HVAC Tune Up vs. PMP
When it comes to HVAC maintenance, you have two options. You can get a Tune Up as needed or sign up for a PMP (Preventative Maintenance Plan). Here are the facts: HVAC PMP A PMP includes a biannual visit from a technician in both the Spring and Fall to make sure your system is prepared […]
Is an AC Tune-Up Necessary?
Yes, it is completely necessary! Most people think that they can skip their annual air conditioning service because their AC looks and functions just fine. That is not the case! Especially not in Austin, TX, and the surrounding areas where the hot climate demands 110% out of your air conditioner all day, every day. Ignoring […]
Is Your AC System Prepared for the Freon Phase-Out?
In the past few decades, as we have become aware as a society of the many harmful chemical materials that have been damaging the ozone layer, we have begun to regulate these materials in order to protect our planet. One such chemical that is now being phased out completely is Freon, or R-22. Here, we […]
3 Reasons You Need an AC Checkup This Spring
Waking up during the spring season brings warm feelings of excitement, joy, and eagerness for the warm months ahead. It also brings about a laundry list of spring cleaning tasks. Aside from regular home maintenance, you should also make sure your AC is in prime condition to take you through the summer months.
Can AC Make You Smarter?
Here in Central Texas, we rely on air conditioning to make basic, day-to-day life bearable when the weather heats up. Have you ever stepped outside during the summer and said to yourself, “Ew! It’s so hot — I can’t think!” And then went inside and cranked up the AC?
Smart Thermostats: Make Your Home as Efficient as You
While we would all prefer to save a few dollars on our energy bill, turning your AC on in the Texas heat is inevitable. Many homeowners have upgraded to programmable thermostats which can help reduce those costs by inputting a simple schedule, but what about those of us who don’t have a simple, set schedule? […]
Your Air Conditioner Could be Giving You Allergies – Here’s How to Fix It
You know all the most common sources of sinus allergies — pets, pollen, dust, mold, etc. — but there may be another source, one that you don’t know about, right inside your home: your air conditioning system. Spring is just around the corner, and although Texans have grown accustomed to dealing with allergies year-round, we […]
Signs You Need an AC Replacement
Spring is right around the corner! While you’re spring cleaning and waiting for the warm weather, don’t forget to check on your cooling system. It’s important to do a full system check before the heat arrives to guarantee cool comfort throughout your home when you need it. If your AC is struggling, it may be time […]
Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips While You’re Dreaming of Summer
Winter isn’t over quite yet, but it’s likely that you are looking forward to the warmer weather! You may not be thinking about right now, but you should be. It’s important to make sure that it’s working properly and efficiently before you actually need it. You should always have your AC professionally maintained – it […]
Why You Should Upgrade to Programmable Thermostats
Programmable thermostats are so small and yet so useful. We use them year round as we experience the variety of weather the seasons throw at us. You might have been thinking for a while about when and why to switch from a manual thermostat to a programmable one. Here are a few reasons why you […]