Stay on Top of Your Home’s Foundation Health

People are often surprised to learn that there’s a connection between the condition of your home’s foundation and HVAC efficiency and performance. The foundation that supports a house is a vital structural component. Defects or deterioration in a foundation can potentially affect many household functions from the ground floor up to the roof. Read More »

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Make Sure Your Furry Friends Stay Warm This Winter

The winter season brings with it a need to fire up your heating equipment to stay warm, but it’s not just you and your two-legged loved ones who you need to worry about. Maintaining proper home comfort for pets must always be an essential part of the plan, and we’re here to give you some quick tips on how to do that. Read More »

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If You Can Build a Snowman Indoors, Too Much Cold Air Is Getting In. Here’s How to Stop It.

Down here in Corpus Christi, we don’t have that much of an issue with winter, but it can get chilly when a cold front arrives. People who live in older homes know how drafty conditions can prevail during a cold spell. Maybe you have to run the heating unit at full blast to warm up, leading to a spike in utility bills and questions about what you could do to make it warmer next time temperatures plummet. Read More »

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How Long Should You Wait Before Having Your HVAC Unit Checked?

How long should you allow your HVAC system to go between maintenance visits? Well, it depends. Some homeowners go for years and maybe just call for help when something goes wrong. But that can be risky, resulting in large repair costs. Read More »

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your HVAC Maintenance

HVAC resolutionsAdopting fresh habits regarding your home as the new year arrives might help you save money, especially if you make HVAC resolutions. In the typical home, the heating and cooling system is the most complicated appliance. It runs more efficiently and dependably when it’s routinely serviced and used properly. These three resolutions can help you get the most from it: Read More »

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How to Ventilate Your Home This Winter

winter ventilationDuring the winter months, many homeowners have a tendency to shut off the outside world because the weather is so cold. This can cause problems with your indoor air quality, so this isn’t the best strategy to employ, especially when winter ventilation is a factor. Instead of completely sealing yourself off, try these simple tactics that will allow you to stay warm while improving ventilation. Read More »

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Smart Heating: What It Is and Why to Invest

smart heatingIf you’re tired of higher heating bills during the winter, smart heating offers an effective way to lower them. This type of heating involves the use of a thermostat with certain technological features that can make adjustments to your settings and help you reduce your HVAC energy usage. Switching to this type of heating offers the following benefits for your Coastal Bend home. Read More »

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How to Keep Outdoor Pets Warm This Winter

Keeping pets warmKeeping pets warm in winter should always be at the top of your seasonal to-do list. To get you started, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite techniques that will help them stay toasty and safe during the colder months of the year: Read More »

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Bathroom Fan Combos to Consider for Your Home

bathroom fan comboHaving a bathroom fan that includes a heat and lighting source can make this room more comfortable, energy-efficient, and even safer. When you’re comparing bathroom fan combos for your Coastal Bend home, keep the following information in mind. Read More »

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A Guide to Checking Your Home’s Insulation Levels

home insulation levelsIf you’ve never checked your home insulation levels — or haven’t done so recently — don’t put it off any longer. Insulation is critical to home comfort, as well as to keeping energy costs affordable. According to industry estimates, 90% of U.S. homes are under-insulated by current Department of Energy (DOE) standards. Read More »

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