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Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Summer

April 24th, 2017

air-filterThe number one concern for many homeowners during the summer is staying cool. While that is important, it’s not the only thing you should be worried about. Indoor air quality has a major effect on both your health and comfort, so you need to take steps to make sure that it stays high. If you are looking for some options for improving your indoor air quality, have a look at some of the offerings below.

If you are looking for some options for improving your indoor air quality, have a look at some of the offerings below.

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It’s Time for Your Heat Pump’s Spring Maintenance

April 10th, 2017

Spring is finally here, and among other things that means it’s time to get your home ready for summer. The days are starting to warm up, and it won’t be long before they’ll be quite uncomfortable without a working air conditioning system. If you’re using a heat pump to keep your home comfortable throughout the year, you need to make sure you schedule preventive maintenance for it during the next couple of weeks. Yes, even if you had it looked at just a few months ago before the start of winter.

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What You Need to Know When Installing a New Air Conditioner

March 27th, 2017

It’s that time of year again, when the weather starts to heat up and the humidity really begins to wear on you. If you’ve ever had to suffer through a Corpus Christi summer without a reliable air conditioner, chances are you’re never going to want to do so again. If you’re looking to install a new air conditioner in your home before summer arrives, there are a couple of things you need to know beforehand. Not every air conditioner is suited for every home, and you really don’t want to find out after the fact that you picked the wrong one for your needs. Look at these factors to help determine whether or not an air conditioner will serve you well.

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Beware These 3 Air Conditioning Problems

March 13th, 2017

As the weather starts to warm up over the next couple of months, you’re going to start using your air conditioner more and more often. This added strain places more wear on the air conditioner, which means a greater likelihood of problems developing during the summer months. If you want to make it through the summer without a major air conditioning repair issue, it’s good to be familiar with the warning signs that the system is in trouble.

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It’s That Time Again: Air Conditioning Maintenance Season

February 27th, 2017

Winter is almost over, and air conditioning is once again taking its place at the front and center of the HVAC field. You may not be using your air conditioner all that much yet, but you will be soon. Before the summer gets into full swing, however, it’s a good idea to schedule air conditioning maintenance. That is the best way to make sure that your system is ready for the hot season.

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Evaluating Whether a Ductless System Is Right for You

February 13th, 2017

Look, we understand that shopping for a new heating system probably isn’t the most exciting experience. You are probably just interested in getting the best system to keep your home warm during the winter, not in the tiny bells and whistles that you will probably never notice anyway. We understand the urge to rush through the decision-making process, anything that will get a working system installed in your home faster.

However, it is important to note that the type of heating system you install absolutely will have an effect on the energy efficiency and comfort of your home. You should make sure that the system you choose fits your needs properly before you install it. In order to do that, you are going to need to be familiar with the pros and cons of each system type. Ductless systems, for example.

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Which Furnace Type Should You Choose?

January 30th, 2017

gas-burner-assemblySo you’re in the market for a new furnace, which means you’re probably buried in all kinds of different details differentiating between models and types. Before you dig too deep into the finer details of the systems, though, you have a pretty big decision to make: gas or electric? The type of fuel that your furnace uses will have a pretty big impact on your home’s heating situation. Neither type is objectively better than the other; each will be more or less effective based on the individual situation.

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Check These Things Before You Call for Heating Repairs

January 16th, 2017

It can be incredibly frustrating to have your heating system fail on you, especially in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year. Fortunately, though, there are a surprising number of times that heating problems are not what they seem. Before you call for professional help, check these simple things to make sure you’re not in bigger trouble than you are.

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Furnace

January 9th, 2017

Hopefully, you’ve been scheduling regular maintenance for your furnace over the years. No matter how careful you are, though, you can’t extend the lifespan of your system indefinitely. Sooner or later, your furnace will wear down to the point that it can’t get through another winter. It’s important that you be able to identify when your furnace has reached that point. Otherwise, you might be blindsided when the system breaks down in the middle of the coldest months of the year.

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The Benefits of Heat Pump Installation

January 2nd, 2017

If you’re looking for a new heating system in the middle of winter, chances are something has gone wrong. Shopping for a new heating system can be stressful at the best of times, much less in the middle of a cold month without a way to keep your home warm. Don’t worry, though; you don’t have to sort through the mountain of heating system options on your own. Let’s have a look at what a heat pump can do for you this winter.

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