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Determining When to Replace Your Air Conditioner

April 10th, 2017

when-to-replace-your-air-conditionerYour central cooling system, no matter how well you take care of it, will not last forever. At some time or another, it will need repairs, and eventually it will age to the point that repairs turn into a replacement. But how do you know when that time has come? There are a number of factors to take into consideration, and it’s usually a combination of them that will solidify your decision.

There are a number of factors to take into consideration, and it’s usually a combination of them that will solidify your decision.

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Potentially Ominous AC Noises and What They Mean

March 27th, 2017

ominous-ac-soundsSpring is officially here, and for Texas residents, we are well aware that summer temperatures aren’t much further off. Hopefully, you have a well-maintained air conditioning system that has gotten you through years of reliable service and is prepared to get you through this next cooling season as well. However, if you’ve been neglecting any Austin, TX air conditioning repairs, or suspect that your AC system may need a repair or two, then now is the perfect time to address this.

One of the most common signs of an air conditioner in disrepair is unfamiliar or loud noises coming from the unit. You more than anyone are going to know the everyday sounds your AC makes—so if you hear any of the following noises, it’s time to give our professionals a call.

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AC Troubleshooting: Why Isn’t My System Cooling?

March 13th, 2017

ac-troubleshooting-not-coolingWith temperatures slightly higher than average for this time of year, we’re all well aware that warmer weather is well on its way. Perhaps you’ve already turned on your air conditioner for the cooling season. If so, hopefully you haven’t experienced any problems.

But what if there’s no cool air coming from your system? This is obviously a concern considering our climate. Fortunately, you can reach out to our team for timely air conditioner repairs in Hutto, TX. But in the meantime, it may help you to know what could be causing this issue.

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Why You Should Only Schedule Your AC Installation with a Professional

February 27th, 2017

ac-installation-professionalToday’s air conditioning systems are far more energy efficient than those of even just a couple decades ago. However, they can only work well if they are properly installed from the start. Without professional Georgetown, TX air conditioner installation, your system can’t possibly be expected to perform as well as it’s meant to.

This means that you could very well find yourself investing in costly repairs down the road that otherwise wouldn’t have been necessary. You could even be facing a premature system replacement. A professional installation involves determining cooling loads, helping you select the best model of AC system for your specific home and needs, and many other considerations.  

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It’s Never Too Early to Think about AC Maintenance

February 13th, 2017

ac-maintenance-never-too-earlyThis is especially the case for Texas residents! As you’re well aware, our state is known for its heat. Sure, we’ve had some chilly temperatures, and we still have some cool weather ahead. But for the most part we really needn’t worry about dealing with bitterly cold temperatures for too long. What we do need to worry about, though, is whether or not our air conditioners are equipped to handle another season of reliable cooling. The number one way to ensure this is by scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance.

Maintaining your air conditioner is an important part of home care, increasing the efficiency of your comfort systems and appliances and ensuring that everything is safe for your home and your family. Air conditioning maintenance, in particular, is a good way to ensure that when summer temps do start rising, you will be well prepared and won’t have to scramble to schedule services.

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Your Heating System: When It’s Time for a Repair Call

January 30th, 2017

Signs Your Heater Needs RepairAround these parts, the winter season takes a little longer to cool us down than other areas throughout the country. Despite this though, when nighttime temperatures do creep to 40 and below, it’s vital that you have a fully functional heating system installed in your Round Rock, TX home. To be fully operational, and to provide you with the most comfort for your dollar, it’s also vital that your heater is efficient.

While this is partially contingent on how efficient of a heating system you purchase to begin with—which we discussed earlier this month—it also relies on the fact that you’ll keep on top of repairs. But how do you know when your heater is in need of repairs?

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Furnace Installation: Should You Go Gas or Electric?

January 16th, 2017

Winter may not hit us as hard as it does homeowners in the Midwest or on the East Coast, but our chilliest weather is still nothing to scoff at. Even with a mild winter, we want to make sure we’re well equipped with a properly functioning heating system—and for that reason many homeowners choose a furnace.

In addition to making sure you have your furnace professionally installed and services, you also want to ensure you choose the best one for your home. One choice you’ll need to make in this regard is whether you should go with a gas furnace model or an electric furnace. There are benefits to both, just as there are drawbacks to both.

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Is Your Heating System Running Efficiently?

January 9th, 2017

Conserving energy in the winter is a huge priority for Texas residents, especially since we spend so much on our cooling costs during our long summers. You may even be tempted to use your heater as little as possible this season to avoid high energy costs—but this isn’t necessary. You can still be comfortable during our chilliest temperatures without hurting your wallet too much.

Of course, this is all only true if you have an efficient heater. Your system may be inefficient if you’ve neglected maintenance, or if the heater has aged to the point that it’s beyond its useful service life. It may also be inefficient if you never actually bought a high-efficient system to begin with. Is your heating system running efficiently? Keep reading to find out.

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Watch for These Furnace Problems This Winter

January 2nd, 2017

Winter is, naturally, a very stressful time for our furnaces. Wear and tear is increased, and the chance of a serious issue happening is much more likely. Even if you’ve had your heating system maintained before the season started, it’s still a good idea to keep an eye out for any potential problems that may crop up this winter. Keep reading for a couple of common furnace problems we receive winter time service calls for.

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Signs You Should Invest in Duct Sealing

December 26th, 2016

We may not get the bitterly cold winters that other parts of the country do, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need a fully functioning heater when the cold does hit—particularly at night! However, your forced-air heater simply cannot perform as it should if the ductwork is breached.

It happens too often—homeowners have trouble heating their homes and assume there is a problem with their heating system. They may put off repairs thinking that it’s an expensive issue to fix, or they may think they’re imagining their heating troubles since they just had their system maintained.

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