Noisy Air Vents? Learn What to Do

Noisy Air Vents? Learn What to DoThere’s nothing like the high-pitched whine of noisy air vents to set your teeth on edge. There are several reasons why you might be hearing this noise. Some are fixable at home while others require an HVAC professional. Read More »

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The “Feels Like” Temperature: What it Means for Your Home

The "Feels Like" Temperature: What it Means for Your HomeThe “feels like” temperature refers to how hot or cold a house feels to occupants versus the actual temperature displayed on a thermometer. Often, these are two very different figures. In most cases, the disparity between the “feels like” temperature and the actual temperature is caused by the indoor humidity level. Here in Corpus Christi, where daily relative humidity averages above 70 percent, outdoor humidity is usually the main factor in excessive indoor humidity. Read More »

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Prepare Your HVAC System for the Coastal Bend Storm Season

Prepare Your HVAC System for the Coastal Bend Storm SeasonThe unpredictable weather of the Coastal Bend can leave your HVAC system vulnerable to damaging high winds, heavy rains and hail if you’re not prepared. The best way to avoid inconvenience, repairs or component replacements due to severe weather is to take a proactive approach with these storm preparation tips. Read More »

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Xeriscaping Areas Around A/C Units

Xeriscaping Areas Around A/C UnitsXeriscaping is a form of landscaping developed to conserve water in dry climates such as the Coastal Bend area. This type of landscaping can be used around your air conditioner’s outdoor unit to keep it out of sight and running efficiently. Read More »

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How to Spring Clean Your HVAC System

How to Spring Clean Your HVAC SystemIt’s that time again: spring cleaning. As you’re getting your house clean and organized for another year, don’t forget one area that many people miss: your HVAC system. Read More »

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Buying the Whole System is Better Than Just the Unit

Buying the Whole System is Better Than Just the UnitIf you own a split-system central air conditioner or heat pump, there’s a pretty good chance that one of the two main components will fail before the other one. Often, that means the outside unit (the compressor/condenser), since it’s exposed to the elements. When this happens, you need to be prepared to make a decision: Whether to replace the unit that fails and match the replacement with the surviving component, or invest in a whole new system. The second choice is usually the wisest choice when buying an HVAC system. Read More »

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Get Relief With Allergy Season Tips

Get Relief With Allergy Season TipsSpringtime allergy season has arrived in Corpus Christi, and for allergy sufferers, the symptoms are probably already occurring. Ragweed pollen is among the most common allergens in the area, but other material can also trigger the sneezing, watery eyes, and runny noses that make allergies a misery. Here are some allergy tips you can use this year to make yourself more comfortable. Read More »

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Keep Your HVAC System Secure this Spring

Keep Your HVAC System Secure this SpringAs the price of copper has risen, so have reports of air conditioning theft. That’s right — that outdoor component of your air conditioner, the condenser/compressor, has copper and aluminum in it worth as much as a couple of hundred dollars at a scrap metal yard, making your compressor an attractive target for thieves. Read More »

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Changing Your HVAC Air Filter: Ways to Remember

Changing Your HVAC Air Filter: Ways to RememberYour HVAC air filter provides an important barrier against dust and other harmful particles. Keeping these clean and in good shape is essential for the wellbeing of your heating and cooling system. Here are tips for remembering to check filters every month. Read More »

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Things to Know About Attic Safety

Things to Know About Attic SafetyMost people don’t think about an attic until something happens, like a roof leak, that necessitates a visit to the attic. Before you venture up there, you should be aware of the following attic safety issues. Read More »

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