What Is An Evaporator Coil?

A: The evaporator coil is the part of the system where heat is removed from the conditioned space. So you have air flowing through the return air ducts of your system and it runs through the coil. The compressor outside sends refrigerant in liquid form up to the evaporator coil where evaporation happens. It’s an […]

What Happens When Your Evaporator Coil Is Dirty?

A: When the evaporator coil is dirty, a couple of things happen. If debris gets in there, it’s going to reduce airflow and slow down the rate at which air flows thru the coil. So, it’s going to compromise cooling, humidity control. Eventually, it can overwork the compressor and the blower motor, causing them to […]

How Long Should A Furnace Last?

A: A furnace should last forever—that would be ideal, cost-wise right? Unfortunately, machines don’t and one of the most common misconceptions, in Houston especially is, “My system is out and I know I need to replace the air conditioner. I want to keep the furnace though because I don’t really use it.” Well, that’s not […]