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December 18, 2017
furnace preparations

Furnace Preparations for Winter

Winter officially begins in just three days. We’ve had a few cold snaps here in Houston, but is your furnace ready for the real winter season? We always recommend everyone have an annual full service of your furnace prior to turning it on the first time, but you may be already past that point. Furnace preparations for winter are still important, though, and here are the essentials. Furnace Preparations: Cleaning Cleaning your furnace prior to winter months is essential for the optimum functioning of your system. When you have your system serviced prior to winter, your HVAC company will take […]
January 23, 2017

Do I Need a Dehumidifier?

What a year we have had so far! Last week after going from 25° to 78° all in one week, I was concerned about turning my heat and air back and forth. This week we have had rain, floods, and tornado warnings. Through it all, we have humidity. This got me to thinking, should I invest in a dehumidifier? If you experience any of the following signs in your home, you might seriously consider a dehumidifier. Water stains on the walls or ceilings of your home High humidity rooms with poor ventilation or no ventilation (especially in areas like bathrooms […]
December 15, 2016

History of Heat

Unlike cool air produced by air conditioners, warmth is essential to human survival. For this reason, man originally gathered near the equator and areas that were warm most of the year. However, man is a curious creature and moved outward both north and south to areas that simply were not warm enough for survival without some form of heat. To begin with, this was simply fire. It is thought that man learned to control fire for cooking and heating nearly 2 million years ago; however, evidence of controlled fire only dates back 100,000 year. These include central fires in enclosed […]
November 29, 2016

Before Turning On Your Heater:

To turn on the heater or not to turn on the heater? That is the question of the evening in Houston during the winter. At this time of year, the days are warm, but the nights might get a little chilly. This makes it twice as important that you do a good check of your furnace before you turn it on for the first night. No one wants to be woken in the middle of the night with a furnace malfunction. With that in mind, here are a few areas to be sure and check before your first heated night: […]