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Do You Have a Refrigerant Leak?

June 29th, 2020

technician-working-on-air-conditionerThe air conditioner just started up with a cooling cycle but it seems to have shut back down almost immediately. You go to check the thermostat and find that it is definitely registering that your home needs to be cooled down. The question then is why your AC system doesn’t seem to want to actually do its job.

There is a multitude of possible reasons you may need an air conditioner repair in Richmond, TX but one that is likely to be the source of this problem is a refrigerant leak. It is always a good idea to check for this issue if only because a refrigerant leak is a really serious problem. Without refrigerant in your air conditioner, it can’t cool things off!

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Is a Pro or an Amateur Better?

June 15th, 2020

technician-working-on-air-conditionerOh no! You just got home and you set your Wi-Fi thermostat before you left the office to cool things off, but when you walked through the door, it was hotter inside than it was outside. This means that you need air conditioning repair–but will your schedule this service with an HVAC contractor in Missouri City, TX, or will you try to get it done through a DIY attempt or amateur service?

The answer you give will likely determine how comfortable you are for the rest of the summer. We know the temptation to save a bit can be strong but amateur services are never really worth it because you’ll end up paying more money for extra repairs or an early replacement. With that said, let us tell you why it is always worth it to schedule your services with a professional.

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3 Ways to Improve Your IAQ

June 1st, 2020

The last time that you went into a home or building that was excessively dusty how comfortable were you? What about if that same place was overly humid? Even if you were in a place with a powerful air conditioner, it is likely that the low air quality hindered your ability to truly get comfortable. No one likes being inside a building where the airborne dust is bad enough that you can taste it, nor does anyone enjoy an involuntary sauna.

Most people don’t realize how important their indoor air quality is to their comfort until they see what a difference it can truly make. If you have a home in Sugarland that needs to get a boost to its IAQ, we can help. We have three great ways to help you clean up the air in your home so you can enjoy real comfort again.

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Don’t Ignore Your Condensate Drain

May 18th, 2020

There are a lot of different parts to your air conditioner that go into helping it operate properly. From the evaporator coil to the blower fan to the ductwork, there are a lot of different things that your system makes use of to do its job. As you might expect, keeping these different parts clean and in good condition is important. Your condensate drain or condensate line is no exception to this rule.

Though not often talked about, the condensate drain is a part of your air conditioner that is necessary to keep your system functioning, even if it isn’t directly involved in creating cool air. We want to give you some information on what the condensate line is, why it is important, and how to tell when it needs some maintenance.

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Make the Switch from a Central AC to a Ductless

May 4th, 2020

woman-with-ductless-systemHaving a reliable and effective air conditioner in Texas isn’t a negotiable subject. A cooling system is a necessity! This is why, when your trusty, long-standing central air conditioner gives up the ghost, you know you have a major problem on your hands. However, before you hop on the phone to set up an air conditioning installation in Sugar Land, TX for another central AC system, we think you should know about what your other options are.

Specifically, we want to let you know that you have the option to go ductless. A ductless system is almost exactly what it sounds like, an air conditioner that is able to operate without the use of ductwork. Interested in learning more about this system and how it could benefit you? We are happy to give you some information that might help you determine whether or not a ductless air conditioner is the right fit for you.

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When to Schedule Air Conditioner Services

April 20th, 2020

stopwatch-service-timeIf we didn’t already know how rapidly our weather could switch on us, the recent weeks have certainly solidified that fact in our minds. When it is 60 one day, and then 80 the next, many of us are going to suddenly be very very aware that we need to be able to have our air conditioners up and running at the drop of a hat.

So we have a question for you: when you switched your air conditioner on this last week, were you able to do so with confidence? Or were you a bit worried that you might have a problem in your system that could leave you without the cool air you needed? If you aren’t 100% sure about how well your AC can do its job, you may need to take a moment to think about scheduling service for your system

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These Sounds Mean You Need AC Repairs

April 6th, 2020

outside-ac-unitTexas has begun to heat up and to bring out those lovely springtime rainstorms. This, of course, means spending a bit more time indoors trying to keep comfortable and dry. If your air conditioning system is having trouble though this goal will be harder than you might expect.

While it may not be the height of summer yet, it doesn’t mean you won’t be using your AC. And even some use creates wear and tear that can surface a potential repair need. If you notice that your AC system is showing signs of a problem, your best option is to get things fixed up ASAP, before you lose your ability to cool your home in the middle of a heatwave.

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How to Deal with Dusty Ducts

March 23rd, 2020

ductwork-being-cleanedWhatever is in your ductwork is what is going to be making its way into your home. This means that when you run the heater and there is hot air in your ducts, it will come through into your home. The same applies to cool air during summer. And, of course, if there is a large amount of dust and debris in your ductwork, that will also make it into your home.

So, the next time you turn on your ductwork, consider what you are going to be blowing into your home. Is it just temperature-controlled air, or are you creating a small house-sized dust storm?

If you have dusty ductwork, there is a great solution to the problem that we can offer you: duct cleaning for your HVAC in Katy, TX.

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Start the Spring Season Off with AC Maintenance

March 9th, 2020

technician-working-on-air-conditionerIt might feel like winter ended one day and spring started the next. We went from cool weather to warmth and rain with the snap of a finger! With that said, it is pretty nice to be able to enjoy some warmth and sunshine again. When it isn’t raining, a lot of us have been trying to get outside to make the most of the springtime shift.

While the weather is relatively pleasant now, we do want to make sure that you are prepared for when the softer warmth of spring gives way to the sweltering summertime temperatures. And when we discuss you being ready, we actually mean your air conditioner.

Now is the best possible time to make the most of the spring season and help your HVAC in Cypress, TX by getting the jump on your AC maintenance. Here are some reasons why.

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Why Now is the Time to Update Your AC System

February 24th, 2020

ac-unit-with-tools-in-backyardThere is a hint of spring in the air as temperatures have begun to nudge towards the high 60s and the sun has started to make longer appearances. It is a great sign that warm weather is around the corner and most of us are ready to enjoy that sunshine!

Before the thermostat starts to really rise though we want to make sure that your home is ready for the summer season too. Your HVAC in Katy, TX sees a lot of use throughout the year but never so much as it does when you need it to cool your home during the sweltering summertime. And we are sad to say that eventually that use does add up and lead to the need for a system replacement.

Thankfully, now is one of the best times to get an air conditioner replacement and we can tell you why.

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Do You Have a Refrigerant Leak?

June 29, 2020

Here we have listed some of the key signals that indicate you have a refrigerant leak so you know when the time has come to schedule a repair and a recharge.

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Is a Pro or an Amateur Better?

June 15, 2020

Let us tell you why it is always worth it to schedule your services with a professional.

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