HVAC and Plumbing Tips

What does SEER mean for HVAC systems?

What Does SEER Mean When Purchasing an AC Unit?

What is SEER, and what does it stand for? You may have heard of “SEER” before, but what does SEER mean? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It is a rating system used by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to determine how energy-efficient an air conditioner and heat pump are. Similar to how…

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9 Reasons Why Your AC Unit Isn’t Blowing Cool Air

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably think of your air conditioner as a necessary evil. It’s something that you only really appreciate when it’s working properly. But what do you do when your ac unit does not produce cold air? Here are nine possible reasons why your AC unit is not blowing cold air,…

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How does a programmable thermostat save you money

How Does a Programmable Thermostat Save You Money on Energy Bills?

According to the Department of Energy, a programmable thermostat can save you up to 30 percent on your energy bill. But how does it work? And which type is best for you? Here’s what you need to know. Homeowners looking to shave dollars off their energy costs should consider installing a smart thermostat. According to…

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How often should you change your furnace filter?

How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

  Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your home. One of the most important things you can do to prepare your home for winter and to keep your furnace running smoothly is to regularly change the filter. But how often should you be changing the furnace…

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Common reasons HVAC systems break down

Common Reasons Air Conditioning Systems Break Down

Lack of Maintenance The biggest mistake that people make is not having their air conditioning systems maintained on a regular basis by a professional. Maintenance is important because it helps to keep the system running smoothly and prevents small problems from turning into larger ones. A simple tune-up can potentially save you hundreds of dollars…

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Tips for prolonging the life of your AC system

Tips for Prolonging the Life of an Air Conditioning System

To prolong the life of your AC unit, it is important to make sure you have an annual tune-up and routinely replace air filters according to the manufacturers recommendation. A well maintained AC will last longer and work more efficiently which means you’ll save on air conditioning repair costs. The fact that air filters need…

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How to find and fix air leaks

Air Sealing Your Home – How to Find and Fix Air Leaks

You might not realize it, but your home is probably full of air leaks. These tiny openings let cold air in during the winter and hot air in the summer, making your HVAC system work overtime (and driving up your energy bills in the process). So if you’re feeling a draft, chances are you have…

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Why You Should Get an Air Quality Test for Your Home?

Why You Should Get an Air Quality Test for Your Home?

Why is it important to know the air quality in your home? There are many reasons why it’s important to know the air quality in your home. For starters, breathing in pollutants can cause some serious health issues like allergies or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Additionally, if you have children or pets, you’ll want…

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Preparing Your HVAC System for Summer

Preparing Your HVAC System for Summer

  Are you ready for summer? No, not the beach and barbecues kind of summer, we’re talking about your home’s air conditioning system. Summer is a time when your AC will be working overtime, so it’s important to make sure that it’s in good condition before the temperatures start rising. In this blog post, we’ll…

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Why is the Placement of My Thermostat Important?

Why is the Placement of My Thermostat Important?

Your thermostat is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home when it comes to your HVAC system. That’s why proper thermostat placement is so important so make sure that it is placed in an optimal location. This will ensure that the temperature is evenly distributed throughout your living space. Maintaining a…

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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

Protect your home from frozen pipes. How to Prevent pipes from freezing during cold weather. If you’re a homeowner in North Texas, it’s important to take some preventative steps to protect your home from frozen pipes this winter. A hard freeze is on the way, and even if temperatures start out above freezing, they’ll drop…

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18 Common HVAC Problems

18 Common HVAC Problems Homeowners Experience

Homeowners who have a problem with their HVAC system may not be able to get in touch with the air conditioning contractor that installed it or they are unsatisfied with the company’s response. If the HVAC system is not working properly, homeowners may need to HVAC service right away and they want someone who can…

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