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March 2, 2017

What to Expect From an AC Inspection (2018)

Houston offers a unique environment for heating and air conditioning, especially this year. Since I have not used it much if at all over the winter, I usually have my air conditioner inspected over spring break just before I begin using it in earnest in April or May. However, this year I have used my air conditioner almost every month for at least a couple of days, so I considered skipping the annual inspection ritual. To make this decision, I thought about what occurs during an inspection. First off, an air conditioning technician will check both the inside and outside […]
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 27, 2016

Checking Your Air Ducts

Today is the 26th of December, the day after Christmas. Most of my family is lying around in a post Christmas food coma, but I think that it is the perfect day to climb into my attic and check out the condition of my air ducts. Why today? Well, it is a balmy 78 degrees, and it has been several days (almost a month) since we were solidly in the 80s. My attic is finally cool enough without being too cold. Today is also a great day as everyone is home. Yes, they are in a food coma, but just […]
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 […]