AC in Houston

August 29, 2017
Air Conditioners After Hurricanes

What To Do After the Flood (Must Read)

We have had a horrible experience here in Houston and particularly Kingwood with Hurricane Harvey. You may be wondering what to do after the flood with your AC unit. When you have been through a traumatic experience like your home flooding, there is so much to take care of when you return. Before You Return After the Flood Before you return home, you can find out what your insurance policy covers. You will need to know if your policy covers storm damage or flooding. If a storm damages your exterior AC unit, your insurance is likely to cover repair or […]
July 27, 2017
Central Air System Ducts

Are Air Conditioning Service Plans Worth It? (2018)

If you have considered committing to an air conditioning service plan, you may have wondered if paying for one would be worth your time and money. Air conditioning service plans provide regular preventive maintenance for your HVAC system. Some provide a once-per-year service and some two or more. To determine whether an air conditioning service plan is worth it, you must ask yourself a few questions. What type of air conditioning service plan is it? How many service trips does the plan provide? What does each service trip include? These are a few of the considerations that go into determining […]
June 25, 2017

Repairing Air Duct Leaks

As a homeowner, you may find yourself repairing air duct leaks in your home. As with most do-it-yourself projects, there is a right way and a wrong way to complete this job. Repairing air duct leaks is a simple project if positioning of ducts in your home is conducive to a safe DIY repair. Follow these steps for repairing air duct leaks. Before you can start repairing air duct leaks, you must first identify the location of leaks. With the system fan running, inspect along ducts, particularly where lines branch off or separate (these are common sites for leaks). Feel […]
June 2, 2017

Air Conditioner Troubleshooting (DIY)

Your air conditioning system is complex, but if it is not cooling right, sometimes simple air conditioner troubleshooting can identify a problem. There are several steps you can take before calling your HVAC technician. These may help you to pinpoint and even fix a simple issue. Try these air conditioner troubleshooting tips to see if they fix the problem first! Power Issues First, if your air conditioning unit is not coming on at all, check the breaker that controls the unit in your electrical breaker box. When a breaker is overloaded, it causes the breaker to trip, not allowing power to […]