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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 [...]

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|

What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Overheats

A common issue with central air conditioners occurs when they are working too long and hard, and as a result, overheat. Eventually, overheating of an A/C either will cause an internal breakdown or will trip the circuit breaker. That's why it's important to understand why a central A/C will become overworked and overheated. While you can change a [...]

Dos and Don’ts – Should You Spray and Clean Central Air Conditioner Unit Coils?

If you have an HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) maintenance plan in place, you’re already doing the best thing possible to minimize air conditioner repairs. Your central air conditioner professional inspects your coils every visit to ensure they are clean and functioning properly. AC Coils – Should You Clean Them? Your central [...]

February 24th, 2020|Air Conditioner, Blog|

Pros and Cons of Installing an HVAC Zoning System

Some like it hot and some like it cold, so it's sometimes a challenge to set the HVAC system to a temperature that's just right for everyone. The solution for some homeowners is a zoned HVAC system, where you can maintain different temperatures in various regions, or zones, of the home. But zoning systems [...]

Keeping Your Customers Comfortable: When Your Commercial System Needs a Tuneup

If you’re a Southeast Texas commercial property owner or building manager, you know that maintaining the proper air flow and air temperature is important to business. Properties in other states may want “comfort” from their commercial HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems, but in the Houston area, inside air temperature can impact health. It’s that [...]

4 Common Issues with Air Conditioning and How to Prevent Them

Spring was a little slow to show itself in Southeast Texas this year. You may have spent spring break huddled in front of your fireplace, but summer will return! Eventually. Have You Checked Your HVAC? Perhaps you haven’t turned on your air conditioning (A/C) unit in a few months, but it’s possibly the most important [...]

Spring is Here: Why A/C Checkups Are Important

In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. -Mark Twain He may have been in Texas when Mark Twain counted 136 different kinds of weather within 24 hours! Now that spring has arrived, we will anticipate two kinds of weather just around the corner: hot and hotter. Reasons [...]

April 24th, 2018|Air Conditioner, Blog|

Common Problems from Faulty Air Conditioner Wiring

You should check out’s infographic, How an Air Conditioner Works for the best visual of components that make the A/C magic happen. And make no mistake; it’s like magic, turning humid, warm air into clean, cool air that is safe for your home and family. Common A/C Problems We can’t live without air conditioning. [...]

October 31st, 2017|Air Conditioner, Blog|

Did You Know an HVAC Fan Can Affect Your Utility Bills?

Ensuring your HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) equipment is clean and well-maintained is a very good way to save money, but you can also save on utility bills with your HVAC fan settings. Fan Choices: On, Off, and Auto You’d think that deciding whether or not to run your HVAC fan 24/7 or as-needed would [...]

Five Common Ways to Find a Trustworthy Air Conditioner Service

In North Houston, air conditioning isn’t a luxury; it’s a life-saver. If you have a renovation project in the works or have plans to build new, air conditioner installation by a reputable company is critical. President Ronald Reagan said one of the most common-sense quotes ever. “Trust . . . but verify.” When [...]

Steps to Help You Minimize Air Conditioner Repairs

With some of the highest temperatures in the world, Texans want no surprises with their air conditioning units. Many air conditioner repairs could have been avoided if professional inspection and maintenance had been scheduled before the heavy-use season. You’ll Keep Your Cool With These Tips Here are four easy ways to maximize your energy use [...]

What Kind of AC Maintenance Plan Should I Have?

Putting a maintenance plan into effect is an important part of keeping your HVAC system problem-free and operating at maximum efficiency. In addition to tips for heating and cooling maintenance, you need regular professional inspection to ensure your systems’ optimal performance. This saves money, energy, and more importantly – time – on future repairs. What [...]

August 4th, 2016|Air Conditioner, Blog|

My AC is Frozen and I Can’t Just ‘Let It Go!’

You can feel it; something’s not right. Your room or building has become inexplicably warm, and you don’t have any air coming out of the registers. Upon investigation, you discover the air conditioner filter is wet and drippy, but the biggest clue is this: your AC unit coils are covered in ice. It’s official. You’ve [...]

How to Keep Kids and Pets Cool on a Hot Summer Day

Summer in our region presents some challenges. The high temperatures and humidity can adversely affect anyone, but particularly the elderly, kids and even pets. Overheating can necessitate emergency medical procedures and hospitalization. Read on for some common sense tips to survive the worst of summer in the Gulf Coastal region. Pets You may think that [...]

5 Things to Look For in Choosing a Trustworthy Air Conditioner Repair and Maintenance Company

There are a good many HVAC companies out there, so you may well wonder how to choose the best one for your furnace or air conditioner installation. Fortunately, there are some signs that will help you determine when a prospect is trustworthy. 1. Licensed, Bonded and Insured Texas law requires HVAC consultants and technicians to [...]

Expensive Repair Bills Due to Dirty Filters – Why You Need to Regularly Check Your Filters

Changing your HVAC system's air filter regularly can save you as much as 15 percent on your utility bills by improving the efficiency of your air conditioner or furnace. But that's not the only reason to change a dirty air filter. Replacing a filter before it's so dirty that it affects airflow can also spare [...]