Fall’s a Good Time to Have the A/C Checked for Corrosion in Our Coastal Climate

Fall's a Good Time to Have the A/C Checked for Corrosion in Our Coastal ClimateLiving in the Coastal Bend, having your A/C checked for corrosion is vital to smooth operation. Air with a high chloride content, as you will find in any coastal environment, is hard on metal surfaces, causing pitting and corrosion. As the summer heat begins to taper off is the best time to have your A/C checked for corrosion and serviced professionally. Read More »

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The Right Furnace Filter: Choose Carefully

The Right Furnace Filter: Choose CarefullyThere are several different types of furnace filters available to homeowners. Choosing a good quality furnace filter will ensure your heating and cooling components are protected from debris and acceptable indoor air quality is maintained throughout the year.  Read More »

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When You’re Working During the Day, Here Are Ways to Lower Your Energy Costs

When You're Working During the Day, Here Are Ways to Lower Your Energy CostsHeating or cooling your home when nobody is there to enjoy it can be a big waste of money. There are many different ways to lower your energy costs while you’re at work that are free or very inexpensive to implement. A few of the different ways to keep your energy costs low while you are away from your home include: Read More »

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Preventive Tips for Your HVAC System When Remodeling Your Corpus Home

Preventive Tips for Your HVAC System When Remodeling Your Corpus HomeWhen remodeling your home, it’s important to not forget your HVAC system. Dust, dirt, and other debris stirred up during remodeling can be hazardous to its health. Be sure to follow these preventive tips for your HVAC system: Read More »

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Prevent Allergies This Fall With These Simple Tips

Prevent Allergies This Fall With These Simple TipsWhen you begin to feel an evening chill in your South Texas home this fall you will want to make some preparations before you turn on your heat system.  Read More »

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The Various HVAC Systems in Your Home Impact Each Other: Here’s How

The Various HVAC Systems in Your Home Impact Each Other: Here's HowMost central HVAC systems are integrated– that is, they use the same ducting and circulation fan to cool or heat the home. While this is simpler and saves costs, it means a breakdown of one system affects the other. Read More »

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Feel the Need for More Insulation? Review These Types

Feel the Need for More Insulation? Review These TypesIf you’re trying to keep your South Texas home cool in summer or warm in winter without spending a fortune, it’s time to give a little thought to insulation. No other home improvement returns so much of your money for such a tiny investment. Here’s what you need to know about why insulating your home properly is so important, and a description of the various types that are available to you.  Read More »

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When the Heat Pump Gives You a Problem, Follow These Guidelines

When the Heat Pump Gives You a Problem, Follow These GuidelinesThe weather here in South Texas is likely to keep your heat pump in the cooling mode for a good while longer, so knowing what to do if your unit develops any problems can keep you cool while minimizing the costs of operating and maintaining your HVAC system. Read More »

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HVAC Terms That Will Help You Understand Your System Better

HVAC Terms That Will Help You Understand Your System BetterIf your HVAC system is in need of repair or if you are in the market to buy a new heating or cooling system, you may feel a bit like those you are talking to are speaking a foreign language. The HVAC terms used by those who install and service these systems may be unknown to you. In order to make an informed decision, you need to understand these terms. Here is a listing of some of the more important HVAC terms and lingo, and their definitions, so you can be a wiser consumer. Read More »

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Fall Maintenance: It’ll Soon Be Time

Fall Maintenance: It'll Soon Be TimeHeating and cooling systems work longer and more efficiently with regular maintenance. Once the cold winter weather arrives, contractors get busy, so it’s best to service your HVAC system during the off-season. While you can do some of the fall maintenance tasks by yourself, it’s best to have a professional inspect and tune-up your heating and cooling systems so you can catch small problems before they become large expenses. Read More »

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