How to Choose the Right HVAC Contractor for Your Home

October 15th, 2018

Air_Conditioning_Air_Conditioner_Repairing_Energy_Efficiency_Mechanic_Maintenance_Engineer_800x533When you need air conditioning or heating services in the Orange, TX area, you want the best team possible to perform the job.  Choosing the right contractor is one of the most important parts of this process. It can also prove to be one of the most difficult steps without the right resources. Even if you have the best equipment available your unit is only as good as your installation, maintenance, and repair services. When you need reliable HVAC services in Orange, TX you want the help of our team here at Air Services Unlimited. We ensure that all our contractors are professionally trained, experienced, and prepared with the right tools for any problem you may have.

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Fall is Here, Can My AC Repair Needs Wait?

October 1st, 2018

fall-leavesNow that fall has arrived here in Texas, you might consider holding off on any repairs for your air conditioning system due to the imminent cold weather. But you shouldn’t wait around until spring to get the necessary repairs for your air conditioning system—especially here in Texas. We’ll have warm weather here in Port Neches well into fall, so if there’s any problems plaguing your system, it’s a wise decision to address those problems now. If you need late-season air conditioning repairs in Port Neches, TX contact Air Services Unlimited.

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Why Turning Your Thermostat Down Isn’t Helping

September 17th, 2018

thermostat-dial-wallHere in Texas, we have lingering summer heat well into fall, because we run our air conditioning systems so often, it’s important to really know how these systems work. These almost triple digit September temperatures can bring attention to problems ailing your AC If you’re turning your thermostat down to a low temperature like 70º when it’s 90º outside you might be exacerbating the issue.

If it comes to the point that you need Orange, TX air conditioning repair, our team is ready to provide comprehensive and attentive support. We understand the unique needs of Southeastern Texas homes and work hard to keep our customers comfortable and satisfied.

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The Importance of Cleaning Your Vents

September 3rd, 2018

air-filter-in-ductsDucts tend to build up substantial amounts of dust and debris over time. It’s normal for this to happen, but if you let too much of it accrue it can impede the flow of air in your home. Air duct cleaning refers to the removal of buildup in the ductwork, supply air ducts, return air ducts, registers, and diffusers in each room. For us here in the South and Southeastern parts of Texas, Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath made home renovation and maintenance imperative for many. If you’re a family returning to a renovated home that hasn’t been inhabited for some time, an air duct cleaning is beneficial for your health. If you need a quality air duct cleaning in Beaumont, call on us at Air Services Unlimited.

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Is Your AC Technician Licensed for Your Area?

August 19th, 2018

technician in uniform holding paperworkWhen it comes to making sure your home is comfortable and pleasant to live in, a quality HVAC system is essential—particularly during our long and hot summers. You want your air conditioner to function well day after day, season after season, right? It’s responsible for protecting you from the elements, and along with the right indoor air quality additions, filtering the air your family breathes.

But, you can only count on this level of reliability and efficiency if you partner with a knowledgeable and trustworthy HVAC company for your Beaumont, TX air conditioning service. That being said, what should you know about the AC technician that comes to your home to either install, repair or maintain your air conditioner? Are you doing adequate research, and only partnering with the best? Answering these questions starts with one factor—your AC technician’s licensing.

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Do You Need Your AC to Perform Better?

August 6th, 2018

technician working on the outdoor unit of an air conditionerWith plenty of hot weather still ahead, we hope that your air conditioner has been performing well so far, and that it’s prepared to keep on chugging along, providing you and your family with effective and efficient cooling.

But, what if it’s not performing as well as you expect, or as well as you want it to? Are you not feeling as comfortable as you’d hoped? Preventive Port Neches, TX HVAC maintenance at the beginning of summer will usually reduce the chances that you’ll run into cooling problems, but with or without a tune-up, there are steps you can take to help your air conditioner run more efficiently, and thus perform better.

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Heat Advisories: What You Need to Know!

July 30th, 2018

In the simplest terms, a heat advisory is a period in which particularly hot temperatures is expected.

Heat advisories are issued when the heat index has reached, or is above, 105°F, or when the air temperature reaches 103°F, for two or more consecutive days. This level of extreme heat can, understandably, be very dangerous for people and pets that don’t have a way to keep cool.

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The Top 5 Ways Pet Owners Waste Energy

July 23rd, 2018

Portrait of happy family with their pet looking at cameraWhen summertime rolls around, homeowners in our area are pretty aware of how much their electric bills are going to rise. Naturally, you’ll want to do everything you can to save as much money as possible. When you have pets, this high level of energy efficiency can seem hard. After all, while you’re not home all day, they are—don’t they deserve to be comfortable?

Of course they do, but this doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your budget to make it so. From utilizing your Nederland, TX air conditioning system more effectively to being mindful of your water use, there are a number of ways pet owners can save energy, and subsequently, money. Are you wasting energy in any of the following 5 ways?

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Midsummer AC Care: Change Your Air Filter!

July 9th, 2018

person's hand changing air filter in HVAC systemThis isn’t new information—pretty much any HVAC professional you talk to is going to say it’s necessary that you replace your Nederland, TX air conditioning system’s air filter every 1-3 months during periods of use, depending on the level of contaminants in your home and the type of air filter you have. If you have a reusable filter in your AC—which is pretty common in small, portable systems, then you’ll want to clean it and let it fully dry before putting it back in.

But, why? If you don’t have indoor air quality problems, is it really that important that you change out or clean your air filter on a regular basis? Well, yes—because the air filter is not necessarily there for your health, but rather the health of your air conditioner.

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A Clean AC Is an Efficient AC!

June 25th, 2018

technician removing filter from duct to clean itIf we were to ask you about the condition of your HVAC system’s air ducts, how would you answer? If you’re like the average homeowner, you probably have no idea. And that’s expected—after all, your ductwork is mostly hidden from sight, typically traveling through spaces behind walls and through your attic. It’s rare that a home has exposed ductwork.

It’s important to give your air ducts a little attention though. That is because if your ventilation system suffers any damage, it can lead to poor cooling performance, and subsequently lead to higher bills. This means ensuring that your ducts are free from damage, either as a result of poor installation or otherwise. But it also means considering air duct cleaning and coil cleaning in Beaumont, TX as part of your routine HVAC services.

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