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 [...]

Why We Don’t Install Equipment Purchased Off the Internet

Why We Don't Install Equipment Purchased Off the Internet Searching for deals on the Internet has made shopping so much more convenient. When it comes to buying HVAC equipment online, though, it is not the best way to purchase HVAC equipment for residential applications in our opinion. Saving a few dollars is not worth the [...]

5 Things to Know About Your Heater Before a Cold Front Arrives

5 Things to Know About Your Heater Before a Cold Front Arrives A typical Houston winter is characterized by flip flops between bone-chilling cold and temperate 70-degree, spring-like weather. And like movie, Forrest Gump, prophetically shares looking at his box of chocolates, “You never know which one you’re going to get.” But when the weather [...]

What to Know Before Replacing a Furnace or Heat Pump

What to Know Before Replacing a Furnace or Heat Pump On those rare days in H-town when the temperatures dip below 50, we turn to our gas furnaces and electric heaters to keep warm. Furnaces, heat pumps or electric heaters are usually one important component of a Central Air and Heating System found in most [...]

DIY: 5 Steps to Clean Your Ductless Mini-Split Air Filters with Pictures

DIY: 5 Steps to Clean Your Ductless Mini-Split Air Filters with Pictures A ductless mini-split heating and air conditioner can be an elegant solution to heat or cool a defined space. Because there are no air ducts to distribute the air, these types of HVAC systems are perfect for heating or cooling an add-on room, [...]

Don’t Be Misled – How to Be a Smart HVAC Customer

Don’t Be Misled - How to Be a Smart HVAC Customer Professionals who repair and install air conditioning and heating equipment are licensed by the state of Texas or they are working under a licensed contractor who is charged with overseeing their work. While regulating the temperature in your home is often as easy as [...]

What to Know: Air Conditioners and 100 Degree Days

What to Know: Air Conditioners and 100 Degree Days When the days are approaching and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and fall, many of us turn down the thermostat to keep it cool!  But sometimes, it seems our air conditioner or heat pump just cannot keep up with the heat. In some cases, [...]

Understanding Drains and Your Home’s HVAC System

Understanding Drains & Your Home's HVAC System Plumbing systems in a home are a major modern innovation. They keep our neighborhoods clean, help us dispose of waste, keep our home's interior dry, and even supply hot and cold water on demand. Keeping a home's plumbing system properly maintained can go a long way toward averting [...]

How to Avoid an Air Conditioning Breakdown Headache

How to Avoid an Air Conditioning Breakdown Headache When the Houston area weather forecasters are calling for *another* heat wave, we know it's going to be a very long day of frantic phone calls, text messages, and social media posts from customers desperate for a quick repair. Sometimes the diagnosis and repair is quick, and [...]

What to Look for in an HVAC Quote

What To Look for in an HVAC Quote When it is time to get a new HVAC system, it is best to ask for an estimate or quote from a contractor to give you an idea of how much it will cost to replace your system. Be sure to ask about specials or rebates that [...]

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