How to Reduce AC Power Consumption

May 14, 2020

In the hot climate of Richmond, TX, AC power consumption is a top concern of homeowners. Your energy bills shouldn’t be expensive if your AC is receiving annual maintenance. Other ways to reduce power consumption include changing the air filter monthly, using a smart thermostat and turning the thermostat up just one degree. 1. Turn the Thermostat Up One Degree You’re not likely to notice a difference in indoor comfort by turning up your thermostat’s set point by 1one degree. This one degree does make a difference in reducing your AC power consumption, though. 2. Install a Smart Thermostat An...

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Ways to Prevent Sickness With Indoor Air Quality Products

April 17, 2020

When you or someone in your house coughs or sneezes, tiny droplets become suspended in the air. Those droplets could contain millions of bacteria or viruses. The next person to walk past could breathe them in and become infected. Here are three ways to prevent sickness with indoor air quality products for your home in Richmond, Katy, or a surrounding area. 1. Use a Dehumidifier Laundry rooms, bathrooms, basements, and cellars can get quite humid. The high humidity levels allow mold to thrive. Mold spores are a common cause of poor indoor air quality. For high moisture in a small...

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5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality & Reduce Allergens

March 8, 2020

There are many pollutants and allergens in your home’s air. An easy way to see this is to go into a dark room and shine a flashlight. Indoor air quality is often two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Here are five things you can do to improve your home’s indoor air quality. 1. Keep Floors Clean Carpets and other floorings need to be cleaned at least twice a week. You should use a vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter for the best results. This will get rid of pet dander, pollen, fire-retardant chemicals and dust mites. You...

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How Does a Heating System Work?

February 6, 2020

How your heater keeps your indoor air warm will vary depending on the style of the system installed. As we discuss the different home heating systems available, there’s one overriding principle that applies to all indoor heaters. Warm air rises, and cold air falls. Once you understand this, managing indoor air becomes a simple process. Forced Air Heating Forced air heating systems distribute warm air using a blower or fan. Heated air forces through the metal ductwork by the blower and delivers air into each room through a series of registers or grilles. The heated air arrives through the supply...

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Why You Should Invest in a Smart Thermostat

January 3, 2020

There’s a lot of buzz about smart thermostats — and for a good reason. They can save you a lot of money on your energy bill and are very easy to use, especially compared to programmable thermostats. Here are a few reasons one of these can fit into your home. They Lower Your Energy Bill Smart thermostats learn your routines, such as when you are home, away, and asleep. They don’t waste energy heating or cooling your house when you are asleep or away. These thermostats can also show you how to arrange your schedule to save even more money....

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When Is It Time To Replace My Heater?

December 17, 2019

Winter in Richmond means unpredictable weather, so it’s best to prepare for the worst of it. The worst thing that could happen during winter is having your heater give up unexpectedly. Here at , we recommend paying close attention to your furnace for signs that it’s time to replace it. With over 15 years serving heaters throughout Richmond, TX, we know exactly what to look for! 1.Your Furnace Is Old As a furnace ages, it will run less effectively until it eventually gives out altogether. To avoid the crisis of having your furnace break down unexpectedly, we recommend planning ahead....

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The Pros and Cons of Space Heaters

November 8, 2019

You’ve probably heard that space heaters can save you money, but you’ve probably also heard they are hazardous. Improper use of space heaters is dangerous. When they are used correctly, however, they are safe. Weigh the following pros and cons before buying a space heater. Pro: Reduce Heating Bills Space heaters can indeed help some homeowners save money on heating bills. However, it depends on your lifestyle and needs. Some people saw an increase in their energy bills after using a space heater. When you know the correct way of using these devices, you can enhance the savings. Pro: Small,...

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Questions First Time HVAC Buyers Should Ask

October 7, 2019

First Time Buying an HVAC System? Keep These Questions in Mind Your HVAC system is vital to your home. Not only is it responsible for cooling you during the hot, Texas summers, but it is also critical in circulating air and improving your indoor air quality. If you’re a resident of Katy, Sugar Land, or the greater West Houston area, keep some of these questions in mind when you’re thinking about buying an HVAC system for the first time. Ask About the Correct Size One of the most important things to consider is the system’s size. You’ll need to collaborate...

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A Guide to Fixing Hot Spots in Your Home

September 4, 2019

When you walk around your home in the summer, do you notice that some areas seem warmer than others? This is a common problem that HVAC professionals refer to as “hot spots.” In this instance, a homeowner’s first step is to really blast the cool air from their air conditioner, leading to inflated energy bills and spotty coldness in other areas. There are some steps you can take to fix these hot spots without turning your AC higher. It Might Not Be Your HVAC System’s Fault Many homeowners in Katy, TX, want to blame their HVAC system for the hot...

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