AC Comfort Blog

You Turn the AC On … And It Shuts Right Off Again—What Gives?

March 23rd, 2020

thermostatThis isn’t a situation you want to run into with almost any device. But when you’ve got a hot day outside and you need to cool off your house, it can cause of jolt of panic if the AC turns on for just a moment and then shuts itself off.

So if this happens to you, you’ll want to know what’s up. And what can be done about it.

In cases where the problem isn’t a minor one, what you can do is call our technicians for AC repair in Jersey Village, TX. We’re the experts with how AC’s behave in our weather, and we’ve handled every problem imaginable. We will be there for you when you need the help—because your comfort is our business.

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Avoid AC Repair? It’s Easy With This One Simple Step

March 9th, 2020

checkmark-greenWe’re not about to reveal a major hidden secret of air conditioning care. The simple step to avoid repairs that we’re talking about is, indeed, simple, and any good HVAC contractor recommends it. Not all HVAC contractors can deliver on it—at least not with the best results—but we can!

And that step is … joining an HVAC maintenance program to have your AC tuned-up and inspected each spring.

Yes, it’s that easy. And we have a great maintenance program: our Safety and Efficiency Cool Club. When you join, you’ll cut down significantly on air conditioning repair in Richmond, TX every year.

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Planning for Mid-Year: Do You Need to Replace Your AC?

February 24th, 2020

old-air-conditionerHandling air conditioning repairs, maintenance, and replacements are the biggest part of our job because the weather in Katy means ACs in homes do plenty of work around the year. Your home’s air conditioning system never gets an extended vacation and probably must turn on a few times each month of winter.

Now that we’re heading toward the big heat of the year, it’s a good time to consider getting a new air conditioner if your current one is too old or in poor shape.

You never want to jump to a hasty conclusion about a project as large and with so many long-term effects as replacing a central air conditioner. We recommend you call our technicians to inspect the AC in your house as part of regular spring maintenance. Our technicians can give you an expert opinion on replacement and if repairs are still cost-effective.

Below we’ve listed criteria used in making the choice about an air conditioner replacement:

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How Your Furnace Can Cost Too Much to Run

February 10th, 2020

gas-furnace-with-cover-openYou don’t rely on your furnace as much as your air conditioner in our warm weather, so when it comes to saving money with your HVAC system, the AC will be your focus. That doesn’t mean you should let an inefficient furnace get away with stealing money from you! When you notice that you’re paying more for your winter heating, and it’s not because of a rise in energy costs or an increase in how often you run the furnace, you may need furnace repair in Cypress, TX. Or possibly a new furnace!

Let’s look at the ways your furnace may turn into a money waster. This will help you know when to call for assistance from our technicians.

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We Can Help You Beat the Upcoming Allergy Season!

January 27th, 2020

Beating allergy season—which is on its way—can be done in multiple ways. For example, vacuuming your house more often eliminates much of the excess dust that triggers allergy and asthma problems.

An HVAC contractor also has ways to protect your household from allergy attacks. The HVAC system circulates air through your house, and it can be a source of the spread of germs, dust mites, pollen, dander, and mold spores. With the right indoor air quality equipment in place, an HVAC system can turn into a force to stop allergens. Trust our comfort pros to find the best way to make your home healthier this spring.

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Join Us at the Spring Katy Home & Garden Show

January 17th, 2020

katy-spring-home-show-logoIf you’re looking for excellent ideas for your home and garden, we invite you to join us at the annual Spring Katy Home & Garden Show next week: Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26 at Merrell Center. You’ll find hundreds of home design and renovation experts to help you realize your dream projects. Along with the many exhibitors, the show features workshops and seminars from Houston area professionals.

We’re one of the featured exhibitors—you’ll find us in booth #614. Come on by, say hello, and see what we can do for your home comfort!

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The Problems With an Old Furnace

January 13th, 2020
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When you look at the furnace in your house, wherever it’s located, do you think that it seems like it wouldn’t be out of place in the ruins of ancient Rome? That’s an exaggeration, but you’ll know an old furnace when you see one, even without looking at its manufacture date.

If you think your furnace is too old, then it probably is. Check the manufacture date on the furnace’s information plate to learn out its exact age. If it’s more than 15 years old, it’s in the range where a replacement is on the table. We recommend furnace service in Houston, TX to replace the heater with a new unit. An old furnace can become a problem … and here are a few of them.

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Excellent Uses for a Ductless Heating and Cooling System

December 30th, 2019

ductless-mini-split-systemThe spread of ductless heating and cooling systems, also known as ductless mini split heat pumps, has been a huge gift to many homeowners. Not every home can have a standard central AC and heater. Many older homes sometimes only have window AC units and no central heater. Ductless systems allow those homeowners to junk their old ACs and instead have cooling from wall-mounted units around the house, each of which connects through the wall to a single outdoor unit. When the cool weather arrives, these units switch over to heating in a snap.

Below are a few of the best uses for a ductless heating and cooling system installation. If you find yourself nodding at one or more of these, call us for ductless HVAC services in Katy, TX.

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Uneven Temperatures in Your Home? Let’s Find Out Why

December 16th, 2019

airflow-diagramWhen you turn on your heating system during the winter, you expect to have an even distribution of warmth. Professionally installed HVAC systems are designed to avoid hot and cold spots around the house. There will always be some differences, such as rooms upstairs that are harder to ventilate.

But if you’re experiencing more serious temperature differences, it’s a good idea to look into it. The problem may be one that requires a Houston, TX, HVAC contractor to correct.

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Common Furnace Heating Repairs You May Need

December 2nd, 2019

heating-and-coolinhHeating isn’t as important to our home comfort in Katy, TX as it is in more northern areas. In fact, we still get plenty of use from our air conditioning systems through the winter. But if you have a furnace, either gas or electric, in your house, you’ll still have it running a few times during the season. We recommend you keep a close watch on your furnace’s performance so you’ll know when it’s time for heating repairs in Sugar Land, TX. We have skilled HVAC technicians who can take care of any fixing your furnace needs to stay reliable.

Below we’ve listed the most common kinds of furnace repairs you may run into. We hope this helps you enjoy better heating during this coming season.

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