Benefits of a Whole-Home Air Purifier

September 26th, 2022
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Just last year, the Environmental Protection agency reported that “Americans, on average, spend approximately 90% of their time indoors.” While indoors, we breathe whatever contaminants are in our indoor air, and some contaminants are found in concentrations up to five times higher indoors than outdoors! Of course, spending more time outdoors can be beneficial to our health in many ways. But a significant amount of time is spent breathing indoor air regardless. Do we have to resign ourselves to breathing in all those contaminants?

No! A whole-home air purifier can dramatically reduce the particles in our air and give us much higher indoor air quality—and higher quality of life. Let’s begin by answering some frequently asked questions about indoor air quality and the systems that can improve it.

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5 Signs You Need AC Repair

September 12th, 2022
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Air conditioners in Texas really have their work cut out for them. The cooling season is long and sometimes the temperature outdoors is over 100°! The summer might be ending for school-age kids, but we know you still need your air conditioner to have your back during the hot early-autumn days. In gratitude for all our air conditioners do for us, and in the hope of your air conditioner lasting through the rest of the cooling season and far beyond, let’s make sure you know how your AC system lets you know when it has a problem.

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The Benefits That Professional Duct Sealing Provides

August 15th, 2022
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The ducts in your home are designed to last a long time. However, as they age, they will gradually degrade, and leaks are likely to occur. Does that mean you should have all your ductwork replaced? Not necessarily.

Having the ducts sealed by a knowledgeable professional might provide the solution you need. If you want to know more about duct sealing in Houston, TX, we have answers to your questions right here.

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Why Professional AC Installation Matters

August 1st, 2022
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When you live somewhere as hot as Houston, and you’ve searched for information about AC installation at the beginning of August, that tells a story. You are probably in very big need of a new air conditioner, now.

We completely understand the sense of urgency; however, rushing into an AC purchase is never a good idea, as it can leave you with a system that’s improperly matched for your specific home and needs. It might not even be sized correctly for your space.

And then, when it comes to the actual installation job, there are a number of steps that make the installation flawless. If any steps are missed or done incorrectly, it can lead to problems like short-cycling, refrigerant leaks, ductwork damage, and other efficiency problems. It could even lead to a premature system breakdown.

Ultimately, air conditioning systems are very complex and they require a trained and experienced professional to install them.

Read on as we uncover the steps our pros go through, and why it’s so important to leave this job to the trained and experienced techs on our team.

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How to Breathe Easier At Home

July 18th, 2022
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For those of us who experience allergy and asthma symptoms, pretty much any time of the year is “allergy season” with the right conditions. And you may have the perfect conditions right there at home! What we mean is, many folks don’t realize that their indoor air quality can actually be worse than the quality of the air outside, without the right indoor air quality solutions in place.

Even if you don’t suffer from allergies or asthma, there are still steps you can take to breathe a little easier, or healthier, at home. One solution for this is the professional installation of a whole-house air purifier. Read on to learn more!

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Should You Replace or Repair an AC with a Damaged Compressor?

July 4th, 2022
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Were you aware that the compressor of your air conditioner is the most important component, and the most expensive component, in your air conditioner? Its job is to compress the refrigerant that makes the cooling process in your system actually possible. Without a functioning compressor, your air conditioner literally cannot do its job, no matter how well all the other components of the system are operating.

If you’ve discovered or suspect that your compressor is damaged, the question becomes, do you repair the air conditioner by replacing just the compressor, or do you replace the entire air conditioner?

It really depends, to be honest. Read on as we uncover what it depends on, and when you need quality AC service, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

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4 Sounds You Don’t Want Your AC Making

June 20th, 2022
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Combating the humid temperatures of summer is much easier with a functional HVAC unit on your side. Generally, homeowners will use their HVAC units a lot more during the spring and summer months. If you want to keep your air conditioner reliable, you need to become familiar with how it operates. The more you know about your HVAC unit, the easier it will be to spot potential repair issues. 

When HVAC repair issues are present, you will probably notice a number of unfamiliar noises. As soon as these noises are detected, you need to call in professionals to take a look. Below are some sounds you don’t want your HVAC system to make. 

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AC Tips for Pet Owners

June 6th, 2022
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Whether you’re a dog owner or a cat owns you, having a furry friend or two in the home can be very enjoyable and rewarding. But living somewhere as warm as we do, it can also be worrisome. How often and how low should your run your AC to make sure they’re comfortable and stay healthy? Is there anything else you should know?

Fortunately, we have the answers you need. Read on!

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How to Improve the Efficiency of Your Central Air Conditioner

May 23rd, 2022
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Staying cool through a long, hot Houston summer is no easy task, but with a reliable and effective air conditioner, it shouldn’t be too difficult to keep your home comfortable. And did you know there’s even more you can do to ensure this is the case? You can have a functional air conditioner, and take steps to see that it works even more efficiently.

Read on as we uncover some tips on just how to boost energy efficiency for your air conditioner.

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Should You Go Ductless This Summer?

May 9th, 2022
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Before you know it, the dog days of summer will be here. You will need to run your HVAC unit more to ensure a comfortable indoor temperature is maintained during this time of year. If you are currently using a traditional HVAC system and feel like a change is needed, then a ductless unit might be a good option. 

In 1959, the team at Mitsubishi developed the first ductless mini-split heating and cooling system. Ductless mini-split units allow homeowners to cool and heat their residences without the need for ductwork. Here are some reasons why going ductless this summer is a wise move. 

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