How Indoor Air Quality Makes a Difference for Your Home Comfort

May 16th, 2017

allergies-indoorsComfort depends on a lot of factors. Many people are most comfortable in their own homes, where their family members, pets, and possessions are, but there’s a lot that can take away from that level of comfort. Low or high temperatures, of course, affect the way you feel, but that’s only part of the equation.

You’re most comfortable when your indoor air quality is under control too. And an air conditioner alone may not do the trick. Find out how your air quality might be affecting your health and what you can do to improve it in our guide.

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Are You Setting Your Thermostat Efficiently?

May 15th, 2017

Thermostat-78-degrees-handIt’s the part of the air conditioner you interact with the most, yet few people know how to use it the right way. A thermostat may seem like a fairly simple device, but programmable thermostats come in many variations and some people don’t take the time to learn how theirs work. Moreover, many people don’t use their thermostats in the most efficient way, as you’ll see below. Call Air Services Unlimited to upgrade your thermostat or for air conditioning services today!

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5 Ways to Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

May 1st, 2017

ac-unit-money-efficiencyIn the warmest parts of the country, our air conditioning bills can skyrocket rather quickly. Some days, it may seem like your air conditioner is running non-stop, which can really run up energy costs. But there are ways to make an air conditioner work more efficiently, so that you see a return on investment over time.

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Why the Outside Coil of Your Air Conditioner Needs Cleaning

April 18th, 2017

When we service air conditioners, we make sure to give a thorough inspection of every part of the system. And often, we find that the outside coil is in desperate need of cleaning.

You may think that, since the components of your air conditioner are mostly hidden from view, you don’t need to worry about cleaning. As long as you change the filter and keep a clean house and yard, you’ll be fine, right? But this is far from accurate.

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Comparing 4 Methods of Indoor Air Quality Control

April 17th, 2017

germs-virus-dark-backgroundNot sure which method of indoor air quality control is right for your home? There are a lot of options on the market today, and we’re here to help you navigate through a few of our favorites. Whether you decide to stick with a high-efficiency air filter or a new UV light system, be sure to consult with a local HVAC technician first!

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3 Ways to Prepare Your Air Conditioner Early in the Season

April 3rd, 2017

AC-top-fan-outdoor-unit-condenserSpring has just begun, and in our part of Texas, that means temperatures are already into the 80°s. Still, you might not have used your air conditioner too often so far (since this is the best weather we’ll see in months), and it only has to run for short periods of time right now anyway.

Before temperatures really start to pick up, be sure you do these three things. It’s better to take preventative measures than to deal with a sudden AC breakdown in the middle of summer, when AC problems could seem like a disaster!

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Your Air Filter vs. Whole-Home Filtration

March 20th, 2017

Every home’s air conditioner and furnace should have an air filter (we hope!). This is the part of your system that prevents it from suffering damage at the hands of incoming debris pulled in with the air sucked in from around your home. An air filter is an essential part of a home comfort system—but does it keep the air clean?

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Will an Air Conditioning Tune-Up Fix Your AC System?

March 20th, 2017

AC-repair-maintenance-toolsWe recommend air conditioning system tune-ups for all AC units around once a year. In Texas, where air conditioners are in use for much of the season, this is even more important than in other areas where climates are relatively mild.

A tune-up gets your air conditioner into shape so it can continue to run smoothly throughout the year. But many people think they can schedule a quick tune-up, when what they really need is an AC repair. Read on for more information about when you should schedule these two services. And call our AC technicians in Nederland, TX to schedule your appointment.

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Save $100 on Our Texas Tune-Up Special

March 6th, 2017

map-TexasEverything’s bigger in Texas, including the AC tune-ups. In some parts of the country, a basic tune-up each year can help an air conditioner live out its lifespan with few problems. But our sweltering heat causes AC systems to break down frequently (and always when you need them most), which is why we’re offering a complete, thorough Texas Tune-Up for less.

What’s a Texas Tune-Up? Much like our great state, it’s bigger and better. It’s more than just a standard tune-up. It’s an adjustment and replacement of some of the key components of your air conditioner—those most likely to run into trouble in the middle of the cooling season, when you need everything to run smoothly. Our special will keep you comfortable all summer long, and our maintenance plans keep you protected all year.

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Does UV Light Really Work for Cleaning Indoor Air?

February 21st, 2017

Air quality is a major concern among homeowners, but it can be difficult to figure out what to do about problems with the air inside of your home. We know exactly how to manage temperature levels—by raising or lowering the settings on the thermostat. But targeting the contaminants that make your family members sick is another matter.

Ultraviolet lights may offer the solution you need to control air quality within the home—or they may not. Learn more about what these lights do and whether they are your ideal indoor air quality solution below.

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