How To Reduce Your Heating Bill In The Winter

February 20, 2020

As the cold Beaumont winter sets in, you don’t want to deal with a cold house. So, you kick on the furnace and enjoy the convenience of central heating. Unfortunately, all this convenience comes at a cost when you receive a heating bill that’s higher than you expected. Rather than sitting in the cold all winter, there are steps you can take to reduce your heating bill and keep your home comfortable. Here are a few to consider: 1. Close Some Vents Though central heating is convenient, it can also be wasteful. If there are rooms in your home that...

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HVAC Troubleshooting Tips

February 10, 2020

An efficient HVAC system improves your home’s air quality and maintains its comfort level. When your system isn’t working properly, rooms can become uncomfortable and stuffy. Dealing with a broken HVAC system can be frustrating. However, there are things you can do to isolate the issue. Here are a few HVAC troubleshooting tips you can try today. HVAC Ignition Problems If your HVAC system doesn’t start, there may be a problem with the ignition components. This includes ignitors and pilot lights. It’s not unusual for pilot lights in gas furnaces to go out without warning. Check Your Thermostat Look at...

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Why is Energy Efficiency Important?

January 20, 2020

The energy efficiency of an HVAC system is measured by the amount of energy it takes to produce a certain amount of warm or cold air. When you want to keep your home at a comfortable temperature in the winter or summer, it’ll take a certain amount of warm or cold air. An energy-efficient HVAC system can minimize the energy it takes and lowers your heating and cooling bills. Newer HVAC systems have a higher level of energy efficiency and can be considered a great investment in your home. Up-Front Vs Long-Term Costs Often times, energy-efficient appliances cost more than...

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Why Is My Heater Leaking Water?

January 10, 2020

If you have found out that your heater is leaking water, take action. Finding water around the heater can indicate that there is a problem that could lead to a dangerous malfunction of the unit. In this situation, you are encouraged to have an HVAC professional inspect the situation. A thorough inspection by a professional can result in the identification of the problem as well as effective repairs. Here are some things to keep in mind about a heater that is leaking water. What Type of Heater Do You Have? An HVAC professional will narrow down the issue when he...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your HVAC System

December 26, 2019

Your home’s heating and cooling system use more energy than any other appliance. Maintaining an efficient HVAC system can save you a lot of money on monthly energy bills. Saving money is a fairly common New Year’s resolution and by following these HVAC tasks in 2020, you can do exactly that. Install a Programmable Thermostat These are quite common in modern homes, but there is still a fairly large chunk of houses that do not have a programmable thermostat. This feature allows you to more efficiently heat and cool your home by setting your desired temperature when you are home...

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Warning Signs You Need Heating Repair

December 7, 2019

If you have a heating system in your home that helps you keep the interior warm during cooler times of the year, it is likely you do not want it to falter at a time you need it most. There are some signs that indicate that a repair is needed to keep your system running as necessary. Failing to repair your heater in a timely manner could lead to further problems. Here are some signs that mean it is best to call a heating repair service for an assessment of your heating system. Warm Air Is Not Present Obviously, a...

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3 Ways to Clean Your Heating System

November 15, 2019

Keeping a heating system clean isn’t easy. But as long as you stick to the basics, you should be able to add years to your heating system’s lifespan. On top of that, you can also improve the air quality of your home by cutting down on the particulates circulated by your dirty air filter. To help you get started, here are three fundamental strategies for cleaning your heating system. 1. Clean the Pilot The pilot light is how your heater turns on, so it’s naturally pretty important. However, there are several different kinds of pilot lights, so it can be...

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Does My Heater Really Need a Filter?

November 5, 2019

As the chill of winter sets in, one of your best friends becomes an easily overlooked appliance: your heater. Your heating system takes care of you by keeping your home warm and inviting, so it’s only fair that you return the favor and perform some basic maintenance. One of the most important items on the list: making sure it has a new, clean filter. The Purpose Your air filter acts as a shield to protect your heater from ingesting contaminants. Without a filter, dirt, dust, hair, and anything else floating through your home will find its way to the blower...

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Signs You’re Overworking Your Air Conditioning System

October 20, 2019

Your air conditioning system does not always respond well when it is asked to do too much. When it is under stress, it will not perform at its best. Here are some signs that you may be working your air conditioning system too hard. 1. Your System Loses Efficiency When you are asking too much from your air conditioner, you will start to get less for more. In other words, you will get less cooling at the same time that your bill keeps skyrocketing. An air conditioner that is taxed will need more electricity to reach the same output. This...

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Questions First Time HVAC Buyers Should Ask

October 10, 2019

Homeowners investing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment for the first time can feel overwhelmed. At , we have managed many HVAC installations for customers throughout Beaumont and the surrounding areas and know the questions they should ask. Here are a few. What Technologies Should You Consider? HVAC technology has evolved greatly over the last decade. The tech you have now may not be the best choice for moving forward. Smart thermostats, variable-speed blowers, zoned systems and so forth are allowing area homeowners to save more each month than ever before. Can the Existing Ductwork Be Used? If...

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