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4 things to consider when upgrading your furnace

If you are thinking about replacing your furnace, there are several important factors to consider. It’s good to be proactive in making your decision on a furnace replacement a little bit before it’s actually time to replace it, instead of buying a furnace in a panicked situation when it’s broken and you’re out of [...]

2019-11-25T23:37:27+00:00November 17th, 2019|AC Facts, AC problems, Heating|

DIY AC Maintenance

WHAT YOU WILL NEED / Information Cost: $50.00 to $100.00 Time Needed: Less than half a day Tools and Materials: Screwdriver or wrench Wet/dry vacuum ($50.00) Garden hose Butter knife or fin tool ($10.00) Rake and/or pruning shears Level Shims if necessary Foil tape ($17.00) Soft bristle paint brush ($1.00) Coil cleaner ($5.50) Hot, soapy water Bleach Before [...]

2019-11-13T22:48:27+00:00November 10th, 2019|AC problems, DIY Ideas|

Heat Pump vs. Furnace : Which Should I Choose?

Whether you’re looking to upgrade or building a new home, furnaces and heat pumps have just what you need to keep your family cozy throughout the winter. Both have their pros and cons, so deciding which unit is right for your home may take some careful consideration. What’s the Difference Between a [...]

2019-11-13T22:41:58+00:00November 2nd, 2019|AC Facts, Air Purification, Heating|

Why is my furnace so loud?

The mornings and evenings in the Waco Texas Area are getting chilly, so you may have found yourself relying on your furnace to keep you warm! You’ve probably become used to the sounds that your furnace makes when it kicks on, but if there are some new noises that have developed recently [...]

2019-10-25T18:32:13+00:00October 25th, 2019|AC Facts, AC problems, Heating|

Important Heating System Safety Tips for the Winter

Thankfully, today’s heating systems are as safe as they’ve ever been. There are building codes and gas and electric regulations in place to make sure a heater is installed properly. And advanced technology has brought us the integration of safety switches that stop a heater in case of emergency and keep our [...]

2019-10-14T17:51:13+00:00October 14th, 2019|AC Facts, Heating|

Uneven Heating: Here’s Why

A reliable and powerful heating system is necessary to make it through one of our Texas winters. But proper home heating requires something more than just heating power. After all, a furnace that can heat up air to a comfortable 72°F isn’t much good if the heat doesn’t go anywhere. That’s why a central [...]

2019-10-14T17:47:51+00:00October 8th, 2019|Heating, Money Saving Tips|

How Your Backyard Can Affect Your Air Conditioning

An air conditioning system works by drawing heat from inside your home into its refrigerant fluid. This heat is expelled from the fluid via the condenser unit located outside your house. Anything that interferes with efficient running of the condenser also interferes with your AC system’s ability to cool your home. Unfortunately, there are [...]

2019-10-14T17:41:41+00:00October 3rd, 2019|AC Facts, DIY Ideas|

What is a Capacitor and Why Do They Break on Air Conditioners?

Living in the warmer climates presents many challenges, but none are so difficult to overcome as the intense, furnace-like heat of the summer. Fortunately, modern air conditioners are constructed with just a few parts, which makes them incredibly reliable. You can count on your unit to keep on trucking for years and [...]

2019-09-25T08:37:57+00:00September 25th, 2019|AC Facts|

3 Ways You’re Using Your Heater Wrong

With winter right around the corner the cold weather will be upon us soon. It’s inevitable that we start using the heater and more hot water. But this creates a common concern for homeowners – their electric and gas bills will soon be on the rise. With the use of energy-efficient solutions [...]

2019-09-25T08:56:55+00:00September 16th, 2019|AC Facts, Heating, Money Saving Tips|