Cool Care Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Cypress’

How Long Should My Central AC Last? A Guide

Monday, May 20th, 2024

A central air conditioner is a lifesaver during our hot summers, but like any appliance, it won’t last forever. Knowing how long your AC unit can chug along helps you plan for replacements and avoid sweltering surprises. This guide dives into the average lifespan of a central AC unit, explores factors affecting its longevity, and helps you identify signs it might be time for a new one.

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It’s Time to Schedule AC Maintenance! Don’t Let Summer Catch You Unprepared

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

As the days get longer and the temperatures climb, most of us eagerly anticipate the joys of summer. However, with the scorching heat comes a crucial responsibility: ensuring your air conditioning system is in tip-top shape. Skipping yearly air conditioning maintenance in Cypress can lead to a world of discomfort and unexpected expenses.

But fear not! Here’s why scheduling a professional tune-up before the summer rush is the smartest move you can make for your home comfort and wallet.

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Why You Shouldn’t DIY Install a Smart Thermostat: Reap the Rewards, Not the Regrets

Monday, April 8th, 2024

Smart thermostats are revolutionizing home comfort control. They offer features like programmable schedules, remote access, and even voice control, promising an idyllic blend of convenience and energy savings. While the idea of a DIY installation might seem appealing to save money, there are hidden pitfalls that can turn the dream into a frustrating—and potentially expensive—reality.

This blog post explores the reasons why leaving smart thermostat installation in Cypress, TX to a qualified professional is the wiser choice for a seamless transition to smarter home comfort.

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Is It Too Late for Furnace Maintenance?

Monday, December 18th, 2023
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You’ve probably heard that it’s important to get your furnace professionally maintained each year. And chances are, you know that most people have it done in the fall, before they start the furnace up for the first time when the weather gets cold. Is it too late to schedule maintenance for your furnace? Is it worth bothering now that winter has set in? You should still have it done. Here’s why.

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Signs Your Heat Pump or Ductless AC Need Repairs

Monday, July 3rd, 2023
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Heat pumps and ductless AC systems are awesome. If you have one, you probably don’t need us to tell you that. Their efficiency in particular is a huge benefit. But like any complex system, there are always ways that things can go wrong. If problems occur with your heat pump or ductless AC, it’s important to get prompt repairs. Here’s how to spot problems early so you can.

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These Sounds Spell Disaster for Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 24th, 2023
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Oh, no. Is that noise coming from your air conditioner? It never made that sound before! What could it possibly mean?

If you don’t speak air conditioner, you won’t know what it’s telling you. What you need is a phrase book, like tourists take to distant countries, that will help you decode some of the messages your air conditioner might send. And we’ve got one right here for you!

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4 Sounds You Don’t Want Your AC Making

Monday, 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 ac 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

Monday, 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 air conditioner 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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Tips for Boosting Home Heating Efficiency

Monday, January 3rd, 2022
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Let’s face it, we’re not exactly known for our bitterly cold and blizzard-like weather. Okay, well there were a handful of days as an exception last year, but normally, this isn’t something we have to deal with a whole lot.

So when winter does roll around and you want to save some money on energy costs, you may be tempted to use your heater as little as possible–only when it’s really cold. But what if we told you that it’s possible to use your heater, stay comfortable, and do so affordably? It IS possible. Read on to learn how.

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Tips For Staying Warm When Your Furnace Is Out of Service

Monday, December 6th, 2021
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Okay, okay, so maybe our definition of “cold” isn’t quite the same as our neighbors up north. But let’s face it, we do deal with chillier temperatures in the wintertime, and sometimes (like just last year) we’re surprised with a REALLY cold weather front that we don’t have the infrastructure to support in our city. This means that if your furnace breaks down during a really cold day (or worse, night), you may be without a source of heating for a while before you can have repairs done.

When yours is out of commission, it can definitely feel like an emergency. That’s when it’s time to give our team a call! While you wait for our technicians to arrive though, we have some tips for you to stay warm. Read on!

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