AC Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sugar Land’

How Much Cooling Can Your AC Do?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

blown-awayIt gets hot in this part of Texas during the summer. Our average high in July and August is 94°F, and we all know it can get even hotter. This level of heat puts stress on our home air conditioning systems, and we can expect them to run on most days throughout summer.

This brings up something important about air conditioners: just how much cooling can they deliver to a house? Is your air conditioning system enough to beat the Texas heat during a summer day? How far can you push it?

We’ll answer these questions below, since they’ll help you know the best way to run your AC during another summer scorcher.

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What to Do With Your Heater When It’s Not Running

Monday, January 25th, 2021

old-air-conditionerHome heating in Sugar Land, TX is different from many other parts of the country. After all, we’re now in late January and the temperatures are often in the low 70s. Since we recommend a winter setting on the thermostat of 68°F, that means your heater won’t be running much. It might turn on a few times in the evening, but when you put in a set-back temperature at night of around 60°F, that will also prevent the heater from coming on. 

You might be content to just let the heater sit there, only occasionally turning on and sometimes remaining off for days at a time. Soon you’ll start having the AC run on the regular. But … is there anything you should be doing about the heater during these winter down-times? You won’t shut it off entirely like you do for summer, but are there any maintenance steps to take? Sort of like how your car still needs care even if it sits unused in the garage for weeks at a time?

Well, yes, there are a few things to do about your heater during the lulls.

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How to Best Care for Your AC During Cooler Seasons

Monday, October 19th, 2020

autumn-backgroundIn other parts of the country, winter is a time when air conditioning systems shut down for months until needed again in the spring. We don’t have that kind of climate in Texas! We have plenty of colder days, but the heat can always make a return, and air conditioners need to be ready to work at any time.

We have some advice for how to best take care of your air conditioner during the fall and winter, it’s “off-season” but not the AC’s “vacation season.” We offer HVAC service in Sugar Land, TX to help you help your AC and prevent unpleasant surprises this year and a good start to the next.

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We Can Help You Beat the Upcoming Allergy Season!

Monday, 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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Common Furnace Heating Repairs You May Need

Monday, 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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Can I Do Any Air Conditioning Repairs Myself?

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Air-conditioner-repairmanOur air conditioning systems only get a few breaks around the year. All this hard work makes them more prone to experiencing repair needs, which can occur at any time of the year.

We know you don’t want to call for air conditioning repair in Sugar Land, TX or the surrounding areas unless you have to. What can you do to fix your air conditioner on your own? What sort of DIY tips do we have for you?

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