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Does Your Air Conditioner Have Faulty Wiring?

If your home's central air conditioning system has been malfunctioning and the cause isn't immediately clear to you, it could be connected to faulty wiring in the A/C. This can result in unexplained stops and starts from the circuit breaker tripping, fuses being blown, or the system shutting down. Are you a novice in terms of [...]

March 23rd, 2020|Blog, HVAC System|

Understanding the HVAC Life Cycle

Furnace and central air conditioner life spans are reportedly about 15-20 years, but a lot depends on how often they're used and if the units are well maintained. “Air conditioning units, because they are outdoors and subject to the extremes of the weather, typically have a shorter life expectancy of 15 years. My definition [...]

March 16th, 2020|Blog, HVAC System|

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 [...]

What Are the Different Parts of the HVAC System?

You depend on your vehicles for transportation, so maintenance is important. You schedule regular auto tune-ups, right? Most homeowners depend on their HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system for year-round comfort. Savvy property owners get HVAC tune-ups, too! In fact, here in Southeast Texas, living without air conditioning can be dangerous to those who [...]

January 24th, 2020|Blog, HVAC System|

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 [...]

Types of Gas Furnace Vent Pipes

Gas furnace vent pipes remove toxic gases that occur during the furnace combustion process. The vent pipes release the toxic gases outside of your home or office; that’s why it’s important that your furnace’s vent pipes be configured correctly. You don’t want those harmful gases leaked into your indoor living spaces. Furnace Gas Vents [...]

November 14th, 2019|Blog, HVAC System|

Safety Check: 3 Things You Should 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 safety, especially 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 the winter, causing over $2 [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, HVAC System, HVAC Tips|

Prevent Health Problems by Tuning Up an HVAC System

Health Benefits of HVAC Maintenance When HVAC professionals recommend an annual or semi-annual tune-up for your cooling and heating system, they usually stress the energy-efficiency and operational benefits of regular maintenance. However HVAC tune-ups in The Woodlands TX and elsewhere also deliver health benefits. A forced-air furnace and an air conditioner or heat pump that's [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, HVAC System|

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 purchase, [...]

November 1st, 2018|Blog, HVAC, HVAC System|

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 in The Woodlands TX [...]

March 28th, 2018|Blog, HVAC, HVAC System|

What Do Evaporator and Condenser Coils Actually Do?

You’ve seen our blogs mention “whole-house wellness” because we offer HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) service and we also offer plumbing services. Clean air, clean water . . . a wellness lifestyle for your home and family is our family’s goal! Evaporator coils are one of two major components of an A/C system. HVAC systems [...]

October 24th, 2017|Blog, HVAC System, HVAC Tips|

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your HVAC

For us, winter-to-spring isn’t such a big leap, weather-wise, but there’s something about spring that inspires us to clean closets, cabinets, and “freshen up” our homesteads following the waiting period that is winter. Spring maintenance and cleaning are simply what we do. Filters are First Spring maintenance for your HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system [...]

April 19th, 2017|Blog, HVAC System|

Home Renovation Tip – To Update or Not to Update Your HVAC Unit?

Perhaps 2017 is the year to do those property renovations you’ve been considering. You’ll want the best value possible for your project, and as you make your budget for your remodeling project, should you include a new HVAC unit to increase energy savings now or keep Old Faithful for a few more years? Review Your [...]

March 16th, 2017|Blog, HVAC System|

What You Don’t Know About Short Cycling Could Hurt You

Short cycling is an HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) term describing a continuous on/off process. You air conditioning/heating unit turns on for about 1 minute. Then it turns itself off, resulting in an incomplete cycle. Most people realize a problem when they hear the unit kicking on and off frequently or notice their home’s air [...]

February 21st, 2017|Blog, HVAC System|

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 [...]

HVAC Fall/Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

December 2016 saw Houston temperatures dipping into the thirties only to get colder in 2017. That means it’s winter in Texas! Most of us enjoy winter because it brings the kind of weather we don’t see much of here in Southeast Texas. Our friends at HouseLogic.com have a checklist for homeowners to complete every fall/winter, [...]