Category: AC Maintenance

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Feb 28, 2019

Annual Preventative Maintenance for Your Central Air Conditioner

Spring is inching closer and most Houstonians will soon be turning on their air conditioning systems for the first time in 2019.  We expect our ACs to keep us cool and comfortable in the hot, humid Spring and Summer months.  But many homeowners are setting themselves up for disaster by not having preventative maintenance done on their AC unit each year. When you start your unit for the first time, you should have a professional HVAC technician inspect the system and perform AC maintenance. Benefits of Annual Air Conditioner Maintenance Having your air conditioner inspected annually has several benefits for […]

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Aug 25, 2014

When Does Your Air Conditioner Need Replacing?

As summer heats up the Houston area, there are few things more important than maintaining an efficient and reliable air conditioning system. As temperatures begin to rise, your central air system is sure to get plenty of work, and having it break down during the dog days of summer will not be a pleasant experience. So how do you know when it’s time to replace that aging cooling system? Look for the telltale signs that indicate your current AC system has outlived its usefulness. Frequent Repairs Your air conditioning system is one of the most expensive appliances you have in […]

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Mar 26, 2014

Cleaning Your AC Condenser Coil

What is an AC Condenser Coil? Condenser coils are located outside of your home in the condensing unit. The condenser coil and condensing fan serve the same purpose as the radiator in your car.  The condensing coil takes the heat from your home that is absorbed by your evaporator coil and releases it outside. Why does it need to be cleaned? Over time dirt, debris, and pollen get sucked into your outdoor condensing unit and coat your condensing coil.  This makes it more difficult for the condensing coil to release the heat being removed from your home and puts added an […]