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The Unique Repair Needs of Ductless Systems

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Closeup view about using some appliance such as air condition.When our customers come to us to either replace their existing air conditioning system, or install one after living without any type of cooling—goodness we hope that’s not the case—we very often recommend one particular system that is growing in popularity.

That is the ductless air conditioning in Houston, TX. Ductless systems work on heat pump technology. What this means is that not only do they provide effective and efficient cooling, but they also include a reversing valve that allows you to switch directions that the refrigerant flows. This means that during our, albeit brief, winters, we can get heat from the same system we achieve cooling from.

Ductless systems aren’t right for every home, and there are many considerations to make when choosing your next HVAC investment. But should you choose to go this route, we do want to let you in on a few care tips that are unique to ductless systems.

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Is Your Home Ready for an AC Replacement?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

home-ready-ac-replacementNow that spring is officially here, and summer is right around the corner—not that we got much reprieve from the heat—it’s the perfect time to consider a Katy, TX air conditioner replacement if you think your system has just about had it.

A well-maintained air conditioning system has the potential to last about a decade, give or take a couple of years. Whether or not you have had maintenance done on a regular basis though, it’s a good idea to know the various signs of an air conditioner in need of replacement, versus repair.

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How Dust Can Negatively Impact Your Air Conditioner

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Dust and dirt are so common—and so seemingly minor—that it may seem strange to even consider the impact that they have on your air conditioning system. However, they are in fact pretty dangerous if given the right circumstances.

Just as getting sand in a cell phone or other electronic device would cause issues, dirt and dust can create trouble for the components of your whole-home air conditioning system. You probably wouldn’t notice problems right away. But if dust and dirt are left to buildup on and in your system, then you will start to see the impact, and it won’t be pretty. Keep reading to learn more about these issues.

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How Do Air Conditioners Actually Work?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

It’s safe to say that nobody who lives in this area is a stranger to air conditioning systems. With the long, hot summer seasons we experience, melding into fall and sometimes even the start of winter, our AC systems run on a pretty consistent basis. Do you know exactly how your air conditioner effectively keeps your home cool though?

While it’s certainly not required to understand the science behind your air conditioner, it can be helpful to know as it will help you understand what’s wrong if your cooling system starts showing troubling symptoms. Keep reading to gain a basic understanding of how your AC system works.

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Emergency Cooling Tips for When Your AC Fails

Monday, September 5th, 2016

The last thing you want to contend with this time of year is a broken down cooling system. Ideally, you will have had maintenance done in at least the last year, to take care of any urgent repair needs. But even a system that is well maintained can break down. When this happens, you need to know how to stay comfortable in your home.

Our team offers 24-hour emergency AC services so you don’t have to worry for too long. However, while you wait for repairs to be done, what can you do to keep yourself and your family cool? Keep reading for some of our tips.

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This Is What Happens When Your AC is Incorrectly Sized

Monday, August 1st, 2016

There are many considerations to make when choosing a new air conditioning system for your home. You’ll want to think about its efficiency, configuration in your home, and what model of AC is best for you. One of the most neglected factors when it comes to AC installation is its size.

If you are having a new air conditioner installed soon, be sure to have one of our professional HVAC technicians help you choose the correct size for your home. You’ll quickly run into problems if you choose a climate control system that is too big or too small. Keep reading to learn more.

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Beware These Common AC Emergencies!

Monday, July 11th, 2016

It can be difficult at times, to know when it’s necessary to place a call for an air conditioning emergency. Some of the most common calls that we get is that the air conditioning system isn’t blowing cold air or that it isn’t turning on at all. Sometimes this can be traced back to a minor problem such as a mistakenly changed setting on a thermostat or even a power outage.

Other times, however, it truly is an emergency, particularly if you have occupants in your home with special needs that can’t go more than a few hours without cooling. Keep reading for some of the most common emergency calls professional HVAC technicians receive.

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The Importance of Hiring Licensed and Insured HVAC Professionals

Monday, June 6th, 2016

When you hire someone to install or service your HVAC system, chances are you want it to be someone you can trust to do the job right. You might be tempted to hire an amateur handyman or even an enthusiastic DIY-enthusiast who lives down the street. However, in order to truly ensure an effective installation, you will want to obtain services from a licensed and insured HVAC contractor.

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Tips for Improving Heating Efficiency

December 17, 2018

By adequately maintaining your heating system, you’ll always get the best quality conditioned air from your system.

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“Why Won’t My Heat Pump Switch Modes?”

December 3, 2018

So you tried switching to heating mode on your heat pump, but nothing happened. Now what?

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