When DIY Air Conditioning Repairs Get Out of Hand

As licensed air conditioning and heating contractors, we have truly seen the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to repairs or installations that are unsafe, unadvisable, and just didn't work.  In fact, there's entire blogs (here and here) devoted to sharing eye-popping images of these "extra points for creativity" jobs that a [...]

What To Know About Handling an HVAC Warranty Repair

This time of year, we often get questions about air conditioner or heater repairs that need to be made in relatively new homes or homes that are new to you. The home owners want to know how to take advantage of a warranty on relatively new equipment. There are several things to know about equipment [...]

What to Know About Recycling Your HVAC Unit

One of your home's most important systems is the indoor comfort system, especially in the summer. Houston is located on the coastal plains which means the climate is very humid and hot, which takes a toll on air conditioning equipment. In honor of Earth Day held each April 22, here's what what you need to [...]

When a Bigger Air Conditioner Is Not What You Need

You know how the old saying goes: "If it's bigger, it must be better" and "Everything's bigger in Texas!" While some of us might have an affinity for super-size fries, bigger is definitely not always better when it comes to buying an air conditioning unit. Consider this contestant's spouse who was featured on the documentary [...]

How to Make HVAC Service Calls a Complete Success

When your air conditioner or heater needs service or maintenance, it’s time to place a call to your favorite air conditioning and heating technician. If there is a repair involved, there will be time to diagnose what is going on before you’re presented an estimate of what may be needed for an effective repair. Here’s [...]

What to Know if You Have a Home Warranty & An HVAC Problem

Home warranties have something of a mixed reputation. They are often included when homes are bought and sold to give a new homeowner confidence that they are "covered" in the event off a breakdown. Sometimes people purchase them to give what they think will save them money down the road. They can save a homeowner [...]

When You Might Need a Second Opinion on HVAC Repairs & Installation

When your air conditioner breaks down or it is time to replace it, a quick call to a reputable HVAC company is often the answer. Sometimes, however, ordering an extensive repair or an installation leads to more questions than answers. Maybe the unit is cooling well in the main areas, leaving one room exceptionally hot. Or, [...]

Terry’s A/C Launches Its Peace of Mind Protection Program

We are excited to launch our new Peace of Mind Protection Program. This planned maintenance and service priority program has several levels to choose from to meet any budget. The goal of this service agreement is to eliminate surprise breakdowns, make your equipment  more energy efficient, and keep you comfortable year round. Our hot and [...]

Is a Ductless HVAC System Right for Your Home or Office?

If you're considering solutions to better heat or cool a room or small area of your home or office, a ductless mini-split HVAC unit can be a very efficient solution. Don't confuse them with the old window units of yesteryear that were loud, dusty, and sucked down electricity like a sieve. Sleek new mini-split systems [...]

What to Check First If Your Heater Isn’t Working

When it is close to freezing outside, the last thing anyone needs is to arrive home to a cold house with a faulty heater. The easiest way to prevent a heater failure is to regularly maintain your system in the fall, before the weather gets cold. Despite your best efforts, if your furnace has left [...]