Showing posts from June, 2022

AC Tune Ups – Great Investment?

Now that summer is most definitely here and flexing its heat muscles, it’s a good idea to start thinking about getting your home’s air conditioning system tuned up. “Is it really worth it?” you might be wondering. “, and the answer is, to put it bluntly, YES! Without a tune up, there is more room for problems to arise and have an impact on your home and your family’s well-being. It is always preferable to be one step ahead of the game when it comes to the health and well-being of your air conditioning unit. Here are some of the reasons why an air conditioner tune-up is necessary and worthwhile for the health of your home. Create Conditions For Long Term HVAC Equipment Lifespan Was it ever brought to your attention that by performing preventative maintenance on your system, you could potentially extend the life of your system by several years, heck even 10? When properly maintained and tuned-up on an annual basis, a well-maintained system should last approximately 8-12 years, but oft

AC Replacement – When Is It Time?

In many cases, an air conditioner can be one of those appliances that is installed once, and then benefited from for literally decades. With the right air conditioning installer, your investment in your home’s comfort will pay dividends for quite some time. And yet, sometimes central air conditioners can age quicker than you might like. Heavy use tends to make for this kind of situation, and in Southeast Houston, pretty much every air conditioner qualifies as “heavy use”. But when should you start thinking about replacement instead of repair? The following are some indicators that your heating and cooling system should be replaced. As mentioned above, in Texas we place a high demand on our cooling systems throughout the year. Many homeowners in northern states only use their heating and cooling systems for a few months at a time. Everyday use can cause our Texas air conditioners to wear down more quickly, resulting in the need for a replacement sooner. When it’s time to replace your s

Mini Split Ductless Cooling – Is It For You?

We are frequently contacted by homeowners who want to know our recommendations for the best heating and cooling solution for their older home. Many older homes have insufficient space or existing ductwork to accommodate traditional HVAC systems, which is an unfortunate reality all too often. While not often a complete AC replacement , these units are amazing if you’re looking to add cooling and better control. Alternative solutions have been available for some time, but they have a number of significant drawbacks, including the high cost of installation, they are quite noisy, and many have the inability to control the temperature in specific areas of the home, to name a few. Things are a lot better now, thanks to the availability of Mini Split Ductless Systems for residential applications. These systems are ideal for older homes or even apartments with limited ductwork because they meet all of the criteria for efficiency, comfort, and ease of installation. Mini Split AC Units Perfo

Oversized Air Conditioner Problems

Are you starting to believe that your air conditioner is too big? If that is the case, it is likely that you will experience at least one of the following three problems if your air conditioner is too large for your home: You are paying higher utility bills. Your air conditioner begins to operate immediately and shuts down after a while. Your air conditioner is not removing humidity. In this article, we’ll go over each of these issues in greater depth, as well as discuss how to resolve them. Problem#1 : Your energy bills are increasing. The fact is, an oversized air conditioner will frequently cool your home extremely quickly before shutting down. Not only does this cause wear and tear on your air conditioning components (because of the constant on and off cycling), but it also has the potential to raise your energy bills. Your air conditioner is equipped with several motors that drive various components (like the compressor and blower). Furthermore, all of these motors co

Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist: Know It!

Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist: Know It! Summer is here in Southeast Houston , friends, and we all know that the heat and humidity of Houston and Harris County are nothing to scoff at. If you’re looking to have a comfortable summer this year, A/C maintenance should be considered and completed as soon as possible in order to ensure a comfortable start to the season and consistent quality cooling throughout. No one wants to be stuck with a broken air conditioning system in the middle of summer heat! Please take a closer look at the Air Check Mechanical Service A/C maintenance checklist provided below to determine what you should be considering this hot summer season. AC Maintenance Checklist 1. Check out your condenser and compressor on the outside of the building When debris, such as leaves and/or dirt, enters the exterior of your air conditioning unit, it is imperative that the obstructions are removed in order for your system to operate efficiently and effectively. Worki