How Often Should You Replace Your Evaporator Coil?

A: Hopefully never, that would be my answer—only when there’s a failure. An evaporator coil should last the life of the system if it’s been installed properly and if there’s nothing that’s going to compromise the integrity of the surface of the coil that would cause a leak or corrosion. There’s nothing that indicates that […]

How Can You Tell If You Have An Airflow Issue?

A: Well, normally the best sign is when you notice a big temperature differential from room to room. For example, the master bedroom of the home—at night is when you’re going to notice. You set your thermostat to where you’re normally comfortable and it feels warm. But, you go to the next room, and it’s […]

HVAC Maintenance In Houston Is Important

We’re approaching summer faster than ever it seems. In Houston, that means blazing hot sun, 100° days are normal, and HVAC failures are widespread. You know what we’re talking about, it’s too hot to go outside so you set the AC to 74°—and NOTHING. It either won’t even turn on or it teases you and […]

Single, Two-Stage, Or Variable Speed Houston HVAC System?

If you’ve been following us for a bit, you’re probably already familiar with a fair bit of key terms in Houston HVAC. More specifically, you’ve probably heard us discuss single-stage, two-stage, and variable speed systems. However, if you’re new to us—WELCOME! That’s just our style of customer service, to be transparent with everything we do. […]

When Faced With Replacing a Complete System What Do You Recommend?

A: For our region— in the Houston and surrounding areas, we have long, hot, humid summers. It makes sense to move up to something with a little bit better technology. Most new homes are furnished with single-stage equipment—surely due to cost. Most people don’t have to replace their air conditioning system that many times in […]

When Should You Replace The Furnace?

 A: Normally in the ten to twelve-year mark is when people see major failures happening on components such as the blower motor or control board. These parts are sensitive to things such as power surges, electrical storms, and things of that sort. So, when you’re faced with one of those major repairs, I would […]

How Often Should You Change Your Filter?

A: It depends on what type of filter your Houston HVAC system uses.  The traditional 1” filters that you see on wall or ceiling filter racks—you should replace every two to three months depending on the filter.  You would have to read the instructions on the filter manual. On the higher-end media filter cabinets, those […]

How Often Do You Have To Maintain Your AC System?

A: We recommend to have a technician look at your Houston HVAC equipment twice a year. Usually, as our preventative maintenance agreement provides—have the technician look at the cooling side in the spring. That visit is more geared towards air conditioning, and once in the fall—that visit will be more geared towards heating. Have you […]

Houston Air Conditioning: What Do HVAC Techs Do?

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In Houston, air conditioning is not optional it’s a way of life and HVAC units are getting more and more complex. Back about 20 years ago, most Houston air conditioning units were far less complex. In fact, with some research and patience, it was feasible to make some repairs yourself. Naturally, whenever dealing with high […]

HVAC Repair In Houston: Red Flags & Contract Terms To Watch Out For

Reading contracts and signing paperwork for a service agreement or any other contract for that matter is a chore that no one looks forward to. Sadly many people loathe it so much that when they sign contracts such as a gym membership or HVAC service agreement—they sign it without reading it. Maybe you’re one of […]