Insulate Your Home for Winter (and Year-Round Savings)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Many people in our area are happy to report that the winter does not last for very long. Our homes are designed for long, hot summers, and many of us may not even have the proper warm clothing for a long winter.

Still, a lack of insulation can be a major problem in the winter, even if it’s not cold for too long. Without enough insulation, heat can easily move out of the home. And while our winter may be short, it is certainly chilly, and you want to retain as much heat as possible.

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How Does an Electronic Air Cleaner Work?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Hopefully, you know that your air conditioning and heating systems have an air filter (as long as you have a conventional forced-air heating and cooling system in place. This filter serves a couple of important purposes.

First, it protects the blower (fan) unit in your HVAC system from damage, trapping particles that could otherwise pummel the equipment. Secondly, the air filter cleans the air by filtering out many particles that could make you sick or aggravate allergy symptoms.

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6 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Home for Cooler Weather

Monday, November 21st, 2016

In the upcoming weeks, the weather will be rather pleasant. Temperatures should remain in the 60s and 70s, and you can expect some showers through the month. That makes this the perfect time to take on some tasks around the house that will prepare your home for cooler weather in the winter and for the warmer weather’s return. Here are some things you can and should do!

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What You May Not Know about Carbon Monoxide

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Carbon monoxide poisoning kills thousands of people each and every year. We want you to protect your home from the possibility of a carbon monoxide leak, so that you never have to worry about the safety and wellbeing of your family. Read on for more information, or call our friendly team to hear about how you can stay safe.

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How Serious Is a Cracked Heat Exchanger in a Furnace?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

The heat exchanger is one of the most important components of a furnace. But when it cracks, it can become one of the deadliest.

Luckily, a cracked heat exchanger is a fairly uncommon problem for a furnace that is professionally installed and regularly maintained. But it is something that could happen to you, and you should be prepared in order to avoid a major safety risk.

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3 Things You Should Do Now for a Safer Home in the Winter

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

We’re not used to dealing with colder temperatures for most of the year in Texas, so preparing for the winter is a bit of a foreign concept to many of us. The winters don’t tend to be too harsh, and we feel pretty grateful for the break in the heat anyway.

Still, if your home isn’t ready for the winter, there are a few safety issues you could encounter. We want to make sure that your home is safe and your family is healthy, which is why we’re helping you out with a few of our favorite tips to start working on now for a safe and healthy winter.

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