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Your Post-Holiday HVAC Checklist

Your Post-Holiday HVAC Checklist

The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy the company of friends and family. But, once the festivities are over, it’s time to get your household back in order. To help you out, we’ve compiled a few items to add to your HVAC checklist. Schedule a Maintenance Check If you wish to keep your HVAC…

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Replacing Indoor and Outdoor HVAC Units

Replacing Indoor and Outdoor HVAC Units

Winter is the ideal time to think about replacing air conditioner units because they’re out of season. You won’t be inconvenienced by the loss indoor comfort, the HVAC contractor has more time to devote to the project, and you might get a better deal. If you do go forward, make sure that you replace both…

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Preparing Your HVAC for the Holidays

Preparing Your HVAC for the Holidays

The holidays are a glorious time of the year for the entire family, but they also represent the need for proper home comfort throughout the winter season. Whether you’re hosting parties, enjoying family time, or going on vacation, here are some simple holiday HVAC concerns that you should tackle: Reach Out to a Qualified Technician…

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A History of Furnaces

A History of Furnaces

When the weather gets cold, your furnace is an invaluable tool. But how did it come to be? Who’s responsible for the appliance that keeps you warm and comfortable all winter? To answer that question, let’s examine the history of furnaces. The Early Years Since the dawn of time, there have been systems to heat…

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How Air Fresheners Affect Your IAQ

How Air Fresheners Affect Your IAQ

Watch any TV and you’ll see advertisers show air freshener effects as entirely beneficial with pleasing scents suggesting clean air wafting through the home. In reality, the air is very different, especially with prolonged use of air fresheners. Nearly all of these products pose serious health hazards because of the chemicals they contain. Aerosol, wick,…

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Don’t Close the Registers: Effective Temperature Control

Don't Close the Registers: Effective Temperature Control

Maintaining an ideal indoor temperature in every room in the house can sometimes seem like a moving target. At any given time, one room may be too warm while another is too cool and somebody, somewhere is always uncomfortable. While a HVAC professional can usually diagnose the reasons for temperature variations and offer workable solutions,…

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Best Thermostat Practices for Fall

Best Thermostat Practices for Fall

The fall season is here and that means it’s time to make changes around your home to improve the comfort level for both household members and anyone you invite over. Some of these changes will involve the use of your thermostat, so let’s take a look at the thermostat best practices that you should attend…

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HVAC-Inspired Costumes

HVAC-Inspired Costumes

Regular readers of our blog have surely noticed our tendency to tackle serious topics that are designed to make your lives easier and more comfortable. Today, however, we’re going to shift gears and have a bit of fun while we discuss HVAC-inspired Halloween costumes using tools and components that you and your children can enjoy…

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Ideal HVAC Settings for Mild Weather

Ideal HVAC Settings for Mild Weather

Most of us in Texas can’t wait for the milder weather that fall brings. Still, milder weather also heralds some difficulties when it comes to determining our fall HVAC settings. Sometimes, it’s cool enough that we can actually turn the air conditioner off and open the windows, particularly at night, although the high humidity of…

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Outdoor Unit Safety During Yard Maintenance

Outdoor Unit Safety During Yard Maintenance

Because some of your air conditioner’s most critical components aren’t installed inside the house, outdoor unit safety is important when working around the outside half of the system. While the A/C evaporator coil and blower are safely sealed inside the indoor air handler, the condenser unit including the system compressor, the coil and condenser fan,…

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