Is Preventative HVAC Maintenance a Good Investment?

Is Preventative HVAC Maintenance a Good Investment?Your HVAC system consumes about half of your home’s energy-budget. This is quite a slice, but it’s a necessary monthly investment to ensure home comfort. Regular HVAC maintenance is an important investment. If you’re wondering what exactly preventative HVAC maintenance entails and if it’s a wise investment, keep reading. Read More »

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5 Ways Humidity Can Damage Your Corpus Christi Home

5 Ways Humidity Can Damage Your Corpus Christi HomeWe all love Corpus Christi’s beautiful coastal climate, but along with this nice weather comes high humidity, especially during the hot summer months. Moisture control should be high on the list of items you discuss with your HVAC contractor during your annual maintenance check. Maintaining the proper humidity level inside your home keeps your family more comfortable, while reducing long-term home maintenance costs. Read More »

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Have a Professional Fix the Clogged Central A/C Drain in Your Corpus Christi Home

Have a Professional Fix the Clogged Central A/C Drain in Your Corpus Christi HomeOver time, it’s not uncommon for algae growth and dirt particles to clog up your drain pipe. A clogged central A/C drain can back water up in the drain pipe and into the drain pan, potentially flooding the area around the air handler. Many new air conditioning systems have water sensing switches that can shut a system down when it encounters enough water in the drain pan, preventing the system from running until it resets, either manually or after the water drains away. Read More »

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How Much Can You Save by Replacing A/C Filters?

How Much Can You Save by Replacing A/C Filters?Replacing A/C filters is one of the easiest and least expensive maintenance tasks you can do around your Corpus Christi home. Keeping a clean filter in your air conditioner can save you money by reducing monthly energy costs and extending the life of your A/C equipment. Read More »

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How to Test Your Texas Home for Toxic Mold

How to Test Your Texas Home for Toxic MoldToxic mold is a fungal growth that can lurk in the walls of your home. It’s not always easy to detect mold, but it’s important that you eliminate growth from your South Texas home to protect your family. Mold remediation can be very expensive, so detecting mold early on is especially important. Read More »

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Top Reasons to Stick with a Variable Speed Furnace

Top Reasons to Stick with a Variable Speed FurnaceUnlike single-speed airflow, a variable speed furnace blower can set the standard for both home comfort and efficiency. Conventional furnace blowers offer two airflow settings — 100 percent or nothing. Read More »

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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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