Blog & Other Helpful HVAC Resources

December 27, 2023
15, 20, 25-Year Old HVAC: When to Replace Your HVAC System

As homes and HVAC systems age, a common question homeowners face is when to replace their heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. With regular maintenance, most HVAC systems last between 15-20 years. Though, as they approach and exceed that threshold, the risk of failure climbs precipitously.  Deciding on replacing old HVAC system and installing a […]

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December 22, 2023
Do I Need Annual HVAC Maintenance in Texas?

Texas is known for having extremely hot summers. With temperatures frequently over 100°F, having a well-functioning cooling system is essential. But in addition to keeping your home cool in summer, your HVAC system also keeps you warm in winter and circulates air year-round. So, do I need annual HVAC maintenance? Most HVAC systems require annual […]

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October 17, 2023
Why is Your Air Filter Black After One Month?

You walk over to your furnace or air conditioner, pop open the filter slot, and pull out the air filter. Instead of seeing the usual tan or white color, the filter is nearly black!  Why is your filter so dirty after one month? Your air filter turns black after only a month because of high […]

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August 18, 2023
How to Check Ductwork for Leaks In a Few Simple Steps

Is your HVAC system working overtime to keep your home comfortable? Do you suspect your ductwork may have some leaks? Checking your ducts for leaks and sealing any you find can help your system run more efficiently.  How to check ductwork for leaks? The short answer is to carefully inspect all exposed and concealed ducts […]

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August 8, 2023
Why Does Air Conditioning Make Me Sleepy?

It's a hot summer day, and you're sitting in your nice cool living room, thanks to your trusty air conditioner. Before you know it, your eyes start to feel heavy, and you find yourself drifting off to sleep. What gives?  Why does air conditioning make me sleepy? To sum it up, the cool temperatures generated […]

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July 31, 2023
What Causes Excessive Condensation from Air Conditioning?

It's the middle of summer, and you've just turned on your air conditioner to get some relief from the heat. But as the cool air starts blowing, you notice water dripping from the vents and accumulating on the floor. Uh oh. That's not supposed to happen.  Excessive condensation is a sign that something's not right […]

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July 15, 2023
What to Do While Waiting for the AC Repair Company to Show Up?

Sweat drips down your forehead. The electric fan whirs uselessly, merely blowing the stifling hot air around your living room. You peer out the window for the tenth time, but the AC repair van is nowhere in sight. While waiting for AC repair, you can stay cool by taking a cold shower, enjoying cold snacks […]

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December 8, 2021
How Much Does AC Repair Cost? (HVAC Projected Costs)

Are you a homeowner asking, how much does AC repair cost? While HVAC service isn’t always the cheapest fix you’ll face around your home, you might be surprised at how affordable this work can be and especially if you schedule needed repairs quickly! Residential AC repair costs average anywhere from $150 to $1500 or more, […]

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May 18, 2021
Garland Heating Repair: Is it Worth it for a Texan Winter?

While you might need AC repair more often than heating repair in Garland, this doesn’t mean a Texas homeowner should ignore a damaged or malfunctioning furnace in their home! While the state is known more for its long, hot summers than for cold winters, temperatures can drop to uncomfortable and even downright dangerous levels throughout […]

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January 8, 2021
The Frigid Truth: Your AC Unit is Not Suppose to Be Frozen!

If you’re a homeowner asking the question, “Is my AC unit supposed to be frozen,” the quick answer is no! While it’s not uncommon to find ice and frost around the compressor housing, this indicates that it’s time for repairs or replacement. An AC unit should also never “freeze up” as in suddenly stop working […]

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