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Is Your Air Conditioner Still Running with Freon?

Is Your Air Conditioner Still Running with Freon? As we reported earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency will prohibit the production and import of new Freon/HCFC-22 or R-22, a common refrigerant used in older air conditioning equipment, as of January 1, 2020. This refrigerant has been in the process of being phased out for [...]

Two Safety Devices Your HVAC Technician Recommends

Two Safety Devices Your HVAC Technician Recommends When the weather turns chilly across the Texas Gulf Coast, furnaces all over town are firing up to keep everyone toasty indoors. You may be stocking up on firewood for your fireplace and putting warmer blankets on your beds. Whenever we are bringing heat into the home, there [...]

Labor Warranties Now Available on New HVAC Installations

Labor Warranties Now Available on New HVAC Installations As a Carrier Factory-Authorized Dealer, Terry’s A/C and Heating will begin offering extended service plans on top of the generous manufacturer’s warranties we already provide to our residential customers. Previously, warranty service covered the cost of parts but did not include the cost of labor to install [...]

The Fine Print & Your HVAC Warranty – What It Doesn’t Cover

The Fine Print & Your HVAC Warranty – What It Doesn’t Cover Most major manufacturers of HVAC equipment, like Carrier, offer generous warranties on their equipment. They guarantee the equipment and parts will operate as intended for a set period of time. In residential applications in the Houston area, your air conditioner can last 15-20 [...]

What You Need to Know About Your HVAC System in a New Home

What You Need to Know About Your HVAC System in a New Home When you are building a new home, there are many decisions to make before construction begins. And your air conditioning and heating system is your home's largest consumer of energy such as electricity and natural gas or propane. This is why it [...]

Terry’s A/C & Heating Partners with Carrier on Extended Labor Warranty

Terry's A/C & Heating Partners with Carrier on Extended Labor Warranty Warranties for air conditioning and heating equipment generally include a limited warranty for parts. If you register that warranty with the manufacturer like Carrier, that warranty usually doubles! This is great protection in the event of a mechanical failure and guards against the unexpected. [...]

Help – My Air Conditioner Can’t Keep Up!

Help – My Air Conditioner Can’t Keep Up! When the temperatures are in the high 90s and 100s in the Houston area, we naturally migrate indoors to get out of the heat and cool off. Sometimes, though, your air conditioner just cannot keep up with the heat and it is just not cool enough indoors. [...]

Don’t Get Cheated: What Unethical A/C Techs Won’t Tell You

Don't Get Cheated: What Unethical A/C Techs Won't Tell You When we hear about unethical air conditioning service, it really gets us hot under the collar. After coming behind other companies and being asked for second opinions, we have seen and heard of many air conditioning and heating scams. That's why we want to arm [...]

Is Your Air Conditioner’s Warranty This Awesome?

Is Your Air Conditioner's Warranty This Awesome? Installing a new HVAC system can be one of your home's most important investments. It can also be expensive. The good news is that they can last a good long time -- 15-20 years on average. We have seen a few last upwards of 30 years, though they [...]

How We Pick Parts for an HVAC Repair Built to Last

How We Pick Parts for an HVAC Repair Built to Last When making a repair to your air conditioning and heating system, selecting the right part is a critical ingredient to a long-lasting repair. The image above shows the internal computer board from a multi-speed condenser, so you can see how far technology has come [...]

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