Learn Why You Should Invest in Preventive HVAC Maintenance

Learn Why You Should Invest in Preventive HVAC MaintenanceThe summer heat and winter cold snaps the Coastal Bend area sees take their toll on your heating and cooling system. Preventive HVAC maintenance helps your system stand up to our climate’s demands. Read More »

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How to Prevent a Dirty Furnace Coil

How to Prevent a Dirty Furnace CoilIf you’ve noticed higher heating bills and a less comfortable home this winter, you may have a dirty furnace coil. Nearly every home in this region has a central HVAC system that combines a furnace and an air conditioner or a heat pump. These appliances use a furnace coil, sometimes called an evaporator coil, to carry refrigerant inside the air handler. Read More »

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Cracked Heat Exchanger: A Danger to Your Household

Cracked Heat Exchanger: A Danger to Your HouseholdA cracked heat exchanger represents the one single problem that can take your furnace out of operation, even though it probably still runs. The heat exchanger absorbs the heat the fuel creates inside the burner, and as the air blows over the exchanger, it warms and blows through the ductwork. When the heat exchanger has cracks or holes, it can emit carbon monoxide (CO), a highly toxic gas, into your home’s air. Read More »

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Save Energy this Season with Proper Attic Insulation

Save Energy this Season with Proper Attic InsulationIf you are looking to save energy this winter as you keep your home warm during the year’s colder months, attic insulation may be a cost-effective way to do so. With a little bit of attention and added insulation in your attic, your home can stay warmer without additional strain on your HVAC system. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you look to improve the insulation in your attic. Read More »

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Save Money and Energy with a Zoning System

Save Money and Energy with a Zoning SystemDealing with annoying cold spots in your south Texas home? Normally, that often means heating up your entire home, even if there are only one or two spots that need heat. In the meantime, you could be wasting money and energy. Zoning systems help cut that waste by providing a more efficient way to heat and cool your home. Read More »

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Are the Ducts in Your Home Tight Enough to Keep Heat Inside?

Are the Ducts in Your Home Tight Enough to Keep Heat Inside?The ducts hidden from view behind your ceilings and walls are the critical air circulation component of your home’s heating system. Leaky seams, disconnected sections and other deficiencies in the supply or return ductwork can waste up to 30 percent of your furnace’s heat output. Having tight ducts is essential for you to enjoy: Read More »

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Tips for Selecting the Best Possible HVAC Contractor

Tips for Selecting the Best Possible HVAC ContractorThe HVAC system you rely on for comfort is also your home’s most complex mechanical system, so it makes good sense to hire an experienced professional to give it the care it deserves. When you choose the best possible HVAC contractor, you can rest easy knowing you’re in good hands when you need routine maintenance, emergency repairs, or equipment upgrades. Read More »

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How to Be Prepared in Case of a Power Outage

How to Be Prepared in Case of a Power OutageWhether they’re caused by stormy weather or disruptions in the power supply, you can more easily and safely manage a power outage by planning ahead. It’s especially important to protect your HVAC system because it’s vulnerable when the power is being restored or after an extended outage. Read More »

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6 Energy-Saving Myths and What to Do Instead

6 Energy-Saving Myths and What to Do InsteadTo control home heating and cooling costs, ignore energy-saving myths and stick to the hard facts. Here are some energy-saving myths we know don’t work, along with some better ideas that do. Read More »

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Combat Mold Problems in Your Texas Home

Combat Mold Problems in Your Texas HomeDamp conditions prevail in our region most of the year, and for some households, that can mean there’s a problem controlling mold. So how worried should you be about mold in your home? Here are some basic tips for dealing with mold. Read More »

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