Houston Heating, Cooling, and Electrical

A/C & HVAC

Why You Should Consider Replacing Your AC Before It Dies

If you live in Houston, you likely already know why you should consider replacing your AC before it dies. This part of Texas can get very warm in spring, summer, and even fall with daily highs in the summer reaching up to one hundred degrees or more on some days. Living in Houston without air conditioning is not a situation homeowners like to find themselves in which is exactly why you should consider replacing your AC before it dies. Read more

What Are Some Signs That It’s Time To Consider A New AC Unit

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Most residents of Houston already know that having an HVAC system go out in any season can feel catastrophic. But what if there was a way to spot some signs that it is time to consider a new AC unit before it actually goes out? It could mean the difference between managing a transfer to a new system in reasonable comfort and waiting for a repairman in a home that is hotter than it is outside.

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What Do The Changes For Freon Mean To Homeowners?

Will air conditioners no longer be allowed to use Freon soon?

In accordance with EPA regulations, Freon will no longer be produced or imported into the U.S. starting in 2020. Freon, also known as HCFC-22, is a refrigerant, so it’s responsible for capturing and moving heat outside the home. It’s an essential part of how air conditioners work.

Although Freon will no longer be produced or purchased by the U.S., homeowners can still operate their air conditioners if they use Freon. However, retrofitting or replacing the air conditioner may be necessary once Freon is no longer readily available. Read more

What Should Be Included In A Spring AC Maintenance Check

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When is the best time to schedule an AC maintenance check?

The best time for AC maintenance is the springtime. The weather is warm enough to make maintenance easier to manage, but not so warm that the air conditioner is under a heavy workload. For many homeowners, the springtime is also home maintenance season, and an AC maintenance check should be on the list.

The reason is that when summer arrives, your air conditioner will be pushed much harder. If there are any underlying issues, no matter how minor, they can cause your system to fail when the weather gets hot. This is why HVAC professionals are busiest during the summer. If you wait for summer to get your air conditioner checked, it may be difficult to secure an appointment in a timely manner. Read more

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