What Does SEER Stand For & How Does it Affect My HVAC System?

What Does SEER Stand For & How Does it Affect My HVAC System?SEER (seasonal energy efficiency rating) refers to your HVAC system’s operating efficiency. During South Texas’ hot, humid summers, SEER has a significant affect on your energy bills, the operating efficiency of your central air conditioner, as well as indoor humidity.  Read More »

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Get Your Corpus Christi Home Ready for Spring with These Maintenance Tips

Get Your Corpus Christi Home Ready for Spring with These Maintenance TipsSpring is almost here, making it the ideal time to perform some important housekeeping and home maintenance tasks. You can keep your Corpus Christi home in tip-top shape with these home maintenance tips. Read More »

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How to Size a New A/C System for Your Texas Home

How to Size a New A/C System for Your Texas HomeThe average A/C system lasts about 10 to 15 years. However, our warm Coastal Bend region demands more from our A/C systems than most areas in the country. If it’s time to install a new A/C system in your South Texas home, make sure your HVAC technician sizes it correctly. Read More »

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How to Keep Your A/C Condensate Line Flowing Freely

How to Keep Your A/C Condensate Line Flowing FreelyA clogged A/C condensate line is one of the most common problems homeowners have with their heating and cooling systems. It’s also one of the easiest problems to avoid. Cleaning out and maintaining your A/C condensate line is an item you should be sure your HVAC tech has on his annual or semi-annual maintenance checklist. Read More »

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Don’t Believe These Popular Attic Ventilation Myths

Don't Believe These Popular Attic Ventilation MythsIn Coastal Bend’s humid climate, your ventilation system is an invaluable tool for keeping your home and attic in good condition. Debunking the most common attic ventilation myths can help you make wise decisions about how to provide this area with optimal airflow. Read More »

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How to Test for Humidity in Your Corpus Christi Home

How to Test for Humidity in Your Corpus Christi HomeKnowing how to test for humidity in your Coastal Bend home takes the guesswork out of maintaining healthy levels for both you and your home. Ideal levels range from 40 to 55 percent. Levels above or below those can set the stage for physical discomfort and rapid infectious disease transmission when air is too dry, as well as problems with your home, its contents and structure. Read More »

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Can a Dirty Filter Really Cause Water Leaks in a Furnace?

Can a Dirty Filter Really Cause Water Leaks in a Furnace?If you’re trying to find the cause of a water leak in your furnace, it’s not unreasonable to try changing your air filter. A clogged filter can’t directly cause water leaks in a furnace, but it can contribute to leaking air conditioner problems if they share the same ductwork. Read More »

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Pilot Light Maintenance: Prolong the Life of Your Furnace

Pilot Light Maintenance: Prolong the Life of Your FurnaceDon’t be surprised if you start having trouble keeping your furnace’s pilot light lit as it gets older. Fortunately, a malfunctioning pilot light usually isn’t a sign that you need to replace your entire furnace. Your HVAC maintenance plan should include routine pilot light inspection to prevent future problems and to extend the life of your furnace. Read More »

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Important Tips for Comparing Home Heating Systems

Important Tips for Comparing Home Heating SystemsThere are several good heating options for homes here in the Coastal Bend area, but choosing the right one for your home can be a daunting process without expert help. Before you call for expert advice, read the following information about comparing home heating systems. Read More »

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The Importance of Preventing a Pressure Drop in Heat Exchangers

The Importance of Preventing a Pressure Drop in Heat ExchangersYour Coastal Bend home likely contains at least two or more heat exchangers, as they’re crucial components of every HVAC system. Excessive pressure drops between the inlet and outlet may indicate a problem inside your heat exchanger that could reduce the life of your equipment and keep it from functioning efficiently. Fortunately, your HVAC pro can troubleshoot and repair heat exchanger problems, so you remain comfortable in your home. Read More »

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