Households all across East Texas are cranking up their thermostats to keep their homes warm this winter. While having a warm and cozy home is a wonderful thing, increased energy costs are not. Fortunately, we’ve compiled the top seven tips on how to keep your home warm and your bill low this winter. Read More
As many people know, regular A/C maintenance is key to extending the life of your unit. One of the biggest issues that arise within A/C units is clogged drain pipes. This may not sound all that bad; however, it is a disaster in the making.
While your A/C is running, it is pulling humidity from the air. Especially during the summer months, all the extra moisture from the air is being filtered through your air conditioning system. Think of a cold cup of lemonade or soda on a hot summer’s day—it doesn’t take long for the condensation to start forming on the outside of the glass. This is essentially what is going on within your unit. It filters the moisture from the air, leaving you dry and cool, even when it’s 100+ degrees right outside. Read More
Hurricane season is a stressful time to be a homeowner, as it is your job to protect your home during extreme weather conditions such as torrential rains and high winds. August 17th, 2018 marks one year since the three-week devastation of Hurricane Harvey, and homeowners feel more pressure than ever to ensure their homes are ready for anything mother nature may throw their way.
Fortunately, there are many things you can do before and after a hurricane to care for your air conditioning unit. Especially if you choose not to evacuate, and instead wait out the storm in your home, there are several tips to keep in mind to ensure you and your air conditioner are at minimal risk. We have included some of our simple guidelines—supported by FEMA—to help you know how to prepare your air conditioner for a hurricane. Follow these simple guidelines and so if we are hit by a storm as large as Hurricane Harvey again, you and your things will be protected. Read More
At the start of a new year, it can be helpful to step back and take stock of the state of your home. What needs your attention the most? What can wait until later in the year? Taking a proactive approach to maintenance helps minimize unpleasant surprises while maximizing your comfort and peace of mind. Though it might still be cold outside, now is an excellent time to consider whether your AC unit might require replacement. It’s better to consider your options now than to confront the frustration of your AC failing in the middle of summer. Read More
A lot of people rely on their heaters to help them make it through the cold winter months, but few understand the importance of having heating systems checked by professionals before winter arrives. Heating system services exist to help ensure that your system will function throughout the entire season without unpleasant surprises like malfunctions, poor performance, or total breakdowns. Homeowners who invest in service before they start using their heaters regularly are usually able to avoid these problems and enjoy efficient heating until spring arrives once again. Read More
Different building types have different needs when it comes to air conditioning. As such, they require different types of air conditioner for adequate cooling. Understanding the differences between a commercial AC and a residential AC can help you make sure that you have the right system installed in your building, and that all the occupants can enjoy high air quality at a comfortable temperature. Read More
Air conditioning units have a bad habit of giving out at the least convenient moment possible. Maybe your unit crashed in the morning of what is forecasted to be the hottest day of the year, or perhaps it went out just as you were preparing to welcome company into your home. Either way, the natural reaction is to call for AC repair right away. Unfortunately, many air conditioning companies don’t place residential repairs particularly high on their priorities list, which means you could end up waiting a few hours or even a few days to get a fix. Read More
Hurricane season can be a nerve-wracking time for homeowners. You have an important responsibility to keep yourselves and your home as safe as possible during severe bouts of extreme weather. One thing you may worry about during an approaching hurricane is your air conditioner. Air conditioners are important and expensive to replace, so you’ll want to do as much as you can to make sure that yours is unaffected by the coming storm. Read More