Hearing a loud or unusual noise coming from your heater is worrisome to say the least. These noises can be caused by a variety of problems. Some issues you may be able to resolve yourself, while others may require a licensed Houston HVAC repair expert. Whistling A whistling furnace could be the … [Read more...]
Where Does Heat Escape from Your Home?
If you feel like the cooler winter air is making it into your home, it may be time to look at better insulating and weatherizing your home. Believe it or not, up to 35% of the heat in your home can escape through walls, windows, doors, and other cracks and gaps. So, just by making small … [Read more...]
The Do’s and Don’ts of Space Heaters
As the air begins to cool, we’ll be turning up the temperature on our thermostats and pulling the space heaters out of storage to stay warm. While Texas doesn’t usually see the same falling temperatures of more northern areas of the country, you’ll still need to be prepared for wintertime. < ?php … [Read more...]
Get Ready for Autumn HVAC Maintenance
In case you missed spring maintenance on your AC, be sure to get your HVAC system serviced this autumn. HVAC contractors can be overburdened with repair requests during the summer and winter months. In order to avoid waiting for HVAC repairs during times of extreme heat or extreme cold, get your … [Read more...]
3 Questions You Should Ask During an HVAC System Estimate
It's sad but true: at some point you'll need to replace your home's central air conditioner, heat pump and/or furnace. These systems present a substantial cost for homeowners, and collecting estimates on the cost of a new system can feel like bracing yourself for bad news. It’s important for you … [Read more...]
Why are Strange Odors coming from my Furnace?
It's the middle of winter in Houston, and suddenly you smell some very strange odors coming from your furnace. Some smells are indications of a minor problem, but others can be signs of a major issue and can also be dangerous. There are four types of smells that may indicate a more serious … [Read more...]
Prepare Your Home Comfort System for Fall
While fall seems to take some extra time to settle into the Houston area, it's finally that time of year! Pumpkins are out, the summer heat has relented, and the weather is starting to cool down at last. As you're pulling your fall sweaters out of the closet, you might also want to start preparing … [Read more...]
Supplemental Heat to Blame in Two Houston House Fires
While it hasn't been that cold in Houston this week lately, it can still feel pretty darn cool at night when your home is lacking a central heating system, or if you're too stubborn to turn it on. Earlier this month (Feb. 3), cooler temperatures in the Houston area were to blame for two house … [Read more...]
Reno’s Ronald McDonald House Receives the Gift of Heat and Air!
It is not often that you hear about someone receiving the gift of heat and air during the holidays. Many of us take it for granted but there are some places in desperate need. In Reno, Nevada, three companies united to help assist the local Ronald McDonald House. This well-known facility serves as … [Read more...]