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Preparations You Should Be Making For Heating Season Right Now!

October 8th, 2018

gas-burnerSure, it’s still pretty hot out most days. Summer is coming to an end sooner than you think, however, which means you should be thinking about the kind of preparations you should be making for the fall and winter seasons. If you take these steps now, you won’t have to scramble to get them done when the weather starts to cool off. Check out the following tips to help get your home ready for heating season.

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Is It Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

September 24th, 2018

air-conditioner-installationNo! It’s never too late for air conditioning maintenance! That doesn’t mean that you’re going to get the most out of your maintenance any time of year, of course, but there are always benefits to doing it. If you have waited most of the summer to schedule preventive maintenance, don’t despair! Read on to find out more about how why air conditioning maintenance matters, and why you should schedule it this season instead of waiting. We offer a full range of HVAC maintenance services in Lake Jackson, TX. We will make sure that your air conditioner is as healthy as possible.

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Pointers for Keeping Air Conditioning Efficiency High This Summer

September 10th, 2018

Air conditioner in need of service or repair.The official end of summer may be drawing near, but for Texas residents, we know there isn’t much relief from the heat. Therefore, you’re probably grateful if you have a fully functioning air conditioning system—life can be pretty unbearable without one! Hopefully, you had yours maintained at the beginning of the season so it’s less likely to experience problems.

Still though, even with maintenance, you may not be using your air conditioner as efficiently as possible, and therefore might be spending money you don’t need to. There’s good news, however! There is something you can do about it. And no, we aren’t going to say, “just replace your air conditioner” (although, if yours is more than a decade old, let’s start talking about an upgrade).

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Signs It May Be Time for a New Air Conditioner

August 27th, 2018

air-conditionerYou can get a lot of years of great service out of your air conditioner, if you take good care of it. That doesn’t mean you can rely on it indefinitely, though. Sooner or later, time and wear come for us all. If your air conditioner is on its last legs, it’s a good idea to be able to spot the warning signs before it fails completely. You don’t want to try and get an air conditioner replaced during peak demand season, while also having to suffer the interim in the heat without a functioning air conditioner. For those reasons, we recommend that you take a look down at the signs that you might need a new AC system.

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3 Great Ways to Kill Your Air Conditioner

August 13th, 2018

air-conditionerSummer is the best time of year to absolutely destroy your air conditioner, if that’s a thing you want to do. Most people don’t, and for good reason. It’s nice to have a way to stay cool when record high temperatures are happening outside. Still, if for some reason you’re really determined to shorten your air conditioner’s lifespan as much as possible (and you shouldn’t be) then you should take a look at the following ways to do that.

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Remember: Your Heat Pump Needs Maintenance Twice a Year to Stay Healthy!

July 30th, 2018

heat-pump-maintenance You’re probably tired of hearing us talk about this over and over again, but it’s pretty important so we’re going to just keep talking about it: maintenance is important. You don’t want do wait for a problem to show itself with obvious symptoms before addressing it. This is doubly important for heat pumps. If you haven’t already scheduled preventive maintenance for your heat pump, you should do it sooner rather than later. Yes, even if you had maintenance done on your heat pump less than a year ago. Read on to find out why bi-annual heat pump maintenance is so important.

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All The Ways Air Conditioning Issues Can Ruin Your Summer

July 16th, 2018

frozen-acNo one wants to deal with air conditioning issues during the summer, when the summer heat can quickly turn the inside of a home into an oven. Unfortunately, the added strain placed on your air conditioner over the course of the summer makes it very likely that issues of various kinds will occur. Preventive maintenance helps to mitigate a lot of this, but you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your system is in trouble. The following are just a few of the ways that various air conditioning issues can ruin your summer if you aren’t careful to have them dealt with as soon as possible.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Is Making Weird Noises

July 2nd, 2018

Air-ConditionersEven if you schedule maintenance on a regular basis for your air conditioner, you should keep an eye out for signs that it’s malfunctioning between appointments. Summer puts a lot of stress on the air conditioning system, increasing the likelihood for problems to crop up over time. If you notice the signs of some sort of malfunction occurring with your air conditioning system soon enough, you will be able to have it repaired faster and prevent more damage to the system. Let’s go over one of the more common signs that your air conditioner is malfunctioning: odd noises.

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Do You Need to Replace Your Air Conditioner This Season?

June 18th, 2018

air-conditioner-installationWith daily temperatures getting pretty high over the last few weeks, now is when it is most important to have an air conditioning system you can rely on installed in your home. If you don’t have one now, you should get one before we get any further into the summer season. The days are only going to get hotter, and you don’t want to have your air conditioner break down on you in the middle of the hottest season of the year. If you’re not sure whether or not your current air conditioner is up to the task of cooling your home over the summer, have a look at the signs below to help you decide.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling Properly

June 4th, 2018

air-filterSummer is the time of year when air conditioners are most likely to develop problems of some kind. The added strain of operating for longer hours over several months increases the odds of the system malfunctioning in some way. These malfunctions can manifest in a number of ways, including as a noticeable drop in the system’s cooling output. If your air conditioner isn’t cooling as well as it should be, read on to find out why that might be happening.

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