AC Won’t Cool? Here’s Why

August 17, 2020

During a long, hot summer, there’s nothing more refreshing than walking into your Richmond, TX, home and enjoying the blast of cool, comfortable air. If your air conditioner is malfunctioning, though, this much-anticipated moment could turn out to be quite disappointing. Here are a few causes of a malfunctioning air conditioner that we at see fairly frequently. Low Refrigerant The refrigerant in your air conditioner from works hard. Traveling between the compressor outside and the evaporator coil inside, the refrigerant changes back and forth between a gas and a liquid. This change in form accompanies a change in temperature that...

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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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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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