog, HVAC|

Top 3 Signs & Symptoms of a Dirty Air Filter

Changing the HVAC filter is one of the easiest things you can do to ensure your air conditioner and heating system runs properly. Surprisingly, many homeowners avoid changing the filter regularly, allowing it to collect dirt, which causes problems that range from inefficient operation to system breakdown. Read on to learn about signs that [...]