January 2, 2019

Winter Heating Safety Tips

We’ve had another dip in temperatures, and more are sure to follow here in Houston. This means it’s time for the heat! Whether you use your central heating, fireplace, space heater, or a combination of these, there are important winter heating safety tips to follow. Fireplace Heating Safety Tips Whether you have a wood-burning fireplace or a gas fireplace, there are many things to keep in mind when lighting a fire this winter. For all fireplaces (or even wood-burning stoves), remember these key tips: Never leave a fire unattended. Even if you think you will only be gone a moment, […]
November 1, 2018
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Do You Need Two AC Units In Your Home?

Do you need two AC units in your home? This is a valid question. Particularly with two-story homes, common in our area, two AC units are often recommended. Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of a two-unit system in your home. Pro: Temperature Balance This may be one of the most important reasons for having two AC units in your home. Two units allow for an easier time balancing the desired temperature in your home. Generally, one area of your home will be warmer or more difficult to cool than another. In a two-story home, […]
September 3, 2018

5 HVAC Problems Caused by Air Ducts

Your HVAC system is very complex. This means that there are a lot of components that could be the root of HVAC problems. Your HVAC technician can always help you pinpoint what may be causing issues for your comfort. These are some common HVAC problems that could be caused by air ducts. Odors The first of the HVAC problems that could possibly be attributed to your air ducts is unpleasant odors. Some may suspect the central AC unit as the source of the odor, but your air ducts could be the culprit. Sometimes moisture can build up in the ducts, […]
August 2, 2018

7 Ways to Reduce Cooling Costs in Summer

Living in southeast Texas, you are likely no stranger to high cooling costs. Keeping a home comfortable in the summer can be difficult. That is why it is important to consider ways to reduce cooling costs, especially in these hotter months. These tips will help you not only reduce cooling costs, but save energy, as well! Fans Reduce Cooling Costs Fans do not actually lower the temperature in a room. However, they do make the air seem cooler. Using a wind chill effect, they can make your home feel much more comfortable without needing to lower the temperature. Because they […]