Midsummer AC Care: Change Your Air Filter!

Monday, 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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Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

Monday, May 14th, 2018

the heat wave is coming,business man holding a electric fanEven the most mild of summers are still unbearable here in our area—at least, without a fully functional and efficiently operating air conditioner they are. Summer hits hard and fast, with temperatures already rising.

We want to help you stay cool this summer, whether that means by making small adjustments around your home or equipping your home with the right Nederland, TX HVAC products and services. Read on for specific ideas!

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The Best Systems to Save You Money on Heating

Monday, January 8th, 2018

heat-out-chimneyIn our part of the country, we tend to think about our AC bills more than our heating bills—at least for much of the year. So you may be surprised to find that your bills are so high in the winter as well.

Chances are that you’re paying more than you have to on heating, especially if your heating system is over 10-15 years old. If you’re in the market for a new system, or even a new accessory to make heating more efficient and save money over time, we have some suggestions.

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4 Things that Affect Air Conditioning Efficiency

Monday, July 24th, 2017

air-filter-in-ductsEnergy efficiency is a hot topic in modern appliances. The more efficient your oven, dishwasher, or clothes dryer is, the more you can save. With an air conditioner, the potential to save is even higher with a more efficient system, especially if you live in Texas.

The cost of running your air conditioner is incredibly high in the summer, and you might be looking for ways to make your unit more efficient. But there are conditions within the system and around the home that can have an effect on how much you spend.

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The Easiest Way to Prevent AC Repair

Monday, June 12th, 2017

air-filter-ventWe understand that people don’t love to call in a technician to fix something in the house. While we do everything we can to provide you with a positive experience, it’s still money you didn’t plan on spending and time you’d rather not take out of your day. We offer convenient scheduling and fast emergency service for your AC repair needs. Still, we want to help you prevent such emergencies from happening in the first place.

There are ways to prevent your air conditioner from failing when you need it most, or at least to reduce the chances of system failure. The first is thorough annual maintenance, which includes tuning up the system, making adjustments here and there, and cleaning the outside coil. Unfortunately, you cannot do this on your own and will need to schedule an appointment with a technician. But there is one easy thing you can, and should, be doing to help avoid repairs.

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5 Ways to Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

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

Monday, 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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Why Your Indoor Air Quality Is So Important

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

allergies-indoorsWhen we think about indoor comfort, we typically think about the basics we need to be content: central air conditioning, heating, and comfortable furniture. But comfortable indoor air means more than air that is just the right temperature.

The quality of the air you breathe every day is just as important to your home comfort, but it is often overlooked. Yet, did you know that, according to the EPA, your indoor air quality may be up to 5 times worse than the quality of the air outside?

Poor indoor air quality can affect your family members in many ways. Learn more about what may be wrong with the air quality in your home in the following guide and what you may be able to do about it.  

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The Importance of Properly Maintaining Your Heating System

Monday, December 26th, 2016

We never get used to cold weather in this part of the country, which is why most of us need our heaters to work efficiently throughout the colder months. If the heating system were to breakdown in the middle of winter, we would feel lost!

That’s why we encourage all homeowners in our area (and throughout the country) to schedule heating maintenance. In fact, there are many important reasons to schedule this annual service.

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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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