3 Issues That Routine AC Maintenance Could Prevent

February 10, 2024

At , we do more than just provide great service; we’re your dedicated partners in maintaining a comfortable home. Today, let’s dive into the world of routine AC maintenance and uncover how this simple practice can spare you from many unnecessary troubles. Our primary focus is not only on fixing issues but, more importantly, on preventing them from arising in the first place. The Dreaded Breakdowns Routine AC maintenance plays a crucial role in preventing unexpected breakdowns. Imagine a sweltering day in Conroe, and suddenly your AC decides it’s the perfect time to stop working. It’s not just inconvenient; it...

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How to Tell When AC Replacement Is a Good Idea

January 8, 2024

Replacing your air conditioner is, understandably, something you want to put off for as long as possible. The time will come, though, when replacement becomes the wise and cost-effective thing to do. Below are some ways to tell if you should consider taking this step. An Old Air Conditioner Although age alone should not sway you, it’s the first factor. After all, even a major repair for a relatively new system can be preferable to complete replacement though there’s sometimes no telling just how much a repair can add to its lifespan. The point is to consider how long your...

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Understanding Why Hot Water Heaters Rupture

December 12, 2023

A water heater can rupture for various reasons. Even though it’s not that common of a scenario, understanding why this happens can help prevent accidents and unit failure. 1. Pressure Buildup Heated water undergoes thermal expansion. This means that hot water occupies more space than cold water. The expansion will create pressure in a closed system, such as a water heater. The tank is designed to withstand this pressure through a pressure relief valve or an external thermal expansion tank. However, if it is malfunctioning or locked, the relief valve does not release pressure from the tank. Setting the thermostat...

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Is it Time to Replace a 25-Year-Old Furnace?

November 13, 2023

A 25-year-old furnace will not operate at the same level as a brand-new furnace. It’s nearing the end of its average lifespan of 15 to 30 years. So, it seems like the answer to that question is obvious. However, there are factors to consider before making that choice. Increasing Utility Bills Rising gas or electricity bills could be because of chilly temperatures or increasing taxes. An old furnace can contribute to higher energy bills, too. Older furnaces use more energy to run than newer models. The way to tell is by comparing energy bills from previous years to this one....

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Is Furnace Repair or Replacement Better?

October 19, 2023

Determining the best care for your furnace can be difficult when you don’t know what issues it’s struggling with. Whether you need to call for repairs or a full replacement, it’s best to take care of your furnace concerns before the start of winter. Consider this helpful info when determining the ideal service for your heating system. Repairs Repairs are typically the better option if you have a younger furnace that’s struggling with minor inefficiency issues. While maintenance can eliminate many of the most common heating system problems, you may still run into issues if a belt or motor suddenly...

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Important Maintenance Items for Your Home’s Furnace

September 21, 2023

Here in Conroe, TX, we’re fortunate that it doesn’t get too cold in the winter. However, that doesn’t mean your home can afford to go without a functioning furnace. That’s why regular furnace maintenance should be a part of your yearly HVAC service plans. Here are the most important maintenance items our technicians can take care of for you with a yearly visit. Air Filter Replacement During a furnace maintenance visit, our expert HVAC technicians will inspect your furnace’s air filter and replace it if necessary. This is something that needs to be done approximately every three months while you’re...

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The Lifespan of a Garbage Disposal: Factors and Considerations

August 15, 2023

Garbage disposals have become indispensable appliances in modern kitchens, offering a convenient solution for disposing of food waste. As with any household appliance, understanding the typical lifespan of a garbage disposal is essential for homeowners seeking to make informed purchasing decisions and maximize its longevity. A garbage disposal will typically last between eight and fifteen years depending on the care it receives. Usage Habits: Moderation Is Key How a garbage disposal is cared for and utilized is the biggest factor in how long it will last. Employing the disposal moderately and responsibly is crucial for ensuring its durability. Avoid overloading...

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DIY Faucet Replacement – Is It Worth It? Pros and Cons to Consider

July 14, 2023

DIY faucet replacement may be a cost-effective way to update your bathroom or kitchen, but sometimes, it can be complicated. This decision has pros and cons, so it is essential to consider whether a DIY faucet replacement is right for you. Pros of DIY Faucet Replacement Potential Cost Savings By replacing your faucet on your own, you could save money on labor costs that would otherwise be incurred by hiring a professional plumber. Furthermore, you can choose a faucet that fits your budget without being limited to the stock of a plumbing company that doesn’t provide a wide enough range...

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4 Reasons You Should Replace a 20-Year-Old AC

June 21, 2023

When your 20-year-old air conditioner is still chugging along, it’s easy to believe you don’t have to consider replacing it until it fails. However, you may be better served to plan a replacement before this happens. Consider these four reasons why you may want to consider a new air conditioner. Better Efficiency New air conditioners are far more efficient than was possible 20 years ago, especially if you are considering upgrading to a high-efficiency model. Plus, air conditioners start to lose efficiency after around 10 years. With a new cooling system, you’ll reduce your electric bills while better cooling your...

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Reasons Why Your AC Is Running But Not Cooling

May 10, 2023

ACs are complex systems, and several things can cause them not to cool properly. They may need to be turned to lower-than-normal temperatures to cool the space or even require professional servicing or repair. Here are some reasons why your AC may not be cooling. Thermostat is Not Set Properly The thermostat is the brains behind the AC unit. If it isn’t set properly, the AC won’t know when to start or stop cooling. Make sure that the thermostat is set to your desired temperature and that it’s working properly. If you’re still having trouble, then contact a professional for...

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